In addition to the fact that it’s a place where you can literally get your ENTIRE life in one weekend, there are an endless number of reasons why ESSENCE Festival is the self-care trip you’ve been waiting to take.
While the Festival is always an unforgettable experience, this year is sure to be extra special, as we’ll be celebrating 25 years of moving the culture forward. Scroll through for a list of things that make ESSENCE Fest the perfect getaway for all your self-care needs and then be sure to grab your tickets to join us in New Orleans this July.
See you in NOLA!
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For all those times you wished your occasional girls night out would never end, ESSENCE Fest is an opportunity to spend more than just one day of that much-needed quality time with your squad.
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In between immersing yourself in affirmations and empowerment during the day and getting your entire life at the concerts at night, there will be plenty of time for that much-needed R&R you've been craving.
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Letting loose with your girls to the tune of your favorite songs performed live might just be exactly what you need realign your energy.
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Whether traveling to ESSENCE Fest with your closest girlfriend, your mom, or someone else you hold dear, sharing new experiences with loved ones can definitely work wonders for your spirit.
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Sometimes the best way to feel better about the present is to create amazing new memories you can look back on in the future—and this year's ESSENCE Festival will leave you with plenty!
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After you work hard to get your summer body on point, indulging in all the mouth-watering cuisine New Orleans has to offer while you're in town for ESSENCE Fest will be the ultimate reward.
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A little retail therapy always does the job and our Shop ESSENCE Marketplace filled with over 100 Black-owned vendors will have just what you need.
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Because nothing says "self-care" like a little sunshine.
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Looking for the perfect girls trip? ESSENCE Festival will bring you closer to your circle of sisters in ways you never imagined and allow for opportunities to meet more inspiring women who share similar stories and interests.
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Road-tripping or or flying the friendly skies with your favorite family members or friends is always the adventure you never knew you needed.
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Partying with your crew has never failed to revitalize anyone and ESSENCE Fest will have plenty of opportunities to let your hair down and dance like no one is watching.
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From the authentic southern cuisine, to the rich history of the city, to the live music, to the welcoming spirit of the people, being in New Orleans for ESSENCE Fest will leave you refreshed and smiling for the rest of the year.
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In case you haven't heard, ESSENCE Festival is a non-stop celebration of all things beautiful about Black culture, with a specific spotlight shined on Black women. So basically, you'll be traveling to a celebration of YOU from every angle!
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