<p>VIDEO: These Inspiring #BlackLove Stories From ESSENCE Festival Couples Will Make Your Heart Smile</p>


While ESSENCE Fest is most certainly a place to have a great time with your crew, there’s also plenty of couples who come to the Festival and make lifelong memories with their better half. We caught up with a few of these dynamic duos at last year’s Festival and they didn’t hesitate to open up about their hilarious and inspiring love stories.

ESSENCE Festival 2018 ticket packages are on sale now! For more info and the latest news, visit our Festival page HERE.

Check out the video above to hear a few of our favorite ESSENCE Fest couples share their journies and advice for young couples and then head over to our official website HERE for more information on how to start planning your trip.