Sundance 2020 is almost upon us!
The high-profile film festival is set to take place in Park City, Utah, over the next two weekends and, while the festival will be bringing forth some hotly-anticipated movie premieres, there will also once again be plenty of other events and parties worth talking about.
In addition to Taylor Swift premiering her talked-about Netflix documentary Miss Americana and Hillary Clinton's Hulu docuseries Hillary being shown to audiences for the first time, festival goers will also be gunning for spots on the lists at hot-spots like TAO Park City and Lateral at WarnerMedia Lodge and lining up for cast parties at Chase Sapphire on Main and Acura Festival Village.
Keep reading for a full rundown of events, pop-ups, parties and more to be aware of going into the 2020 Sundance Film Festival:
Chase Sapphire on Main: Chase Sapphire once again returns to Sundance, serving up some unbeatable programming for Chase cardholders and festival attendees, including several star-studded panel discussions with the LA Times with talent like Stanley Tucci, Mila Kunis and Camila Mendes, cast parties for films like "Bad Hair," "The Nest" and "Ironbark," a chef demo by the winner of "Top Chef" season 14, Brooke Williamson, and a special Chase Sound Check event with DJ Mark Ronson.
TAO Park City: The legendary nightclub will set up shop around the film festival for the 12th year, serving as the go-to late-night hot spot for Hollywood's biggest stars. TAO Park City is once again presented by Stella Artois, and guests will sip on Casamigos cocktails during the three-night party that's the toughest list to get on all weekend. DJs set for this year's pop-up include Brody Jenner & Devin Lucien, Vice and DJ NVM, as well as Mark Ronson, who will deliver a private performance for Chase cardholders for the first-ever Chase Sound Check event during Sundance's opening night on Thursday.
WarnerMedia Lodge: Elevating Storytelling with AT&T: AT&T returns to Main Street once again, with the Variety Studio and the reservation-only Jon & Vinny's lunch pop-up also coming back. The space will offer a full slate of programming including cast lunches, premiere parties, panel discussions and a brand-new late-night underground event space called Lateral at WarnerMedia Lodge that will host two hot-ticket parties: A Sundance Kickoff Party featuring Matt Berninger from The National and DJ Cassidy on Friday and a Bootsy Bellows Pop-Up hosted by David Arquette on Saturday.
Our Stories to Tell by HBO, TNT and TBS: The networks are collaborating on a new three-day pop-up experience in celebration of their commitment to multicultural storytelling, creators and audiences. The invite-only events will take the form of empowering panel events and intimate dinners with the likes of Issa Rae, Lena Waithe, Yvonne Orji and Robin Thede.
Barry's Park City: Barry's will set up shop during Sundance, offering 60 complementary classes over the course of 10 days from its top instructors in Los Angeles and New York City. Classes are bookable here while spots last.
The Vulture Spot, presented by Fire TV: New York Magazine will bring its popular media studio back to Sundance for the fourth straight year, with editors interviewing and photographing top celebrity talent from the festival. Fire TV and The Cut will also co-host a live "How I Get It Done" panel featuring actress Zazie Beetz, director Dee Rees and more.
EcoLuxe Lounge: The Debbie Durkin-produced space returns to Sundance for the 13th year in partnership with ABC4 News to give festival VIPs a relaxing, five-star experience away from the hustle and bustle of the film festival. Perks include drinks by Vavoom Vodka and IV therapy treatments by Dip Hydration Park City.
Acura Festival Village: Festival goers will be treated to daily live performances, activations and more at the space, which is returning once again to Sundance. It will also host the premiere party for Glenn Close and Mila Kunis' "Four Good Days" on Saturday night, and for "Sylvie's Love," starring Eva Longoria and Tessa Thompson, on Monday.
Luxury Escape presented by RAND Luxury: The luxe space will return to Sundance for the 7th time, setting up shop at the St. Regis Deer Valley. The space will host severall star-studded cocktail receptions sponsored by Heineken, including one on Sunday for "Omniboat: A Fast Boat Fantasia" starring Adam Devine, Robert Redford, Jessica Williams and Finn Wolfhard, and one on Monday for "The Evening Hour" starring Lilli Taylor, Kerry Bishe' and more.
The IMDb Studio: Located inside Acura Festival Village, the space will host four days of exclusive celebrity interviews with the festival's top talent hosted by Kevin Smith. IMDb will also be hosting two invite-only parties this year: Sundance Institute’s largest annual fundraising event, An Artist at the Table Presented by IMDbPro, on Thursday night, and its own 30th anniversary party at the St. Regis Deer Valley on Monday night, where actress Amy Ryan will receive an IMDb "Fan Favorite" STARmeter Award.
UTA House: The United Talent Agency's space at this year's festival will feature a slew of invite-only events, thrown by UTA Marketing and produced by Mirrored Media, including the annual Brand Leaders Dinner, a Women in Film panel and an Issa Rae-hosted event honoring Creators of Color, among others.
Canada Goose Basecamp: This event space will feature a diverse lineup of programming celebrating women in film, serving as the perfect escape from the cold of Park City. Guests will be able to try on Canada Goose parkas, sip hot beverages and hear from people like Julia Garner, Dee Reese and Lena Waithe during a variety of panel discussions with The Atlantic.
The Audible Speakeasy: Stories will be "stirred, shaken and spoken" at this space, which will feature fireside chats, panels, daily sound baths and more as curated by the Los Angeles Times. Expected talent includes Tessa Thompson, Ron Howard and Nnamdi Asomugha.
TheWrap Studio: The entertainment news outlet will take over the Pando Art Gallery space on Main Street to host top-tier talent for video interviews and photo portraits, sponsored by Heineken.
Kia Telluride Supper Suite: The hospitality destination led by KIA Motors will once again take over The Mustang on Main Street, throwing events like the Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Dinner on Saturday and cocktail parties celebrating some of Sundance's most high-profile films from this year's lineup. William Grant & Sons serves as the official spirits sponsor for the Supper Suite.
Several Adobe-hosted events: The brand will once again be sponsoring a slew of interesting events for festival goers and film makers, including a panel discussion with filmmakers called "Empowering Every Voice in Film and the World" on the first Friday, an "Art of Editing" reception on the middle Tuesday the Sundance Ignite Private Screening that Wednesday.