• Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest
  • Gentilly Fest 2013

    Countdown to Gentilly Fest 2013 October 4, 5, 6, 2013

    Read more about Gentilly Fest

The best music, food ,art. And bring the kids!

Free to the public, Gentilly Fest celebrates all things "Gentilly," including continuous live music on four stages, sumptuous food from a variety of local restaurants & caterers and fine arts and crafts for sale.

We have activities for children in our Kids' Village including pony rides, a kids stage, an NOFD fire truck, face painting, an imagination playground, pottery making, garden crafts and much more...

Gentilly Fest also offers a variety of practical recovery information offered by local organizations and an opportunity for neighbors and friends to come together with their families in a safe, festive environment to build closer relationships with our police & fire departments, elected officials and each other.

Laissez Les Bon Temp Roulez - For a Good Cause

Gentilly Fest supports the New Orleans Police, Fire, EMS, Children's Music camps and other New Orleans organizations that need our help.

This year, Gentilly Fest will also donate funds to the sports programs of Pontchartrain Park & Milne playgrounds and the Louis Armstrong summer jazz camp for kids.

Help Sponsor, Participate, Donate - Get Involved!

Help make a positive difference in our city and our neighborhoods by:

  • Becoming a Volunteer
  • Getting your employer to be a sponsor
  • Making a Donation
  • Helping at one of our fundraisers
  • Joining one of our committees
  • Enjoying our Festival

Media Advisory:

Contact: Gretchen Bradford              
phone: 504.813.4164          

Tropical Storm Karen may be threatening the Gulf Coast this weekend, but Gentilly Fest, Inc. representatives have issued a statement that the tropical storm won't stop the 2013 Gentilly Festival. Set-up crews and vendors are still in Gentilly setting up for this weekend's fest. Visitors to the festival are advised to take all necessary precautions to ensure their personal safety.

The festival takes place in Pontchartrain Park playground located at the corner of Press & Prentiss
Dates: October 4, 5, and 6 th

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Hours of the Festival

Friday 5:45pm - 9:00pm,
Saturday Kickoff Parade Starts at Chef Hwy and Press Drive: at 10am, Festival Starts: 11am - 9pm
Sunday, Festival Starts 12noon - 7:00pm.

Gentilly Fest 2013 Sponsors


Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City of New Orleans, Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, Senator J.P. Morrell, State Representative Jared Brossett, Assessor Errol Williams