"The order requires face coverings for everyone ages 8 and older except for the following:
Masks are strongly recommended for children ages 2 to 7."
Band's Grocery, Mandeville - (985) 778-2257
Cilantro's Mexican Cuisine, Covington – (985) 900-2363
Core Nutrition, Abita Springs - (985) 640-3560
Old School Eats, St. Tammany Parish – (985) 773-2461
30 by Ninety Theatre -- Kicks off 2020-2021 season with The Hallelujah Girls, July 18-August 2, with many other show to follow.
Angling Adventures of Louisiana -- Open for fishing charters.
Abita Brewery Tap Room & Tours -- Open for to-go. New temporary hours are as follows: Monday: 12-3PM, Tuesday – Closed, Wednesday – 12– 3PM Thursday – Sunday 12 – 6PM. Brewery tours are not allowed at this time..
Abita Mystery House -- Admission is $5 per person. Children 5 and under are free. Admission includes entry into the new Shed of Miracles.
Bayou Lacombe Museum -- Open for tours Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Face masks required.
Brooks' Bike Shops, Covington, Mandeville and Slidell locations -- Open for rentals, repairs, sales and service.
Cajun Encounters -- Open for three tours daily to allow for sanitizing between tours: 9:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Limited to 9 passengers and one captain per boat. Click here to take a virtual tour of the Honey Island Swamp. Book online or call (504) 834-1770.
Chafunkta Brewing Company -- Open for grab-and-go service. Modified hours, 5-7 p.m. Mon-Fri, 2-4 p.m. Sat. and 1-4 p.m. Sun.
Children's Museum of St. Tammany -- Open for timed admissions; reserve your admission time at CMSTkids.org. All persons ages 8 and up must be masked, including guests, summer camp attendees and staff. Virtual Activities: Museum Without Walls Online Programming Monday thru Saturday at 10AM on the museum's Facebook page. Create experiments, explore new places virtually, and enjoy storytime. Click here to find out the themes for each day.
Covington Farmer's Market - Modified & open Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The market currently features grab-n-go service and select vendors offer pre-ordering.
Cutting Edge Theater -- Open for multiple productions.
Delaune Sailing Charters -- Temporarily closed.
Dr. Wagner's Honey Island Swamp Tours -- Open for private tours. Call for reservations and tour times, (985) 641-1769.
Global Wildlife Center -- Safari Wagon tour capacity has been temporarily reduced. Private Pinz tours also available. Seating is very limited. Office hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour times advertised weekly on Globalwildlife.com. Reservations and pre-payment required, call (985) 796-3585. All guests eight years and older are required to wear face coverings in accordance with state guidelines.
H.J. Smith's Son General Store & Museum -- Open regular hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri; 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Wed, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sat.
Insta-gator Ranch & Hatchery -- Open. Requires reservations. Guests 5 and older are required to wear masks. Guests over 2 years of age are encouraged to do so.
Jean Baptiste Lang House House - Open Thursday and Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturday, 10am-1pm for tours and Old Mandeville Historic Site Plaque book sales.
Kids Konnection Playground -- Open. Monday, 11 a.m. to 6p.m. Tuesday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Masks are required for visitors over 8 years of age in all public, indoor and outside spaces.
Lake Pontchartrain Maritime Museum -- Open Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 12-4 p.m..
Madisonville Historic Museum -- Temporarily closed.
Northshore Hydro Sports -- Modified kayak rentals.
Otis House Museum -- Temporarily closed.
Playmakers Theater -- Open July 10-26 for musical production, A Chorus Line.
St. Tammany Parish Visitor Center -- Open Monday through Saturday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
St. Tammany Art Association - Temporarily closed.
Slidell Little Theatre -- Temporarily closed.
Slidell Museum/Slidell Mardi Gras Museum -- Open Tuesday and Thursday, 12-4 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Limited to 4 visitors at a time. Masks required. Visitors are recommended to call ahead at (985) 646-4380 or email at Museum@CityofSlidell.org for appointments and availability.
Tammany Trace Hike/Bike trail -- Open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Bayou Lacombe Bridge closes at 7 p.m. Playground is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Restrooms will be cleaned throughout the day. Patrons should plan to exercise best practices for prevention when using these facilities, including: social distancing, wearing a mask and frequent hand washing.
Wicked Fishing Charters -- Temporary closed. Planning to reopen mid-August.
Abita Creek Flatwoods Preserve -- All facilities are temporarily closed. Walking trails are currently open.
Abita Springs Trailhead & Park -- Park, pavilion and restrooms are open with social distancing allowed. Museum is temporarily closed. The splash pad and playground will remain closed until phase 3.
Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge -- Bayou Lacombe Visitor Center temporarily closed, walking paths open from sunrise to sunset.
Bogue Falaya Wayside Park -- Open. Restrictions in kayak and canoe launch area during heavy rain/flooding events.
Camp Salmen Nature Park -- Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Staff available sporadically. Playground closed to the public.
City of Covington Parks -- Open.
City of Mandeville Parks -- Open
City of Slidell Parks (Heritage, Frtichie, John Slidell and Possum Hollow Parks) -- Open areas include outdoor recreation areas, tennis courts, playgrounds, gymnasiums, Heritage Park boat launch, and Raising Cane's Camellia City Bark Park.
Coquille Parks & Recreation -- Open with modified operations. The splash pad is open 7 days a week, 8AM to 7PM. The splash pad closes daily for sanitizing from 1PM to 2PM. Gymnasiums will open in phase 3.
Fairview-Riverside State Park -- Opens at 8AM. Cost per visitor is $3. Children 3 and under and adults 62 or older get in free. Overnight out-of-state guests welcomed back as of June 12th. Otis House Museum is temporarily closed.
Fontainebleau State Park -- Gates open for day use from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, closes at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and days preceding holidays. Offices close at 5 p.m. Cost per visitor is $3; free for children 3 and under and adults 62 and older. The splash pad is open 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Overnight out-of-state guests welcomed back as of June 12th. All visitors and park personnel, whether outdoors, on the nature trail or picnicking, must either be 6 feet apart or wear a mask. Campers: note special instructions for booking and arrival on Louisiana's state parks website: https://www.lastateparks.com/parks-preserves/fontainebleau-state-park
Lake Ramsey Savannah Wildlife Management Area (LRSWMA) -- No field office on site. Currently open for outdoor recreation. Visitors need to adhere to all WMA regulations (i.e. free self-clearing permit via paper or on the app, fishing/hunting seasons, state hunting/fishing license).
Mandeville Lakefront -- Open for walking, biking, & jogging on the walking path. Playgrounds are open. Masks required where social distance cannot be maintained.
Northshore Beach -- Open.
Pearl River Wildlife Management Area (PRWMA) -- Open. Visitors must practice social distancing and no gatherings of more than 10 people. Visitors also need to adhere to all WMA regulations (i.e. free self-clearing permit via paper or on the app, fishing/hunting seasons, state hunting/fishing license). Public restrooms are closed.
PRWMA Shooting Range -- Open. Restricted to 10 visitors at a time. Hours: Friday, 11AM - 4PM, Saturday & Sunday 8AM - 6PM. Visitors must wear a mask and practice social distancing
Pelican Park -- Indoor facilities are temporarily closed. All outdoor recreation sites are currently open. The hours are 7 a.m.-9 p.m daily. Call hotline 985-626-1444 for information updates.
St. Tammany Fishing Pier -- Hours 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day. Pier will be staffed sporadically. Restrooms cleaned throughout the day. Patrons should plan to exercise best practices for prevention when using these facilities, including social distancing, wearing a mask, and frequent hand washing.
Sunset Point Fishing Pier -- Open.
Tammany Trace -- Hours 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. Bayou Lacombe Bridge closes at 7 p.m. Restrooms will be cleaned throughout the day. Patrons should plan to exercise best practices for prevention when using these facilities, including: social distancing, wearing a mask and frequent hand washing.
Armbruster Artworks – Visual art instruction by Gretchen Armbruster via YouTube. (985) 630-6295, email@example.com
Dancescape Studio – Dance classes by Jessica Boudreau. (985) 630-0600, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hammer and Stain Covington – Open for workshops and private parties of 15-25, Tuesdays/Thursdays by appointment, and for workshops to the public on the weekends. Schedule on their website. Order take-home craft kits for curbside pick-up. (504) 645-1794, email@example.com.
Painting with a Twist Mandeville – Order painting kits to ship to your home. (985) 626-6272, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pandorium Belly Dance Company – American Cabaret, Tribal Fusion, and Polynesian dance lessons. (985) 807-4792, email@example.com
Todd Lemoine – Music lessons in guitar, bass, and ukulele. (504) 473-7903, firstname.lastname@example.org
Acquistapace's "For The Love of Wine & Cheese" Virtual Tastings - On select Thursdays and Saturdays in September at 6PM via Zoom join Adam Acquistapace, Certified Wine Educator, as he teaches you about wine tasting, different wine regions, and how to pair these wines with cheeses chosen by Erik Acquistapace, Certified Cheese Professional of the American Cheese Society. Each class costs $85 - $90 and includes your regional themed wine and cheese bundle. Bundles are available for pick up at one of the three Aquistapace locations. For more information and to register for the classes, click here.
Keep Louisiana Beautiful: Rocksey Environmental Lesson - Download Rocksey's Toolbox here for K-5th lesson plans and activities teaching children about the environmental issues facing our community.
Lang House Museum Virtual Tour - Tour one of the few Anglo-Creole structures left standing in Old Mandeville, the Jean Baptiste Lang House Museum, brought to you from the Summer Video Institute of the St. Tammany School Board System. Start your tour by clicking here.
Otis House Museum Virtual Tour - Take a virtual tour of the Otis House, which was built in 1880 and resides with Fairview-Riverside State Park, brought to you by the Summer Video Institute of the St. Tammany School Board System. Click here to begin the tour.
St. Tammany Parish Library Summer Reading Challenge - Enjoy books, songs, and activities via Zoom with the St. Tammany Parish Library. For a list of activities and to register, click here.
St. Tammany Parish Libraries' Curbside Service - Reserve an item (book, DVD, CD, etc.) for pickup outside the participating library, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Reserve items on the library’s website or call any of the open branches:
Causeway Branch – (985) 626-9779
Covington Branch – (985) 893-6280
Madisonville Branch – (985) 845-4819
Mandeville Branch – (985) 626-4293
Slidell Branch – (985) 646-6470
South Slidell Branch – (985) 781-0099
NOTES: For those who do not have a library card yet, the Library is also offering instant, temporary library cards (for free) on its website. Click here to apply. The Library is offering free WiFi (password-free) within the parking lots at all of its locations.