Fall Festivals on the Northshore

Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival

September 23rd-24th, 2022.

4-10PM on Friday; 9:30AM-10:30PM on Saturday (times are approximate)

Cassidy Park, Bogalusa.

Tickets available on their website.

Three little girls ride in a giant plastic fire truck ride at the St. Tammany Parish Fair.
Kids enjoying the rides at the St. Tammany Parish Fair.

St. Tammany Parish Fair

September 29th-October 2nd, 2022


St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds.

You can read all about visiting the fair in our post right there.

Tangipahoa Parish Fair

September 28th-October 2nd.

Tangipahoa Fair Grounds, Amite.

Rides run Thursday 6-9, All day Friday, All day Saturday, and Sunday 1-5. Live music on Friday and Saturday. See the full schedule of events on their website.

Southeastern University Homecoming

October 8th, 2022.

Southeastern University.

Events all day. Parade at 11AM. Game is at 4PM.

See a full schedule on their website.

Bluesberry Festival

October 8th, 2022


Bogue Falaya Park

Wooden Boat Festival

October 15th-16th. 


Tickets available on their website.

Festival of the Lake

November 11th-13th

5PM-11PM Friday, 11AM-10PM Saturday, and 11AM-5PM Sunday (times are appoximate)

Our Lady of the Lake Church, Mandeville.

Festival features live music, food, games, and more. Visit their website for full schedule and more information. 

Abita Fall Fest

November 4th and 5th

Abita Springs Trailhead.

Get schedule details on their website.

Washington Parish Fair

October 19th-23rd, 2022

Washington Parish Fair Grounds.


The largest free fair in the country. A variety of live music, carnival rides, exhibits, and a rodeo. This event is so large it’s hard to capture it in just a few sentences. Please visit their website for all the details.

Slidell Food and Fun Fest

October 21st-23rd


St. Margaret Mary Church

Check their website for up-to-date information.

Slidell Fall Antique Street Fair

October 29th and 30th, 2022.


First, Second, and Erlanger Streets in Olde Towne Slidell. Over 200 booths of antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts, food and live music.

Louisiana Renaissance Festival

Every weekend in November and usually the first two weekends in December.


Hammond Festival grounds: 46468 River Rd, Hammond, LA 70401.

For more information on Renaissance Festival, please read our post of things to know before you go.

Pontchartrain Film Festival

Dates and details TBA

Three Rivers Art Festival

November 12th and 13th.

10AM-5PM. Downtown Covington, Columbia Street. 

A juried show of original works with nearly 200 artists from more than 22 states. Music. Food. And lots of activities just for kids. FREE.

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Hi, I'm Katy. Mom to four sweet boys ages 10, 6, 6, and 5. It's a loud, messy, chaotic life. I love connecting with other parents and am so glad you stopped by today!

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Hi, I'm Katy. Mom to four sweet boys ages 10, 6, 6, and 5. It's a loud, messy, chaotic life. I love connecting with other parents and am so glad you stopped by today!

2 Comments on "Fall Festivals on the Northshore"

  1. Hi Katy, thank you for including the Pontchartrain Film Festival on your site. I wanted to let you know that the Friday night showing will now be held outdoors in the Mandeville Trailhead Amphitheater and is Free. We will be showing “Dancing in the Water” about one man’s swim across Lake Pontchartrain. Saturday is in the depot and tickets are $5 as you have listed. Thanks again!

    • Thank you so much, Sharon. I have updated the listing–You might want to check and make sure I have it all correct.

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