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  • Mercedes Benz Superdome 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive New Orleans, LA, 70112 United States (map)

Deets: The Essence Festival, known as "the party with a purpose", is an annual music festival which started in 1995 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed primarily towards African-American women. This year we're celebrating our 25th Anniversary Essence Festival with 25 special experiences across four days of entertainment, empowerment and community!

Don’t miss your chance to witness legendary performances. Plus, get in on never before seen musical collaborations in celebration of 25 years of #ESSENCEFEST!

Who You May Spot: Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige & more! Check out the full lineup!

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets are available now!

What’s Trending: #ESSENCEFEST @Essence