Mardi Gras in Slidell

New Orleans and Slidell are known for Mardi Gras, a yearly season of revelry lasting several weeks before Easter Sunday.

Our Mardi Gras Krewe’s organize their parades all year long, each year a new theme, with decorated floats, marching bands, dance crews and more.

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 […]

King Cake On A Stick Returns to Slidell

Mardi Gras 2015, Slidell was introduced to a new idea that would spark a revolution on the parade route – King Cake on a Stick. As the first parade of 2016 rolled, the sounds of street revelers were in tune – where is King Cake on a Stick? Fear no more my fellow Slidellians!!! King […]