Summer Celebrations You Don’t Want To Miss

It’s hot and steamy in New Orleans during the Summer months, but there are still plenty of events happening all over town. We can get you and your family to any party, fireworks display or concert in comfort and style. Here a few events you might want to check out.

Light Up the Lake: An Independence Day Celebration

Light Up The Lake, CelebrationJoin the City of Mandeville in celebrating Independence Day with our 5th Annual Light Up the Lake event on Saturday, June 29, 2019 (Sunday, June 30- rain date). The community is invited to picnic beginning at 10:00 a.m. (No glass bottles or charcoal grills allowed). Keep Mandeville Beautiful Kid’s Tent will be located near the stage offering fun activities for kids of all ages. Entertainment on stage begins at 6:00 p.m. with a special patriotic tribute to all who have served and continue to serve our Country, followed by live music featuring Four Unplugged. We we will close out the evening with fireworks over Lake Pontchartrain.

Food and drinks will be offered for purchase by the Old Mandeville Business Association (OMBA) Food Court beginning at 5:00 p.m.

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Happy 3rd Of July

Happy 3rd July, Celebration The annual Happy 3rd of July event promises to be a spectacular show. Join us for the party dressed in your red, white, and blue best! Bring your chairs and blankets to enjoy patriotic music from The Marine Corps Band New Orleans on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks from the top of the Peristyle. Arrive early to get a great spot on the lawn. The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will play patriotic music including the 1812 Overture, America the Beautiful, and other favorites. The first 3000 guests can receive red, white, and blue glow necklaces. Concessions will be available for purchase, see below for menu, or you may bring your own picnic. The snoball stand will also be open with dozens of flavors and snoball flights, too. Due to large crowds and noise from the fireworks, we encourage you to leave your pets at home. In an effort to minimize our environmental impact, New Orleans City Park will offer recycling and composting services at the Happy 3rd of July event. Please help City Park reduce event waste by bringing refreshments and food in reusable containers, recycling plastic bottles, and aluminum cans and by composting food waste.

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Slidell Heritage Fest

Slidell Heritage Fest, Celebration The Slidell Heritage Fest on June 29 is fun for the entire family!  Come enjoy a fun-filled day with friends and family! We will have great food, music, children’s activities, and much more! The party starts at 4pm and ends at 11pm. The fantastic fireworks display begins at 9pm. We will have great performers including: Amanda Shaw, Bag of Donuts, Unfazed Show and Band and more.

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Choose Alert Transportation

Alert Transportation can get you and your family where you need to go without worrying about the heat or the rain that’s in the forecast almost every day during this time of year. Alert Transportation of New Orleans provides a variety of transportation services from Airport Transportation to Wedding & Prom Transportation. You will travel comfortably with clean, beautifully maintained, late-model vehicles. All our vehicles are air-conditioned and we have sedans, rolls royces, limousines, limo buses, mobility-impaired vans, and party buses.  They are licensed by the City of New Orleans and the Louisiana Public Service Commission. All  drivers are professional and CDL certified. Contact our sales consultants at (504) 362-4145 for more information and to make reservations today. Let the good times roll!