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SXSWeek® Timeline

Use the SXSWeek® Timeline and Schedule to plan your SXSW Conference & Festivals experience from March 8-17 in Austin, Texas.



Stay tuned for the full 2019 Schedule coming in Fall 2018.


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Explore the SXSW Programming

 

All confirmed programming for the SXSW Conference & Festivals – including Keynotes, Featured Speakers, films, showcases, exhibitions, awards, and more – can be found on the official SXSW Schedule. Filter by event type, venue, and time to build your customized schedule and discover what’s in store for the March event.

Browse the 2019 SXSWeek® Timeline below and check back here throughout the season as more event information is added including the launch of the 2019 SXSW Schedule during Fall 2018.

2019 Registration and Housing opens on August 1, 2018. Participation opportunities are now open for PanelPicker, film submissions, artist applications, and more. Sign up for SXSW Event Updates to receive the latest SX news.


How To Find Events

The online schedule provides a multitude of ways to filter SXSW events. From the SXSW Schedule homepage, browse programming by SXSW Conference Keynotes, Speakers, Sessions, Showcasing Artists, Film Screenings and more. For the bold explorers, select the Everything option.

Within the schedule, you can click on the All Events dropdown to filter by Conference Tracks, Artists, Keynotes, Speakers, and Sessions. Click on the All Days dropdown to filter by each day of the SXSW event. You can also choose to browse events alphabetically by using the alphabet bar just under the dropdown filters.

How to Add an Event

Add an event to your schedule by clicking the star next to the event’s name. An event that has already been added to your schedule will be denoted by a purple star. Additionally, you can view all events in your schedule by clicking the My Favorites tab located on the homepage or in the upper, right-hand dropdown on the online schedule. Star events of interest now and as the details become available, your personal schedule will be automatically updated.

Explore the Schedule Help page for more details on the SXSW Schedule.

2019 SXSW Schedule Overview

 

Check back here throughout the season as more event information is added. Sign up for SXSW Event Updates to receive the latest SX news.

Use the SXSWeek® Timeline to plan your SXSW Conference & Festivals experience from March 8-17 in Austin, Texas. Browse the weekly overview below and download the PDF as you get ready for your next adventure at SXSW.

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Monday, March 4 –Thursday, March 7, 2019

SXSW EDU®

Thursday, March 7, 2019

9:00am-11:00pm Registration Open

Friday, March 8, 2019

9:00am-11:00pm Registration Open
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-6:30pm SXSW Release It
11:00am-2:00pm BBQ Crash Course*
12:00pm-2:00pm Taco Meet Up I*
2:00pm-3:00pm 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 9, 2019

9:00am-9:00pm Registration Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Pitch
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Wellness Expo
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)

Sunday, March 10, 2019

9:00am-9:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Pitch
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
6:30pm-8:30pm Community Service Awards
7:00pm-9:00pm SXSW Pitch Awards

Monday, March 11, 2019

9:00am-9:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
TBD SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

9:00am-10:00pm Registration, Artist & Music Wristband Pickup Open
9:30am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
10:00am-2:00am Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Film)
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-6:00pm Next Stage
2:00pm-3:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Interactive)
6:00pm-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-1:30am Interactive Bash
10:00pm-1:00am Film Festival Intermission Party

Wednesday March 13, 2019

9:00am-10:00pm Registration, Artist and Music Wristband Pickup Open
10:00am-2:00am SXSW Film Festival Screenings
11:00am-2:00pm SXSW Trade Show
11:00am-12:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am-2:00pm Next Stage
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Sessions
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 14, 2019

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

Friday, March 15, 2019

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 SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
11:00am-8:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
12:00pm-2:00pm Taco Meetup II*
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
3:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake
8:00pm-11:00pm Gaming Opening Party
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases

Saturday, March 16, 2019

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-4:30pm SXSW Conference Sessions
11:00am-6:00pm Flatstock
11:00am-6:00pm SXSW Conference Keynote (Music)
12:00pm-4:00pm Radio Day Stage Showcases
12:00pm-4:00pm International Day Stage Showcases
11:00pm-6:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
12:00pm-10:00pm SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake
7:30pm-10:00pm SXSW Gaming Awards
8:00pm-2:00am Music Festival Showcases
10:30pm-1:00am SXSW Gaming Closing Party

Sunday, March 17, 2019

10:00am-6:00pm Gaming Wristband Pickup Open
11:00pm-5:00pm SXSW Gaming Expo
12:30pm-5:30pm BBQ and Softball Tournament
8:00pm-2:00am 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.

Head over to the [**2019 SXSW Attendee Services Hub**](https://www.sxsw.com/attendee-services/) for registrant resources to help you navigate and access conference and festival events.

* = Requires additional ticket purchase to attend.

(All events subject to change)

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