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2022 Royal Court Applications NOW OPEN!

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*** UPDATED WITH CHANGES  12/13/21 ***  It seems like just yesterday that we started our new website (here)  with the announcement of our 37th Queen of Erin Skyla Stanley! Lori Hess Today, our 2022 Royal Court Applications are open for everyone (KOE Members received theirs at our Annual Gathering)! Please note that there is NO application for the 38th Queen,  as only those who had prior year KOE Membership, were eligible to run this year,  and they have their applications. Due to the membership requirement that took effect THIS year, if anyone is looking at running for the 39th Queen position NEXT year (2023), then they/their families need to members for the ENTIRE 2022 year (see our previous post for membership info ). The 2022 Royal Court shall be opened to any applicant, KOE Member or not: (see cover letter (page 1 of applications) and each application for additional requirements) TITLE AGE REQUIREMENT SUBMISSION REQUIREMENT Maids of Erin High School Grade 10 & up to age 22

2022 Membership Forms NOW Available!

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2021-22 Krewe of Erin membership forms are now available to download and return! Annual membership for 2022 year is $50.00, it has been kept at the reduced rate, to help those affected by Hurricane Ida. Family membership includes all children under 21 living with you. Adult children in their own homes,/with their own families, would pay their OWN membership fee. ALL Queens of Erin have SOLO membership for life,  extras (ie parade buggy/vegetables) and Family Memberships are NOT included PARADE BUGGY FEE- will be $60 through December 31st! If you pre-pay with membership, you will be locked in at this price and have no increases! We have been told to anticipate rates increasing every month until parade! For those new to KOE Membership- the buggy fee includes the use of the buggy and it comes FULL of cabbages, potatoes and more veggies for you to handout! You CAN pay membership fee of $50 this month, and parade fee next month, just make sure it is noted on your payment! Membership benefi

SHENANIGANS AND HOOLIGANS FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES **CANCELLED**

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August 9, 2021 Press Release from The Ponchatoula Krewe of Erin Re: Krewe of Erin Shenanigans and Hooligans Celtic Festival Postponed In response to the current exponential growth of new COVID cases in Tangipahoa Parish, on the North Shore, and throughout our state, and the ongoing public health emergency, the Krewe of Erin sadly announces that the 2021 Shenanigans and Hooligans Whiskey Tasting scheduled to take place on September 10, 2021, as well as the Celtic Festival scheduled for September 11, 2021, will not occur as planned. We now look forward with hope to 2022, when we will host the Celtic Festival on September 10, 2022 while a date for the Whiskey Tasting is yet to be determined. Vendors scheduled to participate will soon be contacted by the planning committee with detailed information and future plans. Whiskey Tasting tickets will be refunded. We encourage everyone to follow the protocols and guidelines put forth by public health officials in the meanwhile and anticipate the

Krewe of Erin Shenanigans and Hooligans Inaugural Whiskey Tasting!

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  We are SO SO SO excited to be offer this unique INAUGURAL event, as part of our also inaugural  Shenanigans and Hooligan s Celtic Festival! Join us as we learn about what makes Irish and Scottish whiskies unique, from an expert from SGWS Distributing, then sample some high-end distillations, comparing quality Irish and Scottish whiskies, in an amazing outdoor setting! Afterwards partake of an amazing menu by Mike Whitlow. Tickets go on sale for Krewe of Members 7/26/21, for $40  ($2 for Designated Drivers)- KOE membership has it's privileges! Public tickets go on sale on 8/9/21, for $45  ($5 for Designated Drivers). All tickets include food plate. MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO ATTEND! Designated drivers are suggested, and Designated Driver tickets cover non-alcoholic beverages, and food plates, for them. A separate, but nearby area, will be available for them, as well, in case they aren't interested in learning about whiskey (yes, there are some, LOL)!   Please click the button bel