COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - President Donald Trump along with Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak in Colorado Springs this week.
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According to Trump's website, his rally begins around 5 p.m. Thursday at The Broadmoor World Arena. You had to register to get tickets, which was based on a first-come-first-served basis.
Organizers recommended ticketholders get to the World Arena early -- advice many took to heart judging by the number of people camping out the evening before and the long line of cars snaking around the building before 5 a.m. Thursday. The parking lot opened at 6 a.m. and was at full capacity by 9:30 a.m. The World Arena said it would be turning away vehicles once the lot was full.
first in line at the door has been there since 5 o'clock Wednesday morning.
Details on specific road closures were not provided to the public as of Wednesday night. The general public should brace for and expect delays on Thursday in the area of the Broadmoor World Arena. Harrison School District 2 announced an early release for noon Thursday in anticipation of the traffic.
6 a.m. Parking lot to Broadmoor World Arena opens
1 p.m. (Approximately): Road closures off and on expected
1 p.m. Vice President lands
4 p.m. President Trump lands
5 p.m. Rally
The last time President Donald Trump was in Colorado Springs was for the Air Force Academy graduation in May of 2019. Click here for the speech at the graduation ceremony.
Also part of the president's schedule is a "Pueblo County Trump Victory Leadership Initiative Training." Click here for more on that event taking place on Feb. 20.
Colorado's presidential primary is March 3.