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As we prepare to celebrate 25 years of moving the culture forward this July, we’re excited to also bring you 25 new experiences that will make your ESSENCE Fest weekend unforgettable. From the Convention Center to the Superdome and everywhere in between, ESSENCE will be taking over the city of New Orleans like never before.
Scroll through for a look at 10 of our 25 new experiences and be sure to keep your eye on ESSENCE.com for more updates. See you in NOLA!
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Join us to celebrate the holiday with local art exhibits, a live DJ and delicious fare brought to you by ESSENCE EATS food trucks.
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Dig into the tech space with interactive demos and advice from leading industry experts and thought leaders.
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Leave your diet at home and indulge in unique culinary experiences from restaurants and food experiences across the city.
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This year's ticketed beauty experience will take our celebration of all things Black beauty to the next level. Be the first to get your tickets HERE.
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See what’s next for your career with a wide range of exciting new prospects to explore.
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Formerly our ESSENCE Empowerment Experience, hear from some of our most influential voices across politics, entertainment, fashion, business, and more on issues that matter most.
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Through our new Girls United initiative, we'll be kicking off the 4th of July with acts of service as we come together to empower young girls and women.
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In year two of our ESSENCE E-Suite At ESSENCE Festival, take your career to new heights with the help of CEOs, small business owners, top executives and more at the networking event of the year.
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Get ready for 3 nights of performances from over 50 of the biggest names in music on 1 mainstage and 4 superlounges. This year's lineup includes more than a few new faces who have never played at ESSENCE Fest.
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Take your workout on the road with you in a series of upbeat classes hosted by ESSENCE’s favorite fitness gurus.
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See your favorite celebrities in live interviews and performances on the ESSENCE Center Stage, plus check out early screenings of some of the year's most anticipated movies, TV shows, documentaries and more in the ESSENCE Screening Room. Then, stick around to meet your faves up close and personal in the Fan Zone.
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