Attend SXSW

March 8-17, 2019 | Austin, TX

Join us for 10 days of unparalleled discovery, learning, and networking with creatives across interactive, film, and music industries at the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals!

2019 SXSW Registration and Housing is now open.

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Photo by Steve Rogers/Getty Images

Photo by Steve Rogers/Getty Images

2019 Registration Rates & Deadlines


Badge Type Through
Feb. 15
Platinum $1,550 $1,650 Register Now
Interactive $1,225 $1,325 Register Now
Film $1,225 $1,325 Register Now
Music $1,225 $1,325 Register Now

Early registrants benefit from discounted rates, which expire at 11:59pm PT on the deadlines above.

Student Discounts
Currently enrolled students may apply to purchase a SXSW Interactive Badge, SXSW Film Badge, or SXSW Music Badge at the discounted price of $350. More discount details and the application form can be found here.

Company / Organization Group Discounts
Coordinating the purchase of registrations for a group of 10 or more? Contact us for more information.

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Badge Access


Once again, SXSW is offering expanded access to events for all registrants. With one unified Conference that spans 25 tracks of programming beginning Friday, March 8, we’ll have more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever before.

The Film Festival maintains its nine day footprint starting on Friday, March 8 while Music Festival showcases will start on Monday, March 11.

The Platinum Badge remains your best bet with primary access to all of SXSW. All attendees will receive primary entry to programming associated with their badge type, in addition to enjoying secondary access to most other SXSW events. All SXSW registrants also receive complimentary access to SXSW Gaming.

Review the Badge Comparison Chart below and take our Badge Quiz to find out which badge will help you get the most out of your SX experience.

The Attendee Services Hub is your guide through SXSW resources to help you prepare for the adventure ahead. Once you are registered, dive into the suite of tools we have created to help you navigate and access conference and festival events.

Stay tuned for 2019 season programming updates on SXSW News and event navigation resources.

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Badge Comparison Chart

Secondary Access
Interactive Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Interactive Mentor Sessions & Workshops No Secondary Access
Interactive Festival Events
Interactive Festival Opening Party No Secondary Access
Film Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Film Mentor Sessions, Round Tables, Workshops & Parties No Secondary Access
Film Festival Screenings & Events
Film Festival Exclusive Premieres No Secondary Access
Music Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Music Mentor Sessions, Workshops & Parties No Secondary Access
Music Festival Showcases & Events
Music Festival Exclusive Showcases No Secondary Access
Convergence Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Comedy Festival Showcases & Events
Trade Shows & Exhibitions
Networking Meet Ups
Film Festival SXXpress Passes No Secondary Access
Music Festival SXXpress Passes No Secondary Access
Closing BBQ & Softball Tournament No Secondary Access
Hotel Priority Booking & Assistance
Access to SXSW Social Online Registrant Networking
SXSW Festival Shuttles


  • Registrants Lounge, SXSW Gaming, Flatstock Poster Show, SXSW Marketplace, Startup Spotlight, SXSW Wellness Expo, SXSW Community Service Awards, and SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake concerts
  • SXSW Materials: Registrant Big Bag, Pocket Guide, and a subscription to SXSWorld® magazine

Each sold separately at SXSW Cart checkout.

  • Platinum, Interactive, and Film Badges: BBQ Crash Course
  • All Badges: Taco Meet Ups

Go to the SXSW Cart

Badge Pickup Information


New Badge Pickup location for 2019: All badge types can be picked up on the following dates and times at the Austin Convention Center in Ballroom B (at the corner of Cesar Chavez Street and Red River Street).

SXSW Badge Pickup will be busiest on Thursday, March 7 between 5pm – 9pm; Friday, March 8 between 9am – 1pm; and Saturday, March 9 between 9am – 11am. Other times will usually be less crowded.

Wednesday, March 6 | 8am – 6pm
Thursday, March 7 | 9am – 11pm
Friday, March 8 | 9am – 11pm
Saturday, March 9 | 9am – 9pm
Sunday, March 10 | 9am – 9pm
Monday, March 11 | 9am – 9pm
Tuesday, March 12 | 9am – 10pm
Wednesday, March 13 | 9am – 10pm
Thursday, March 14 | 9am – 10pm
Friday, March 15 | 9am – 7pm
Saturday, March 16 | 9am – 7pm
Sunday, March 17 | 9am – 5pm

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