The Gretna Heritage Festival provides the atmosphere of a tiny block party, yet simply occurs to use up all of historic midtown Gretna, Louisiana. Twenty-five city obstructions to be specific. With 75 regional as well as worldwide acts doing on 7 cutting-edge sound stages and also a food court with lots of neighborhood vendors dishing out 150 meals ranging from Vietnamese Spring Rolls to Corn Crab Bisque in a bread bowl and also Cajun Crawfish Pasta, the Gretna Heritage Festival understands exactly how to keep the crowds satisfied.
The celebration is traditionally held on the first weekend of October as well as functions prominent music acts. More 80 than arts and crafts booths, and also carnival rides as well as games. It’s a great time for the whole family. Regardless of being simply across the river from New Orleans, Gretna preserves a welcoming small-town appeal that creates a laid-back ambience for this autumn festival. The Gretna Heritage Festival has actually been running strong for 24 years now.
You can bring your entire family members and delight in the Gretna Heritage Event, a 3-day songs event with efficiencies by nationwide musicians and Louisiana favorites!
The food dispensed from the neighborhood suppliers will certainly be remarkable with just about every society stood for. A huge selection of arts & crafts will be readily available together with rides, entertainment, as well as activities for the children. Get a taste of culture by seeing the Italian Village, the German Beer Garden and also the Latino Village, including Latin songs, food, fun and more!
How to get there?
There is a free pedestrian ferry boat ride across the Mississippi River from the Canal Street Ferry Dock to the Gretna Ferry Landing. The celebration supplies totally free car parking as well as free shuttle bus rides from the parking area at the Westside Shopping Center and also Oakwood Center in Terrytown. The occasion will happen throughout the downtown location with the Main Stage and also Riverfront Stage lying straight on the Mississippi River off 1st Street.