9 Reasons ESSENCE Festival Durban Is The Fall 2017 Getaway You Didn't Know You Needed

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Join us as we take ESSENCE Fest abroad to South Africa for the second year in a row!

Rachaell Davis Jul, 27, 2017

ESSENCE Festival Durban is back and ready to help you kickoff of the fall season with a bang!

Scroll through to get a look at a few reasons why this is one trip abroad you won’t want to miss and then head over to the official ESSENCE Fest Durban website HERE for all the info you’ll need to start planning.

See you in Durban!

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From gorgeous braid styles to uniquely beautiful hair accessories, visiting Durban for the 2017 ESSENCE Festival will inspire your personal style like no other.

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Get ready to treat your taste buds all weekend in Durban!

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Jaw-dropping statement pieces are an everyday sight in Durban.

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Hear from influential voices in leadership positions from across multiple industries at ESSENCE Fest Durban.

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The beaches of Durban are among the most beautiful in the world and the perfect backdrop for you to enjoy your ESSENCE Fest Durban getaway.

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The singer celebrates his birthday Oct. 18.

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The rich history of Durban will be thriving throughout the city and throughout the ESSENCE Festival events.

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The people of Durban are ready to welcome you with open arms and a genuine spirit of love that will make you feel right at home.

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From the ESSENCE Fest street style to the daily looks from the local fashionistas, prepare to see Black Girl Magic in fab motion.