SXSW FESTIVAL THINGIES TO KNOW

2019 SXSW Festival March 8 - 10!

March 1, 2019

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The 2019 SXSW Festival kicks off in ATX Friday, March 8 - Sunday, March 17!  The festival is expected to bring over 300,000 people to enjoy the Awesomeness of Austin. Many events downtown w/ limited to no parking. Traffic will not be fun downtown during SXSW.. especially March 8th when many come to ATX. ATX city officials are asking employers, especially downtown, to think about letting their employees either work from home, or shut business down early.

Yes, there are headaches, but there are fun thingies to think and know about too. Here are some of the many things you can expect during SXSW Fest 2019! Also things you can do and use to help when it comes to getting around. Whether it's enjoying the festival first hand, or staying far away from it.  SXSW Fest Knowledge is Power for Austinites!  

SXSW keynote speakers include Jodi Foster,  PJ Raval, Katie Couric and many more!

SXSW Interactive Fest March 8 - 12 

SXSW Film Fest March 8 - 16  Watch out for all the talent comes to ATX to show off their new movies.. opening day screenings. ATX SXSW FilmFestival is becoming the place showcase a new film.

SXSW Comedy Fest March 8-16 includes Kathy Griffin, The Daily Show News Team Live, Busy Philipps and many, many, many more...
SXSW Fest Music Fest March 11-17  SXSW 2019 Artists Showcases  

SXSW Gaming Fest  - March 15- 17 Gaming awards, Cosplay contest, keynote speakers and more

SXSW Mentor Sessions you can register / RSVP


SXSW Fest 2019 Important Thingies:

  • SXSW Fest Schedule to plan ahead 
  • DO 512 SXSW Fest Fun without wristbands or badges. Pay cover charges. There are many cool Free SXSW Fest Events but you must RSVP!  RSVP is Key during SXSW Fest! 
  • SXSW Fest Getting Around   Maps, road closures, shedules ... shuttle, Cap Metro, pedicab, car, airport.. so much more! Follow City of ATX on Twitter #SpringFestATX  Spring Festival ATX
  • SXSW Fest Attend - Get badges & wristbands.  Pick up & more!
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