Attending SXSW

As part of our 2021 offerings, SXSW is launching SXSW Online – a digital experience from March 16-20, 2021.

Registration opens on November 10, 2020.

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2021 Event Information


Introducing SXSW Online, a digital experience from March 16–20, 2021.

SXSW Online 2021 goes on sale November 10. Take advantage of the unique opportunities this event has to offer, including keynotes, Conference sessions, Music Festival showcases, Film Festival screenings, world-class networking, and the unexpected discoveries that are always a part of SXSW, all in a digital setting.

“The challenge of building a new future is one that we’re excited to tackle. This has been such a year of change and we, like the entire world, are reshaping our perspective on how we connect. We’re pleased to be working on SXSW Online as part of our program for 2021, and regardless of platform, we will continue to bring together the brightest minds from creative industries worldwide.” – Roland Swenson, CEO and Co-Founder

For SXSW Online, we’re offering one pass that covers the entire event, allowing attendees to take in programming and connect with others across the many industries that SX serves.

SXSW Online Pass


$399 March Rate

Registration Opens November 10

Our digital experience includes:

  • Conference Keynotes & Featured Speakers
  • Mentor Sessions & Workshops
  • Film Festival Screenings & Events
  • Film Festival Exclusive Premieres
  • Music Festival Showcases & Events
  • Comedy Festival Content
  • Online Exhibitions
  • Networking Meet Ups and Other Opportunities

Save on registration for SXSW Online 2021 with the student rate or inquire about our group rates.

If you have questions about SXSW Online 2021, please see our FAQ.

Stayed tuned for more information and programming announcements throughout the season. Registration opens on November 10, 2020.

SXSW is working with the City of Austin and public health authorities on plans for a physical event in 2021. We will provide updates as more information becomes available. Subscribe to SXSW Event Updates for the latest information.



Calling All Creatives

Explore participation opportunities for the 2021 digital experience including Film Festival submissions, PanelPicker® Community Voting, SXSW Pitch, and Gaming Awards.

In lieu of the standard showcase application process, the Music Festival will be curated by programming staff with priority given to showcase presenters and artists who were scheduled for the 2020 event.

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