Here’s what you need to know about Donald Trump’s Thursday rally in Tampa
Rally at your own risk: Donald Trump’s campaign is asking attendees to sign a waiver so they cannot sue if they contract COVID-19.

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Raymond James Stadium will host a MAGA rally.

President Donald Trump will visit his adopted home state to rally voters the Thursday before Election Day. Here’s what you need to know.


The Republican incumbent heads to Tampa on Thursday for a signature Make America Great Again rally.

The event will be held at Raymond James Stadium, one of the biggest venues in the state.


Doors open to RayJay Stadium at 10:30 a.m., with the man himself set to take the stage at 1:30 p.m. The rally is the only one scheduled for the President on Thursday as of right now, so he may take his time delivering a closing message.

Tampa impact

Tampa is a critical media market in Florida, the largest swing state, and a place where his son campaigned earlier this month. It’s in this community where he offered an in-person endorsement to Ron DeSantis while he was running a once-longshot bid for Governor.

Competing coverage

In a rare crossing of campaign paths, Trump will hold an event in Florida on the same day Democratic challenger Joe Biden campaigns in the state. The former Vice President will visit Broward County, and then also swing through Tampa.


Tickets can be reserved at For those who can’t get a spot or simply would rather Make America Great Again from the comfort of their own home, there’s also a registration link for a livestream of the event.

Jacob Ogles

Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg. His work has appeared nationally in The Advocate, Wired and other publications. Events like SRQ’s Where The Votes Are workshops made Ogles one of Southwest Florida’s most respected political analysts, and outlets like WWSB ABC 7 and WSRQ Sarasota have featured his insights. He can be reached at [email protected]


  • DisplacedCTYankee

    October 28, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    At least the MAGA cultists won’t nearly freeze to death as they did following last night’s “rally” in Omaha. Maybe the MAGA people driving in from up north will be “layered” and collapse from heat stroke. Hope so!

  • Jodi

    October 29, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Wow! Hateful much?! I guess you’re yet another one of the tolerant left. Haha! You liberals are the most angry, violent and hateful people. You can’t accept that many freedom- loving Americans love our President. If you vote for Biden, China will own us. With Trump as our President, we’ve had record low unemployment for women, blacks, Latinos, and youth. We’ve had manufacturing come back, ISIS is gone, peace deals have been made in the Middle East. With Biden, our country will be locked down again and kids will never go back to school. With Trump, we are opening up our country and getting back to work and school. Stop watching CNN and being such a hater. Do an ounce of research to learn about all of the accomplishments President Trump has achieved for the American people. If you still can’t find one positive thing he’s accomplished, try to learn to accept that people have differing viewpoints and not wish harm on them. God bless you and God bless the USA

  • Sonja Fitch

    October 30, 2020 at 4:40 am

    COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID COVID The goptrump DEATH cult leader Trump is on purpose using the rallies as super spreaders! Trump is implementing Nazi socialist HERD IMMUNITY! You and your love ones are just a part of the goptrump cult HERD!

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