Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally on Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. The Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on the State Fairgrounds, near 19th Ave. & McDowell, will host candidate Sanders. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.
Law enforcement and security inside the Colesium will be handled by state troopers.
Temperatures are expected to be moderate, however, attendees should check weather before attending and dress accordingly. Plan for potentially long lines, heavy pedestrian and vehicular traffic. STAY HYDRATED.
AZDPS reminds the public to plan ahead for extended traffic delays on city streets and highways near 19th Avenue and I-10 throughout the late afternoon and evening.
AZDPS reminds everyone, if you see something, say something. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies and report all suspicious activity by calling 877-272-8329 or submit a tip at: https://azactic.gov/report(link is external)
Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1826 West McDowell Road
No oversized vehicles will be allowed to park on the State Fairgrounds
Parking will be available in the following areas:
Within the parking lots of the Arizona State Fair Grounds
Within the parking lot west of 19th Avenue, south of Encanto Boulevard
The only entrances for event attendees are:
19th Avenue and Monte Vista
Encanto Boulevard east of 19th Avenue
Please send AZDPS related media queries to the Public Information Office at: [email protected]
1stAMENDMENT AREAS / FREE SPEECH AREAS:
Encanto Boulevard between 19th and 17th Avenues on the north sidewalk
PROHIBITED ITEMS INSIDE THE VENUE:
Animals other than service/guide animals
Bags exceeding size restrictions
Drones and other unmanned aircraft systems
Glass, thermal, or metal containers
Mace / Pepper spray
Signs with handles
Signs exceeding the size restrictions (20′ x 3′ x 1/4″)
Support for signs and placards
Recreational motorized mobility devices
Weapons of any kind
Any other items determined to be potential safety hazards
Handbags smaller than a plastic grocery bag are permitted.
The Phoenix Police Department is responsible for law enforcement services and traffic control around the Colesium. For more information about parking and road restristrictions, please follow this link: https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/police/1015