18-22 August


Hyatt Ziva
and Zilara
Cap Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Today's the day!



A combination of TWO POWERFUL BRANDS FOR ONE POWERFUL EVENT.  FUNKFEST-that’s been around for 20 years-and POWER TO EXHALE-that’s been around for 10 years will combine for an amazing 5 day 4 night music festival experience in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  The experience will absolutely blow your mind!!!

August 18-22, 2022

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 

Men and Women.  Must be 18 years of Age

Hotel Accommodations, All your food, all your drinks, 24 hour room service, all Powerfest events, pool parties, empowerment sessions, brunches and concerts with top level celebrities and entertainers from around the world-all packages will include general admission seating for 4 nights of concerts and comedy shows.  There will be an opportunity to upgrade your tickets at booking.

All Birthversary registrants will automatically get VIP Gold seating, and the Birthversary

Ground transportation to and from the airport. FLIGHTS ARE NOT INCLUDED. pricing will be honored for similar accommodations just on land instead of on a cruise.

The pricing depends on the number of people in the room and the type of room you select.  The pricing below includes taxes, fees and gratuities.

Note: All of the rooms at the property are suites with balconies.

There will be share options for those who have no roommate.  If you have no roommate, the max is two to a room.

The pricing is amazing, and if you register in April, you will have a 14 month layaway plan!!!!!

Get Ready for

Performances by

Subject to Change


DJs Everyday on both sides from 10am to 8pm

About Event

What is Powerfest?

Powerfest is a combination of the very established Funkfest, a 20 year music festival, and Power to Exhale, a 10 year women’s empowerment movement.  Funkfest brings tens of thousands of people together for good music, good food and good times.

Power to Exhale bring tens of thousands of people together for empowerment, and travel around the globe.  The two brands together combine for a dynamic, explosive force.  This event will be EPIC!!!!!

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what to expect

Take a look back at some footage captured at previous events. 


All Food

All Drinks

All Concerts

All about

Our Founders

Powerfest Founders_Charla Young

All About

Charla Young

Charla Young, the author of Life’s Lemons Make Damn Good Lemonade, is an award-winning journalist by trade. 

The former television talk show host of “The Charla Young Show” has reached the homes of thousands all over the country and beyond with words of empowerment and encouragement. That comes easily for Charla who is also a motivational speaker and travels the world inspiring others. 

Her gazelle like intensity now is on The Power to Exhale, her newly formed women’s empowerment movement that is taking the world by storm.  Launched as an official organization in January 2016, the women’s movement is now 172,000+ strong in 98 cities and 5 countries and growing and impacting the lives of women daily.

All About

Leo Bennett

For over 10 years, Leo Bennett, CEO and founder of Variety Entertainment, has produced the Funk Fest Tour concert series in cities across the nation, including, Charlotte, N.C., Miami, FL, and Tampa, FL, to name a few. Attracting between 12,000 and 18,000 people in each market, the event has featured chart-topping entertainers such as Erykah Badu, Outkast, LL Cool J, and Jill Scott.

But beyond creating a space for different musical genres to share the same stage, what truly sets the Funk Fest Tour apart from other concerts is its focus on partying with a purpose. Named one of the best outdoor music festivals in Charlotte, NC., the event has garnered support from beverage giant Pepsi and community partner Lifting as We Climb.
Powerfest Founders_Leo Bennett

Two Powerful Brands

1 Amazing event

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Powerfest 2022 will be Hosted at HYATT ZIVA AND ZILARA Cap Cana

Playa Juanillo, Bv. Zona Hotelera, Punta Cana 23302, Dominican Republic
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