Essence Festival

New Orleans, Louisiana
July 1 - 4, 2022 

Essence Music Festival 2022

Essence Music Festival is the event that “Parties Around The Clock." It draws well over 600,000 festival-goers each year. The Essence Music Festival brings “star-studded” actors, actresses, major artists, empowerment workshops, shopping, food, and so more to the famous City of New Orleans, LA.

Essence Music Festival has been and still is the highlight of New Orleans' summer music scene. The greatest music artist of all time has made the scene here. Music artists such as Beyoncé, Prince, Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Jeffrey Osborne, The Dells, Peabo Bryson, Lionel Richie, Frankie Beverly and Maze, and so many more. You never know which Entertainer will close out the final night of the three-day event at the Super Dome each year.

Join us for an around the clock, event-filled weekend! Our 2022 Essence Music Festival travel packages provide accommodations at the 4-star InterContinental New Orleans hotel and also includes other parties and events.

  • 3 or 4 Night Hotel Stay (King or Double Room)

  • 3 Day Street Car “Trolley Pass”

  • JTravelUp Gift Package with T-Shirt

  • JTravelUp Host on-site

  • All hotel taxes

  • Concert Tickets: 3 Day “Weekend Passes” can be added to your package for an additional $580 per person. Floor Seats or Plaza Section (TBD)

  • Note: If concert tickets are selected, a non-refundable/ non-transferable $175 per person deposit must be made to reserve your ticket.

Additional Hotel Night(s): You are able to add additional nights to

your stay. Upon booking please contact us.

  • VIP On The River Cruise - $105pp (Tentative Sat. July 2, 2022, 2:30pm). Price Includes: Cruise Ticket, All You Can Drink at All Bars Full Creole Cuisine Multiple Food and Drink Stations, Social Deck – Open Air with Beautiful City Scenery Main Dec, and All V.I.P. Party with DJ Bomshell Boogie & Levi Sims Lounge Deck – Mingle, Socialize and Enjoy.

Attention: Ticket Prices will increase as we get closer to selling out.
  • Party Passes: Information Forthcoming…. 


Intercontinental New Orleans

444 St Charles Ave.

New Orleans, LA 70130

Check In: 3PM and Check Out: 12PM

Luxury Hotel Steps From The Historical French Quarter

Modern comfort and classic southern hospitality intertwine at this AAA Four Diamond Award luxury hotel near the French Quarter. From our bold restaurants to our timeless event spaces and every room in between, InterContinental® New Orleans provides guests with the refined amenities needed for an unrivaled stay in the Crescent City. Nestled in the Central Business District, guests will be just steps from iconic areas like Bourbon Street and the Arts District of New Orleans.


  • Always-available concierge

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

  • Check in time is at 3pm. Check-out time is 11am.

  • Fitness center offering state-of-the-art machines, free weights, and cardio conditioning equipment

  • On-site dining at Trenasse

  • Pet friendly ($150 pet fee, 40 pounds max, two pets per room)

  • Outdoor rooftop pool with changing rooms and shower facilities, hours 7am to 7pm

  • Nanny/babysitting services (Fees apply)

  • Limousine/private car service (Fees apply)

  • Valet Parking (Rates starting at $47 per vehicle)

  • Green Lodging Certification

  • Multilingual staff (Spanish and English)

In-Room Amenities:

  • Rich wood furnishings and artistic accents

  • Soft beds with luxurious linens

  • Private deck or balcony (select rooms)

  • 42” flat-screen TV

  • Keurig Coffee Maker

  • Minibar

  • Individual climate control

  • In-room laptop-sized electronic safe

  • Writing desk

  • iPad/iPhone docking station

  • Power tower

  • Complimentary high speed Internet access

  • Three telephone lines

  • Robe and slippers

  • Turndown service available

  • 100% smoke free


3 - Night Stay 

Single: $1,290 (1 person in room)

Double: $762pp (2 person in room)

Triple: $615pp (3 person in room)

Quad: $540pp (4 person in room)

4 - Night Stay 

Single: $1,645 (1 person in room)

Double: $925pp (2 person in room)

Triple: $745pp (3 person in room)

Quad: $645pp (4 person in room)

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What’s Not Included:

  • Flight

  • Airport Transfers

  • Personal expenses

  • Travel Insurance

  • Items of a personal nature

  • Meals and Beverage

Travel Notes:

  • Final Payment Due Date is May 15, 2022

  • Hotel Confirmation Numbers will be sent the week of June 1, 2022

  • Please note, when purchasing your flights, the hotel check-in time is 3pm.

  • All Persons will need to Check-in at the Hotel with a Government Issued ID and place a credit card on file.

AutoPay Billing Plan:

You are automatically enrolled in our AutoPay Billing Plan when you select the Monthly Payment Plan (MPP) for any of our Group Trips. You can relax and be at ease knowing that your future payments will be made automatically. When you book, our system will calculate an evenly divided automatic billing plan for you with payment due dates. Our system will send you reminders before the due date via the email address you registered with. 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. Our AutoPay Billing service is available for all our Group Trip customers at no charge and no interest added.

  • Making reservations for this package signifies your acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.

  • All payments to JTravelUp are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is because JTravelUp has contractual agreements with hotels, airlines and other vendors that will not allow us to obtain any refunds. This way we can keep our package prices low and allow you to make monthly payments on your vacation.

  • Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your passport. Your name on your invoice MUST match your passport.

  • Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Therefore, we recommend Travel Protection that helps provide coverage for Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Baggage Loss/Delay, Medical Expenses and more.

  • Prices are subject to change without notice. Please make your reservations today at this price to be locked in.

  • Monthly payments are required to keep your reservations current. Your invoice will clearly note your payment plan. We suggest you put this payment plan on your personal calendar.

  • You must ensure your roommate, if applicable, is also making timely monthly payments.

  • You can log-in to our client portal to view your account and reservations 24 hours a day.

  • Name changes are allowed with a $150 name change fee up until the final payment date and $200 plus any vendor fees after the final payment date on your payment plan.

  • Monthly late payment(s) are access a $25 late fee and are automatically added to your reservations the day after the monthly due date. Late final payment fee of $200 per person is required after the final due date listed on your payment plan. Late payment fees are automatically added to your reservation the day after your final due date.

  • All late payment requests must be approved by management before the final payment deadline on your account and the request must be sent to us via email to







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