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South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) 2020

March 25 Austin Convention Center

SXSW 2020 was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. Read more https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/06/sxsw-cancelled-due-to-coronavirus.html

What is the South By Southwest Music Festival?

As the spring comes, the Austin streets prepare for one of the greatest cultural events in the US, if not in the world! The annual SXSW Festival 2020 is more than just the gathering of fans; it’s cinema, music, education, ecology, that unite and expand the horizons for the whole week. Throughout its history, since 1987, the South By Southwest Festival has been only growing in scope and size and has become a complex event for the great variety of acts.

The SXSW Austin 2020 will take place at the Austin Convention Center, and promises its fans an endless variety of musical acts. The SXSW tickets are a thing if you intend to see the cinema works by the directors of any level, and hear the motivational speeches of such artists as Jon Favreau, Mark Duplass, Ava DuVernay, Ryan Gosling, Nicolas Cage, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Tilda Swinton, and others.

What Are the SXSW Tickets Prices and Availability?

Music Badge costs 1270$ (Rate expires February 14)

See Available Tickets

What Are The SXSW 2020 Dates?

The 2020 SXSW Music Festival will take place at the very beginning of the spring, from March, 13 to March 22, 2020. The complete 10 days, during which you’ll be able to visit the Music, Film, or the EDU section of the festival.

What’s the SXSW location in 2020?

The 2020 festival will take place at the same venue as before, which is the Austin Convention Center. The address is St. Entrance, 500 E Cesar Chavez St #4th, Austin, TX.

What’s The SXSW 2020 Lineup?

The current lineup consists of more than 200 artists, and includes the acts from huge variety of genres, from pop and rap to post-punk, rock and gospel. The confirmed artists are Mojo & Juju, Thornetta Davis, Ferris & Sylvester and many more. Expect more to come!

See full lineup here.

Where To Stay During SXSW 2020?

The SXSW festival 2020 does not offer any camping, as it takes place in the Austin Convention Center, so you’ll have to find the housing in the nearby hotels, hostels or short-term rentals. The hotels as Hilton Hotel Austin, Westin Hotel Downtown Austin, and Hyatt Place Hotel Downtown Austin are in the closest proximity to the venue, with the prices starting at $250 per night.

If you are keen on something more budget-friendly, check out the offers by HotelsCombined. The cheapest options are available at as low as $350 per night.

How to get to the SXSW?

To get from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), go to ABIA Lower Level stop, and pick on the Bus 20-Manor Rd/Riverside-NB, and exit on the Lavaca/4th Street stop. The address of the ACC is St. Entrance, 500 E Cesar Chavez St #4th.

Tips for a safe and quick way to the SXSW festival

  • Traffic is subject to change, so be careful of the traffic jams, and plan your route wisely.
  • Follow the signs and obey all the traffic laws.
  • Not following instructions may send you driving in circles due to road closures, no left turns, etc.

SXSW 2018 Aftermovie

Frequently Answered Question

How Long Is The SXSW Festival?

The festival will last for 10 days, March 13 through March 22.

Where Is SXSW Held In Austin?

The festival takes place at the usual venue, the Austin Convention Center (ACC). It’s right at the Downtown Austin, and has fitted more than 289,000 fans during the SXSW 2018!

How Much Does It Cost To Go To SXSW?

The ticket prices for the SXSW 2020 start at $825, and the price can grow depending on your zone preferences. An average price for housing would take $150 a day if you decide to stay with Airbnb, and more if you choose the hotel. Prepare around $25-50 a day for food and drinks. Also, if you go by plane, prepare approximately $350-500 for the airfare.