Gretna LA A small West Bank community

Clocking in at less than 5 square miles, the little city of Gretna LA has a lot to offer residents.

  • Dedicated police department, city council and mayor
  • Charming historic architecture mixed with new construction
  • Established neighborhoods that provide quick access to downtown New Orleans
  • Locally owned restaurants and shopping options
  • Weekly farmer’s market
  • Monthly art walk
  • Annual Gretna Heritage Festival, one of the largest festivals in Louisiana
  • Annual holiday events such as Trick or Treating at the market, door decorating contests and Christmas caroling at City Hall
  • Community events like the Food Truck Fest and the annual soup cook off
  • City sponsored youth and adult athletics


Popular Gretna neighborhoods

Garden Park



Old Gretna