SXSW Schedule Overview

Browse the 2018 SXSW Schedule and daily programming overview to start planning your SXSW Conference & Festivals experience from March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.


SXSW Schedule Overview

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Stay tuned for the online 2018 SXSW Schedule coming later this season. In the meantime, browse the Schedule Overview below or download for a snapshot of the daily programming schedule for the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals.

SXSW Schedule Overview

 

Monday–Thursday, March 5-8, 2018

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

9:00am-11:00pm Registration and Satellite Registration Open

Friday, March 9, 2018

9:00am-11:00pm Registration and Satellite Registration Open
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-2:00pm BBQ Crash Course
12:00pm-2:00pm Taco Meet Up I*
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
4:00pm-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
8:00pm-11:00pm Interactive Festival Opening Party
10:00pm-1:00am Film Festival Opening Party

Saturday, March 10, 2018

9:00am-6:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Accelerator
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-5:00pm SXSW Job Market
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Create
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)

Sunday, March 11, 2018

9:00am-6:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Accelerator
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-5:00pm SXSW Job Market
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Create
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
7:00pm-9:00pm SXSW Accelerator Awards

Monday, March 12, 2018

9:00am-6:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

9:00am-10:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
11:00am-6:00pm Virtual Cinema
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
6:00 PM-9:00PM Music Festival Opening Party
7:00pm-9:00pm Interactive Innovation Awards
8:00pm-9:00pm Film Festival Awards
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases
8:30pm-2:00am Interactive Festival Closing Party
9:00pm-1:00am Film Festival Intermission Party

Wednesday March 14, 2018

9:00am-10:00pm Registration, Artist and Music Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-2:00am SXSW Film Festival Screenings
10:00am-2:00pm SXSW Trade Show
12:00pm-8:00pm Gaming Wristband Pickup Open
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am-2:00pm Next Stage
TBD SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-6:00pm Virtual Cinema
12:00pm-6:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-6:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Thursday, March 15, 2018

9:00am-10:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-8:00pm Gaming Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am- 6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-6:00pm Virtual Cinema
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock 60 & SXSW Marketplace
3:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases
TBD Gaming Opening Party

Friday, March 16, 2018

10:00am-7:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-8:00pm Gaming Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock 60 & SXSW Marketplace
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
12:00pm-2:00pm Taco Meetup II*
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
3:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Saturday, March 17, 2018

11:00am-4:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-8:00pm Gaming Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock 60 & SXSW Marketplace
11:00am-4:30pm SXSW Conference Sessions
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
12:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake
TBD SXSW Gaming Awards
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases
TBD SXSW Gaming Closing Party

Sunday, March 18, 2018

12:30pm-5:30pm Barbecue and Softball Tournament
TBD Music Festival Closing Party (Open to the Public)

The Austin Convention Center is the hub of the SXSW Conference and Festivals; it is also the central location for SXSW activities such as Registration and the SXSW Trade Show. Hundreds of additional activities are hosted at nearby venues throughout the city – see the Getting Around page page for details.

Stay tuned for the online 2018 Schedule coming later in the season.

* = Requires additional ticket purchase to attend.

(All events subject to change)

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