Essence Festival Hotels & Vacation Rentals

New Orleans

Party with R&B’s Biggest Stars at ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans

Spend a sultry summer evening dancing to a live soundtrack courtesy of R&B’s biggest names. New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, will host ESSENCE for three nights. Find out how to prepare, so all you need to do is ‘let the good times roll’ and experience this remarkable city.

Getting to the ESSENCE Festival (Best Ways to Arrive)

ESSENCE Festival, ‘the party with a purpose’, is set across two main locations, the Ernest N. Moral Convention Center and the Mercedes Benz Superdome. These are both situated on the edge of the French Quarter, meaning you can enjoy the Big Easy (New Orleans' nickname) during the day without straying too far from where the party will kick off later on.

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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Seventh Ward, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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4.7
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Marigny, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $196
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4.6
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
St. Anthony, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Top ESSENCE Festival Daytime Activities

Make sure you don’t overdo it during the evening, because New Orleans is a city unlike any other in the States. The Cajun French, Spanish, and African-American cultures have left more than an indelible mark on the Crescent City – they course through its veins and have melded together to create its unmistakable identity. The city’s curiosities and cultural history are a testament to this, so make sure you leave plenty of time to experience them.

Great Places to Stay Near Essence Festival

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Warehouse District, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $465
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4.7
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Uptown/Carrollton, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $123
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4.7
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $60
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Top Tips to Know Before You Go to ESSENCE Festival

In a city as energetic as New Orleans, you don’t want to waste time sorting the particulars when you could be nodding along to jazz on Frenchmen Street or enjoying a bowl of hearty jambalaya. Make sure you tick the essentials off before touching down for ESSENCE Festival. Hotels are plentiful, but make sure you don’t get caught out by booking too late.

Recommended Accommodations Near Essence Festival

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
St. Claude, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bywater, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $75
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Uptown/Carrollton, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
from $123
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4.7
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