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 in the Courthouse parking garage on Derbigny and on HP Long avenue.
  • Bicycle Racks Available located outside the Courthouse parking garage on Derbigny.
  • Free parking and a free shuttle during the festival will be available at Oakwood Center in Terrytown.


Accommodations
Holiday Inn New Orleans West Bank Courtyard New Orleans Westbank/Gretna Homewood Suites Hilton
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:

Buses will run every 15 minutes from the Algiers Ferry Landing to Gretna Fest.

Ferry Information

The Algiers Point-Canal Street Ferry will be in operation.

Departure Times Friday Saturday Sunday
First Ferry - Algiers Point 6:00am 10:30am 10:30am
First Ferry - Canal St. 6:15am 10:45am 10:45am
Last Ferry - Algiers Point 11:30pm 11:30pm 9:30pm
Last Ferry - Canal St. 11:45pm 11:45pm 9:45pm

Weekend service departs on the quarter hour.

Buses will run every 15 minutes from the Algiers Ferry Landing to Gretna Fest.

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

* Hours subject to change.

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