Over the years, ESSENCE Festival has become known for its electrifying performances each 4th of July weekend but there's so much more to the festival than the performances. Singles, especially will find a ton of great activities to participate in and may even run into some potential boos along the way. Here's our top five for singles (in no particular order):
#5: EF 2015 Kick-Off Event: Make sure you're in attendance for #EssenceFest's kick-off event on Thursday, July 2nd to join our community service project. In an effort to tribute the city of New Orleans and it's people on the 10th anniversary of Hurrican Katrina, you will have a chance to give back and meet amazing people from all over the country!
#4: Be Your Own Boss panel: Are you ready to boss up? If so, this Essence Empowerment Experience panel will show you make the power move from employee to employer!
#3: Healthy Living workshop: If you're looking to get into the best shape of your life, you don't want to miss this #EmpowerU workshop! Shaun T [creator of Insanity], will give you invaluable tips on starting and sticking with a fitness routine.
#2: Day Party Series: If you've ever been to New Orleans for #EssenceFest then you know the city will be on ten the entire weekend! But the Day Party Series are the parties you do NOT want to miss! Celebrity DJs DJ Drama, Biz Markie and Spinderella will be live on the 1s and 2s to get the party going. So, don't miss the turn up!
#1: Love & Relationships workshop: This workshop promises to be one perfect for those looking for love. With matchmaking experts, Paul Carrick Brunson and The Matchmaking Duo [Kelli Fisher & Tana Gilmore], singles are bound to get some great tips on how to meet Mr. or Mrs. Right!