There's a reason why the ESSENCE Festival chose New Orleans as its official city: it's one of country’s premiere tourist destinations for all things culture. Here are a few of our tips, with help from the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, on how to enjoy your visit to the Big Easy!
Dress Code 101
The ESSENCE Festival is the place to dress to impress. Ladies, if you wear high heels, just make sure you can dance in them. And don’t forget that on the last night of the concerts (Sunday), attendees wear all white. It's an ESSENCE tradition.