What is the POPSUGAR Playground?

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If you are like us, then you frequent Popsugar.com to read about the biggest moments, latest trends, top celebrity news, and tips in fashion, entertainment, food and more! Well, when we heard that they were hosting the first ever POPSUGAR Play/Ground, we know that it would be something amazing!

What is the POPSUGAR Play/Ground?

The POPSUGAR Play/Ground is a two-day interactive festival that is going to blow your mind! We are talking about panel conversations with an outstanding list of contributors, musical performances but incredible talent, artist collaborations that you must see, cutting-edge workouts lead by fitness superstars (can you say…Kayla Itsines!), an interactive shopping bazaar featuring exclusive product collaborations with favorite POPSUGAR brands, Instagram-worthy art installations, and more. This two-day festival is going to be unlike anything you have ever seen!

Who will be there and who is it for?

There will be incredible women there, including you! This event is designed for women by women! They are expecting 15,000 women all under one roof, is that something you want to miss out on?! I think not! So you will definitely want to grab your ticket for this fun fill PlayGround. Buy tickets for one day, or both so that you don’t miss a thing! Who will be there? Only the most incredible group of women you could imagine!

A few celebrities on the list

To name a few:  Kate Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Tiffany Haddish, Yara Shahidi, Lisa Sugar, Kayla Itsines, Tinashe, AlunaGeorge, Arianna Huffington, Gabby Bernstein, Huda Kattan, Mona Kattan, Martha Hunt, Charlotte Tilbury, Riverdale’s Ashleigh Murray, The Flash’s Candice Patton, Riverdale’s Vanessa Morgan, The Bold Type’s Katie Stevens, Baked By Melissa’s Melissa Ben-Ishay, Covergirl’s Ukonwa Ojo, Eden Grinshpan, By Chloe’s Samantha Wasser, Legends of Tomorrow’s Caity Lotz, Rock the Vote’s Carolyn Dewitt, Body By Simone’s Simone de la Rue, Ashley Longshore, DJ Nikki Pennie, and more to be announced!

Sign me up! When and Where?

Mark your calendar and get great for the best weekend of your life June 9 & June 10, 2018! The POPSUGAR Play/Ground will be taking over Pier 94 at 12th Ave, New York, NY 10019.

The schedule was just released and we are excited to share it here!

Saturday June 9, 2018

Main Stage

10:00am – DJ Nikki Pennie *VIP Only*

11:00am – Kayla Itsines Workout

 12:15pm – Smart Girls Win With Mindy Kaling

1:15pm – Power Your Happy

             PanelistsKayla Itsines, Katie Stevens (Actress, The Bold Type), Martha Hunt (Model)

2:15pm  – The Power of Beauty with Charlotte Tilbury

      Moderator: Lisa Sugar

3:00pm  – Redefining the Pursuit of Happiness with Kate Hudson

4:00pm  – Passion to Action with Yara Shadidi

                 Moderator: Cori Murray

6:00pm – Tinashe Performance

Small Stage

10:00am – Kayla Itsines Meet-and-Greet *VIP Only*

11:00am – View From the Top

                  Panelists: Ukwono Ojo (SVP of Covergirl), Rebecca Minkoff (Designer)

                  Moderator: Dana Avidan Cohn

11:45pm – Fired Up! Keynote with Sarah Robb O’Hagan (Flywheel) 

12:30pm – The Female Frontier: Creating Change

Panelists: Carolyn DeWitt (Rock The Vote), Karen Cahn (iFundWomen), Jess Morales Rocketto (National Domestic Workers        Alliance)

                  Moderator: Lindsay Miller

1:45pm –  Barre 3 Workout with Sadie Lincoln

3:15pm – Taste of Triumph

     Panelists: Eden Grishpan (Eden Eats), Sam Wasser (byChloe)

     Moderator: Melissa Ben-Ishay (Baked by Melissa)

4:00pm – Flip The Script: Brought To You By BookSparks

Panelist: Taylor Jenkins Reed (Author), Curtis Sittenfeld (Author), Georgia Clark (Author), Kendare Blake (Author), Sara Shepard (Author), Tomi Adeyemi (Author), Megan Abbot (Author), Camille Perri (Author)

                Moderator: Laura Meyers

5:00pm – Fucking Funny Females

     Panelists: Michelle Collins (comedian), Sasheer Zamata (comedian)

Sunday June 10, 2018

Main Stage

10:00am – DJ Nikki Pennie *VIP Only*

11:00am – Kayla Itsines Workout

12:00pm – The Last Laugh with Tiffany Haddish

               Standup performer and panelist: Tiffany Haddish

                   Moderator: Amanda Seales

1:00pm –  Beauty Panel with Huda and Mona Kattan (official panel name TDB)

              Panelists: Huda Kattan (Huda Beauty Founder & CEO), Mona Kattan (President, Huda Beauty)

     Moderator: Kirbie Johnson

1:45pm – Digital Detox with Arianna Huffington

2:30pm – (Making) Money Moves with Sallie Krawcheck

3:15pm – Best Face Forward with Dr. Barbara Sturm

             Moderator: Dana Avidan Cohn 

4:00pm  Breaking The Model Mold

             Panelist: Iskra Lawrence (model)

    Moderator: Lindsay Miller

4:45pm – Keynote with Gabby Bernstein (official session name TDB)

6:10pm – AlunaGeorge Performance

Small Stage

10:00am  Kayla Itsines Meet-and-Greet *VIP Only*

11:00am  Scrolling Your Way To Sucess

               Panelists: Ashley Longshore (Artist), Amirah Kassem (Flour Shop)

                   Moderator: Laura Meyers

11:45pm  Heart Talk with Cleo Wade

1:15pm – Body By Simone Workout with Simone de la Rue

2:45pm – Screen Queens

Panelists: Ashleigh Murray (Actress, Riverdale), Vanessa Morgan (Actress, Riverdale), Candice Patton (Actress, The Flash), Caity Lotz (Actress, Legends Of Tomorrow)

     Moderator: Kirbie Johnson

3:30pm – $ave Your$elf with Sallie Krawcheck

4:30pm – MNDFUL Meditation

5:30pm – Wanderlust Yoga

Will we see you there?

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Jenna and Lisa, Savvy and Sassy, are professional educators and mothers with more than 30 years of educating experience and over 20 years of combined parenting experience between them. With a true passion for engaging with moms and sharing their bright and relatable savvy and sassy know-how, Jenna & Lisa bring current and exciting content to Savvy Sassy Moms for all stages of motherhood as well as help and guidance for all the in-betweens! Connect with Savvy Sassy Moms on Instagram

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