2016 SXSW Film Festival Wristbands

9 Days / 10 Venues / 250+ Films

2016 SXSW Film Festival Wristbands are now on sale! See details below.

Purchase Wristbands Here


SXSW Film Wristband:
Good for all film screenings, all 9 days of the SXSW Film Festival, March 11-19, $95

2nd Half Film Wristband:
Good for only the 2nd half of the Film Festival, March 15-19, 5 full days of films, $65

Purchase online now and pick up at the festival at the Film Wristband Help Desk at the Austin Convention Center in the box office by Exhibit Hall 2 starting on Thursday, March 10.

Want to buy your Film Wristband in-person? Film wristband sales are also happening now at Waterloo Records in Austin, TX.

Film Wristband Help Desk Hours
Thursday, March 10 | 9 am - 11 pm
Friday, March 11 | 9 am - 11 pm
Saturday, March 12 | 9 am - 6 pm
Sunday, March 13 | 9 am - 6 pm
Monday, March 14 | 9 am - 6 pm
Tuesday, March 15 | 9 am - 10 pm
Wednesday, March 16 | 9 am - 10 pm

Film Festival wristbands provide entry to all film festival screenings and always enter after SXSW badges. SXSW Film Festival wristbands cannot guarantee entry to every SXSW Film Festival screening as each screening is subject to venue capacity.

Venue Status Boards
Maximize your time at SXSW by using the Venue Status Boards (VSB) to get accurate line status information for every screening at the festival. Download the SXSW GO mobile app or bookmark VSB.SXSW.COM to access the Venue Status Boards.

Housing Options
Don't live in the Austin area? Book a room after you purchase your Film Festival wristbands to enjoy the full SXSW Film Festival experience! Email housing7@sxsw.com for details.

Are you an Austin local and want the full fan experience for SXSW 2016? Leave the traffic and trouble at home! Buy a SXSW Film Festival wristband to access SXSW rates at our top hotels and stay downtown. Email housing7@sxsw.com for details.

Wristband holders can catch a ride on the SXSW Festival Shuttle – a free circulating shuttle running between the Austin Convention Center, SXSW Outdoor Stage at Ladybird Lake and SXSW Film Festival Theaters. Learn more here.

About the SXSW Film Festival
The SXSW Film Festival takes place March 11-19 in Austin, Texas. Explore the diverse 2016 Film Festival Lineup and start favoriting your must-see films on the online schedule.

Have questions about your Film wristband? Email info@frontgatetickets.com for more information.

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