SXSW Go App - Photo by Ann Alva Wieding

SXSW Go App - Photo by Ann Alva Wieding

SXSW GO – The Official Mobile Guide to South by Southwest

SXSW GO is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW. Browse the SX lineup and create your personal schedule to sync with all of your devices.



With the SXSW GO mobile app you can browse our continuously updated lineup of programming and build your schedule online at or directly on your mobile device.

Sync your online schedule with your mobile device, so your info will always be up to date! Plus, get schedule recommendations, helpful event navigation information, and discover new music, films, and sessions.

Download the 2020 SXSW GO mobile app on iOS or Android today and start planning your next SX adventure!

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Mobile App Features

  • Abby, the SXSW Chatbot – Casual, fun conversational-style user experience and an easy to follow guided menu to help navigate SXSW, find out what’s happening, and get timely answers to FAQs.

  • Event Status – We’ve made it easy for you to check the current status of a room or a venue’s remaining capacity for conference sessions and festival events.

    • A Green-Yellow-Red system appears on the app, the online SXSW Schedule, and on the digital Event Status Boards located around the ACC and other venues.

Green = GO

Yellow = HURRY

Red = FULL

  • Networking – Search the directory for other SXSW attendees and send direct messages. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends. Opt-in to location services to see who’s around you.

  • Schedule – Browse the entire SXSW 2020 schedule and plan your week. Watch Film trailers, listen to Artist’s tracks, and learn more about Conference session speakers. Star events as My Favorites and easily sync your favorites between devices.

  • SXSW Recommends – The SXSW Recommends algorithm has been optimized for the 2020 event with machine learning! Get personalized recommendations and opt-in to notifications for real-time recommendations.

  • SXXpress Pass – SXXpress (South by Express) Pass is a digital pass for SXSW registrants that allows front-of-line access to Music Showcases, Film Screenings, Conference Sessions, and select parties. Learn more here.

  • Venue Size – Both the app and the online SXSW Schedule will show room size information as small, medium, or large for any venue to help you plan your schedule.

Learn more about event navigational tools at the Attendee Services Hub, your guide through SXSW registrant resources.

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