Essence Music Festival 2013
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Friday, July 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Monday, July 8, 2013 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
New Orleans, LA
***ONLY ONE PERSON PER ROOM NEEDS TO REGISTER***
Spring into one of the hottest events of the year-Essence Music Festival, held in the soulful heart of New Orleans, LA! Next year's festival will take place July 5-8, packed with African American traditions and cultures to include, live music, vendors, and amped up parties! While there, we will partake in some of the beautiful scenerary that N'Awlins has to offer from the Mississippi River, to the French Quarter, to Bourbon Street and everything in between! Let us not forget about that indigenous Cajun and Creole cuisine...mmh mmh good!
The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, is a AAA four diamond hotel known for its perfect location in the heart of it all! Located just steps away from the new Harrah's Casino, Canal Place shopping, museums and art galleries, we are sure that you will be able to savor the Big Easy's zest for living! The following options are available for a 3 night, 4 day stay:
Room option #1-King Bed Room option #2-Two double beds
Single occupancy- $1200pp Double occupancy-$600 pp
Double occupancy-$600 pp Triple occupancy- $411pp
Quad occupancy- $327pp
A $100 non-refundable per room deposit is due now. Afterwards, we must receive a payment at least every 45 days in order to hold your room. If we do not receive a payment by the 46th day, your room is subject to forfeiture. Any refunds owed will be less the $100 non-refundable deposit.
More hotel options are forthcoming!
Cruises and Tours information-
You didn't think we were going all the way to N'Awlins without experiencing one of their unique Jazz cruises or sight-seeing tours, wait.......did you?
New Orleans Harbor Steamboat Cruise w/ lunch~
This is a two hour steamboat cruise on the Mississippi River, with a creole lunch. Price~$40
Cajun Swamp Boat Tour~
Head down to the swamp on a real life adventure! View fascinating plant life, alligators and much more as you glide through haunting bayous lined with moss-draped cypress trees. Price~ $30
Hurricane Katrina Tour~
This is a three hour bus tour, where you will experience an eyewitness account of the events surrounding the most devastating national disaster on American soil! The tour travels through neighborhoods such as Lakeview, Gentilly, New Orleans East, St. Bernard and Ninth Ward. Price~$52
New Orleans at Night, Dinner and Jazz Cruise~
The sounds of a lively jazz band fill the air as you enjoy a lavish Creole buffet in elegantly appointed dining rooms for two hours. Price~$68
New Orleans City Tour~
Absorb the sights and sound of the famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home of the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums. Price~$47
Transportation is NOT provided to any of the above tours and cruises. You can purchase streetcar (trolley) fares at www.neworleansonline.com for $5.
****Tours and/or cruises must be paid for by January 31, 2013. All prices are subject to change until payment is received****
The Original Mid-Day "ALL WHITE" Boat Party - (Saturday Of EMF) Now in
its 8th year. 12noon boarding at 11:30
The LOL comedy show - (Sunday Of EMF) Now in it 3rd year. 12noon boarding
Price for both events is $70pp, no refunds
BOTH EVENTS HAVE SOLD OUT EVERY YEAR!!!
If you have a party of ten or more departing from the same city on the same itinerary, please contact me for a group payment plan.
R/T ground transportation information from MSY is forthcoming!
Send payment using Paypal's "transfer" option, or using Popmoney. You will be asked for an email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or a phone number (317.514.4885). Both payment methods are reputable and secure. Please make a note of your desired occupancy (i.e. Essence, Westin, dbl) in the appropriate field.