2018 Essence Festival

2018 Essence Festival

$617 per person

Girls Trip Mania is in full swing and Black Girl Travel Movement is leading the charge and invite you to a unique New Orleans Travel Experience.

Join us at the largest and only Festival in the country that exclusively celebrates excellence in Black culture across multiple platforms, with a specific focus on highlighting every amazing facet of Black women.

Essence Music Festival, also called “The Party With A Purpose”, is an annual music festival held in New Orleans that features artists performing simultaneously on a main stage, as well as, four standing room-only super lounge stages. This multi-generational festival offers concerts by night and free empowerment seminars during the day. We’re heading to New Orleans to sample the best the city has to offer, face-to-face celebrity encounters, great concerts, delicious food, exploring the city, and much, much more…………

We’ve made the travel arrangements, as well as, created convenient, low monthly payments especially for you. Reserve your space today.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018 – Sunday, July 8, 2018

Double – Two People *One Room $997
Triple – Three (3) People *One Room $742
Quad – Four (4) People *One Room $617


Travel Experience Includes
+Four (4) Nights Hotel Accommodations Hyatt House, Intercontinental or similar four star
+4th of July Dinner Cruise
+New Orleans City Tour
+BGTM Swag Bag including t-shirt
+Private BGTM Group Itinerary
+BGTM Ambassador On-Site

Not Included
-Transportation to New Orleans
-Airport Transfers
-Essence Festival Tickets
-Tips & Gratuities
-Travel Protection
-Items of a personal nature
-Hotel Incidentals


Rates are subject to change at anytime until confirmed with a full deposit.

BGTM is not affiliated with Essence Festival or Essence Magazine.

All deposits and payment for Essence Festival are 100% not are non-refundable/non-transferable. No exceptions will be made!

Our group contract is for rooms to accommodate the number of paid guest (s), which includes one (1) king and two (2) full or queen beds. The hotel has the sole discretion of accommodating their guest in a room of their choosing at check-in. BGTM can only guarantee that your room will accommodate the number of paid guest.

A credit card will be required at check-in to cover room incidentals. Please discuss this with your roommat in advance.

All BGTM Travel Experience are curated by Sisterfriends On The Go (SFOTG) LLC., a luxury travel planning company. SFOTG is an independently owned, operated licensed, insured and bonded full service travel agency.

Full group itinerary will be fowarded to you by email 30 days before the event.


1. Complete online reservation form by clicking this link Once processed you will receive an invoice that outlines the details of your travel package along with deposit and payment instructions.

2. Submit minimum non-refundable deposit of $200 or more with one hour of receipt of invoice. Regular monthly payment of $100 or more by the 12th of each month. Late payment of $25 will be assessed if not paid by due date.

3. All remaining balances are due in full on or before 4/4/17.

Your deposit signifies your acceptance of our terms & conditions.

Once you make reservation deposit for participation, expect to receive information and event updates.

We will provide information so you will be well prepared for the event, elements, parties, and fun!!!!

21+ Age
  • Dress Code
    Casual, Comfortable Athletic Clothing, Walking Shoes for Tours, Hat and Light jacket.
Day One -Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Arrival & Check In  
Day Two - Thursday, July 5, 2018
Day Four - Friday, July 6, 2018
Explore New Orleans Four (4) Hour City Tour
Day Four - Saturday, July 7, 2018
BGTM Crash Essence Festival at Convention Center for a full day of Empowerment & Entertainment.
Day Five - Sunday, July 8, 2018
Departure & Check Out


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