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2018 Slidell Mardi Gras Guide: King Cakes & Parade Information!

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 […]

Slidell Christmas Events 2017

December in and around 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 and around town. Events are […]


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 […]

Local Band Witness Declares “Mardi Gras Rocks Forever!”

One of Slidell’s favorite bands, Witness, is getting lots of attention from their new hit song “Mardi Gras Rocks Forever!” HOW IT ALL CAME ABOUT Let’s go back to Mardi Gras 2016. It was the 15th year Witness played for the Krewe of Perseus Bal Masque, a Mardi Gras ball held weeks before parade day. […]

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 […]

Season of Thanks: 12 Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

This article may not be about the City of Slidell in particular but has the possibility to benefit our community in a lasting way. If we love our City and strive to be the best parents we can, we must not overlook teaching our children how to be grateful, to live thankful lives. Make it […]