Greenway Fest Postponed and Transformed to Summer/Fall Greenway Festivities

Greenway Fest: Postponed & Transformed

Friends of Lafitte Greenway's team has been working closely with City officials and health experts to monitor the spread of Coronavirus in Louisiana. Today, we have the opportunity to curb the spread of the virus, support public health, and relieve pressure on our healthcare system by postponing and transforming Greenway Fest, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 21st.

Spread the Fest - Not the virus

This year only, Greenway Fest will be transformed into Greenway Festivities this summer/fall: a series of music, arts, and cultural celebrations. Greenway Festivities will take the best of the Fest and spread it out throughout the season and along the trail.

Stay with us, and stay tuned as Festivities ideas take shape. Here are some early teaser ideas:

  • The Greenway’s 5th Birthday Party
  • Gospel & Glory Kite Day
  • A bigger and better Halloween Spooktacular 
  • Latin Dance Night
  • Roller Disco

 

The Old Brake Tag Station to the New Greenway Pavilion

On Tuesday, we joined Mayor Cantrell, NORD, and City officials in celebrating the ribbon cutting of the Lafitte Greenway Pavilion: the City’s redevelopment of the dilapidated Brake Tag Station building on the Greenway at N. Lopez into a community space. When the Festivities take shape this summer and fall, the Pavilion joins the Great Lawn as a perfect spot to spread the Fest.

 

Stay Safe & Stay Informed

Learn more about safe practices to prevent the spread of disease on NOLA Ready’s website. <https://ready.nola.gov/home/>

Questions & More Information?

Contact Camly Tram at camly@lafittegreenway.org. We will be in touch with partners, vendors, sponsors, musicians, and volunteers about plans moving forward. 

 

Thank you

Thank you to the incredible community that has come together to support Greenway Fest--our sponsors, volunteers, committee members, vendors, musicians, Board, staff and partners at NORD. 


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