Gretna's Italian-Irish Heritage Parade & Events


Gretna's Irish/Italian Parade is happening on Sunday, March 26th starting at 1pm with pre & post parade events. This year's queen is Ms. Anna Marie Cahill and our two Grand Marshals (Italian) are the Honorable John A. Alario, Jr. and (Irish) the Honorable Paul D. Connick, Jr.

Pre-Parade Mass
Sunday, March 26, 2023, 12:00 PM
St. Anthony Church, 924 Monroe Street, Gretna

Gretna Italian-Irish Parade
Parade begins at Burmaster and Franklin Streets and ends at 4th Street and Huey P. Long Avenue starting at 1pm

Parade After-Party Under the Market
March 26, 2023, 3:00-6:00 PM
Gretna Market Place, Huey P. Long Avenue between 3rd & 4th Streets
Featuring music by Bag of Donuts. Free beer while supplies last, sponsored by Gretna Fest.