Thank you for your peaceful participation. Please have patience as people are leaving the downtown area.
Expect street closures and traffic delays in downtown Everett Tuesday, Aug. 30, during an Xfinity Arena event with presidential candidate Donald Trump. City crews will close Hewitt, Lombard, Broadway, Oakes and Wall in the immediate vicinity of the arena beginning midday Tuesday. Additional closures may be needed throughout the day, so drivers and pedestrians should be patient and expect delays if they need to travel through the downtown area.
Know before you go
Everett Police and other area law enforcement agencies will be assisting with traffic control and security before and during the event.
Per federal code, firearms & weapons are not allowed in the arena or on the sidewalk outside the arena during the event.
To allow safe movement of attendees and pedestrians, federal code prohibits demonstrations on the sidewalk outside the arena during the event. Designated demonstration areas will be available and clearly marked (18 U.S. Code § 1752).
As a reminder, Washington state is an ‘Open Carry’ state. There is the potential of individuals arriving in the public areas around Xfinity Arena armed with firearms in plain view of the public. Anyone carrying a firearm or weapon of any kind will not be permitted to enter the arena.
Entry to the event will be through the main entrance located on the northwest corner of Xfinity Arena at the intersection of Hewitt Ave & Oakes Ave. To expedite the security screening process, attendees are encouraged not to bring bags or backpacks.
Main doors open
City crews will begin closing streets near the arena by midday Tuesday, Aug. 30. There will be NO street parking within this area throughout the entirety of the day.