Welcome to the website for the Krewe of Erin, Northshore's oldest Celtic Organization, founded in 1984. KOE hosts an annual St Patrick's Day walking parade in March and the Shenanigans & Hooligans Celtic Festival in September, both in downtown Ponchatoula LA.
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CONTEST INFO **CANCELLED FOR 2021** SHENANIGANS AND HOOLIGANS FESTIVAL
CANCELLED FOR 2021- COME BACK IN 2022 FOR UPDATED INFO
FESTIVAL SEPT 10, 2022
THIS YEAR WE HAVE NOT 1, BUT 2, VERY SPECIAL CONTESTS,
FOR FESTIVALGOERS TO ENTER!
1. HOW MUCH ARE YOU LIKE MERIDA?
For kids 10 and under, this contest lets kids, show and tell us,
what qualities of our fav Disney character they possess.
NO costume required!
Sponsored by ---- and Treblemaker Republic
Entry fee: FREE
Time/Place: 2:10 pm at Country Market stage
Awards: Special prizes and ribbons for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
(judged and given right after contest on stage)
2. MEN IN KILTS 80S DANCE OFF
Yes, you must be a man, in a kilt, for this one.
No other skill required.
You'll be given a random 80s song to show us your groovy dance skills.
Bring your tribe- audience cheering and heckling allowed
(and might help you get a better score)!
Proceeds go to the KOE Labyrinth building fund.
Entry fee: $5
Time/Place: 12:30 pm at Country Market stage
Sign Up: at Main KOE tent prior to start of contest
1. Sorry, we are a family event, so partial nudity, as shown on above calendar cover,
is NOT allowed. Yes, peeps, we know....
2. Under kilt garment MUST also be worn.
3. Must be MALE and wearing a KILT.
Any violation of these rules, and emcee will remove you from contest.
Today EVERYONE is Irish in the city of Ponchatoula! by Lori Egnew Hess Mayor Bob Zabbia naming March 17, 2021 as Krewe of Erin Day in Ponchatoula, and granting Proclamation to Queen Skyla Stanley, at the City Council Meeting on Jnauary 8, 2021. by Lori Egnew Hess Close up of the Proclamation from Mayor Bob Zabbia naming March 17, 2021 as Krewe of Erin Day in Ponchatoula. by Lori Egnew Hess Our resident Disneyland employee, 31st -32nd Queen Sarah Hess, flew in for SLU graduation activites and was a surprise guest, as she missed the Royal Coronation!