Things To Do

Gretna Farmers Market & Gretna Art Walk

The West Bank is home to some regular outdoor activities. One of the more notable is the weekly Gretna Farmer’s Market along with the monthly Art Walk.

Gretna Farmer’s Market

The Gretna Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 8:30am-12:30pm, rain or shine. Located under the market pavilion between 3rd Street and 4th Street along Huey P. Long Avenue, the market offers fresh produce, prepared foods and assorted homemade goods year-round.

For up-to-date vendor and event information, please follow the Gretna Farmer’s Market Facebook page at

If you are interested in becoming a vendor or volunteering, please contact the Market Coordinator, Denise Ponce, at 504.361.1822 or The online form to become a vendor at the Gretna Farmer’s Market by visiting

Gretna Art Walk

The Gretna Art Walk occurs the second Saturday of every month (September-December and March-May) and allows artists to showcase their crafts. The online form to become a vendor at the Gretna Art Walk can be found by visiting

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