Gentilly Fest inaugural 5k postponed due to Tropical Storm Nate
Concern for Tropical Storm Nate becoming a hurricane has postponed the 10th annual Gentilly Fest celebration’s first weekend race.
Adam Migliore, race coordinator for Gentilly Fest, announced on Friday morning (Oct. 6) that the race scheduled for Saturday would be postponed to an unknown later date. The race was organized to begin at 6500 Press Drive, and tickets begin at $10. Registration can be completed here.
Gentilly Fest chairwoman Gretchen Bradford said that the festival will still take place tonight. Admission to the festival on 5701 Press Drive is free and the music lineup can be found here.
“We are still contemplating Sunday and are not sure about Saturday,” Bradford said.
The Gentilly 10th annual Gentilly Fest celebration schedule is as follows:
Friday, October 6: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.