meet the speakers
for 2021 student programminG
Human Flourishing: the world is getting better
james harrigan & antony davies
Be Your boss! Young entrepreneurship in practice
no one knows how to make a pencil
James harrigan & Antony Davies
Be smarter than most adults: 10 tips from the tuttle twins team
Partners at FreedomFest 2021
social events for students
WELCOME RECEPTION AND GRAND OPENING OF THE EXHIBIT HALL
Wednesday, July 21, 7 – 8:30pm
Kick off FreedomFest 2021 with a bang by joining the conference-wide party in the FreedomFest Exhibit Hall after the conclusion of the Opening Ceremonies General Session. Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while you visit our amazing sponsors and meet with VIP speakers and other FreedomFest attendees. Co-sponsored by Foundation for Economic Education.
morning breakfasts, lunches & coffee breaks
Thursday, July 22 – Saturday, July 24
Meet up with friends during the attendee breakfast each morning in the Exhibit Hall (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) and for snacks during the coffee breaks.
The food court will be open for lunch every day as well – meet up there to talk about sessions and speakers, and plan out your day together.
Social hour at murphy’s pub
Thursday, July 22 – Saturday, July 24, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Venture into charming downtown Rapid City to meet up with friends at the friendly and fun Murphy’s Pub. Their outdoor space is great for hanging out, playing some corn hole and giant connect-four, ordering some food and relaxing after a full day at FreedomFest! Sponsored by America’s Future.
Friday, July 23, 9pm – ?
Release your inner diva with new FreedomFest compatriots at the Hay Camp Brewery. The private back room opens up at 9pm to FreedomFesters who want to belt out a few tunes together. Hosted by Avens O’Brien, this FreedomFest tradition has been a favorite for years!
low-cost housing for students
Dorms at South Dakota School of Mines
We recognize that our students might need a low-cost housing option during FreedomFest. We reserved dorms at the South Dakota School of Mines for attendees registered as students. For more information, visit our Hotels page, or visit the online request form.