Skip to comments.Ron Paul fans work to put on festival just before Republican National Convention
Posted on 05/22/2012 7:23:16 PM PDT by Brandonmark
Supporters of presidential candidate Ron Paul are negotiating to hold a three-day festival of music, entertainment and activism at the Florida State Fairgrounds immediately before the Republican National Convention.
Paul Festival 2012 would run from Aug. 24-26, ending the day before the convention begins.
Details like ticket prices and who would be on stage have not been announced, but the festival could draw 20,000 or more people a day, estimated Deborah Robinet, an organizer who lives near San Diego, Calif.
"Ron Paul supporters are very enthusiastic, and there's going to be a bunch of them in Tampa," said Robinet, one of five directors of the nonprofit group Liberty Unleashed, which was incorporated this month in Florida to make arrangements for the festival.
Robinet and fair director of sales and marketing Terri Parnell said Tuesday they expected a contract to be finished soon, possibly this week. Because the state fair property is one of the 73 official venues for the convention, Parnell said fair officials also have been in touch with the GOP's Committee on Arrangements, which is in charge of planning for the convention.
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Only gays have Festivals!
Are you ready for the like-in?
What if they gave a love-in and nobody came?
I’d call that “willpower”.
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Great entertainment. Black bloc vs. RonPaulians.
Too late - they missed 4/20.
Stay away from the brown acid.
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