Our Schedule for 2024 was:
Friday, OCTOBER 19th, 2024 - Check-In, get into your hotel room, relax and get ready for a long day Saturday. 
Details available here.  Seating is limited. 

Downtown Austin; 6th Street. Opal Divine's is low key, so come as you are.  They have a large beer list as well as a full menu.  

Parking at Opal Divine's is limited to almost non-existent.  Prepare to park in the surrounding area.

6:00 - 9:00pm
Richard Dawkins Foundation fundraising dinner.  Separate from TFC.  Reservation information and details for this separate event are available here.

Friday Night Social!!!  Emily Davis will perform at 10pm.
Crass T Nation from 9 till 9:45.

Event Check-in will be at Opal Divine's on 6th st.  This is a great time to grab some grub, beverages, unwind, socialize and prepare for a long day Saturday. 
Saturday OCTOBER 20th, 2024 - Pep Rally!  Bring your walking shoes and a lawn chair!  Dress for the weather!
First Venue: South Steps Capitol Bldg
First Venue:  South Steps Capitol Bldg

Location has been picked.  TFC badge-holders get to be first in line.  General public must wait for TFC badge-holders to get autographs first.  

Second Venue: Sheraton Austin, It's next to IH35. (701 East 11th Street Austin,Texas 78701)

This venue is a half-mile from the Capitol building

For those who cannot make the short walk, volunteers will provide rides to the Sheraton from the Capitol building.
9:00 -  10:00am      Stage Set-Up
10:00 -  10:10am     Welcom to the 2024 TFC-Paul Mitchell
10:15 - 10:25am      Aron Ra
10:30 - 10:40am      Brian Walker: Secular Coalition of Texas: Co-Chair.
10:45 - 10:55am      Zachary Moore:  Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex
11:00 - 10:10am      Kathleen Johnson:  American Atheists
11:15 - 11:25am     Jessica Ahlquist   
11:30 - 11:40am      Matt Dillahunty: Atheist Community of Austin/Atheist Exp. .
11:50 - 12:00pm      Dr. Elisabeth Cornwell: RDF
12:05 - 12:15pm      Sean Faircloth J.D.: RDF
12:20- -12:35pm       Dr. Richard Dawkins: RDF
1:00 -  2:00pm         Autograph signing with Dawkins and Faircloth

12:30pm to 3pm      Lunch.  Eat wherever you want.  Be ready at 3pm to start                                     the 2nd half!  We'll also have Check-in and Registration at the                               hotel after 2pm.
3:00 - 3:45pm  Aron Ra  (Live Magic Sandwich show)
4:00 - 5:30pm  Matt Dillahunty vs. Kristine Kruszelnicki
(Debate Pro-Choice vs. Pro-Life) Nick Lee as Moderator
5:45 - 6:45pm  Sean Faircloth:
7:00 -  8:00pm  Dr. Darrel Ray..."Let's Talk About SEX!!!" 
8:15 -  9:00pm Brother Richard:  "Thank God America Is A Secular Nation". 
9:00 - 10:00pm        Dr. PZ Myers!!!--Keynote

Late Night:      Downtown Austin, Bars, Bands, Socializing
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21st,  2024   Recovery day. 
Your hotel room, your car, your house or apartment.  Or if you got lucky, somebody else's hotel room, house or apartment, or car. 

Wherever you want.  Downtown locations have been scouted for brunch.  We'll keep you posted.

Ask Matt Dillahunty, he'll tell you where to go.  

Threadgills: 301 West Riverside Drive (at Barton Springs Rd.), just South of downtown.
When you awake    Take a shower, brush your teeth, put your clothes on.  Start         recovering from Saturday night. 

Late Morning/
Early AfternoonBrunch . 

4:30 - 5:30pm   Atheist Experience Live Show

6:00pm     Atheist Experience After Show

Need a ride to the big event?  Short on cash?  Or don't want to dip into your beer budget for gas?  Try megabus.  They're offering rides into Austin.  Example: Houston to San Antonio to Austin is less than $15 each way.
Crass T Nation are The Skeptic Wire, who will also be at this year's event!