Hear from your fav beauty influencers and wellness experts live on stage, indulge in curated shopping experiences and more! This ultimate celebration of black beauty will get you ready to step into the world with an inner calm and an outer glow!
Essence Festival | 900 Convention Ctr. Blvd. | New Orleans, LA 70130
July 5-7 | 10AM - 5PM
Registration Required For Entry
Beauty Carnival experience is open to all Festival attendees but you must be registered to enter. Pre-register now so you can be the first to sign up for the Beauty Carnival experience. Registration does not include access to GA PLUS or VIP Benefits.
Beauty Stage Live
Grab a front-row seat to real-time wellness demos, beauty chats and more with your fav gurus and experts!
The Color Files Podcast
Hosted by ESSENCE Beauty Director Julee Wilson, discussing and highlighting all things Black beauty.
Shop products catered to your unique beauty and self-care needs.
General Admission Plus
Access the Beauty Carnival through a dedicated entrance and get access to the GA PLUS Zone, an exclusive area, which includes:
Crowned Glory Exhibit
Take an interactive journey through influential and iconic Black hairstyles and hair trends.
Exclusive Photo Activations
Access our exclusive Beauty Carnival-themed photo activations in the GA PLUS Zone.
Complimentary Tote Bag
Get a complimentary exclusive ESSENCE Beauty Carnival™ tote bag!
Be A VIP
Get the perks of GA Plus tickets and more! Step into our VIP SUITE, an exclusive destination at the Essence Beauty Carnival™ complete with:
Relax, unwind and reward yourself with exclusive stations to restore your inner calm and outer glow.
Meet & Greets
Connect with your favorite wellness and beauty influencers.
Take home a limited-edition tote filled with must-have products!