Trip Details

The Essence Music Festival is one of the biggest events of the year and is known as “THE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE.” Join SERENITY SAND & SEAS TRAVEL for the largest annual African American event and gathering of musical talent in the world. 

This festival offers free Empowerment Seminars during the day at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and exciting music performances at night at the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

SERENITY SAND & SEAS TRAVEL has rooms at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel which is a few steps away from Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the New Riverwalk Mall, Harrah’s Casino, the Mississippi River and the French Quarter.


Full Package Includes:

3 Nights at Hilton Riverside, 2 Queen Bed Room or 1 King Bed Room



Spectacular Riverfront Location in New Orleans Cityscape

It’s all about location in New Orleans, and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside places you at the center of it all. Nestled against the banks of the Mississippi, guests can watch the ships come sailing in or dive into the city life just steps away. Grab a beignet, listen to live jazz, ride a streetcar, or hop into a parade, you never know what you’ll experience in the vibrant culture and excitement of New Orleans just outside our front door. Make it a trip to remember with Hilton.

The inviting guest rooms offer quiet relaxation, away from the endless excitement of New Orleans. Take a break between the festivities with spacious rooms offering HDTVs and mini fridges. 

Double Queen Beds - Non Refundable


DOUBLE: $703 pp   

***Price Subject To Change Without Notice Until Full Payment Received and Confirmed***

Additional Information


Travel Insurance is highly recommended. You should research and choose a travel insurance policy carefully. Suggested travel insurance companies are below:


  • We are NOT affiliated with ESSENCE MAGAZINE, the producers or event coordinators of ESSENCE FESTIVAL.
  • You should only buy concert tickets and party passes from reliable ticket sources such as TicketMaster or Essence Festival producers and/or its distributors.
  • Please note the advertised hotel room will have 1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds. 
  • Hotel check-in is at 4:00PM and check-out is at 11:00AM.


  • Making reservations for this 2020 Essence Fest package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.
  • You must make your reservations in the name that is on your government issued identification you will use to check-in at the hotel.
  • All of your payments to Serenity Sand & Seas Travel are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • Travel Insurance is strongly recommended to protect your investment.
  • Serenity Sand & Seas Travel accepts payments by credit card only. Please see option below.
  • Refunds will not be given due to roommate abandonment. Please ensure your roommate has made his/her reservations and are making timely payments as required.
  • Name changes are available on your reservations until April 1, 2020.
  • No payments will be accepted after April 30, 2020.
  • If you select the auto bill plan and later cancel this plan you are responsible for making timely payments on your reservations according to the billing plan on your account. If you should go more than 60 days without any payment whatsoever, your reservations may automatically cancel without notice. 


  • Serenity Sand & Seas Travel accepts reservations and payments according to two schedules:
  • Payment in Full at the time of booking
  • Payments over time on Serenity Sand & Seas Travel Billing Plan


You may pay in full at the time of booking. No future payments will be needed, unless you later modify your reservations.


You can enroll in our automatic billing, and relax knowing that your future payments will be made automatically. When you book, we’ll calculate an evenly divided automatic billing plan for you and you will know in advance the day of every month that your payment will be processed. Your initial deposit is due at the time of booking, and your future payments will be charged according to the schedule you see on your invoice. Automatic billing is available at no charge.