Arts Evening 2024 showcases arts, entertainment, and Olde Towne Slidell

Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer invites you to join the City Slidell for the 29th annual Arts Evening on Saturday, March 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Olde Towne Slidell.

One of the largest cultural festivals on the Northshore, Arts Evening features over 50 artists displaying their works at over 30 locations in Olde Towne Slidell. In addition to the artwork, there will be live entertainment; antique, boutique and unique shopping; fine and casual dining and surprises on every corner of Olde Towne. Admission is free.

“Arts Evening is one of Olde Towne’s biggest nights, and I invite you to bring your family and friends to Olde Towne and join us for a great night of art and entertainment in Slidell,” said Slidell Mayor Greg Cromer. “I would like to thank all of the Olde Towne restaurants and businesses who participate during this event.”

The festivities kick-off at 5 p.m. with the unveiling of the new Antique Umbrella Alley mural. The mural, created by Matt Litchliter, is located on the side of Lowry-Dungham, Case & Vivien Insurance Agency on the corner of Erlanger and First streets. The mural was funded by The Northshore – St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission. Antique Umbrella Alley will also feature talented student artists as well as Slidell Magazine cover artists Anna Braud and other sidewalk chalk artists to promote the new Chalk the Walk fundraising event.

Artists will be displaying their works at these locations in Olde Towne:

  • Annette’s House of Decor: Arts Evening 2024 Poster Artist Lori Anselmo with art students Amelia Chen, Laura Chen, Lily Colwart
  • Antiques & Art on First: Shana Marshall
  • Bella Style Salon: Jessica Weems, Jessica Williams
  • Bistro 55: Danielle Camp, Gina Castle, Wess Foreman, Alexandria Richard
  • Borchert Law at Notting Hill: Elsa Baker, Jonathan Chadwick, Solange Ledwith
  • Camellia Well Being
  • Carolynn’s Wonderland: Grace Dunning
  • Christina’s Therapeutic Touch: Aubin Brian, Jessica Moody, Linda Moran
  • Crippin Residence: Olde Towne Slidell Main Street, and artist K. L. Smith
  • Daiquiris Gone Wild at Triangle Square: Denise Gilhousen, Gina Gillio, Wallflower Resin Co.
  • Damsel n Distress: Ernest Roberts, Dustin Young
  • Fresco Ole Towne Slidell: Joe Lopez
  • Green Oaks Apothecary: Jill Anderson, Anderson’s Woodworking, Brittany & Maleigh Ballard, Kelley Chauvin, Layla Clark, Jenny Creel, Crystal Moon Designs, Amanda Poole Douglas, Nancy Gaines, Anya Gisclair, David Guestella, Cheri Hart, Jennifer Laurent, Jessica Little, Bri Miller, Jessica Moody, Jenna Pendarvis, Mikayla Perkins, Tristen Rolling, Amber Ryan, Aeva M. Santini, Lauren Penton Taylor
  • Heidelberg’s Bar
  • Hidden Tattoo Collective
  • Hingle Boys Collectibles
  • Lowry-Dunham, Case & Vivien: Matt Litchliter
  • Magnolia House Antique Mall
  • Olde Towne Pizza: Olivia Clatterbuck
  • Pontchartrain Investment Management: John Berry, Linda Bickel, Pete Karenina Designs, Mary Rich
  • Slidell Museum: Andreè Maduell, Joy Rancatore, Kevin Walgamotte
  • Tres Co. Boutique: Elizabeth Johnson
  • The Venue: Kelly Andrew, Emily Edwards, Leiana Funck

There will be plenty of live entertainment throughout Olde Towne:

  • Audio Beach: 6 – 9 p.m. at Restaurant Coté and The Maple Room
  • Steve Authement: 5 – 9 p.m. at the Crippin Residence
  • DJ Andrew Pear: 5 – 9 p.m. at Bella Style Salon
  • Fat City Swing: 7 – 9 p.m. at Roots Plants and Coffee
  • Northshore Community Orchestra Jazz Ensemble: 5 to 8 p.m. ay Green Oaks Apothecary
  • Overboard: 5 – 7 p.m. at Lowry-Dunham, Case & Vivien Insurance Agency
  • Ozone Music Songwriters Showcase: 5 – 9 p.m. at Borchert Law at Notting Hill
  • Sara, Jim and Jeff: 5 to 7 p.m. at Pontchartrain Investment Management
  • Sweetie: 5 – 9 p.m. at Brass Monkey

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at many of Olde Towne’s finest establishments, including:

  • American Legion
  • The Arcade on Carey 
  • Bistro 55
  • Brass Monkey
  • Camellia City Pizza
  • Daiquiris Gone Wild at Triangle Square
  • Deanasco Restaurant
  • Electric Avenue
  • Fresco Olde Towne Slidell
  • Heidelbergs
  • The Maple Room
  • Old Town Soda Shop
  • Olde Towne Pizza
  • Olde Towne Tavern
  • Restaurant Cotè
  • Roots Plants and Coffee
  • Tacos and Beer
  • Whiskey and Ashe

For more information about Arts Evening, call the department of Cultural Affairs at (985) 646-4375 or visit A digital brochure with more information will be posted several days before the event.

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