SXSW Guest Pass for SXSW 2019 is now closed. Please check back next season for 2020 details.


What Is the SXSW Guest Pass?

SXSW Guest Pass is your ticket to free events, shows, and giveaways including: SXSW Outdoor Stage, SXSW Wellness Expo, SXSW Marketplace, Flatstock 69, and more! And, now through the end of SXSWeek, all free events will be announced through the Guest Pass email list.

2019 Guest Pass Events


SXSW International Women’s Day Celebration In Partnership with the European Union and UN Women | March 8 from 2pm-10pm
*Spots are limited and subject to capacity – RSVP Required

Wellness Expo | March 9-10 from 11am-6pm

General Assembly + SXSW Workshops | March 9-10 from 11am-4:30pm

Flatstock 69 | March 14 from 12pm-6pm, March 15 & 16 from 11am-6pm

SXSW Marketplace | March 15-16 from 11am-6pm

SXSW Outdoor Stage | March 14-16

Thursday, March 14
6:00 PM – VOILÀ
6:45 PM – Odette
7:40 PM – Jamie N Commons
8:45 PM – X Ambassadors

Friday, March 15
6:00 PM – Abhi The Nomad
6:50 PM – TBA
7:40 PM – TBA
8:30 PM – Dungeon Family feat. Big Boi, Goodie Mob, & Organized Noize’s Sleepy Brown

Saturday, March 16
6:00 PM – William Tyler
6:40 PM – Courtney Marie Andrews
7:35 PM – Andrew Bird
8:45 PM – Patty Griffin

*Doors open at 4:00 PM each day

More information about entry conditions and site rules, as well as traveling to and from the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake can be found here.

View the complete list of official SXSW free and open to the public events, including those which do not require a Guest Pass for admission.

Keep an eye on your Guest Pass email updates as more events will be added through the event.



Two Ways to Win With Your Guest Pass

#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. Log in to SXSW GO using the same account created for Guest Pass to instantly become eligible to win one of two pairs of 2019 SXSW Badges, to be given away on March 8 and March 12.

SXSW GO allows you to create a custom schedule, see maps and get directions, discover new events, and stay up-to-date on all things SX®.

Download SXSW GO

Please review the SXSW GO Giveaway Rules.

#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.

Please review the SXSW Guest Pass Daily Giveaway Rules.

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