What Covid-19 safety measures will you have in place at SXSW?

We look forward to welcoming everyone to Austin next March.

The safety of our SXSW community continues to be a top priority. As we did in previous years, we will liaise with local health authorities regarding our on-site precautions and mitigations applicable or necessary for SXSW 2024, including the Austin Public Health Guidelines for Special Events.


SXSW 2023 Guidelines: 

  • Covid-19 Vaccinations, and applicable boosters, are recommended for all attendees and participants.
  • We strongly recommend that you self-test before attending SXSW.
  • Masks will be available at SXSW Information and Accessibility Desks, and are encouraged.
  • We plan to have Covid-19 home antigen tests available for sale on-site. Quantities may vary.
  • Testing is available for low or no-cost at the following:
  • We ask that all attendees and participants follow our Health Pledge
    • You are committed to:
      • Practicing respiratory etiquette, such as masking and / or covering your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing.
      • Exercising good hygiene, such as frequently washing or sanitizing your hands.
      • Staying up to date with the CDC’s recommendations for Covid-19 vaccinations and boosters approved by the CDC for travel to the US.
    • You will not work or attend any SXSW affiliated event if any of the following apply to you:

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