Historic Olde Towne Slidell, which contains the neighborhood and businesses bordered by Fremaux Avenue, Front and Robert Streets, and Third Street, AKA Sergeant Alfred Street, contains some of the most popular destinations in the city. Spend the afternoon strolling Olde Towne Slidell and you'll find antiques, clothing and home decor shops, restaurants and gift shops carrying Saints and LSU-licensed merchandise.
Slidell's Historic Antique District features Antiques & Art on First, Aunt Tiques & Curiosities, and Barbara’s Victorian Closet Antique Mall, including: Damsel N Distress Furniture Rehab, Guilty Treasures, Jean’s Antiques & Collectibles and Magnolia House Antique Mall. You'll also find Purple Armadillo on Carey Street, and other cool shops like Café du Bone, Three Divas and a Sugardaddy Fine Gifts, Meme's Beads 'n Things, Green Oaks Apothecary, and I.D.eel Design, which offers unique local art.
If art is your thing, head for the Slidell Cultural Center to see exhibitions by regional artists working in a variety of media, and to the Chamber Marketplace at 1808 Front Street, which features original fine art and crafts by area artists. Among the shops: Adam Sambola Gallery, Matt Litchliter Gallery, Mardi Gras MisChief Gallery, Art of Two Sisters, and more. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the Slidell Museum, situated in the old town jail at 2020 First St. The museum exhibits photographs and artifacts from the town's history as well as militaria from the Civil War.