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Northshore's Mardi Gras celebrations are quirky, unforgettable, and full of positive energy. If small town, safe family celebrations are what you’re after, St. Tammany Parish will definitely fill your bag. And, we’re only 40 minutes from the French Quarter with affordable accommodations. For more information, visit louisiananorthshore.com/events.Revel in the music, food, and culture of the Northshore with our action-packed events calendar. Hundreds of wooden boats line the shore of the Tchefuncte River each October for the Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival, the largest gathering of watercraft on the Gulf Coast. Activities and live music entertain the crowds, including the Quick & Dirty Boat Building Contest and Race. In November, walk the quaint streets in downtown during the annual Covington Three Rivers Art Festival, a juried show and arts mall comprised of talented artists from around the region. Spicy seafood is served in Slidell during the St. Tammany Crab Festival in September and April’s All You Can Eat Crawfish Boil. Find a treasure to take home at The Olde Towne Slidell Antique Street Fairs, the Abita Springs Whole Town Garage Sale, or the Covington Antiques and Uniques Festival. The
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Seeing is believing, and you can experience the Northshore virtually through our travel webisodes found at www.LouisianaNorthshore.com/videos. Log on and start planning your getaway today. You can also experience the bounty of the bayou and the Northshore’s deep and delicious culinary scene through our Tammany Taste videos, found at www.LouisianaNorthshore.com/tammany-taste.