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The SXSW Guest Pass is a free credential that gets you into awesome SXSW events including:

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Getting on the List with your Guest Pass unlocks invitations to shows, parties, and events throughout SXSW. Keep an eye on your email leading up to and during SXSW for those invitations.

Once you're on the list you are also eligible for amazing giveaways including SXSW badges, prizes, and gift cards. Check back here at often for the latest prizes and offers.

If you participated in 2014, make sure to get the 2015 Guest Pass and Get on the List to be eligible for all of the latest opportunities.

Pick up your free Guest Pass at any of our Pickup Locations or on-site at the doors of select SXSW events. Once you have your Guest Pass, don’t forget to Get On The List for prize giveaways and special event invitations!

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Pick up your Guest Pass early for more chances to win or get one onsite at the doors of major Guest Pass events.

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With your Guest Pass, you’re eligible to win amazing prizes like SXSW badges, gift cards and unique opportunities.

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Pickup Locations

Oat Willie's

617 W. 29th St.
1931 E. Oltorf
9505 Burnet Rd., Suite E

Mon to Sat 10am - Midnight & Sun Noon - Midnight

Game Over Videogames

911 W. Anderson Ln., Suite 106
3005 S. Lamar Blvd, Suite B-105-B
110 N I-35, Suite 200-A (Round Rock)
1504 Aquarena Springs Dr., Suite 110 (San Marcos)

Mon to Sat 11am-9pm & Sun 12pm-7pm

Whole Foods Market Downtown

525 N. Lamar Blvd.

Sun to Sat 8am - 10pm

SXSWedu Education Expo

Austin Convention Center - 500 E Cesar Chavez St.

Tuesday March 10th only, 2-8pm

Discount Electronics

1011 W. Anderson Lane
9711 Manchaca Rd.

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9-7, Sun 11-6
(Store hours may vary by location)

Or pick up at the doors of these Guest Pass Events


Updates &

Guest Pass Events This Weekend

There is still plenty to experience with your SXSW Guest Pass over the coming days!

The Winning Continues!

SXSW Guest Pass has already given away 31 prizes to Guest Pass holders that picked up a Guest Pass and registered to Get on the List. Congratulations to a few of our recent winners:

Guest Pass Event Spotlight: SX Create

Celebrate hands-on maker/hacker/scientist technology at SX Create.