Gretna Heritage Festival October 3,4,5, 2014
Festival Highlights:  

Located in historic downtown Gretna, LA the Gretna Heritage Festival encompasses approximately 25 city blocks.

Free parking and a free shuttle during the festival will be available at Oakwood Center in Terrytown. Gretna-Canal Street ferry will be operating.

Tickets Available Online

Advance ticket options:

  • Print at home
  • Have tickets mailed to your home (not available 1-week out)
  • Pick-up tickets at TM outlets in WalMart Stores


Gate ticket sales:
Purchase tickets at Gates

  • 3-day passes only available as advance sale/online purchases this year.
  • On the day of event, the gates will only sell the daily tickets this year.

Festival Grounds Layout Map
View the layout of the Festival grounds.

Official Poster
Christy Works-Boutte's eighth commission for the Gretna Heritage Festival is full of "Free Bird" attitude.

Official Festival Charm
Breaux's jewelers presents the 3rd annual Gretna Heritage Festival Charm. Available at the Festival.

2012 Festival Poster
2010 Festival Charm

Musical Performers
Over 50 local and national acts, with headliners including CeeLo Green, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cherub, Gregg Allman Band, Phosphorescent, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, The Guess Who, Big Smo and DJ Wick-it the Instigator to name a few.

Music Schedule
Six state-of-the-art sound stages with live music throughout the festival weekend. View and print the schedule.

Food Court
Dozens of local vendors in a giant dining tent will offer more than 150 dishes ranging from Vietnamese Spring Rolls to Corn Crab Bisque in a bread bowl and Cajun Crawfish Pasta.

German Beer Garden
The German Beer Garden kicks off the official opening of the Oktoberfest season. Music, authentic German food and beer by Friends of the German / American Cultural Center with local celebrities & elected officials.

Italian Village
The Festival's Italian Village features authentic Italian food & drinks and performances by Louis Prima, Jr., Bobby Lonero, and The Yat Pac

Arts & Crafts
More than 80 arts and crafts booths selling jewelry, paintings, pottery and blown glassware.

Carnival Rides And Games
The Gretna Heritage Festival presents exciting carnival rides & games for wholesome family fun. A Pay-One-Price special is available Friday and Sunday.

About Gretna Fest

About GEDA
Presented by the Gretna Economic Development Association, the festival helps non-profit groups earn extra cash.

Non-Profit Organizations
The Gretna Heritage Festival promotes and supports businesses and organizations in the City Of Gretna, La. We also support many local, state, and national charitable organizations.

Over 100 sponsors contribute to funding and producing the festival. Advertising opportunities are available.

Friends Of The Festival
We invite you to join in our "Friends of the Festival" sponsorship level which includes includes a weekend pass, special seating, bar and restroom, tee shirt and more.

Join our Festival Newsletter to keep up-to-date with news concerning The Gretna Heritage Fest.

Farmer's Market

Gretna Fest - read what they have to say...

CeeLo Green, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman Band to headline Gretna Heritage Festival Gambit Best of New Orleans
The festival, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, always serves a heaping helping of Southern and classic rock along with a few surprises.