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Due to the impending weather of Tropical Storm Zeta, City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Mayor’s Court has also been cancelled for Wednesday and will resume on Thursday, Oct. 29.


The City of Gretna Tourism Office assists visitors to the City, arranges tour groups and helps coordinate special events. The Tourism Office is in the Heritage House Welcome Center at 1035 Huey P. Long Avenue. Welcome Center hours are usually Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. However, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Welcome Center is temporarily closed.

If you are visiting the City or interested in arranging a private tour, please do not hesitate to reach out the City’s Tourism Coordinator.

Area Attractions

See the City’s Area Attractions page.

City of Gretna Welcome Brochure

Please view our Welcome Brochure here.

Gretna in the media

Several locations in Gretna were featured on Hi Travel Tales in an article about Jefferson Parish.
Click to read Top Things To Do In Jefferson Parish – Historic Neighbor To New Orleans

The City of Gretna was recently featured on
Click to see The Best Reasons to Visit Historic Gretna


Department Contact Information


Ronnie Gauthreaux, Tourism Coordinator
Summer Cook, City Events Coordinator