The Inspiration – “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” If anyone is qualified to talk about living the life of your dreams, it’s Oprah Winfrey, who rose from a life of poverty to a life that influences millions. These words of wisdom are just a snippet of the inspiration she will bring to us next month when “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend” kicks off its national tour right here in Atlanta.
The Schedule – The weekend begins when the Philips Arena doors open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 5. The event itself runs from 7 to 9 p.m., during which time Oprah will personally share her story and her message. On Saturday, September 6, Oprah’s hand-picked speakers will take the stage from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including Iyanla Vanzant from OWN’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life,” “Eat, Pray, Love” author Elizabeth Gilbert and pastor Robb Bell.
The Perks – Premium tickets not only get you great seats, but they also include an event program. Premium Plus tickets secure you early access to shopping at the event, and if you want to go all out, you can purchase a VIP package that includes a meet and greet with Oprah and the opportunity to snap a photo with her. At any ticket level, you can order a healthy lunch to pick up on-site on Saturday. And if you’re traveling or want to enjoy the event as a staycation, check out the event’s website for a list of nearby hotels providing discounts.
Enter to Win! – The experience of meeting Oprah is priceless, so of course, those VIP tickets don’t come cheap. Save some money by entering Best Self‘s The Great Life Giveaway to win two VIP tickets to the event. Winners will be announced in the September issue of Best Self, which will be available on the streets and online August 26. The Great Life Giveaway also includes a variety of prizes totaling $10,000 in value, so pick up the September issue to find out which prize you won.