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 New Orleans Fire Department 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 Roots of Music.

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


Friday, October 7  :  Festival starts 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Saturday, October 8  :  Festival Starts 12:00 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 9  :  Festival Starts 12:00 noon - 7:00pm.

Gentilly Fest 2016 Sponsors

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                                  State Senator Edwin Murray, State Senator Edwin Murray, State Rep. Joe BouieState Rep. Wesley Bishop, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the City of New Orleans, Councilmember Jared Brossett, Councilmember Jason Wlliams, Councilmember Nadine Ramsey, and Assessor Errol Williams