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EVENING CONCERTS

GENERAL ADMISSION
SUPERDOME GENERAL ADMISSION
From $186 + Fees
Superdome Weekend Package

  • 3 nights of Evening Concerts with reserved seat

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EVENING CONCERTS

VIP SUPERDOME PASSES
VIP SUPERDOME GOLD
$2,750 + Fees
Our Customary Superdome VIP Experience

• 3 nights of Evening Concerts with reserved seat in the BB section on the main floor

• 3 nights of Superdome Red Carpet Entry (Gate A)

• 3 nights of VIP GOLD Lounge access with hors d'oeuvres and bar (limited hours nightly)

• ESSENCE VIP Welcome to NOLA Day Party at Windsor Court Hotel on Friday, July 3rd

• To purchase VIP Gold tickets, select tickets in the BB section when visiting the Ticketmaster site.

*Weekend tickets available only. Stay tuned for updates on single-night tickets.
VIP SUPERDOME PLATINUM LOUNGE
$3,000 + Fees
Reserved Seating in the NEW ELEVATED DECK Just Steps from the Mainstage!

• 3 nights of Evening Concerts with reserved seat in the elevated deck

• Full-service catering spread with bar & wait staff service

• 3 nights of Superdome Red Carpet entry (Gate A)

• ESSENCE VIP Welcome to NOLA Day Party at Windsor Court Hotel on Friday, July 3rd

• ESSENCE Magazine 50th Anniversary Commemorative Gift Bag

*Weekend tickets available only. Stay tuned for updates on single-night tickets.

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EVENING CONCERTS

VIP FESTIVAL POWER PASSES
VIP ENTERTAINMENT POWER PASS
$3,900 + Fees
Be a VIP all weekend long across your favorite Festival experiences!

SUPERDOME

• 3 nights of Evening Concerts with reserved floor seat

• 3 nights of VIP GOLD Lounge access with hors d'oeuvres and bar (limited hours nightly)


ENTERTAINMENT

• VIP access to ESSENCE Beauty Carnival™, Fashion House, and ESSENCE After Dark

• ESSENCE Eats™ Passport for deals and discounts at NOLA’s finest Black-owned restaurants

• ESSENCE VIP Welcome to NOLA Day Party at Windsor Court Hotel on Friday, July 3rd

• Sundress & Seersucker Brunch in the VIP Hospitality Lounge on Saturday, July 4th

• All White Affair in the VIP Hospitality Lounge on Sunday, July 5th

• ESSENCE Magazine 50th Anniversary Commemorative Gift Bag

*Early Bird tickets are subject to availability. This is a limited time offer. Act now and save.
VIP ALL-EVENT POWER PASS
$4,400 + Fees
Upgrade your VIP weekend to first class!

SUPERDOME

• 3 nights of Evening Concerts with reserved floor seat

• 3 nights of VIP GOLD Lounge access with hors d'oeuvres and bar (limited hours nightly)


ENTERTAINMENT & CONFERENCES

• VIP access to ALL Festival paid experiences which include: ESSENCE Beauty Carnival™, Fashion House, ESSENCE After Dark, Global Black Economic Forum, and E Suite

• ESSENCE Eats™ Passport for deals and discounts at NOLA’s finest Black-owned restaurants

• ESSENCE VIP Welcome to NOLA Day Party at Windsor Court Hotel on Friday, July 3rd

• Sundress & Seersucker Brunch in the VIP Hospitality Lounge on Saturday, July 4th

• All White Affair in the VIP Hospitality Lounge on Sunday, July 5th

• ESSENCE Magazine 50th Anniversary Commemorative Gift Bag

*Early Bird tickets are subject to availability. This is a limited time offer. Act now and save.
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EVENING CONCERTS

TRAVEL
2020 TRAVEL PACKAGES
From $239 + Fees

Explore available hotel blocks with our 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture featured property partners.

Have a question about the VIP Experience? Email guestrelations@essence.com

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2020 ESSENCE Festival VIP Experiences

2020 ESSENCE Festival VIP Experiences VIP ALL-EVENT POWER PASS VIP ENTERTAINMENT POWER PASS(Excludes Conferences) VIP SUPERDOME PLATINUM LOUNGE VIP SUPERDOME GOLD
VIP Hospitality Lounge & Concierge checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Enjoy (3) nights of Evening Concert Series Superdome: Seated Sec. BB with VIP Lounge & Red Carpet Entry checkmark checkmark checkmark
Enjoy (3) nights of Evening Concert Series: Superdome Elevated viewing deck with sightlines of the main stage, Access to front-of-stage viewing areas & Red Carpet Entry. checkmark
ESSENCE Eats Passport: Discounts with NOLA’s best Black-owned restaurants checkmark checkmark checkmark
Daily Happy Hour in VIP Hotel Suite checkmark checkmark
7/3: VIP Day Experience checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
7/4: VIP Brunch checkmark checkmark checkmark
7/5 All White Affair checkmark checkmark checkmark
VIP Entrance into Convention Center checkmark checkmark
VIP Access to Global Black Economic Forum, E-Suite, Beauty Carnival™, Fashion House , After Dark Series checkmark
VIP Access to Beauty Carnival™, Fashion House, After Dark (Excludes Conferences) checkmark
ENMCC Preferred seating at The Power Stage and Gospel Sunday Tribute checkmark checkmark
Gift Bag with Commemorative Gift checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
“Select appearances from Festival performers and speakers.” checkmark checkmark
TOTAL FEE
*EARLY BIRD PRICING
*$4,400 *$3,900 *$3,000 *$2,750

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EVENING CONCERTS
Fashion House
Access runway shows, pop-up shops & intimate conversations.
EVENING CONCERTS
Beauty Carnival
Essence Beauty Carnival™ is a one-of-a-kind event for makeup super fans, hair chameleons and every woman in-between. Access VIP & GA Plus benefits with a paid ticket to Beauty Carnival. Perks include a fast pass to skip the lines and a tote with goodies. Learn more about the options to upgrade your experience.
EVENING CONCERTS
Wellness House
Get your ticket to join healthy living conversations, healing practices, group workouts and more.
EVENING CONCERTS
ESSENCE After Dark
Because after the show it’s the after party… Check back for details on this year’s offerings of comedy, music and parties available as part of ESSENCE After Dark.
EVENING CONCERTS
Global Black Economic Forum
Today’s most seasoned business moguls, inspiring entrepreneurs and global leaders will illuminate the road ahead towards building economic empowerment across continents and industries. Join us in a power circle where you can establish partnerships that will provide long term impact for global communities.
EVENING CONCERTS
E-SUITE
Experience unparalleled access to CEOs, entrepreneurial change-makers and key political power players at the premier destination for professional advancement. From empowering panel conversations to exclusive recruitment opportunities with our partners, build and engage with other women bosses in an intimate setting. Grab your pass and come level up!

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