What is FreedomFest?

FreedomFest is an annual festival where free minds meet to celebrate “great books, great ideas, and great thinkers” in an open-minded environment.

It is independent, non-partisan, and not affiliated with any organization or think tank. FreedomFest invites the best and the brightest thought influencers from around the world to talk, strategize, socialize, and celebrate liberty. FreedomFest is open to all and is purely egalitarian; speakers, attendees, and exhibitors are treated with equal respect and interest.

Why FreedomFest?

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Speakers

Engage with over 250 experts and leaders in their field and meet the geniuses behind the liberty movement.

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Networking

Network with the best free-market and pro-liberty think tanks and organizations.

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Fun

Enjoy a full three days, chock full of compelling debates, exciting panels, rousing speeches and social events.

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Film Festival

Attend the world’s only libertarian film festival at no extra charge.

FreedomFest Attracts the Best and Most Fascinating Speakers

Just a Few of Our Regulars:
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LARRY ELDER
Radio Show Host
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PETER SCHIFF
CEO, Euro Pacific Capital
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JENNIFER GROSSMAN
CEO, The Atlas Society
NickGillespie
NICK GILLESPIE
Editor At Large, Reason.com & ReasonTV

FreedomFest Forum

What’s in a Date?

“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven!”  — William Wordsworth I’ve always believed that dates are important. I was born on October 19. I celebrated my 40th birthday on the day of the stock market crash, October 19, 1987, six weeks after I forewarned my Forecasts…

Is Political Correctness Killing Comedy?

Our typical Midwestern family is now scattered across the U.S. Like most families we get together for major life events or sometimes just because we like each other. We share some meals. We talk about old times. We play games. We laugh a lot. A few summers ago this scenario played itself out during my…

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On FreedomFest

“FreedomFest is truly the best conference I’ve ever attended.  Nothing compares to it”. 

Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante

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2018-02-09T18:20:04+00:00
“FreedomFest is truly the best conference I’ve ever attended.  Nothing compares to it”.  Jeff Berwick, The Dollar Vigilante
“It's Burning Man for Libertarians, or a Gathering of the Lost 10 Tribes. It's a ‘Jerusalem dig’ for agnostics and God-seekers alike. Or a World's Fair for Alternative Answers...but always fun.”

Gary Alexander

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2018-02-08T15:29:27+00:00
“It's Burning Man for Libertarians, or a Gathering of the Lost 10 Tribes. It's a ‘Jerusalem dig’ for agnostics and God-seekers alike. Or a World's Fair for Alternative Answers...but always fun.” Gary Alexander

“FreedomFest is the kingpin of conferences!”

Matt Kibbe, Free the People
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2018-02-09T18:17:27+00:00
“FreedomFest is the kingpin of conferences!” Matt Kibbe, Free the People
 “You’ve made FreedomFest into THE mandatory conference for all lovers of liberty.  Congratulations!”

George Gilder, MA

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2018-02-09T18:26:48+00:00
 “You’ve made FreedomFest into THE mandatory conference for all lovers of liberty.  Congratulations!” George Gilder, MA

“I’m counting the days until next year’s festival.  Literally.  360 to go….”

Naomi Brockwell
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2018-02-09T18:22:22+00:00
“I’m counting the days until next year’s festival.  Literally.  360 to go….” Naomi Brockwell
"I had a terrific time at FreedomFest; probably the best time I've had. I saw lots of friends, ate well, slept well, stayed out of the sun . . . "

Stephen Cox, editor, Liberty Magazine

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2018-02-08T15:30:19+00:00
"I had a terrific time at FreedomFest; probably the best time I've had. I saw lots of friends, ate well, slept well, stayed out of the sun . . . " Stephen Cox, editor, Liberty Magazine

“FreedomFest doesn’t just ride the curve, it invents it”.

John Fund, National Review
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2018-02-09T18:16:48+00:00
“FreedomFest doesn’t just ride the curve, it invents it”. John Fund, National Review

“FreedomFest is where the best ideas and strategies are fleshed out. I wouldn’t miss it for the world”.
Steve Forbes, Forbes magazine


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2018-02-09T18:13:51+00:00
“FreedomFest is where the best ideas and strategies are fleshed out. I wouldn’t miss it for the world”. Steve Forbes, Forbes magazine
“I don’t go to many conferences anymore but I love to come to FreedomFest. This is my 8 th in a row. People ask, ‘why do you go?’ It’s always a treat for me to listen and meet people from all around the world in different professions - academics, journalists, politicians, etc. I wouldn’t miss it”.

Floyd Brown, Western Journalism

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2018-02-08T15:31:12+00:00
“I don’t go to many conferences anymore but I love to come to FreedomFest. This is my 8 th in a row. People ask, ‘why do you go?’ It’s always a treat for me to listen and meet people from all around the world in different professions - academics, journalists, politicians, etc. I wouldn’t miss it”. Floyd Brown, Western Journalism

"You libertarians know how to have a good time with dancing, skits, mock trials, magic acts, yoga, silver dollars, and fun debates, all in the world's most laissez faire city. It was incredible".

Lee Edwards, Heritage Foundation
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2018-02-09T18:25:08+00:00
"You libertarians know how to have a good time with dancing, skits, mock trials, magic acts, yoga, silver dollars, and fun debates, all in the world's most laissez faire city. It was incredible". Lee Edwards, Heritage Foundation
"You have created one of the greatest franchises ever in the history of conferences”.

Sheldon Jacobs, NY

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2018-02-09T18:26:00+00:00
"You have created one of the greatest franchises ever in the history of conferences”. Sheldon Jacobs, NY
“FreedomFest is a national treasure”.

Gene Epstein, economics editor, Barron’s

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2018-02-09T18:19:09+00:00
“FreedomFest is a national treasure”. Gene Epstein, economics editor, Barron’s
“I love FreedomFest - wonderfully interesting people and non-stop intellectual stimulation.  The debates are great. Keep doing them. I’m really looking forward to July in Las Vegas”.

John Mackey, Whole Food Markets

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2018-02-09T18:15:36+00:00
“I love FreedomFest - wonderfully interesting people and non-stop intellectual stimulation.  The debates are great. Keep doing them. I’m really looking forward to July in Las Vegas”. John Mackey, Whole Food Markets

“I’m a big fan of FreedomFest and wouldn’t miss it for the world”.

Doug Casey
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2018-02-09T18:18:17+00:00
“I’m a big fan of FreedomFest and wouldn’t miss it for the world”. Doug Casey
"FreedomFest made summer in Vegas even hotter!"

Charles Gasparino, CNBC #1 Reporter

Freedom Fest
2018-02-09T18:16:07+00:00
"FreedomFest made summer in Vegas even hotter!" Charles Gasparino, CNBC #1 Reporter
“The most intense, rewarding, intellectual, create-your-own 3-day conference I’ve ever attended”.

Bob Poole, co-founder, Reason

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2018-02-09T18:23:29+00:00
“The most intense, rewarding, intellectual, create-your-own 3-day conference I’ve ever attended”. Bob Poole, co-founder, Reason
“Having now experienced FreedomFest, it makes wonder why I haven’t been coming all ten years!”

William Baldwin, editor, Forbes (1999-2010)

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2018-02-08T15:30:46+00:00
“Having now experienced FreedomFest, it makes wonder why I haven’t been coming all ten years!” William Baldwin, editor, Forbes (1999-2010)
“My favorite conference - always love to attend!”

Marji Ross, Publisher, Regnery Publishing

Freedom Fest
2018-02-08T15:28:26+00:00
“My favorite conference - always love to attend!” Marji Ross, Publisher, Regnery Publishing

FreedomFest is an intense three days

And it's different from any conference you have ever attended

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