6/13/2013 - 8:16 AM
Join the Lottery in New Orleans!
Join the Louisiana Lottery at one of the summer's hottest events-the 2013 ESSENCE FestivalTM Presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans!
You can get in on the action by visiting the Lottery's booth in the ESSENCE® Marketplace & Art Expo July 5-7 at the New Orleans Convention Center. Players who purchase at least $5 worth of Lottery tickets will receive free Lottery goodies! The booth is open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The ESSENCE® Marketplace & Art Expo is free and open to the public.
Lottery Twitter followers attending the festival will have additional chances to take home Lottery goodies. Look for our tweets (@lalottery) Saturday, July 6 for more details.
Finally, singer Gina Brown, who recorded the latest version of the Lottery's "Reason to Smile" commercial, is scheduled to perform Thursday, July 4 at the ESSENCE Festival Family Reunion Day event at Woldenberg Riverfront Park in New Orleans. The event is free and open to the public and provides fun for the entire family, including food, refreshments and a fireworks display!