Choose from 10 tracks to personalize your Festival experience. Go beyond the evening concerts to engage in Festival experiences all over the city of New Orleans.
Get glam with top beauty brands, influencers, products, experiences and more!
Kick off the Festival weekend with local volunteer efforts, heritage art exhibits, music, eats and family-friendly activities.
Get inspired in powerful keynotes brought you live by phenomenal leaders we love.
Hit the ultimate foodie destination with cuisines ranging from Louisiana Comfort Food to World Cuisine to Vegan/Vegetarian options and beyond.
Be the first to see sneak peeks and previews for upcoming releases. Hear live interviews and performances from your favorite stars with opportunities to win a meet & greet.
Hit the refresh div on your wardrobe with style tips brought to you by today’s most sought-after fashion gurus and celebrity stylists.
Get Silicon Valley ready in informative chats for those ready to explore the world of tech and innovation.
Get ready to max out your passport thanks to travel experts and bloggers who can’t wait to spill all the international tea.
Hit the fast track to financial wellness with career & wealth-building advice from ESSENCE’s favorite financial advisors and top professionals.
Feed your mind, body and soul with healing activities brought to you in real time by top lifestyle experts and fitness gurus.
Grab tickets now for 3 unforgettable nights at the Superdome — from the biggest names on the mainstage to intimate performances by today's hottest stars in our Superlounges.
FREE & REQUIRED REGISTRATION for entry into ESSENCE Festival Conference & Expos. Gain access to additional FREE events open to the general public.
Vendors & Exhibitors
MAKE CONNECTIONS, BUILD YOUR BRAND
Sell your products and connect with thousands of attendees. The 2018 Festival was a success for our vendors, many of whom saw record sales—and 2019 Festival will be the largest to date!