Exhibitions

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!

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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.

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

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

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FREE & REQUIRED REGISTRATION for guests 18+ for entry into the 2019 ESSENCE FestivalĀ® festivals, conferences, and exhibitions.

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