Over 75 local and international acts, with headliners including Joe Cocker, Foreigner, Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards, Big & Rich, The Spinners, & Cowboy Troy
Seven state-of-the-art sound stages with live music throughout the festival weekend. View and print the schedule.
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 &
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.
Presented by the Gretna Economic Development Association, the festival helps non-profit groups earn extra cash.
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.
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Gretna Fest 2009 Read what they have to say...
This just in: Gretna Fest rocks By Chris Rose, The Times-Picayune
The line-up of artists spoke for itself. Gretna Fest has, by far, the most diverse, eclectic and even amusing roster of has-beens, will-be’s, legends, novelties, curiosities and pop
Team of Gretna Heritage Festival veterans pick the highlights of the 2009
By The Times-Picayune
15th Annual Gretna Heritage Festival A Huge Success
The 2009 Gretna Heritage Festival is now part of the history books, and despite the fact that Sunday was dreary and rainy, I’m sure that another new attendance record must have been set.
After spending 3 days on the festival grounds, I didn’t even come close to seeing or hearing everything, but I did get a really good sampling of food, music and fun.