Special Events

Special events are optional luncheons, receptions, and VIP meet-and-greets that will enhance your FreedomFest experience. Look out for announcements about new special events added through May. These events will sell out, so be sure to book early!

Don’t miss our fourth annual night of stand-up comedy, where comedians reject political correctness and celebrate freedom of expression. Headlined by Rob Schneider!

VIP guests will enjoy preferred upfront seating at our private space at the High Roller Observation Wheelhouse, just a short walk from the conference center. A two-drink minimum is recommended at our cash bar.

Wednesday 9:00 – 11:00 pm, $50 Standard/$75 VIP

Punching Up Comedy Festival

Punching Up Comedy Festival

Steven Pinker & Michael Shermer Luncheon

Steven Pinker & Michael Shermer Luncheon

Enjoy a plated luncheon in an intimate setting during the “Unfiltered Conversation with Steven Pinker and Michael Shermer.”

Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker is known for his rational optimism. Michael Shermer is the founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine. Put these two psychologists together and it’s bound to be a fascinating lunch hour!

Thursday 12:15 – 1:30 pm, $90

For filmmakers AND film lovers! Meet the directors of our Anthem Films and participate in a Master Class that will help you become a more insightful viewer, filmmaker, and writer.

Past presenters have included “Liar Liar” screenwriter Paul Guay and famed Hollywood historian Marc Eliot.

Thursday 7:00 – 8:30 pm, $75

Anthem Masterclass & Reception

Anthem Masterclass & Reception

FreedomFest Jam Session

After dinner Thursday, head over to our private party at the Wheelhouse for drinks and live music with the FreedomFest house band, Triple Axl!

The band will open up the stage to attendees and speakers who want to jam with them! Email us to sign up and be part of the Vegas music scene! (We recommend bringing your instrument with you.)

Whether you’re there to play or just listen to the music, this is a FREE event (cash bar) you won’t want to miss!

Thursday 9:00 – midnight, FREE – RSVP here!

Join Steve Forbes and Free To Choose Network for a VIP luncheon! Enjoy a plated meal during the breakout session, “Steve Forbes on Achievement: A Look at His New Education Series and a Discussion of the Future of Innovation in America.”

Don’t miss spending an afternoon in this VIP setting with our FreedomFest ambassador!

Friday 12:15 – 1:30 pm, $90

Steve Forbes Luncheon

VIP Meet & Greet with Ice-T

Meet Grammy-award winning rapper and actor Ice-T for a photo op and take part in an “Unfiltered Conversation with Ice-T.”

This VIP reception includes hors d’oeuvres and one drink, plus all guests will take home a signed copy of Ice-T’s latest book, Split Decision: Life Stories.

Friday 6:30 – 8:00 pm, $125

FreedomFest After Dark continues on Friday with our own private karaoke session at the Wheelhouse! Sign up to sing with your new attendee friends or hang back and watch the action from our cash bar. 

Enjoy stunning views of the Sphere, High Roller Observation Wheel, and Las Vegas lights from the Wheelhouse, steps away from the conference center.

Friday 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
FREE – No ticket required!

FreedomFest Karaoke Night

FreedomFest Karaoke Night

Mark Skousen Breakfast

Mark Skousen Breakfast

Join FreedomFest Producer Mark Skousen for a VIP breakfast Saturday morning!

Enjoy a buffet during his discussion on “Five Easy Ways to Convert Students to Free-Market Capitalism.” This informative and entertaining breakfast will be a great way to start your last day at FreedomFest!

Saturday 7:30 – 8:30 am, $75

FreedomFest’s Saturday night banquet is the ultimate conference celebration!

Mix and mingle during our cocktail reception followed by some pre-dinner dancing with the FreedomFest house band, Triple Axl. Sit down with your new friends for a plated dinner and enjoy an awards presentation featuring Javier Milei and Anthem Film Festival’s grand prize and audience choice award winners. Then dance the night away to our headliner retro cover band The Spazmatics!

Saturday 7:00 – 10:30 pm, $150

Saturday Night Banquet

Saturday Night Banquet