Businesses, residents expecting large crowds for Trump's rally

Businesses and residents say that they are expecting the city to be packed with visitors for President Trumps's Keep America Great rally in Tupelo.

Posted: Oct 22, 2019 6:33 PM
Updated: Nov 13, 2019 1:20 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - On Nov. 1, the president and his campaign will hold a rally in Tupelo at the BancorpSouth Arena.

Many hotels, businesses and residents are preparing for what they expect to be a very crowded weekend in the All-America City.

Chekita Gardner works at the Hilton Garden Inn in Tupelo, which sits just feet away from where the rally will be held.

According to Gardner, rooms at the hotel are going fast for that weekend.

Some residents said they have already registered for tickets to attend the rally.

Some residents said they will not be going anywhere near it.

Most can agree, however, that it will help Tupelo financially.

If you are one of those planning to go, you must register at

They are free but are first-come, first-serve.

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