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Grand Isle, Louisiana

Pack your fishing poles and cameras and come enjoy Grand Isle, Louisiana! The camps, motels, marinas, walking trails, restaurants, and Butterfly Dome, are open waiting to host you.
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Gretna Heritage Festival

Annual Celebration of German & Italian Heritage

gretna fest 2013 logo 

OCTOBER 3-5, 2014

The Gretna Heritage Festival encompasses 25 city blocks and features seven stages with performances by international entertainers along with Louisiana's finest and favorites!  It has fast become a Louisiana tradition!

A large selection of arts and crafts is a favorite at the Gretna Fest along with rides and entertainment for the kids. There is fun and enjoyment for everyone. 

Free shuttle with free parking is available each year at the Westside Shopping Center, Oakwood Center, and behind Academy Sporting Goods.  A free pedestrian ferry ride from the Canal Street Ferry Dock to the Gretna Ferry Landing is also available!

                       ITALIAN VILLAGE                   AMUSEMENT RIDES

 Ticket Information 

Children 12 and under FREE!
Single Day   $20

  • Advance sale ticket
  • Use any one day of the festival
  • Ticketmaster fees additional
  • Ticket does not allow re-entry
Purchase Online

Weekend Pass  $47.50

  • Advance sale ticket
  • All 3 days of the festival
  • Ticketmaster fees additional
  • Ticket allows re-entry
Purchase Online

Single Day  $25

  • Use any one day of the festival
  • Purchase at festival gate
  • Ticket does not allow re-entry
Purchass at Gate

VIP Package   $350

  • Friends of the Fest Weekend Pass
  • Unlimited access to the festival
  • Special seating at main stage
  • Bar and Food for the weekend
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$5.00 Same-Day Re-entry Arm Bands Available at Gate

*Ticketmaster fees additional    
*No 3-day passes available on the day of the event    
*Will call not available

Gretna Fest Ferris Wheel
Gretna Fest Food 2

Gretna Fest Ride

Gretna Fest Arts Scene



Gretna Heritage Poster 2013

One element from each of Christy Works Boutte's past 10 Gretna Fest Posters is included in this commemorative silk-screened art print. A flourishing tree with its roots in Gretna's founding flags celebrates this HERITAGE Festival!

Like the bottom of the poster says,
   "We Love Our Roots!"


Gretna Fest Ferris Wheel

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FRIDAY- Oct. 3rd
4:00pm - 11:00pm
Gates Open 3:00pm

SATURDAY- Oct. 4th
2:00pm - 11:00pm
Gates Open 12:00pm

SUNDAY-Oct. 5th
12:00pm - 9:00pm
Gates Open 11:00am