KPD lists prohibited items at Tri-Pride


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Kingsport Police Department has published a list of items that will be prohibited at this year’s Tri-Pride Festival.

The festival will take place on September 7 in downtown Kingsport.

Kingsport police say the following items will not be allowed at the event:

  • No weapons of any type including firearms, knives, electrical weapons, chemical weapons or other items that could be considered as a weapon.
  • No glass, thermal, plastic, or metal containers including food, liquid or drink cans, bottles or coolers of any kind to include water bottles.
  • No containers, bags, purses, fanny packs or backpacks (only required medical items or child care items will be allowed).
  • No folding chairs with bags, poles, sticks, clubs, baseball or softball bats, golf clubs, umbrellas, tents or canopies, selfie sticks, or other items that could be used as a weapon.
  • No masks, including gas masks or any other face covering.
  • No torches, lanterns, fireworks or any other device that uses fire or fuel.
  • No aerosols, spray cans, or pressurized containers.
  • No toy or replica weapons.
  • No laser pointers, flashlights or other devices that can be used to direct light into eyes or faces.
  • No animals except working service animals in accordance with ADA regulations.
  • No missiles, projectiles, or other items that if thrown could cause injury.
  • No items determined to be potential safety hazards.
  • No horns, noisemakers, or any amplified sound equipment devices.
  • No signs over 3′ x 3′.
  • No outside food or beverages, containers or bags from fast food or other restaurants or grocery stores.
  • No bicycles, skateboards or scooters.

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