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March 26th – The Gretna Italian Irish Parade

1 PM – 6 PM

Ends at Huey P. Long and 4th

Please join us in celebrating Italian and Irish heritage! The parade will begin at Burmaster and Franklin Streets and end at Huey P. Long Avenue and 4th Street.

Route Map

After-party from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Farmer’s Market, featuring Bag of Donuts.

Pre-parade “Tap the Keg” Toast and Grand Marshal Party
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 5:00pm at Gretna Rivershack Tavern
To RSVP to “Tap the Keg”, please contact Rebecca Rosetta at or (504) 363-1506.

If you are interested in marching or entering a float in the parade, please contact Paul Leman at (504) 813-4770 or Robbie Ventura at (504) 236-7659 for costs and further information.

April 1 – Seersucker Soiree

3 PM – 9 PM

Huey P. Long from 5th Street to the River

Break out your springtime, seersucker or Easter-wear. Come enjoy pop art, street entertainment, acoustic music with a variety of local artists, musicians and vendors partnered with local businesses. The party culminates with the Brass-A-Holics playing for 7 p.m. in Memorial Square.

$10 wristbands available for restaurant/bar specials. Wristbands in front of the Gretna Cultural Center and City Hall.

Roule’ Rolled Ice Cream: $1 soft serve ice cream.
El Gato Negro: $5 pineapple cilantro margarita
Gretna Tavern: $5 Screwdriver and $5 Bloody Mary
Gretna Depot : $5 for two hotdogs, $5 cherry blossom cocktail, $5 mint Julep
Gold’N Creations: Complimentary wine and free pearl bracelet with every purchase

Food Vendors:

Coop’s Burgers
Eli’s Tacos
Get Your Mom and Dim Sum
Joel’s Lobster Rolls
Nutz for You
Sneaux-LA Snowballs
Southerns Food Truck
Spun Fun Cotton Candy
Thai D’Jing

All Other Vendors:

3DM Custom Designs
Buras Construction
Cable Tie Supply
Cajun Secrets Creations
Cakestands with a Twist
Calming Essence
CoGO Art Designs
D. M. Bourgeois, author
DL Designs by Dawn Lewis
FoxTurtle Studio
Front Door Wreaths & More
Fruit & Veggie Wash
Goose Prints Designs
Home Sweet Home by JD
Island Symbols
It is Well Crochet
Jazzy J’s Custom Jewelry
KannKlips Hair Accessories
Katie Baldwin, artist
Keith Eccles Illustration and Design
Lane Lefort Photography
Magnolia Customs
Maria Mendoza
Michael Dixon Art
Mothe Funeral homes
Nell’s Crafty Creations
Nicey’s Homemade Treats
NOLA Fabiola
Of Clay and Beauty
Oliver and Grace
Osborne Soaps and Cosmetics
P.M. Jewelry
Perfectly Imperfect Creations
Persnickety Scents
Phillip Sage, artist
Root Life Mobile Plant Shop
Sailey’s Foods and Sweets
Sarah Bella Scents
Seasonal Designs by Emily Brossette
Sew Much Fun
Shelli & Vanna’s Work Shop
Sk8 Fine Art
St. Joseph Restoration Cookbook
Stacey Barrios and Paulette Angrisano
Studio Frances
Tabor’s Signs
Tea Boutique NOLA
TT’s Pepper Jellies
The Crafty Hangout
The Joshua Tree Company USA
The Spark Collection
Westbank Art Guild
Whimsical Wreaths by Pepper
Whitney J. Decor

For more information call Tourism office 504-363-1580.

April 22 – Food Truck Festival

5 PM – 9 PM

Huey P. Long from the River to 4th Street

Come enjoy some of the best food on wheels while you listen to live music. More details coming soon.

Food Trucks Participating:

Cayenne Seafood Specialties
Copelands Food Truck
Creole Tomateaux
Danny and Bonnie Seafood
Elisa Cuban Coffee and Kitchen
Fat Boys Pizza
Food Drunk NOLA Truck
From God Sent
Grilling Shilling
Joel’s Lobster Roll Food Truck
Kenny’s Cajun & Creole
Lillie’s Cajun Kitchen
Mo Fries
Pho Bistreaux On The Go
Sneaux LA
Southerns Food LLC
Sticki Situationz LLC
Tampico Tacos
Taqueria LA 12
Thai D-Jing Cuisine


May 13 – MaiFest

8:30 AM – 3 PM

Come enjoy a live band and a beer garden. More details coming soon.