Road To ESSENCE Festival: Atlanta

In preperation for the 20th Anniversary of the ESSENCE Festival, ESSENCE will make stops in four major cities. We're giving attendes a FREE fun day filled with live performances, cool giveaways and much more. Take a look at the fun festivities during our first stop in ATL.

Shenequa A. Golding May, 05, 2014

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These lovely ladies of Atlanta showed off their beautiful smiles as they took part in the first Road To ESSENCE Festival presented by Walmart.

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ESSENCE Magazine Relationship Editor Charreah Jackson panels a discussion during the Atlanta Road To ESSENCE Fest.

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ESSENCE Magazine Relationship Editor, Charreah Jackson poses with Shanti Das author of "The Hip Hop Profesional 2.0".

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Attendees also enjoyed a free makeover presented by My Black Is Beautiful.

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Avery*Sunshine poses with fans and attendees at the Atlanta Road To ESSENCE Fest.

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Attendees learned a few tips and secrets on how to stay healthy and fit.

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Ebony Steele, co-host of the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, was also on hand to host the fitness fashion show.

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Avery*Sunshine serendes the crowd.

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The ladies from My Black Is Beautiful pose as they prepare to hand out giveaways to all the attendees.

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What's ESSENCE without great music? The D.J. on hand gets everyone ready for a great time with some great music.