Food & Wine Festival

More Eats for Less
Unlock up to 25% off, discount combos, free cocktails and more at participating restaurants when you purchase Passport25. You don’t even have to wait until ESSENCE Fest! Load up on tasty treats and savory selections for less starting Monday, July 1st!
Monday, July 1 – Monday, July 8
Ernest N Morial Convention Center & multiple locations
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Eats Experience
Indulge in New Orleans classics plus a wide range of world cuisine, vegan/vegetarian fare, desserts and beyond. ESSENCE Eats™ is the ultimate destination for flavorsome selections at the 2019 ESSENCE Festival®!

Passport 25
For just $10, you can get delicious deals and discounts at more than 15 of NOLA’s finest Black-owned restaurants when you purchase Passport25.

Eats Vendors
See the full range of available eats at the 2019 ESSENCE Festival®. Stick to your favorite staples or discover new tastes to try!

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

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