Free Fun at South By Southwest

Sanwi Sarode and Charlotte Whalen

Startup Crawl

Startup Crawl is an event that will be held at the Capital Factory House in the heart of downtown. During South by Southwest, the brightest minds in technology and business will be joining together there to give educational sessions and help others make connections with people of talent. It’s a great place to go to if you’re looking to start your own business or peer into the minds of some of the smartest people in Austin. This event is open to the public and is taking place on Friday, March 10th from 6-9pm.


South by Southwest is holding an art exhibition called Flatstock from March 15-17th from 10a.m – 5p.m. The art displayed there will be poster art, which can include both textual and graphic elements, and is used to support the American Poster Institute. Art fanatics would enjoy the variety of handmade, visually diverse, creative pieces displayed there. The posters will be made by some of the world’s most influential gig poster artists such as Ambré, The Lemon Twigs, Sunflower Bean, and The Zombies.

She-Media Co Lab

During this event, Katie Couric, Christy Turlington Burns, Phoebe Robinson, and more will be taking the stage to talk about women’s rights and health issues, with topics ranging from abortion to healthcare. They will also bring to light the innovation that stems from the history of health and their relevance to the future. This event is from Sat, Mar 11, 2023, 10:00 AM – Sun, Mar 12, 2023, 5:00 PM and is located in East 4th Street Austin.

The Future of Food

The Future of Food is an event that will include an open discussion about food around the globe, and how it affects culture. The event will take place over several days and there will be opportunities to participate in engaging activities and experiences, including trying food from various vendors. This event will take place on March 11 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.