"Monkey Man" Red Carpet, Jordan Peele and Dev Patel – Photo by Gilbert Flores

SXSW 2024 Event Coverage & Resources Guide

Follow Along March 8-16

Howdy and welcome to the 2024 SXSW Conference & Festivals, y'all! This year marks another epic reunion of global creatives, innovators, and storytellers from the world's of tech, film, music, and beyond. Coming to you from deep in the heart of Austin, TX, we will be serving up a daily dose of must-see content from March 8-16.

The 2024 event is packed with Conference sessions, Film & TV Festival screenings, early morning tacos, Music Festival showcases, world-class Exhibitions, late night tacos, tech competitions, Awards ceremonies, vast networking and learning opportunities, and much more. So saddle up to our Event Coverage & Resources Guide with programming highlights and a suite of attendee resources to help you on your SX way.

Ready, Set, SXSW

Pick up your badge at Registration located in the Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 1. Before you go, make sure you have your government-issued ID and check registration hours here.

Open throughout the event, the Registrant Lounge (611 E 6th St) is a convenient and relaxing meeting point for SXSW attendees. Stop by each day from 11am-7pm for one of our several SX networking events and a complimentary drink from our sponsors.

There's still time to join us! Visit the SXSW Cart or purchase in-person. Now let's dive into some programming overviews and attendee tips!

Daily Live Stream

Keynotes, Studio Interviews & More

Can't make it to Austin? Perhaps, multitasking while event hopping? Tune in daily to watch Keynotes and Featured Sessions from the Conference. Plus, catch exclusive interviews at the SXSW Studio with host Juju Green.

Watch SXSW Live

Event Snapshot

Conference Sessions

During March 8-15, experience powerful conversations between industry heavy weights and explore what's next across 24 Tracks of programming. There's so much in store for the 2024 Conference including daily Keynotes (streaming at 1pm CT) and Featured Sessions. Plus, hundreds of panels, workshops, meet ups, mentor sessions, and other Formats spotlighting industry visionaries from around the world. Don't forget to check out the SXSW Bookstore, too.

Film & TV Festival Screenings

Rolling out the red carpet, the Film & TV Festival spans March 8-16. From Hollywood heavy-hitters to indie film legends, there's something for every cinephile. Explore the entire 2024 Lineup of film, TV, and XR projects filling SXSW screens for nine days. Get to know official Film & TV venues and be sure to review important Paramount and Stateside venue access and policies that have been updated for this season.

Music Festival Showcases

Discovery comes alive for six nights featuring new and legendary artists during the Music Festival from March 11-16. Also catch daytime performances in an intimate setting between Conference sessions at the International Day Stage in the Registrant's Lounge from March 12–16 and the Radio Day Stage in Ballroom A from March 13–15.

Comedy Festival

The Comedy Festival's uniquely diverse lineup highlights many of today’s most compelling voices during a week-long celebration of comedy. The 2024 festival presents a full schedule of shows March 8-12, with intermittent programming through Saturday, March 16, including stand-up, sketch, improv, podcast recordings, conversations, and more.


The Creative Industries Expo is the convergence of cutting-edge exhibitors from the world's of technology, design, social good, health and wellness, and more from March 10–13 from 9am–4pm. Plus, immerse yourself in the latest VR/AR and mixed reality storytelling at the SXSW XR Experience from March 10–12 from 11am–6pm.

Stay tuned for Flatstock 92 to browse through the world’s most influential and exceptional gig poster artists' work featuring handmade, limited-edition posters from March 13–15 from 10am–5pm.

Browse the SXSW Schedule for the full program of events for the 2024 SXSW Conference & Festivals from March 8-16 in Austin, Texas.

Photo Galleries

Catch up on all the SX magic happening from March 8-16 with daily photo galleries across Conference, Film & TV, Music, Comedy, and more events.

Dive In

Watch Video Highlights

Take a look at daily event highlights featuring thought-provoking sessions, buzz-worthy red carpet moments, and the unexpected discoveries that make SXSW unique.


Event Navigation Tips

Download SXSW GO to get event recommendations, view maps, network with other attendees, and build your schedule. The more Favorites the merrier – it's always good to have a backup plan.

Event Status makes it easy for you to check the current status of a room or a venue’s remaining capacity. A Green-Yellow-Red system appears on the SXSW GO app, the SXSW Schedule, and on the digital Event Status Boards located around the Austin Convention Center and other venues.

The SX pro's know – secure your event spot and jump to the front of the line with SXXpress (South by Express) Passes. Learn more about the digital pass that's open to all SXSW Badges. Daily SXXpress Passes are limited and go fast. If you miss the request period or all passes have been claimed for that event, be sure to follow the Event Status in the app to plan your arrival.

Take note of Event Access information including special venue bag requirements for Film & TV and the Music Festival.

Browse our transportation services to make getting around Austin to your next session, meet up, film, or showcase easy. The SXSW Shuttle is a free circulating shuttle that runs between the Austin Convention Center and most festival venues.

Wear comfy shoes! Experienced registrants know that SXSW is a marathon, not a sprint. Plan to walk a lot, be weather ready, stay hydrated, and expect the unexpected discoveries that make SXSW unique!

Follow Along

Stay in the SX know! Keep tuned into sxsw.com, SXSW Live, our official YouTube, and across the socialverse for daily event updates and exclusive coverage from March 8-16.

Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and TikTok.

Have a great SXSW, y'all!

Top Photo: Kendra Scott and Jennifer Liu at Featured Session: How to Differentiate Yourself As An Entrepreneur – Photo by Andy Wenstrand; Teaser Photo: Katie Couric at Keynote: Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off the Screen – Photo by Travis P. Ball

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