Annual festivals, live music, Mardi Gras parades, Art & Culture events and more!


Football, pumpkin, campfires and more! Fall brings delightful treats along with a welcome change in weather after our long hot summers here in Slidell, and in surrounding areas. October is a big month for family events, we hope you can get out and enjoy!   MAYOR FREDDY DRENNAN’S 14th ANNUAL WILD GAME-SEAFOOD-BBQ COOKOFF Saturday, September 30, 2017 […]

Easter Egg Hunts & Other Family Events

Spring is in the air with Easter egg hunts and seasonal programs at local houses of worship. If you would like your event added to our Living In Slidell Easter Events list, please contact us. EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Cross Gates Family Fitness 4038 Pontchartrain Blvd Friday, April 7, 6 PM Easter Bunny Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt […]

Annual Slidell Festivals

LOUISIANA VETERANS FESTIVAL May 17, 2017, 11 AM – 9 PM Northshore Harbor Center Hosted by the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity, this festival provides an opportunity for families and friends to celebrate our veterans for their service. All proceeds benefit the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity’s Veteran’s Build Program, providing affordable homes […]

Mardi Gras: Where to find a King Cake in Slidell

King cake is synonymous with Mardi Gras tradition in Slidell. The cinnamon flavored king cake pastry has icing dripped on top and decorated sugar crystals in Mardi Gras colors of gold, green and purple. A traditional style king cake is plain on the inside except for a plastic baby trinket. It is assumed that whoever “finds” the […]

Mardi Gras in Slidell: Parade Schedule

UPDATED FOR 2017: Mardi Gras in Slidell, like other suburban cities outside of New Orleans, has a full season’s line-up of traditional parades as well as a dog, boat and walking parade. PARADE SCHEDULE Saturday, February 11, 2017 12 pm Krewe of Bilge 1 pm Krewe of Poseidon 6 pm Krewe of Mona Lisa and […]

Holidays in Slidell, 10 Things To Do With Your Family at Christmas

December in Slidell is full of great events to share with your family, experiencing pure holiday magic. Don’t let the end of the year pass by without taking the opportunity to enjoy our city and make Christmas memories. Check out some of these great family-friendly events happening in town. 1. NPAS PRESENTS “HOME FOR THE […]

Slidell Voting: What’s on the upcoming election ballot?

Voting day in Slidell  is coming soon, as you may have guessed with the increasing amount of signage around the city. To all residents we encourage to exercise your right to vote as it pertains to the community we live in – we can have a voice. Voting is a right best exercised by people […]

Slidell’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 44rd Annual Olde Towne Slidell Association St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Line up will begin at 10:30 A.M. and rolls promptly at 1:00 P.M. with a toast at City Hall. The Route The parade will travel from City Hall at Second and Bouscaren Streets to Fremaux where it […]

Getting Married in Slidell

The convenience of choosing to stay local for your wedding can result in less stress, possibly a smaller budget and giving back to local businesses. These local vendors were chosen to make Getting Married in Slidell the right choice! CATEGORIES: Planning | Photography | Beauty | Entertainment | Invitations | Florist | Wedding Cakes | Catering | Venues | Rentals EVENT PLANNING A wedding planner is ideal for the busy couple needing […]

The Best Slidell Restaurants for a Special Valentine’s Day Dinner

Special events call for an out of the ordinary experience, one that you can cherish for many years to come. If a special dinner is on your menu this Valentine’s Day, choose a local business that serves New Orleans style cuisine in an intimate environment, all within a ten minute drive. Please note that all recommend […]