Location Details

Gretna is located across the Mississippi River from New Orleans, LA.

  • From Westbank Expressway take Lafayette St. exit to Service Rd.
    Turn right on Huey P. Long Ave.
  • Free Public Parking 3rd St & Derbigny St Parking Garage
  • Handicap Parking Available located on Huey P Long Ave between 5th & 6th Streets
  • Free parking and a free shuttle during the festival will be available at Oakwood Center in Terrytown.
Accommodations

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Bus Information
Friday - 2:45 pm to Midnight
Saturday - 12:45 pm to 1:00 am
Sunday - 12:45 pm to 10:30 pm
Locations:
Ferry Information

The Gretna-Canal Street ferry will be in operation.

Operating Hours
Friday 4:00 pm to Midnight
Saturday 2:00 pm to 12:30 am
Sunday 12:00 Noon to 9:30 pm

The ferry will leave Canal St. at the top of the hour and will leave Gretna at the bottom of the hour.

Ferry cost - $4.00 / person round trip, collected at the Canal Street terminal.

The ferry is operated by an independent company. The festival does not control ferry pricing.

* Hours subject to change.

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