Essence @ the Center
Daytime festivities at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center include 3-days of dynamic conversations, keynotes and interactive entertainment led by today’s most influential and celebrated voices. Vendors and exhibitors will showcase and sell their unique products and services to thousands of daily attendees.
Essence @ the Superdome
The Superdome is the Festival’s music epicenter, welcoming today’s hottest stars. From Mainstage acts to intimate performances in our Superlounges, over 50,000 daily music enthusiasts attend this can’t miss 3-night concert series.
New for 2020
Stay tuned for additional vending and exhibitor opportunities at the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™. Sign up now to receive the latest information on NEW 2020 Marketplace opportunities, including:
∙ Big Easy Street Fairs
∙ International Flare Fairs
∙ Spirit, Bourbon & Wine Experience
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New 2020 Marketplace Opportunities
Sign-up to receive the latest information on our new Big Easy Street Fairs, International Flare Fairs, or the Spirit, Bourbon & Wine Experience at the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™.
PDFs for pertinent info:
Festival Vendor/ Exhibitor Guide »
Read this detailed overview of Festival opportunities for Community Corner, ESSENCE Marketplace and ESSENCE Eats participants.
Rules and Procedures »
Click here for a detailed list of expectations and policies to ensure a quality experience for all Festival vendors and exhibitors.