EPIC does Essence Hotel & Party Packages

EPIC's hotel and party packages put you right in the middle of the excitement.  Prime hotel options, and plenty of parties to choose from, you can't help but have a epic Essence experience. 

All prices are per person.  

  • Hotel accommodations

  • EPIC does Essence Welcome Box

  • Commemorative T-shirt

Hotel Package A - "Just Get Me There"

 What's Included: 

Package A - all prices are PER PERSON

                                       3 nights     4 nights

Single Occupancy         $1560          $1983

Double Occupancy         $911          $1125

Triple Occupancy*          $667          $825

Quadruple Occupancy*      $548          $667

* Available at Towneplace Suites ONLY

  • Bi-Level Suite Hotel Accommodations @ JW Marriott New Orleans (Living Room, separate bedroom(s), multiple bathrooms, access to Executive Lounge)

  • Access to the Hospitality Suite 

  • 4 day Jazzy Pass (unlimited transportation on the city street cars)

  • 4 VIP Add-on Options of your choice

  • Commemorative T-shirt

  • Airport Transportation to hotel 

  • EPIC does Essence VIP Gift Box

  • 3-day weekend pass Concert Tickets

Hotel Package D - "The Suite Life"

 What's Included: 

Package D - all prices are PER PERSON

                                       3 nights     4 nights

1 Bedroomn- 2  guests   $3155          $3740

(1 King bed - double occupancy)

Level 1


  • “Get Lit” Rooftop Kickoff Party (Thursday evening)

  • General Admission to  “STRUT: Fashion Experience” (Friday afternoon)

  • 50 Shades of Black Masquerade party (Friday night)

  • Glambitious All White Brunch (Saturday afternoon)

  • Rep Yo City (Saturday evening)

  •  “Up in Smoke” Hookah Day Party (Sunday afternoon)

  •  Converse All White Party (Friday afternoon) 

  • Natural Hair Expo

Level 2


  • “Get Lit” Rooftop Kickoff Party (Thursday evening)

  • Brunch at “STRUT: Fashion Experience” (Friday afternoon)

  • Rock the Boat All White Party (Friday afternoon)

  • All White with a Splash of Blue Boat Party  (Saturday evening)

  • Glambitious All White Brunch (Saturday afternoon)

  •  2nd Annual Creole Food Festival (Friday Afternoon)

  •  Nurse Power Brunch (Saturday Afternoon)

  • Ny to NOLA Comedy Crossover Tour (Sunday afternoon)

  • Essence Fest Beauty Carnival 



  • VIP access to “Get Lit” Rooftop Kickoff Party (Thursday evening)

  • VIP access + Brunch at “STRUT: Fashion Experience” (Friday afternoon)

  • Rock the Boat All White Party (Friday afternoon)

  • VIP Brunch to Glambitious All White Brunch (Saturday afternoon)

  • VIP Ticket for the 2nd Annual Creole Food Festival (include 5 tastings and 1 open bar) (Friday Afternoon)

  • VIP access to “Up in Smoke” Hookah Day Party (Sunday afternoon)

  • VIP on the River (limited availability)

  • VIP ticket to Nurse Power Brunch (Saturday Afternoon)

How to book:

Reserve your Essence Music Festival hotel and event package price now a 50% deposit!  Please select the appropriate option for you or group.  Complete the registration form FOR YOU AND EVERYONE IN YOUR ROOM agree to the terms of service.    After the payment has been received by EPIC Events, each individual listed on the registration form will receive two emails (please allow 48-72 hours):

  1. Details of your package, the Event Package Policy, your proposed payment schedule, with a link to the payment site, and any restrictions/requirements/regulations regarding the EMF, New Orleans, or your package.  

  2. A hotel confirmation number, verifying your reservation.

 Due to contractual obligations with our hotel and partners, all deposits and payments made towards EPIC Events  packages are non-refundable. Our vendor(s) require upfront commitment to which we have to adhere. When we offer a package to you we have to ensure, through good-faith payments, that you will attend the events. If for some reason you cannot attend the event, after you have started making payments, you will be responsible to sell your space to someone else. YOU CANNOT TRANSFER MONEY TO SOMEONE ELSE WITHIN THAT GROUP OR ANY OTHER GROUP. It is your responsibility to resell your package and provide this name change notification in writing with the replacement name by June 4, 2019, or forfeit all payments made.


Please be aware that all payments are non-refundable and non-transferable. Payments must be made per your payment schedule, and your final balance will be due June, 2019.  ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS. Any individual that misses two monthly payments or anyone with an open balance on June 1, will forfeit their reservation and any payments made towards the package.    

Packages booked before March 15 qualify for one of the following payment plans:

          i.  Single Payment (after deposit payment) (receive a 5% discount)

         ii.  Monthly payment plan - payments are evenly divided, over the months between your book date and due  date, payable on the 12th of every month.

        iii.  Bi-Monthly payment plan - payments are evenly divided, every other month between your book date and due date, payable on the 12th of every month

Packages booked after March 15 may be paid in full by June 1, 2019 (no discount will be applied).

Please note that  your PayPal invoice for your package will include the PayPal fee of 2.9%, which will be indicated on your invoice. 

EPIC Events & Productions

PO BOX 625

Sorrento, LA 70778


Tel: 225-242-9218


@epicdoesessence (IG only)

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