Frequently Asked Questions

FreedomFest Vegas meets Wednesday, July 10 – Saturday, July 13 at CAESARS FORUM conference center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The FreedomFest opening festivities will begin Wednesday at noon with a series of stimulating and intellectual sessions designed to “prime the mind” and lead into the Opening Ceremonies general session at 4:30 and Welcome Reception and Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall at 7:00.

Many attendees will arrive on Tuesday, July 9, and stay through Sunday, July 14 to attend the provocative “Super Charged Saturday” sessions, as well as our fabulous Farewell Reception & Banquet on Saturday, which features live entertainment, special guest speakers, the Anthem Film Awards, live music & dancing  and a full three-course gourmet dining experience (extra ticket required). 

During the conference dates of July 10 through July 13, there will also be multiple evening social events at the conference and plenty of Vegas nightlife to enjoy.

Located on the east side of Las Vegas Blvd and just south of the Venetian, CAESARS FORUM has convenient direct access to Harrah’s, LINQ Hotel, LINQ Promenade, and High Roller Observation Wheel.

Please note: CAESARS FORUM is NOT attached to Caesars Palace or The Forum Shops, which are on the west side of Las Vegas Blvd.

Walking Video from LINQ to CAESARS FORUM
Walking Video from Harrah’s to CAESARS FORUM
Walking Video from Caesars Palace to CAESARS FORUM

FreedomFest has a room block with a discounted resort fee at Harrah’s Las Vegas, The LINQ Hotel + Experience, and Caesars Palace. The resort fee is required by Caesars Entertainment.

The LINQ and Harrah’s (recently renovated/fully updated!) are just steps away from CAESARS FORUM Conference Center, while the 5-Star Caesars Palace Resort is a 10-minute walk from the conference center. To see the room rates and make your hotel reservation, visit our Hotels Page.

Walking Video from LINQ to CAESARS FORUM
Walking Video from Harrah’s to CAESARS FORUM
Walking Video from Caesars Palace to CAESARS FORUM

The FreedomFest registration counter will be inside the CAESARS FORUM conference center. Signs and volunteers will be on hand to direct you. There will be Self-Registration and Full Registration available as well as dedicated check in for Exhibitors and Speakers.

Check in starts Wednesday, July 10 at 8 am. 

Registration Desk Hours:
Wednesday 8 am – 7 pm
Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Saturday 8 am – 5 pm

The regular full registration pass (attendee, guest, local, student, young professional, professor, exhibitor, speaker, filmmaker, exhibitor and media) includes:

  • 3 1/2 days of general sessions & breakout sessions, debates, panels, and speeches on a wide range of liberty topics with more than 250 speakers
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall
  • All conference materials
  • Unlimited entrance to our Exhibit Hall, “the tradeshow for liberty”
  • Global Financial Summit for investors
  • Anthem Film Festival screenings and panels
  • The Eureka! Summit for entrepreneurs and small businesses
  • The Punching Up Comedy Festival (with optional Friday night comedy show)
  • The Subversion Summit on innovation and technology
  • Complimentary light breakfast and coffee in the exhibit hall
  • Authors’ roundtables and book signings
  • Social events, karaoke, morning yoga, live music and more

The One Day Pass includes:

  • 1 day of general sessions & breakout sessions, debates, panels and speeches;
  • All conference materials;
  • Unlimited entrance to our Exhibit Hall;
  • Anthem Film Festival screenings;
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast and coffee break that day.

The Film Lovers Pass includes:

  • 3 1/2 days of Anthem Film Festival; screenings and panels;
  • Unlimited Entrance to the Exhibit Hall;
  • Complimentary continental breakfasts and coffee breaks

It does not include any other FreedomFest events.

Film Lovers Day Pass includes:

  • 1 day of Anthem Film Festival screenings and panels;
  • Unlimited Entrance to the Exhibit Hall for that day
  • Complimentary continental breakfast and coffee breaks as offered on that day

Please wear your badge to attend any part of FreedomFest – room monitors will be checking badges throughout the conference. If you lose your badge, there will be a $20 fee to replace it.

There is no difference between a guest pass and a regular attendee pass. Both have full registration benefits. The guest pass is simply connected to the regular attendee pass and is usually offered at a lower price. 

Log into your registration using your email address and password (click Forgot Password if you have trouble logging in).

  1. Click past your personal details on page 1. (Please note that the original price you paid for your registration will be visible, but you won’t be charged again for any previous purchases).
  2. Click past the special events selection page.
  3. On page 3, select “Add Another Person.”
  4. Follow the steps to add your guest(s) information and purchase any special event(s) for that guest.
  5. Enter your payment information on page 4.

Log into your registration using your email address and password (click Forgot Password if you have trouble logging in).

  1. Click past your personal details on page 1. (Please note that the original price you paid for your registration will be visible, but you won’t be charged again for any previous purchases).
  2. Select the special event(s) for yourself on page 2.
  3. If you wish to add special event(s) for your guest(s), click the edit icon next to your guest’s name on page 3. Then repeat steps 1-2.
  4. Enter your payment information on page 4.

The McCarran International Airport is just minutes away from the Vegas Strip and CAESARS FORUM conference center. 

It’s an easy ride by taxi or Uber/Lyft. You can also rent a car.

Parking is available at Harrah’s, LINQ, and Caesars Palace for a daily fee of $18 Monday-Thursday and $23 Friday-Sunday. There is no parking at CAESARS FORUM conference center — the closest garage is Harrah’s.

When you register for FreedomFest, we begin a series of actions to prepare for attendance, including those that include hard costs. As we approach the conference start, those costs and guarantees increase. Therefore, we must institute a cancellation fee to help us cover those costs in the event that you must cancel before the event. We thank you for your understanding.

Refund Policy
A 20% fee of the registration amount paid will apply to all registration cancellations through May 31. Starting June 1, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration amount paid. Starting July 1, there is no refund. 

Transfer Policy You can choose to transfer your registration, rather than cancel, for an equivalent registration at the next FreedomFest at any point before July 10. This is a registration transfer, not a monetary credit.

Special Events Cancellation Special event purchases are 100% refundable through May 31 and 50% refundable between June 1 and June 30. Starting July 1, there are no refunds for special events.

Hotel Cancellation Hotels can be cancelled without penalty 72 hours before check-in date. A first night’s refundable deposit is taken when the reservation is made. Changes to hotel reservations must be made through the hotel directly. 

Lost Badge Fee Please note that in the case of a lost or misplaced badge or other ticket, requiring reprinting, will incur a $20 replacement fee.

Starting mid-June, you can access the Official Agenda Guide on our website to see the full schedule of events, including all the sessions, exhibitors, receptions, lunches and films.

We encourage you to install and use the free app to highlight which sessions you’d most like to attend each day and see the latest updates. All seating is unreserved, first-come/first-served. Starting in June, download the Sched app and search for FreedomFest 2024 to install the schedule onto your phone.

All FreedomFest sessions and the Exhibit Hall will be located in the convention meeting space at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. 

We’ve also included book signings with the authors of 2024’s most important books in the exhibit hall during coffee breaks and during the Welcome Reception – come meet our authors!

Add our special event breakfasts, luncheons, and receptions, including the Farewell Banquet on Saturday night.

We work year-round to add speakers and content to FreedomFest. As each speaker and title is confirmed, we update our website. Visit the Speakers section on the website.

Anthem Film Festival screenings take place at the convention meeting space at CAESARS FORUM conference center along with FreedomFest. The exact location for screenings and follow-up panels will be announced in the spring of 2024. Film screenings shown anywhere else are NOT part of the Anthem Film Festival.

Access to the Anthem Film Festival is included in all FreedomFest registration passes. We also have Anthem Film Festival only passes available for a lower rate.

We suggest business or business casual attire for all conference sessions. The Farewell Banquet is business-formal or cocktail dress.

Please note that the conditions indoors may feel chilly for some, but warm for others – we always get comments that it’s both, at the same time! Please dress with layers so you will be comfortable.

Temperatures outdoors in Las Vegas will be extremely hot and dry. We recommend staying indoors during the daytime.

Please sign up for your registration pass and any special events (VIP breakfasts, lunches, receptions or the banquet) through FreedomFest.

Please sign up for your accommodations through the links on our Hotels page. 

New Attendees: To start your registration process with FreedomFest, click here.

Current Attendees: To access your existing registration with FreedomFest, click here, enter your email address, and follow the prompts to make any changes including adding special events or an additional guest. Please visit the FAQ questions above for more information.

While there is no specific age restriction, FreedomFest is geared toward older students and adults. We do not have any programming for young children. Children ages 12 and up will need a badge, but children under the age of 12 can be at FreedomFest as long as they are accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times. If a child is being disruptive, we ask that you please leave the session.

Choice reigns supreme at FreedomFest, and attendees often face the dilemma of two sessions at the same time that look appealing! If you are attending the conference with a guest, we suggest splitting up and going to the two sessions separately….it gives you great catch-up conversation when you meet back up for coffee, lunch, or dinner at the end of the day!

Also, barring any technical difficulties, we record all sessions at FreedomFest and make those sessions available over the course of the year on our YouTube channel.

All conference sessions are unreserved, first-come/first-served seating. Special event breakfasts, lunches, and the Farewell Banquet are restricted to ticket holders, but are still unreserved seating, except for the VIP tables at the banquet and head tables at VIP events.

There will be a light attendee breakfast in the Exhibit Hall available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings, as well as coffee breaks throughout each conference day.

There are several eateries near CAESARS FORUM and on site at Harrah’s, LINQ, and Caesars Palace, as well as several sponsor or VIP lunches options at FreedomFest. 

We recommend taking full advantage of the LINQ Promenade, steps away from CAESARS FORUM, Harrah’s, and LINQ, and just across the Strip from Caesars Palace.

“FreedomFest After Dark” is just as much fun as FreedomFest during the day. Choose from:

  • FreedomFest Jam Session — Bring your instrument and email us if you wish to participate!
  • World-famous Las Vegas Strip restaurants 
  • World-class Las Vegas shows and concerts
  • Anthem Movies on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evening 
  • Sponsored and Paid Receptions (see your agenda for details)
  • Punching Up Comedy Festival stand-up show (extra ticket required)

Each day starts with a complimentary continental breakfast in the Exhibit Hall at the convention meeting space at The Mirage.
Then we gather together for main stage sessions in the Mirage Events Center A (Main Stage). 

Breakout sessions are located in the following rooms:

  • Events Center A (Main Stage)
  • Events Center C1, C2, C3
  • Jamaica Rooms
  • Montego Rooms
  • Antigua Rooms
  • St Thomas Rooms
  • Trinidad Rooms
  • Events Center B – Exhibit Hall

See your agenda guide, online conference guide or the app for more specific details on the venue for a particular session.

Restrooms are located near the Exhibit Hall, breakout sessions, and registration desk.

We love to hear from our attendees! Please let us know what we are doing well at FreedomFest and what we can do to make it even better. Take the survey at the end of the conference – you will receive an email at the end of the conference.

You can always email us at [email protected] anytime!

Privacy Policy FreedomFest, Inc. is deeply committed to protecting the privacy and security of our attendees’ personal and financial information. We do not sell, share or rent the name, billing address, email address, telephone number, credit card or any other information about our attendees to anyone, including other attendees, speakers, sponsors or exhibitors. FreedomFest Inc. maintains this information in-house and uses it solely to contact our attendees directly regarding FreedomFest events, speakers and exhibitors.

Disclaimer FreedomFest, Inc. is a “big tent event” that brings together a diverse range of speakers, in sessions, panels and debates that cover politics, investments, economics, history, philosophy, science & technology, art & literature, and healthy living. All exhibitors and speakers are independent business people or entities and are not directed or controlled by FreedomFest Inc., nor does FreedomFest Inc. sponsor or promote, directly or indirectly, any agenda, idea, product or service offered by speakers or exhibitors. FreedomFest Inc. is not liable or responsible for the advice, offerings, actions or services of exhibitors or sponsors. We encourage all participants to examine information, ask questions, and carefully evaluate and compare advice from our various exhibitors, speakers, sponsors and other attendees. Participants should carefully consider whether material and information they receive is suitable to their personal circumstances before taking any action.

FreedomFest serves as a platform for engaging, thought-provoking conversations and experiences. We encourage freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, free market interchange and voluntary interactions within a civil and productive environment. We also believe in the right to be left alone, and we do not tolerate or condone actions or language that is abusive or invasive, especially sexual harassment. FreedomFest is not a place for behavior that is inappropriate, off-topic, disruptive, abusive, or criminal. 

FreedomFest defines inappropriate behavior as that which undermines the spirit of FreedomFest, including any form of written, verbal or physical abuse or threats; the use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions; any form of harassment, including sexual harassment, racism, sexism, or any other targeted comments which may cause harm to another FreedomFest participant before, during or after the FreedomFest events, including via the FreedomFest mobile app, through social media channels, while engaging in any online aspect of the events, or any other method of communication or interaction.

By choosing to attend FreedomFest you acknowledge and accept the risks inherent in being in public places. Participants should carefully consider their personal circumstances before attending. Anyone attending or taking part in the event must use their own good judgment, follow all guidelines/laws, and take reasonable care to avoid injury to their health, person or property.

Contact Valerie Durham, Executive Director, ([email protected]) or Matt Day, Director of Programming, ([email protected]) if you believe you’ve observed or experienced a violation of this Code of Conduct, and FreedomFest will work to assess the situation and to respond as soon as possible. Notifying FreedomFest does not constitute or replace a notification to local law enforcement. All suspected violations of the law should be reported to local law enforcement. For emergencies, immediately dial 9-1-1.

Filming, Photography and Audio Recording in Progress All sessions at FreedomFest are audio recorded for archival purposes. Sessions that take place in the main ballroom are also video recorded for archiving and livestream purposes. Various photographers are taking photographic images throughout the conference in all meeting spaces. Additionally, various media outlets will be broadcasting FreedomFest activities and events. By attending and participating in FreedomFest, you agree to allow your likeness and voice to be potentially captured and shared by audio and video.

Communication Policy By registering for FreedomFest, attendees agree to receive emails and occasional text messages with pertinent information about upcoming FreedomFest events. Attendees who wish to opt out of these communications may do so by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email communication or replying “Stop” to the text message. FreedomFest does not sell its attendee contact list to any third party. Do not accept any invitation to purchase the FreedomFest contact list.

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