Share an Ice Cold Coke

Coca-Cola invites you to celebrate the hottest moments of summer at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival! Stop by the Coca-Cola experience to share an ice cold Coke with your friends, and create unforgettable memories with dance, music, photo experiences and more!


Hey Summer Friends! Come and relive a true block party at the Ford booth.
Enjoy live celebrity appearances, street performers, fun-filled activities and test drive the Ford Family of vehicles. Stop by to register for a chance to win the 2018 Ford Mustang*.


State Farm® has everything you need to live a more Color Full Life! Meet celebrity talent and find your true hue in the Color Full Personality experience. Stop by and learn how State Farm can help you #LiveColorFull.


Make all your power moves easier with Walmart’s tech services. Get what you need online for same day pick up and Free 2-Day Shipping. Get started at the Walmart Booth. #morepowertoyou


Join us to meet celebrities, enjoy musical guests and see the future through virtual reality experiences. Do entertainment your way with the chance to win prizes from AT&T. #BeTheGlow


Ladies, the McDonalds'(r) booth will bring out the Goddess in you! Enjoy fabulous giveaways, free concerts, celebrity appearances, and more. You won’t want to miss out on the action at the TEMPLE OF FLAVOR. Download the McDonald’s(r) App today!

TNT’s Claws is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a Central Florida nail salon. The dramedy stars Niecy Nash, Carrie Preston, Harold Perrineau, Jenn Lyon, Judy Reyes, Karrueche Tran, and Dean Norris. The show premieres Sunday, June 11, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT).

Join STARZ at Essence Festival with the stars of POWER, SURVIVOR’S REMORSE AND AMERICAN GODS as they take over the weekend and give you a sneak peak of what’s to come.

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and its name is crack. Watch an advanced screening of FX’s new series with a Q&A with Executive Producers John Singleton & Dave Andron plus the cast.

Preview the New Season of HBO’s Insecure

Join us Saturday for an exclusive advanced screening of season 2 of HBO’s Insecure starring Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji and Jay Ellis. Followed by Q&A with executive producers Issa Rae, Prentice Penny, Melina Matsoukas and Dayna Lynne North. Insecure returns with a new season, July 23 only on HBO!

Catch Us On Fox

Come join FOX stars from #EMPIRE, #STAR and new comedy #GHOSTED including Craig Robinson, Bryshere Y. Gray, Ta’Rhonda Jones, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O’Grady, Amiyah Scott and Miss Lawrence! On Saturday, exclusive performances by the stars from EMPIRE and STAR. Sunday see Craig Robinson and his new show GHOSTED!

Experience Disney’s “Endless Magic” at #EssenceFest!

Disney presents “Endless Magic,” a celebration of iconic film brands from The Walt Disney Studios and unparalleled Walt Disney World Resort experiences.  Enjoy special guests and fun prizes!

Meet the Cast of DETROIT!

Meet the cast from the upcoming film DETROIT at Essence Festival on Sunday! Join Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Joseph David-Jones, Nathan Davis Jr. and Ephraim Sykes at the Center Stage and Fan Zone.  See DETROIT in theaters August 4th!

ABC’s The Mayor 

Join Brandon Michael Hall, Yvette Nicole Brown and executive producer Jeremy Bronson for an exclusive screening of ABC’s new comedy series “The Mayor.” Daveed Diggs (Tony winner for Broadway’s “Hamilton”), Jamie Tarses and James Griffiths (“black-ish”) also serve as executive producers.

I Turn My Camera On

MACRO presents, I TURN MY CAMERA ON a digital series that is part casual conversation, deep reflection, and hilarious jokes. We explore the world of beloved actor and studio photographer Lance Gross and his cadre of some of the most beautiful and interesting people in the world…all through the lens of Lance’s camera