TEDFest

TEDFest is an opportunity to meet TEDxers from around the world while watching the live-hosted TED program in Brooklyn, New York. Exclusively programmed for the entire TEDx community, TEDFest joins the best of TED with all that New York has to offer.

TEDFest 2018

April 10-14, 2018
Brooklyn, USA

After the success of the inaugural event, we are excited to announce the second annual TEDFest is set to take place from Tuesday, April 10 until Saturday, April 14, 2018. This will be a simulcast experience around the livestream of TED2018, “The Year of Amazement”, in the vibrant Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO. The event, created exclusively for the TEDx community, is a great opportunity to gather with TEDxers from around the world in New York City and enjoy TED talks while taking advantage of all New York has to offer. The talks will be screened at St. Ann’s Warehouse located along Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhood of DUMBO that affords unparalleled views of Manhattan.


TEDFest eligibility

This event is exclusively programmed for the entire TEDx community. Primary licensees, co-organizers and official team members of TEDx events can apply to attend.

Attending TEDFest qualifies attendees for the 100+ TEDx license.

Please note: Before applying for TEDFest, please be sure that you will be able to secure a visa to enter the United States. You can learn more about the visa application process here.


Why attend

  • Gather at the historic St. Ann’s Warehouse along Brooklyn’s DUMBO waterfront from Wednesday to Friday
  • Enjoy the best of TED2018 Year of Amazement via video stream
  • Daily breakfasts at the theatre and group lunches in neighborhood restaurants
  • Three exciting evening events around New York City
  • TEDConnect to meet new community members

Our venue in Brooklyn

Talks from TED2018 in Vancouver will be seen via the livestream at St. Ann’s Warehouse, a theater space that traditionally hosts an eclectic array of dance and music performances. Located close to the waterfront in the DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) neighborhood of Brooklyn, there are countless cafes, art galleries and shops all within walking distance from the theater. There’s also a nearby park situated along the Brooklyn waterfront with incredible views of Manhattan’s famed skyline.


Thank you to our TEDFest partners: JetBlue and The Skoll Foundation