SXSW Gaming Presented By Nintendo is the fast growing video game component of SXSW Interactive. It brings the world of video games to the mix of March excitement in Austin, along with other pop culture elements such as comics, toys, tabletop and more. Demos, panels, tournaments, workshops and networking events make the SXSW Gaming Expo the perfect environment to showcase or launch your company’s latest product.
FREE and open to the public
- SXSW Gaming Expo Expo Tournament Stages and Expo Programming Stage
- Panels, Game Lounge, Happy Hours and passes for the SXSW Gaming Party
Must-see highlights that are FREE and open to the public:
- Professional gaming tournaments
- AAA panel presentations and celebrity signings
- Cosplay competition
- On-site parties
Location and Directions by Car The Palmer Events Center is located at 900 Barton Springs Rd. but the main entrance is on the North Side of the building facing Riverside Drive. Ample parking is available at a nominal fee in the parking garage adjacent to the Palmer Events Center. Find the Palmer Events Center on Google Maps.
Directions by SXSW Shuttles SXSW Interactive Festival Shuttles will run frequently between The Palmer Events Center and the Austin Convention Center. This Interactive Festival shuttle is free for all SXSW badge holders.
Hours of SXSW Gaming Expo
Friday, March 8 | 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, March 9 | 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Sunday, March 10 | 12:00pm to 8:00pm