SPONSORS & PARTNERS
Experience it All in New Orleans 4th of July Weekend! There is something for everyone as our Festival partners bring the ultimate ESSENCE® experience to festival-goers at the convention center. From an opportunity to register for a chance to win prizes, like a brand new car to karaoke contests, live performances,celebrity meet & greets, advance film screenings and intimate chats with the cast and more!! Stay connected and plan your Festival weekend with our ESSENCE Festival® App and get updates on what’s happening with the latest artist lineup, speaker panels and connect with other Festival-goers and share your experience on social media. Check out all the buzz from our sponsors from last year!
PRESENTING SPONSOR
SHARE AN ICE COLD COKE

Share an Ice Cold Coca-Cola® with your girlfriends at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival®! Join Coca-Cola® at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and experience a world of endless refreshment, uplifting music, dancing, singing and much more!
MAJOR SPONSORS


LIVE IT UP AT THE FORD BLOCK PARTY

Hey Summer Friends! Come and relive a true block party at the Ford booth. Enjoy live celebrity appearances, street performers, fun-filled activities and test drive the Ford Family of vehicles. Stop by to register for a chance to win the 2018 Ford Mustang*.

*No purchase necessary. Must be 21 years of age or older. Sweepstakes ends 7/2/17.


McDonald's® is proud to be an exclusive sponsor of the 2017 ESSENCE Festival®, presented by Coca-Cola. Ignite your inner goddess at our Temple of Flavor booth through incredible giveaways, activities, star-studded performances and more! Check out 365Black.com for full details. Download the McDonald’s® App today for exclusive offers and coupons.
 


State Farm® is back with everything you need to live a Color Full Life! Discover your true hue and financial strengths in the Color Full Personality experience so that you can start living the life of your dreams. Stop by and learn how State Farm can help you #LiveColorFull.


MORE POWER TO YOU

Walmart makes getting it all done easier by bringing more power to you. Visit the Walmart Convention Center booth and Walmart Pop-Up Shop to get a glimpse at tech services such as Free 2-Day Shipping, Pickup Discount, and Walmart Pay. Put the power in your hands.


BLACK WOMEN ARE THE TRUTH

And we want to celebrate you! We're at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival® all weekend long. Grab a friend and join P&G's My Black Is Beautiful as we treat you to hair styling, skin consultations, photo opps, MBIB swag and more. See you there!