Welcome to Louisiana's Northshore
Welcome to St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana's Northshore. We are 45 minutes north of New Orleans and a world away. The Northshore is the natural choice for families
, nature lovers, golfers
and art enthusiasts. Come enjoy our great attractions
, relaxed atmosphere and fantastic dining (we will feed you well). Find fun and funky festivals, eclectic shopping, and urban pleasures in communities surrounded by beautiful green spaces. Cycle the Tammany Trace or take a swamp tour
, gallery-hop, hunt antiques and enjoy a wine tasting
; we offer a feast for all the senses.
|Hospice (All You Can Eat!) Crawfish Cookoff|
April 26 at Fritchie Park in Slidell featuring Cowboy Mouth & Amanda Shaw
Over 45,000 lbs. of crawfish will be boiled by 60 competing teams for "Best Tasting Crawfish," at the 11th annual event benefiting end-of-life care in St. Tammany Parish. Live Music by Cowboy Mouth and Amanda Shaw. If pinching tails isn’t your thing, there will also be hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, beer and other refreshments for purchase. Kiddies will love the special Kids’ Zone area. Ticket donations $30 in advance at Northshore Whitney Banks or $35 at the gate. Kids 10 and under $5 for all the crawfish you can eat. From 11am-6pm. For more info (985) 643-5470.
|Olde Towne Slidell Spring Street Fair|
April 26 & 27
The 33rd Annual Slidell Olde Towne Spring Street Fair features over 200 booths of antiques, collectibles, arts and crafts, plus food & drinks, pony rides, inflatable bouncer and live entertainment. The street fair takes place at First, Second & Erlanger Streets in historic Olde Towne Slidell and features a great musical lineup and fun activities for the whole family. Admission is free. For more info call 985-641-6316.
|Great spots to picnic on the Northshore|
Spread a blanket in one of our lovely parks
It doesn't have to be a holiday to have a picnic. Celebrate the great outdoors any time the weather's nice. Pack a basket (or just pick up poboys and cold drinks) and set out to explore one of the Northshore's pretty picnic spots. You'll find plenty of shade as well as picnic tables and lovely scenery at St. Tammany Parish's two state parks - Fontainebleau, off Highway 190 in Mandeville, and Fairview-Riverside on Highway 22 in Madisonville. Other picnic sites include Bogue Falaya Park in downtown Covington,and Heritage Park and John Slidell Park, both in Slidell.