- August 22, 2016

Break Out Those Signs! Where to Find Trump During His Austin Visit


The Donald Trump/Mike Pence campaign trail is winding its way down south through Austin, Texas this Tuesday. Whether you are a Trump supporter or a Trump detractor, there are several Austin ways to herald the arrival of The Donald. From Trump fundraisers to clown-suit protests, the following events will surely make Trump’s Austin stop one to remember.

1. Live Taping of Sean Hannity Interviewing Donald Trump @ ACL Live

FOX News and Sean Hannity invite you to take part in the live taping of a 2-hour event at ACL Live in Austin, Texas. The event includes an interview with 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J Trump. Seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis.


2. The Chase Trump Out of Austin Clown-Suit Protest@ ACL Live

Austinites Rocio Villalobos and Rachel Christine Manning have organized a protest of the Trump taping taking place at ACL Live this Tuesday. Their Facebook event page requests protesters to come prepared with clown-suits, clown-noses, and noise-makers.


3. Official Trump/Pence Campaign Rally @ Travis County Expo Center on Decker Lane

This Official Trump/Pence Campaign rally will be held at Luedecke Arena (The Travis County Expo Center) this Tuesday. The event will bring together Trump supporters from Austin and Central Texas to discuss the Republican Presidential Nominee’s party platform and plans for the U.S.


4. Protest Against Donald Trump/Pence Rally @ Travis County Expo Center

Texas Climate ActionBlack Lives Matter Austin, and the Austin Justice Coalition invite you to take part in the anti-Trump rally protest taking place at the Travis County Expo Center this Tuesday. The event organizers request that protesters bring signs and protest materials which clearly counter the Trump party platform.


Note: It has additionally been rumored in the Austin American Statesman that Donald Trump will be stopping by The Headliner’s Club Austin for an unofficial fundraiser and mixer, and it is likely that the Clown-protesters will be following him on the route from ACL to Headliner’s.

The Facebook protest group Cocks Not Glocks told Austin.com that it also aims to put in an appearance at the ACL Live clown-protest on its mission to distribute protest materials (dildos) to those who plan to attend the Anti-campus-carry protest taking place on the UT campus this coming Wednesday.