The 2019 Essence Festival is the best time to enjoy a Girl’s Trip. From entertainment to hanging with your favorite celebrities we have a list of some of the best events to attend with your girls as you Dream in Black.
Held in the Big Easy city of New Orleans, the festival is set to be bigger and better than ever! With over 500,000 attendees set to “party with a purpose,” the pressure is on to rally up your besties and have the time of your lives.
With the famed festival right around the corner, July 5-7, you may be racking your brain about what to do for fun. We have a few suggestions to not only give you some inspiration but also ensure your Instagram Live is watched over and over again.
Bringing about some serious #MelaninMagic, Afrotropolis 2025 will be a futuristic wonderland of discovery, fusing the creativity of the Black diaspora with awe-inspiring technology to further expand the AT&T’s “Dream in Black” story.
There will be key moments at the Dream In Black booth with appearances by The Breakfast Club, Keke Palmer, Mario, Tami Roman, Vic Mensa and so much more!
Here is a list of activities that you and your sistahfriends will enjoy.
The Hope NOLA Celebrity Basketball Game
Enjoy a watching a game of hoops as your root for your favorite celebrities running up and down the court for a good cause.
For the Second consecutive year, Dream in Black will partner with Hope NOLA for their annual celebrity basketball game with Master P and Romeo Miller.
The Jam Africa Super Lounge
The Jam Africa Super Lounge get ready to shake what your momma gave you when you attend this concert filled with current stars and future hitmakers of Afrobeats.
There will be a branded bar and food station, photo booth and branded lounge for AT&T Executives, VIPs, and Celebrity Guests. Acts include: Sauti Soi, Amanda Black, and Celeste Ntuli
Activation: Art Is Life Photo Cube
At the Dream in Black Art Is Life Photo Cube, discover the magic in your heritage. Participants will be transformed into an African floral scenic experience and they can share their photos across social using the #DreamInBlack.
I can’t wait to be transformed into a space fit for a queen!
Dream in Black Luncheon
Closing out the festival, this brunch will host a panel of successful women entertainers such as Zendaya and AT&T executives who will discuss how we can all make our dreams come true when we work together as a people. The luncheon will include traditional Big Easy cuisine and a second line band.
Where do you plan to be? Wherever it is, make the best of your festival moments!
By Tweety Elitou