ESSENCE Day is a new addition to our annual weekend celebration. Listen to live music, indulge in beloved New Orleans culinary creations and feast your eyes on awe-inspiring hometown art at this bustling community day. As a local vendor, set up side-by-side with the second-line and watch fireworks while pushing your brand!
Essence @ the Center
Daytime festivities at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center are a 3-day whirlwind of dynamic conference conversations, can't-miss keynote addresses and exciting interactive exchanges led by today's most influential and celebrated voices. Vendors and exhibitors will have unparalleled access to showcase their unique creations.
Essence @ the Superdome
The Superdome is the ESSENCE Festival music epicenter, welcoming today's hottest stars. From main stage acts to intimate performances in out Superlounges, over 50,000 daily music enthusiasts attend this can't miss 3-day concert series.
If you’re an author interested in having your book sold at the Festival or engaging with fans through an onsite book signing, here’s your chance!
Serve up your mouth-watering signature dishes and delectable eats while pushing your brand to Festival attendees throughout New Orleans.
Essence at the Center:Eats Food Booth
- Single (10x15): $4,000
- Double (10x20): $6,000
- Single (10x15): $3,375
Essence at the Superdome:Eats Superlounge Food Booth
- Shared Superlounge: $4,000
- Full Superlounge: $6,000
Essence Day:Eats Food Truck
- Single Footprint: $300
- Single Footprint: $200
One-of-a-kind cultural connection to showcase your unique creations and merchandise. With unparalleled brand visibility and a partnership designed to drive product sales.
Essence at the Center:Artisan/ Crafter Booth
- Single (10x10): $2,250
- Double (10x20): $3,650
- Single (10x20): $1,500
- Single (10x10): $2,375
- Double (10x20): $3,870
Essence Day: Local Louisiana Exhibitors, OnlyArtisan/ Crafter Booth
- Single (10x10): $200
- Single (10x10): $300
PDFs for all pertinent vendor info.