Black Girls Ride to Essence Fest 2022

Black Girls Ride to Essence Fest 2022

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New Orleans Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd

New Orleans, LA 70130

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Hello Beautiful Biker! Thank you for registering for Black Girls Ride to Essence Fest 2019! We've shared booking info only with registered riders, as we want to make sure we have rooms for those who've committed to the trip with paid registration. Rooms must be booked before March 1, 2019 to secure these rates. Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Orleans Airport South 504.466.1355 phone 504.466.1378 fax Room Rate $149 Please Note: Hotel will charge you for the first night's stay. You must use a computer to book. Link will not work with mobile device. Click here to book your hotel:®ionCode=1&hotelCode=MSYSR&_PMID=99801505&GPC=BLG&viewfullsite=true For those who requested rooms closer to the convention center, and downtown: Overflow Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center 1001 S. Peters Street New Orleans, LA 70130 504-310-1017 Room Rate: 2 Queens: $259 King 1 bedroom Suite with couch Suite: $289 Please Note: Hotel will charge you for the first night's stay. You must use a computer to book. Link will not work with mobile device. Click here to book your hotel: Got questions? Give me a call at (310) 733-0508 or email Best, Porsche Taylor Black Girls Ride

Join Black Girls Ride in New Orleans for an epic weekend of sisterhood, empowerment and parties!

About this event

We're excited to announce our 4th Annual Black Girls Ride to Essence Fest! If you've never been to Essence Fest, this is the perfect opportunity!  We'll arrive in New Orleans for all of the festivities.  We'll host rider events to pick up new riders in cities along the way!  Riders are invited to join our ride leaders from all over the country, as we all meet in New Orleans for an epic weekend of sisterhood, empowerment and parties!  All riders are invited to join us from all over the world on this ride!

Host Hotel Info will Follow Paid Registration.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Here's a few frequently asked questions about Black Girls Ride to Essence Fest:

- Who's invited? All Female Motorcycle Riders of all levels are invited to join us for this unique riding vacation! This experience is great for new to intermediate riders. We'll help you get prepared for the cross country journey!

- Can I bring my husband/significant other? You sure can! While our itinerary caters to women who ride, men are welcome to follow along. Simply purchase their registration and they are all set to join us!

- What if my guest only wants to do some of what's on the itinerary? Do they still have to pay full price? Absolutely! Our pricing is based on providing female motorcycle riders with the full experience. To ensure this, we'll only offer one package this year. 

- What if I want to trailer my bike? We strongly encourage you to ride, and enjoy the full experience of a cross country motorcycle ride. We don't have parking accommodations for trailers.

- I don't think I can get enough time off to ride. Can I fly in and rent a bike? Sure, but those accommodations are yours to make. Our goal is to provide an excellent experience once you arrive on ground.

- What if my girls want to drive instead? Can we park at the BGR lot? We hope you can understand that our lot is reserved for BGR Motorcycle Riders, and your registration includes bike parking only. Registration DOES NOT include car parking, but car parking will be available for $30 per day with your registration band.

- What's all included in registration? 

Platinum Registration ($199) Includes:

  • 1 BGR VIP Giftbag ($80 value)
  • 2 BGR Essence Fest T-shirts ($40 value)
  • Thursday - Party Bus Ride to Bourbon Street Parade & Welcome Party ($30 value)
  • Friday - Bikers Brunch & Police Escorted Group Ride ($50 value)
  • Saturday - Police Escorted Ride and More TBD ($50 value)
  • Sunday - TBD

- What's the host hotel reservation info? Due to last year's overwhelming response, Registered riders will receive host hotel reservation info via their eventbrite registration email. This will ensure that our rooms aren't sold out before registered riders get a fair chance to book. 

- How can I get a discount on registration?  PURCHASE YOUR TICKET FROM JULY 5 - AUGUST 31, 2021 . Be sure to sign up for our BGR Biker Blast at for updates and discount codes.

- What is the refund policy? There are No Refunds at anytime.  

- I have other questions. How can I reach you? I'm always available at (310) 733-0508 or drop an email to

BGR Ride Leaders:

Louisiana Contact: Juicy J (504) 251-1397

Louisiana Contact: Tru (504) 906-0465

Ohio Contact: Squeaky (614) 989-3956

North Carolina Contact: Foxy (919)423-3268

Virginia Contact: Pepsi (804) 938-5299

Texas Contact: Lady Feisty (832) 886-3455

Georgia Contact: FeeNom (404) 441-4527

New York/New Jersey: Sandra (917) 319-1466

Alabama Contact: Blacq (256) 541-6019

Vendor / Sponsorship Contact: Porsche Taylor 310) 733-0508 

Black Girls Ride Magazine is not affiliated with Essence Festival or Essence Magazine.  Riders are responsible for their own travel, accomodations and insurance.  These packages WILL NOT include Essence Festival concert tickets.  

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