Gretna Fest: 50 performances on six stages, rides, games, food _lowres

Advocate file photo -- Singer Hank Williams Jr.

Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr. will be among the headliners at this year’s Gretna Heritage Festival, Oct. 2-4 in Old Gretna.

The 21st annual fair will present more than 50 bands on six stages in the historic downtown area. Other scheduled performers include Rockin’ Doopsie, Bret Michaels, Mark Broussard, Uncle Kracker, Aaron Lewis and The Wild Feathers.

The three-day festival will also feature a craft beer garden, Italian village, rides, games, food vendors and family activities.

Tickets start at $20 for a single day and range up to a $350, all-weekend VIP pass. Children 12 and younger are free. Free parking and shuttle service will be offered from the Oakwood Shopping Center. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Aug. 8.

For more information, call (504) 361-7748 or visit