The Best and Brightest from Politics, Arts, and Media to Appear at Atlantic Festival

Tickets on Sale

Mark your calendars because The Atlantic Festival is coming to The Wharf on September 28th and 29th! This two-day event promises to be an unforgettable experience where you can immerse yourself in the world of journalism and engage in thought-provoking conversations on a wide range of topics, including business, culture, race and identity, politics, progress, tech, and health.

The agenda is choc full of remarkable panels including discussions on day one about preventing gun violence, the future of conservatism, building a more sustainable future, the future of Major League Baseball, and the Rise and Fall of Juul. 

Day 2 highlights include, a conversation with Republican Presidential Candidate William Hurd, AI & Equity: a health-care revolution, America’s race to a clean-energy future, and live storytelling with Spike Lee and Jamele Hill. 

The team of organizers at the Atlantic has done a remarkable job partnering with so many Wharf businesses such as the official festival book seller, Politics & Prose, Officina (10% off purchase), Shake Shack (15% off purchase), Shop Made in DC (10% off shopping experience), and Kirwan’s (10% off purchase). 

A Stellar Lineup of Speakers:

Prepare to be inspired by an incredible lineup of speakers who will grace The Atlantic Festival this year. Among the confirmed speakers are luminaries from various fields, including:

  • Former Secretary of State and United States Senator Hilary Rodham Clinton

  • Filmaker Spike Lee

  • Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

  • Award-winning actor Kerry Washington

  • Lonnie G. Bunch III, the esteemed secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

  • Russell Moore, editor in chief of Christianity Today

  • Utah Governor Spencer Cox

  • CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper

  • Renowned authors Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Cheryl Strayed

  • These are just a few of the brilliant minds who will take the stage. In addition to these distinguished guests, The Atlantic’s very own writers, including Caitlin Dickerson, David Frum, Jemele Hill, Arthur C. Brooks, Shirley Li, and Tim Alberta, will also be sharing their insights and perspectives.

Tickets are on sale now for $200 and can be purchased at: Atlantic Festival Tickets

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