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SALT LAKE CITY — Schedules and other facts for the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which will be held in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

When is general conference?

Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2019

The Saturday, April 6, general sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The general priesthood session will be held at 6 p.m. MDT on Saturday evening.

The general women's session is now held once a year as part of the church's annual general conference in October.

The Sunday, April 7, general sessions will be held at 9:30 a.m. (beginning with "Music and the Spoken Word") and 2 p.m. MDT.

How to attend general conference

All sessions are held in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City and tickets are required for admission. To obtain tickets, contact your local priesthood leader.

Standby seating may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The standby line will start at the north gate of Temple Square approximately two hours before each session.

Conference Center admission is limited to those 8 years or older for general sessions and to those who are of priesthood age for the priesthood session. Please do not bring infants. Sunday dressed is encouraged.

Those in need of wheelchair seating should inform Guest Services upon arrival. Patrons in need of American Sign Language interpretation should inform an usher upon arrival. A limited number of language translation headsets will also be available in the foyer area of the Conference Center. Please see an usher for assistance.

Service dogs will not be allowed in venues where the conference is being broadcast or recorded. If you require a service dog, ushers will direct you to an overflow viewing room where service dogs are allowed.

Conference Center doors open 90 minutes before each session begins. If you have tickets, please be seated 30 minutes before your session begins. Taking photos is not allowed during the event.

What items are prohibited in the Conference Center

Please note that the following items will not be allowed inside the Conference Center:

  • Weapons of any kind, including those of concealed-carry permit holders
  • OC or pepper spray
  • Food or drinks
  • Large bags or containers
  • Metal water bottles
  • Large cameras with detachable lenses, tripods or selfie sticks
  • Whistles, horns, noisemakers or fireworks
  • Laser pointers
  • Drones
  • Banners, signs or flags
  • Powders or unknown substances

Bags will be checked for security at the door. Security has the right to prohibit any other items at its discretion.

Parking for general conference

Parking in downtown Salt Lake City during conference sessions is generally limited. Attendees are encouraged to carpool or use public transportation. Allow for extra time to travel, find parking and be seated in the Conference Center.

Disability parking is located at the West Temple lot north of North Temple. The entrance to this lot is accessible when traveling south on West Temple.

If you do not have a parking pass or permit for downtown parking, the Triad Center lot, The Parking Place lot, Regent Street lot and Eagle Gate Terrace Lot may have open spots for parking. For more information on parking, visit ChurchofJesusChrist.org.

Please avoid parking in front of homes in downtown residential areas. Cars parked on neighborhood streets may be ticketed or towed at the owner’s expense. Public parking will not be available at the Conference Center lot.

Public transportation in Salt Lake City

Attendees can travel within the city for free when entering or exiting a fixed-route UTA bus, paratransit vehicle or TRAX train in the boundaries of Salt Lake City’s Free Fare Zone.

To plan your downtown route, visit rideuta.com.

How to watch general conference

All sessions of general conference will be live-streamed on the homepage of the church’s website, ChurchofJesusChrist.org.

Conference sessions will also be available for viewing via the church satellite system, the Mormon Channel, radio, television, satellite and other digital channels.

Visit bonneville.info and click “continue” under the General Conference section for a complete list of TV, radio or satellite reception options for all 50 states, plus Canada and Bermuda.

Meetinghouses: Visit the ChurchofJesusChrist.org website to find a meetinghouse near you. Many, but not all meetinghouses will be broadcasting general conference. Please check with local leadership to learn more.

Salt Lake area TV: All four general sessions of general conference will be broadcast live on KSL/Ch. 5 and on cable/satellite channel BYUtv. The priesthood session will also be broadcast on BYUtv.

On the radio: All four general sessions will air on KSL Radio (AM-1160/FM-102.7), KBYU (FM-89.1) and BYU-Radio (Sirius XM-143). BYU-Radio will also air the priesthood session.

For more information on where to view conference, check your local program listings for cable or other TV availability in your area, or visit bonneville.info, byutv.org or ksl.com for more information.

On the web: A live broadcast of general conference will be available on deseretnews.com, ChurchofJesusChrist.org, YouTube, BYUtv and BYUtv International, as well as through the Mormon Channel (YouTube, apps, website and Roku).

Talk summaries will also be posted to TheChurchNews.com throughout the weekend.


KSL/Channel 5 will broadcast special programming during general conference weekend between and following sessions.

Saturday, April 6

9:30 a.m. — ”Mary Fielding Smith: Mother of Apostles and Prophets”

Noon — ”Service and Sacrifice: The Brent Taylor Story”

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12:30 p.m. — ”World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”

1:30 p.m. — ”Return to the Other Side of Heaven”

4:00 p.m. — ”Hope in Your Darkest Hour”

4:30 p.m. — ”A Site to See: Behind the Scenes at Temple Square”

Sunday, April 7

9 a.m. — ”The Rising Generation”

9:30 a.m. — ”Music & The Spoken Word”

Noon — ”Rome Italy Temple: A New Light in the Eternal City”

1 p.m. — ”Go Forth”

1:30 p.m. — ”Amish Latter-day Saints: A Journey”

4 p.m.— ”Kids in Kenya”

4:30 p.m. — ”Lost in India”