2018 Essence Hotel Festival Package


2018 Essence Festival Package

The 2018 ESSENCE Festival is bringing you the ultimate line up of performances to make your unique summer excursion with your squad one to remember!

Entertainment icons Janet Jackson and Mary J. Blige will headline the weekend, in addition to Erykah Badu and Jill Scott along with Snoop Doggand more in a special curation by Grammy-Award winning Hop Hop band The Roots. Ticketholders can also look forward to performances from an array of R&B’s finest including FantasiaMiguel, Kelly Price, Marsha Ambrosius and Dave Hollister, as well as a host of today’s most innovative new voices including H.E.R., Daniel CeasarKelelaDVSN, and many more.

The Festival starts July 5th with Vendors selling various items. Concerts and Festivities start Friday, July 6th through the Weekend. You may add an additional Day with this package based on availability. This package do not include the concerts at the SuperDome. Choose between (2) Hotels based on availability in the Festival area.

There is a $100 deposit per person to register and secure package. The balance is due April 15, 2018 for all packages and names are changeable up to April 15,2018. Any names changed After that date will require a $100.00 administrative fee to change.

Holiday Inn Super Dome (SOLD OUT)

indulge in our beautifully renovated restaurant and lounge featuring new menus, modern comforts, and the convenience of room service, and let the view from your contemporary room with private balcony take your breath away. You can enjoy all the spectacular sights, from the Mercedes Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Arena, to the Mississippi River and Crescent City Connection, in true Big Easy fashion; relaxed. Just steps from our front door you’ll find access to the new Loyola Ave streetcar. Enjoy a historic ride down Canal St., hop off in the French Quarter, or catch the St. Charles line for an outing through the stunning Garden District.


StayBridge Suites-French Quarter(SOLD OUT)

Located in the central business district of downtown, the newly renovated Staybridge Suites®New Orleans French Quarter / Downtown hotel is six blocks from the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, only one block from Harrah’s Casino.Staybridge New Orleans is walking distance to the Mercedes Benz Superdome and New Orleans Arena.The hotel borders the French Quarter, is in the heart of New Orlean’s entertainment district and is an ideal setting for business travelers.

JULY 6-9 2018

Included Event

All-White Cruise Boat Party

Boat dock at River Walk

 $50 PER PERSON DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION(Only during the Early Bird Special) After the special the deposit is $100 per person. Passes will be reserved in your name at the Hilton River walk Entertainment Booth. You are responsible for picking up your tickets prior to the events. Flexible payment plan after required deposit per person. 3 Night Hotel stay , All White Boat Party and all the Entertainment festivities such as Comedy, Fashion show, Black film review, and more during the Essence Weekend.   

2018 Essence Festival Lineup