There are many protest marches planned around Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States (more about those later), but the Women’s March on ATX looks to be the most attended locally.
The march is Saturday, January 22—the day following the inauguration. Here are the details, according to March on Austin, as well as a map—to follow or to show you areas to avoid if you wish.
The march will begin promptly at noon on Saturday, Jan. 21. Marchers should plan to arrive one hour early and assemble on the south lawn of the Capitol grounds. Marchers will leave from the south gate of the Capitol and walk down Congress Avenue toward Sixth Street, across Sixth, and north on Lavaca Street back to the south lawn.
The march route is approximately 1.5 miles, and should take about 1.5 hours to bring all participants back to the south lawn of the capitol around 1:30 p.m.
From 1:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., more or less, there will be speakers, performances, and programming on the south lawn.
Note that speaker and partner arrangements are still evolving and might change by Saturday.
March organizers have made it clear that this is to be an inclusive march, and that everyone who supports women’s rights is welcome.