#Top5 Things for You & Your Girlfriends to do at #EssenceFest 2015
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#EssenceFest is the perfect event to coordinate a girls trip around! If you’ve ever been to ESSENCE Festival then you know that there are so many things to do that planning an itinerary can seem a bit overwhelming. This #top5 should be the head start you need to set your planning in motion, so you can grab your girlfriends and go!

#5: The #EmpowerU panels on love & relationships, money & power, and healthy living are a great way for you and your pretty girl gang to get useful tips on improving and enriching your lives.

#4: The #EmpowermentExperience is going to be awesome this year! With an all-star gospel tribute to Kim Burrell as well as health & fitness tips from Insanity creator Shaun T and an appearance from Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Claudia Jordan, this is a definite must for the ladies!

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#3: The ESSENCE Day Party Series is the best way to get the girls in turn-up mode before heading to the Superdome! With celebrity DJs like DJ Drama, Spinderella, and Biz Markie on the 1’s and 2’s        


#2: #EssenceEats in The Shops at ESSENCE is the perfect way to get a taste of N’awlins while at the Festival. Vendors from all over the city will have the best cajun and soulfood dishes you and your besties can refuel as needed.


#1: The Art & Culture Marketplace in The Shops at ESSENCE is a great place to get souvenirs to bring back for the men and the kiddos you may have left at home. Find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted pieces here that your loved ones will cherish.

Stay tuned to EssenceFestival.com for all things #EssenceFest! Talent announcement coming soon.