What is the SXSW Guest Pass?


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The SXSW Guest Pass is a free credential that gets you into awesome SXSW events including showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, and more throughout SXSW 2017!

Guest Pass Events

General Assembly + SXSW Present: Business Fundamentals for Musicians
Friday, March 10 from 11am-4:30pm | AT&T Conference Center
RSVP for this free event here »

General Assembly + SXSW Present: Tech Fundamentals for Everyone
Saturday & Sunday, March 11-12 from 11am- 4:30pm | AT&T Conference Center
RSVP for this free event here »

Job Market | March 11-12 from 10am-5pm

Outdoor Film Screenings | March 11 & 13-14

Flatstock 59 | March 16-18 from 11am-6pm

SXSW Marketplace: March 16-18 from 11am-6pm

Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake | March 16-18* (Hours TBD)
* Free ticket required for the Saturday, March 18 show featuring Garth Brooks: Presented by Amazon Music. More information at sxsw.com/outdoorstage.

+ More

Explore sxsw.com/free for a full list of SXSW 2017 free events.

Two Ways to Win


#1 Download the SXSW GO App

After signing up for your Guest Pass, download SXSW GO, the official SXSW mobile app, for iOS or Android. Then log in to SXSW GO using the same account created for Guest Pass to instantly become eligible to win one of two pairs of SXSW 2017 badges, to be given away on March 9 and 14.*

SXSW GO allows you to create a custom schedule, see maps and get directions, discover new events, and keeps you up-to-date on all things SX®.
*2017 SXSW Go Music Giveaway Rules | 2017 SXSW Go Film or Interactive Giveaway Rules

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#2 Check Daily Guest Pass Emails During SXSWeek®

Daily Guest Pass emails identify access to new events, provide updates, and let you in on our daily prize giveaway! Answer a fun poll or quiz question for your chance to win a pair of Music, Film, or Gaming Wristbands, or a $100 Waterloo Records gift certificate.

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