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Things to Know about July 1, Trump’s Rally in Pickens, South Carolina

Rally in Pickens

Last updated on August 16th, 2023 at 08:28 am

President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in Pickens, South Carolina, on Saturday. This report provides details on road closures and important information for attendees regarding the event.

Trump Event Details

The rally will take place at 214 E Main Street and is free for attendees. Tickets can be reserved online through the provided link. The timeline of events is as follows:

9 a.m. – Doors Open
11 a.m. – Special Guest Speakers Deliver Remarks
1 p.m. – 45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump Delivers Remarks
Road Closures in place ahead of Trump’s Rally in Pickens

To ensure the smooth flow of the event and prioritize security, several road closures will be implemented. Starting Thursday evening, a portion of East Main Street, from Lewis Street to Court Street, will be closed. These closures will be in effect from 7 p.m. on June 29.

Live Stream: Trump Independence Day Celebration (July 1)

Trump is expected to speak sometime in the early afternoon with the live stream starting around 10 am ET.

Alternate Stream Links: RSBN on Rumble, Newsmax

On Saturday morning, additional road closures will be implemented.

The following roads will be closed from 6 a.m. on Saturday to 6 a.m. on Sunday:

  • Lewis Street
  • Court Street
  • Ann Street to Jonas Street
  • Pendleton Street
  • Garvin Street
  • S. Cathrine Street

Attendees should note that the only entry point is in front of the McDonald’s on East Main Street.

Prohibited Items for Trump’s Rally in Pickens:

The U.S. Secret Service has issued a list of prohibited items for the event. These include aerosols, alcoholic beverages, balloons, balls, banners, signs, placards, drones, e-cigarettes, explosives, firearms, glass, thermal and metal containers, laser lights and pointers, mace and/or pepper spray, noisemakers, packages, spray containers, structures, supports for signs/placards, weapons, and any other items that may pose a threat to event security. Security screeners will determine the suitability of items at their discretion.

Businesses located within the secure area on E. Main Street, between Hwy 178/Pendleton St. to Legacy Square, must be closed until 3 p.m. on Saturday, as mandated by the U.S. Secret Service. All other businesses on Main Street can operate on their regular schedule during the event.

The upcoming Trump rally in Pickens, South Carolina, will involve several road closures to ensure the safety and security of the event. Attendees are advised to review the list of prohibited items and comply with security measures. Local businesses should take note of the closures and adjust their operations accordingly. The rally promises to be an engaging and impactful event, featuring notable speakers and remarks from former President Donald J. Trump.

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