News & Events

Welcome Royal Meteorologist WWL's Laura Buchtel

Posted January 3, 2014
Thanks WWL-TV for inviting our Captain Tom and Duchess Suzie Hunt to be on the morning news to talk about Mona Lisa & MoonPie's 30th anniversary. They also got to visit with Laura Buchtel, the Royal Meteorologist for the 2014 parade. Her job is to keep the rain away as have all of her predecessors.

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12th Night Party moved to Friday

Posted December 31, 2013
Cap'n Tom says with the Saints win and playoff game Saturday, The Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie will move its annual Twelfth Night party to welcome the Carnival season to Friday - same time same place.
The public is invited to the Twelfth Night Kings and Queens Party to be held Friday beginning at 7 p.m. at Patton’s Salmen-Fritchie House, 127 Cleveland Ave., in Olde Towne Slidell.
The Randy Hebert Group, which features former King of MoonPie Steve Bacharach on saxophone, will provide the musical entertainment. There will be food, refreshments, king cake and a cash bar. Admission is free for members and $5 for the public.
The krewe will crown its 2014 royals, Kim Bergeron and Kevin Foltz. The walking parade rolls 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 in Olde Towne Slidell.
Memberships will be available at Friday’s party. For information, call Suzie Hunt at (985) 768-6294, or

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12th Night Party

Posted December 27, 2013
Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie kicks of the New Year and Mardi Gras season.
Party with the Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie to celebrate 12th Night and the beginning of the Mardi Gras season.
Musical entertainment by former King MoonPie Steve Bacharach and Company.
Crowning of the 2014 Queen Mona Lisa Kim Bergeron and King MoonPie Kevin Foltz.
Saturday, Jan. 4, 7 p.m. at Patton's, Salmen Fritchie House, 127 Cleveland Ave. off Front St.
Celebrate the krewe’s 30th anniversary year during their annual 12th Night King/Queen Party.
Admission is free for Krewe members and non-members can attend with a $5 cover charge. 
Individuals and families can sign up for membership at the party.
A light supper and king cake will be served and a cash bar will be available.

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Redline plays Red Beans & Rice Ball

Posted October 30, 2013
Join the parade, then go to the after party as the Krewe of Mona Lisa & Moon Pie hosts its Red Beans & Rice Ball following the parade on Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. at Slidell Municipal Auditorium.
Krewe members party for free. The public is invited and ball tickets are $25.
Beer, food, music and dancing with the krewe. A Mini-MoonPie Party for youths is available for our guests.
For information, email
For tickets, go to membership and purchase tickets online.
We now take major credit cards!

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Sign up at Pelican Flock Party

Posted October 30, 2013
Join the Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie Saturday, Nov. 16 for a MLMP Membership Party at Christopher's on Carey from 6 - 8 p.m.  at 2228 Carey St.
The event is part of the Pelican on Parade Flock Party sponsored by the City of Slidell throughout Olde Towne.

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2014 King MoonPie & Queen Mona Lisa

Posted August 4, 2013

Announcing the 2014 Queen Mona Lisa Kim Bergeron and King MoonPie Kevin Foltz

Foltz smiles as Cap'n Tom with his merry makers and the 2014 Queen Mona Lisa Kim Bergeron suprised him at KY's in Olde Towne Slidell with a request that he rule over the 30th anniversary parade. His reply, MoonPies up!

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Rookie member claims 'Ancient Egypt' theme

Posted July 5, 2013
Congratulations to Boo Casserleigh, the first paid member of the 2014 Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie and a rookie member! She brings to MONA'S MAGICAL HISTORY TOUR the theme "Ancient Egypt."

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Queen Mona Lisa 2014 chosen

Posted June 24, 2013
The Krewe of Mona Lisa & MoonPie makes a raucous entry into the East St. Tammany Cultural Economy Coalition meeting to serenade coalition member Kim Bergeron with their request that she be Queen Mona Lisa 2014. Kim graciously agreed to rein over the 30th anniversary parade. See the video in Mona's Gallery.

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