9/30 - 10/9
St Tammany Parish Fair
Check out their website: www.sttammanyparishfair.info for all of the information on schedules, shows, pageants, rodeo, etc
10/19 - 10/21
St Margaret Mary Slidell Food & Fun Fest
Check out their Facebook page: Slidell Food and Fun Fest for more details, including band line-ups and specials!
Pinking Out, Slidell Memorial Hospital
5:30 – 7 pm, 1120 Robert Blvd, Slidell
SMH is going pink! Join us in this survivor celebration as we tint the fountain pink to raise awareness. We invite survivors of all types of cancer to join in the celebration. Enjoy guest speakers, a second line, and refreshments. Registration begins at 5 pm. To RSVP email SMHCancerCenter@SlidellMemorial.org or call 985-280-6610
7th Annual Olde Towne Pumpkin Festival
11 am – 4 pm, 433 Erlanger Ave, Slidell
Please join us for some amazing FAMILY FUN! Proceeds from the fest support East St Tammany Rainbow Child Care Center – the only non-profit child care center serving low income families and families in crisis in St Tammany Parish. You don’t want to miss this year’s line up: A Big Wheel Race, Ponies, Hay Rides, Costume Parade, inflatables including a sticky wall, face painting, KIDentreprenuers, Pumpkin Chunkin, Delectable food and sweets and so much more!! Admission is free!! There are ticketed activities that range from $1-$5. Food and drinks range from $1- under $10
Chief Fandal and Mayor Drennan’s 15 Annual Wild Game, Seafood & BBQ Cook Off
11 am – 4 pm, Fritchie Park
901 W Howze Beach Rd, Slidell
Come taste a wide variety of food from bear, deer & gator to chicken, fish and burgers. This is an All You Can Eat, Family Event. There are plenty of activities for children, Silent Auction and Cypress Pop Trio will be performing.
10 am – 4 pm , Lacombe
61389 LA – 434, Lacombe
The FREE event celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week is fun for everyone! Enjoy family- friendly outdoor activities including children’s activities, live animals, live music, hayrides, face-painting, bayou boat & canoe tours and much more! Admission, parking, tours, and music are all FREE. Food will be available for purchase benefiting the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges, Inc.
Wild Things helps people of all ages to connect with the wild things and places that make Louisiana special. The 21st Annual Wild Things Celebration will be help Saturday, October 13, from 10 am to 4 pm at Bayou Lacombe Center, the headquarters for the eight National Wildlife Refuges in Southeast Louisiana. A Wild Things youth art exhibition will showcase wildlife and nature related are from young artists from throughout the region.
Coquille Parks and Recreation
13505 Louisiana 1085, Covington
Join us for lots of shopping, food and music. Come get an early jump on Christmas and holiday shopping.
Fall for Art – Celebration of Art, Music & Food
6 – 9 pm, St Tammany Art Association
320 N Columbia St, Covington
This free event includes live music at various outdoor and indoor locations, children’s activities, gallery openings, art demonstrations, Art Alley vendors, our Mix Masters Competition, first-rate boutique shopping, and fine dining throughout Downtown Covington.
Presented by the St Tammany Art Association (STAA), along with the support of our Season of the Arts sponsors, galleries and restaurants, the Fall for Art annual event draws some 4,000 visitors to the historic St John District. New work by dozens of artists from around the Southeast Region are showcased.
Mandeville Children’s Business Fair
9 am – 1 pm, Mandeville Trailhead
Come one, Come All! Join us as children ages 9 – 16 launch and run their very own business! Unique creations from local children business owners!
Saturday & Sunday, 10/13 - 10/14
Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival
10 am – 9 pm, Madisonville
133 Mabel Dr, Madisonville
Fun Kids activities in the Children’s Village, fine arts and crafts booths, the Classic Car and Motorcycle Cruise-In, a Beer Garden with flat screen tv’s and seating for football enthusiasts, and the Quick n Dirty Boat Building contest and parade on Sunday at 2:00 pm.
Tickets: $10/day for adults, $5/day for Seniors 65 & older, free for children 12 & under and Active Duty Military with ID. Same-day unlimited re-entry. Your admission ticket gives you access to the Maritime Museum and nighttime musical performances.
Warrior Wing Cook-Off Block Party
11 am – 3 pm, Slidell
200 Cousin St, Slidell
The 4th Annual Warrior Wing Cook-Off is a fundraiswer for Bring it Home Northshore’s Recreational Support Program for children of deployed military in Southeast Louisiana. Admission is just $10 and includes samplings of the chicken wings from each of our cooking teams. We encourage attendees to bring a lawn chair and have a great time!
Riley’s Bikes Spooktacular Trick or Treat
1 – 5 pm, Slidell Bantum Baseball Association
3160 Terrace Ave, Slidell
It’s that time of year again! October 20th will be our 3rd annual Riley’s Bikes Spooktacular Trick or Treat Adventure! This event includes Hay Rides, Bounce Houses, music, dancing, food, face painting and best of all safe trick or treating. Come out and bring your family and enjoy this wonderful event for a good cause! Any volunteers looking to help please contact us and candy donations are accepted as well. Look forward to seeing you there!
Monster Mash 30th Anniversary
10 am – 3 pm, Bogue Falaya Park
Join the STPH Parenting Center for the 30th anniversary of Monster Mash presented by Metairie Bank Northshore on Saturday, October 20 from 10 am to 3 pm at Bogue Falaya Park in Covington. Be a part of this historic milestone of the Mash, featuring unique activities and entertainment, delicious food and beverage from local restaurants and vendors, the popular Trick-or-Treat Village, rides, games and the exclusive, reservations-only Princess and Pirate Tea. Proceeds from the Monster Mash benefit the Parenting Center by funding ongoing programs and enabling the center to introduce new services and programs, many of which are offered to the community at little or no cost to families on the Northshore.
Slidell Food and fun Fest 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
8 – 10 am, St Margaret Mary
1050 Robert Blvd, Slidell
Come join us for thie fun event benefiting the St Margaret Mary Community!
Slidell’s Second Annual Dachsund Race and Oktoberfest
12 – 4 pm, Slidell
57210 Allen Rd, Slidell
Back by popular demand – join us for our 2nd Dachsund race to be held during our Oktoberfest. Free Admission! German mean tickets available in advance $10.00, tickets at door $12.00 which includes: Bratwurst, german brisket, german potato salad, and sauerkraut! Wine, beer, pretzels, hot dogs and soft drinks available for purchase. Catering by NOLA Southern Grill. There will be bounce house, Oompah Band, Arts & Crafts, family activities. To rent a vendor’s booth or register your dog contact 985-847-1877 or email email@example.com
The Grand Theatre: Halloween Spooktacular
11 am – 2 pm, The Grand Theatre Slidell
1950 Gause Blvd West, Slidell
Come and join us for a spooktacular event supporting St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Doors open at 11 am to enjoy all of the festivities. There will be a $5 showing of Casper at 12 pm, trick-or-treating, carnival games, and face painting. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in hosting a trick-or-treat table.
Saturday & Sunday, 10/27 - 10/28
1st Annual Fallin for Madisonville Arts & Crafts Festival
10 am – 8 pm, Madisonville Park and Playground
A Steinhauer Production partnering with Keep Madisonville Beautiful and the Town of Madisonville, this is an event fun for the whole family with fine arts and crafts, antique car show, garden show by the Madisonville Garden Club, Farmer’s Market, food, music, pie eating contests, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, hayrides and more! Fire Protection District #2 will also be there to showcase their Burnhouse demonstrations!
Boo Fest 2018
10 am – 3 pm, Lakeview Regional Medical Center
95 Judge Tanner Blvd, Covington
Come Trick or Treat at over 70 haunted houses. All proceeds raised benefit ACCESS (Adapting and Changing Children’s Environments with Successful Solutions), a locally founded non-profit. The day is packed with lots of Fall-themed activities which include pumpkin decorating at the pumpkin patch, face painting, all-abilities games, a complimentary photo booth, music and dancing and much much more. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costume and take part in the annual Boo Fest costume contest for different titles. More info visit: https://www.accesslouisiana.org/boofest-2018
9th Annual Pumpkins in the Park at TerraBella Village
11 am – 2 pm, TerraBella Village
111 Terra Bella Blvd, Covington
Come join the fall festivities at the pumpkin patch! Complimentary event featuring pumpkins, pumpkin painting, face painting, jump house, hay ride, crafts for the kids, food trucks with food and beverage available to purchase and more! Pumpkins for children will be available for a donation. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Northshore Food Bank.
Trickin & Treatin’
10 am – 12 noon, Covington Trailhead
The Covington Cultural Arts & Events office hosts local families at the trailhead for fun, Halloween-style activities including games and crafts, pumpkin patch/decorating, face painting and other activities. Come dressed in your Halloween costume! Admission is free!
friday & saturday, 10/26 - 10/27
Kids Fortnite Zombie Survival
7 – 10 pm, XF Battle Park
109 Crestwood Dr, Covington
Fortnite Zombie Survival $35
HELP US ANNIHILATE THE ZOMBIES AND GET THE ANTIDOTE!! SHOOT THE UNDEAD WITH SPECIALLY FORMULATED ZOMBIE NERF AMMO. Take out the zombies on our Spooked-Oout Battle Field. Head shots will take them down immediately. You shoot the zombies, but they cannot shoot you! Battle Royale will also begin with your team building bases so that the Zombies can’t get you. Tombstone Pizza’s, Ghoul Juice and Mummy fingers will all be provided by XF. Costume Contest with prizes. Child drop off for ages 8 – 15. Reservations online at https://www.xfbattlepark.com
JFK Trunk or Treat
5 pm – til, JFK Martial Arts
5247 Pinnacle Parkway, Covington
The JFK annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Party includes costume contest, trunk decorating contest and food. This is a family event and open house for any non-members
Aldersgate United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat
5 – 7 pm, Aldersgate Methodist Church
360 Robert Blvd, Slidell
Join us for our Annual Trunk or Treat! All activities are FREE, food is available for sale. Be sure to visit all of our spooky trunks, play some tricky games, face painting and enjoy some ghostly grub at our men’s club concession stand!
City of Slidell Bayou Jam
5:30 – 7:30 pm, Heritage Park
1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell
Kids wear your Halloween costumes, parent sbring lawn chairs. Featuring Vince Vance and the Valiants