Discover new brands and shop must-have apparel, accessories, beauty and more!

Beauty Carnival
Get the lowdown on all things makeup, hair, skincare, and style at our larger-than-life celebration of all things Black beauty! Meet your fave gurus and get exclusive access to our VIP lounge complete with bites & sips, massage, hair, and makeup stations, plus FREE beauty essentials!

Fashion House
Load up on fashion inspo with runway shows featuring exquisite pieces by Black designers plus curated trunks shows laden with fashionable finds for all shapes and sizes.

Wellness House
Hit the refresh button on your life with invigorating activities and forums on all things fitness, fun, and feeling good in 2019!

Shop apparel, accessories, books, merch and more at the ultimate shopping destination for Black-owned brands.

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All guests 18 & over must register for entry into Essence Festival’s Conferences & Expos

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