Special Events

Have fun, unwind, and make valuable connections with fellow attendees at exciting events throughout the week.

Close Your Rings Challenge

Get the motivation you need to close your rings on Apple Watch every day, even during WWDC. Complete daily goals throughout the week for a reward.

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Apple Design Awards

Join us as the winners are revealed. Learn about the remarkable developers who used their ingenuity, smarts, and savvy to build the year's best apps for Apple platforms.

  • Monday: 4:30 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center

Kayla Itsines Bootcamp powered by SWEAT

Jumpstart your morning with this 45-minute workout led by global fitness phenomenon Kayla Itsines, renowned trainer, author, and co-creator of the BBG programs available in the SWEAT app which helps women live their best life through health and fitness. Don’t miss your chance to meet and train with Kayla. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. Attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis, so get there early to secure your spot.

  • Tuesday: 7:00 AM
  • City National Civic

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Engage in motivating conversations around key topics with fellow developers and Apple experts. Meet new people, consider different ideas, and encourage each other to reach new heights.

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Music on the Plaza

Enjoy live music, a selection of local beers, and the company of fellow developers. Attendees 21 years and older will need to present their valid government-issued photo ID to drink alcohol.

  • Tuesday: 6:15 PM
  • McEnery Convention Center Plaza

WWDC Run with Nike Run Club

Celebrate WWDC with a one-of-a-kind run through San Jose with the coaches from Nike Run Club. Bring your favorite running shoes, your iPhone or Apple Watch with the Nike Run Club app installed, and a pair of headphones to participate in the fun. Check-in opens at 6:30 a.m. Register now with access code: WWDC2018.

  • Wednesday: 7:00 AM
  • McEnery Convention Center Plaza

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Guest Speakers

Explore a variety of perspectives and gain valuable insights through compelling presentations given by industry experts and luminaries

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Experience incredible music, food, and drinks at Discovery Meadow, just steps away from the McEnery Convention Center. Attendees 21 years and older may drink alcohol and can pick up a wristband for drinks on Thursday either on the plaza outside McEnery Convention Center or at the tent inside Discovery Meadow by showing their valid government-issued photo ID. Bag check is not available at the bash, so please leave your bags at the hotel.

  • Thursday: 7:00 PM
  • Discovery Meadow