Refinery29 - Universal + Essence Magazine Sweepstakes (Expired)

Win a Trip to the Essence Festival in New Orleans

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Refinery29 is giving you the chance to go to the Essence Music Festival for free. Enter their Universal + Essence Magazine Sweepstakes and you could win a vacation that includes a stay at the Royal Sonesta hotel, cash for transportation, festival tickets, and more.

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Open to residents of the United States (void in Alaska, Hawaii, and Rhode Island), 18+ and above the age of majority

Start Date:

October 10, 2017

End Date:

October 22, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Entry Frequency:

One time per person/email

Sweepstakes Prizes:

Grand Prize: A six-night stay for two at The Royal Sonesta New Orleans in New Orleans, LA, a $1,000 American Express gift card, two weekend tickets to Essence Festival 2018, and four Blu-ray copies of Girls Trip.

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Alternate method of entry by mail.