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Annual Gretna Events 2022 – 2023

There’s always something fun happening in Gretna. For more information, please call 504-363-1580 or email tourism@gretnala.com.

OCTOBER 2022

October 7 – 9 – Gretnafest returns! See the lineup here.

October 14 – Back to the River Fall Concert Series.  Free concert at the Riverfront amphitheater for 6 p.m. Come out to hear Da Rockits!

October 15 – Citywide Yard Sale on the neutral ground of Huey P Long Ave. from 6th to 8th Street and throughout the 70053 zip code. Takes place from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Want to participate as a seller? Sign up here!

October 15 – Pumpkin Patch at the Huey P Long Ave. neutral ground from 8th to 9th street from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring the kids for a little fall fun. Pick and purchase a pumpkin, take fall themed photo and play some games.  Snoballs and cotton candy available for purchase. Entry into to the pumpkin patch and games are free.

October 15 – Back to the Drive-in, free movie at the Riverfront amphitheater for dusk. This weeks movie is Cars 3.

October 21 – Back to the River Fall Concert Series. Free concert at the Riverfront amphitheater for 6 p.m. Enjoy the music of The Wise Guys.

October 22 – Back to the Drive-in, free movie at the Riverfront amphitheater for dusk. This weeks movie is Encanto!

October 28 – Back to the River Fall Concert Series. Free concert at the Riverfront amphitheater for 6 p.m. Come out to listen to Brandon Bennett “Elvis My Way.”

October 29 – Chili Cook-off, downtown Gretna, Main stage batture area.

October 29 – Back to the Drive-in, free movie at the Riverfront amphitheater for dusk. This weeks movie is Hocus Pocus, dress as your favorite character or wear your Halloween Costume.

NOVEMBER 2022

November 11 – Veterans Day celebration at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion

November 12 – Unique Tour of The Hook & Ladder Cemetery  Come see a live performance depicting ancestors from beyond the grave!  Held from 5 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Advance tickets required. Cost is $25 with refreshments provided by The Red Maple.  Call 504-362-3854.

November 26 – Lighting of the Oaks along Huey P. Long Ave.

DECEMBER 2022

December 3 – Ringing in the Arts at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion

December 1 – 16 – Passport to Christmas promotion event. Get your Passport to Gretna for deals and discounts at participating businesses. Collect enough stamps to enter for a chance at a gift basket worth over $1000. Winner pulled during the Farmer’s Market on December 17.

December 2 – 4 – Picnic Under the Lights. Rent a clear bubble tent up the beautifully lit Oaks on the neutral ground of Huey P. Long Ave.

December 4 – Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade on Huey P Long Ave. near 6th Street

December 9 – 11 – Picnic Under the Lights. Rent a clear bubble tent up the beautifully lit Oaks on the neutral ground of Huey P. Long Ave.

December 10 – Shop the Huey Holiday Market at the Gretna Cultural Center, over 50 vendors selling holiday related items from 9 a.m – 3 p.m.

December 16 – 18 – Picnic Under the Lights. Rent a clear bubble tent up the beautifully lit Oaks on the neutral ground of Huey P. Long Ave.

December 18 – Live Nativity on Huey P. Long Ave. near 6th Street.