Jul 1 - 3, 2022

Essence Festival

  • July 1, 2022 TBA
  • July 2, 2022 TBA
  • July 3, 2022 TBA

Single-Day Tickets are now available HERE
3 Day Package Tickets are available HERE

After two years of taking the Festival fully virtual, we’re returning to New Orleans in person to bring you our best one yet! Going down Thursday, June 30 – Sunday, July 3, the 27th ESSENCE Festival of Culture will be a multi-generational experience entrenched in culture, equity, and celebration, while continuing to focus on the positive economic impact to the City and Black-owned businesses.

This year’s performance lineup is truly second to none, featuring some of today’s biggest names in music including Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart, New Edition, The Isley Brothers, The Roots & Friends, Jazmine Sullivan, Summer Walker, D-Nice & Friends, Chloe x Halle and many more. Additional names and experiences to be announced soon.

 

Additional Ticket Info

Single-Day Tickets are now available HERE
3 Day Package Tickets are available HERE

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

In accordance with the ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ entry policy, everyone is required to show a valid ID with their proof of full vaccination for entry into the Superdome.

  • This event shall be presented in accordance with applicable public health conditions as of the date of the event and which may change at any time as determined by federal, state or local government agencies or instrumentalities, artists or the promoter; such requirements may include, without limitation, changes to capacity, attendance procedures and entry requirements, such as proof of vaccination, and other protective measures such as requiring attendees to wear face coverings when inside venues.
  • All attendees agree to follow festival policies (including health and safety policies) and posted instructions while at the festival. According to the CDC, older adults and people of all ages with serious underlying medical conditions may be at higher risk of death or severe illness from COVID-19. All attendees should evaluate their risk in determining whether to attend the festival. By entering the festival, attendees voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and confirm that they will adhere to local quarantine mandates and the CDC quarantine requirements, available at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html.

cashless operations

The Caesars Superdome is a cashless operation including all concessions, merchandise, and parking. Cash will not be accepted as a form of payment at any parking, retail, or concession locations within Caesars Superdome.

Guests may convert their cash to a Visa Card by at the following Guest Service locations throughout the Stadium. 

100 Plaza Level
- Gates A, C & G

200 Loge Level
- Gates A, C & G

500 Terrace Level
- Gates A, C & G

Visa Cards are sold in $25 and $50 denominations and can be used at ANY POS location in the building including merchandise. Any remaining balance on the debit card can be used at locations where debit payments are accepted.

prohibited items

All bags are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12" wide x 12" height x 6" deep, Gallon Size Ziploc Bags and Small Clutch Purses no larger than 4.5" x 6.5" with or without a handle or strap. Non-clear Diaper bags are prohibited. A clear diaper bag (no larger than 12" wide x 12" height x 6" deep) is permitted. Each member of a family, including children, would be allowed to carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse into the stadium. 

Outside Food & Drink, Cans, Bottles, Weapons, Fireworks, Contraband, Fanny Packs, Back Packs, Video Cameras, Cameras with lens exceeding 6”, Recording Devices, Sticks/poles/Selfie Sticks, GoPros, Beach balls, Laser Pointers, Mace, Artificial Noisemakers, Drones, Whistles and Containers of any kind are prohibited on the Caesars Superdome property. Any other items determined unacceptable by management will also be prohibited.

clear bag policy

All bags are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12" wide x 12" height x 6" deep, Gallon Size Ziploc Bags (Limit 1 of either) and Small Clutch Purses no larger than 4.5" x 6.5". Non-clear Diaper bags are prohibited.

Pre-purchase event parking

Advance parking is available for purchase. We encourage all guests driving to the show to secure pre-paid parking ahead of the event. 

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Essence Festival

Dates

July 1 - 3, 2022

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