The ESSENCE Road To Festival Tour is heading to DC this Saturday!

DMV! Get ready to experience a taste of the best ESSENCE Fest has to offer as we bring the 2022 ESSENCE Road To Festival Tour to the heart of the Nation’s Capital.

Click HERE to register now and join us for the ESSENCE Road To Festival Tour, in a city near you in June!

A FREE afternoon of food, music, conversation, goodies and more awaits as we prepare to give you a glimpse of the country’s biggest celebration of all things black culture. get off on Saturday, June 11 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Gateway DCthe Road to ESSENCE Culture Festival Tour 2022 – DC will be hosted by the DMV’s own Emmy-winning television host and radio personality Big Tigger.

Fresh off our Road To Festival launch event in Los Angeles, we’re continuing to take it to DC with a sneak peek at some of our signature ESSENCE festival experiences, including ESSENCE Wellness House™the ESSENCE Wealth & Power Experience™ with Global Black Economic Conversationsthe ESSENCE Fest Evening Concert Series and more!

We’ll check with the actress, writer and director cuteauthor, podcaster and reality TV star Ashley Britney silva and entrepreneur and singer Tammy Rivera; spotlighting local businesses owned by black women like sweetkiwi, Elev8 Eyebrows & Beauty, and The Wellness Apothecary; giving you the opportunity to talk about what matters most in our communities right now with Olajumoke Obayanju of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Will Jawando of the Montgomery Country City Council and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Karl Binnand updates you on everything you need to know about heart health, meditation and general well-being with Dr. Sandra B. Nichols of United Health Group and founder of Spiritual Essence Yoga Dana A. Smith. Plus, we’re bringing you a special performance of the Grammy-nominated hometown favorite. Raheem De Vaughn.

In other words, we land in the DMV and we are ready to vibrate! So come join us for the ESSENCE® experience, right in your own backyard. For more information and to register, go to the official website HERE.

We’ll see each other there!

The Road To ESSENCE Festival of Culture Tour – Washington, DC is sponsored by AT&T, Disney, Ford, McDonald’s and United Healthcare.


Herman C. Harkins