Essence Music FestivalSee some of the industry's brightest entertainers and performers celebrate black heritage at Essence Fest. Founded in the early 1990s by Essence Magazine, this annual three-day event includes seminars and workshops created to empower African American men and women. It's also a festive occasion that includes numerous artists, DJ's, comedy and plenty of great food and libations.
Prices -Ticket packages begin at $131 and run as high as $1,350
Hours -July 2-5, beginning each day at 9 a.m.