This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GRETNA, La. — The City of Gretna has decided to cancel this year’s Heritage Festival.

The City made the announcement via Facebook on Monday, citing COVID-19 concerns as the reason for canceling.

RELATED: Red Dress Run NOLA canceled as fourth covid surge continues

Gretna Fest 2021 was scheduled for October 21-23.

City officials say the event will not be rescheduled, but have announced dates for the 2022 festival. Next year’s event is scheduled for October 7-9.


The City of Gretna, in collaboration with the Gretna Economic
Development Association and the Gretna Heritage Festival have decided, after careful
consideration of the public’s safety, to cancel this year’s Gretna Heritage Festival due
to COVID concerns.
2021 was the year the Festival was returning to its “roots” and we look forward to
carrying that theme forward and presenting the Festival again in 2022 on October 7, 8
and 9.
For further information, you may contact the City of Gretna at 504-363-1500 or the
Gretna Economic Development Association at 504-361-7748.

City of Gretna