189th Semiannual General Conference

    Conference Center Auditorium
    Saturday–Sunday, October 5–October 6, 2019
    All event times below are mountain daylight time (MDT).

    Saturday, 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 6:00 p.m. (General Women’s Session)
    Sunday, 9:30 a.m. (includes Music & the Spoken Word)
    Sunday, 2:00 p.m.

    Event Description

    The 189th Semiannual General Conference of the Church will convene in the Conference Center at Salt Lake City on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and October 6, 2019, and will be broadcast to many areas of the world. Saturday general sessions will be held at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.; Sunday general sessions will be held at 9:30 a.m., which includes Music & the Spoken Word, and 2:00 p.m. The general women’s session will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. All event times are mountain daylight time.

    Tickets for All Sessions

    Tickets are required for admission to sessions in the Conference Center. Music & the Spoken Word is part of the Sunday morning session, and tickets are required.

    United States and Canada

    Members of the Church living in the United States and Canada should contact their local priesthood leaders to inquire about the possibility of obtaining tickets for general conference.

    Outside the United States and Canada

    The ticket process for visitors from outside the United States and Canada wishing to attend general conference has changed. Tickets will no longer be distributed at the Conference Center ticket office. Tickets need to be ordered in advance through the stake or district president in the home country of the individual who desires tickets. The number of tickets and tickets for a specific session cannot be guaranteed. Area office personnel and priesthood leaders are encouraged to inform those wishing to attend general conference that they must have their stake or district president order tickets on their behalf no sooner than two months prior to general conference. Information on when ticket requests may be submitted can be obtained through the Conference Center ticket office by sending an email to ticket-office@ldschurch.org. Please make sure this information is communicated to all members of your unit who plan to attend general conference so that tickets may be ordered on their behalf ahead of time.

    Nonmembers

    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worldwide gather twice a year for what is called general conference. As such, tickets are distributed to members of the Church through their stake organization.

    Members of the Church who didn’t receive tickets as well as individuals who are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are welcome to try to obtain a ticket via the standby line located on Temple Square on the event days.

    Special Considerations

    • Tickets are required for these events. Those with tickets should be in their seats 30 minutes before the event start time, or their ticket may not be valid.
    • Admission to the Conference Center is limited to those ages eight and older for general sessions. No babies, please.
    • Standby seating may be available on a first-come-first-served basis. The standby line is formed at the north gate on Temple Square approximately two hours prior to each session.
    • In the past, personal items brought to events and performances have been accepted or stored on Church headquarters property during events. This practice is now discontinued. Individuals who request such accommodations will be directed to secure their belongings off Church headquarters property.
    • Those attending the event should consider traffic congestion, plan to arrive early, and park in designated parking areas only. More information about parking for general conference.
    • Parking at the Conference Center will not be available for this event.
    • Wheelchair seating is available. Patrons who require such seating should inform Guest Services when they arrive at the event.
    • Interpretation by an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter is available. Patrons who require this service should inform an usher when they arrive at the Conference Center.
    • A limited number of language translation headsets are available in the foyer areas of the Conference Center. Please ask an usher for assistance if needed.
    • Service dogs are not allowed in venues where meetings and events are being broadcast or recorded. Ushers will direct you to overflow viewing rooms where your service dog is allowed.
    • Sunday dress is encouraged.
    • Patrons should not bring cameras or audio- or video-recording devices into the performance halls. Photographs are not permitted during the event. Selfie sticks are not permitted.
    • Weapons (including pocketknives) are not permitted in the Conference Center.
    • Patrons should turn off pagers, cellular phones, and similar electronic devices during the event.
    • Food and beverages are not permitted in performance halls.
    • Patrons may not bring packages or backpacks into performance halls.
    • For general conference sessions, the Conference Center doors will open 90 minutes before the session start time. The length of each session is approximately two hours.