Head over to Austin’s iconic Congress Avenue for Open Congress at The Texas Tribune Festival, a one-of-a-kind full-day mini-fest featuring big conversations with political stars, top-notch programming from powerful media brands in partnership with the Tribune, fun interactive experiences from TribFest partners and supporters and so much more.
OPEN CONGRESS DETAILS
Join us on Saturday, Sept. 24, for Open Congress at The Texas Tribune Festival — a full day of must-see interviews and provocative discussions with names you know and others you should. Happening along Congress Avenue between 7th and 11th streets, Open Congress brings Texas’ breakout politics and policy ideas event to downtown Austin’s main thoroughfare for all to enjoy.
Hear from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy; U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores, R-Los Indios; Amna Nawaz, chief correspondent for the PBS NewsHour; Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine; and many others in one of five tents on Congress Avenue. Big thanks to the presenting sponsor of Open Congress, PepsiCo, and to tent sponsors Arnold Ventures, Curative, Punchbowl News and Texas Monthly. All of our Open Congress programming is free and open to the public — no festival ticket required!