Krewe Of Bilge was founded in 1978 by local Slidell residents, who costumed and decorated their boats to parade the canals of the Eden Isles subdivision. Today it has over four hundred members and has been listed as one of the Top 20 Events by the Southern Tourism society.
The boat parade starts at Marina Cafe, traveling though marina basin and passes the Dock of Slidell where the parade enters the Firehouse Canal. The parade travels north along Eden Isles towards the East Eden boulevard bridge.
The parade then heads south retracing the route through the Firehouse Canal and heads west along Lakeview Drive towards Pontchartrain blvd.
It turns north on the west side of the canal passing Michael's Restaurant
e again retraces route ending at the Dock of Slidell
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