CHICAGO
11/29/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Rally Plans: 65,000 People, No Booze, No Live Music


Barack Obama's camp says the election night celebration in Grant Park is for 65,000 spectators, plus 7,500 media members and campaign workers, according to the application filed with the Chicago Park District.

The official Nov. 4 event, in south Grant Park's Hutchison Field, will begin at 9 p.m. and end at 1 a.m., according to the application.

If people want to dance in joy, they may have to hum to themselves: The application says there will be no live or amplified music -- "spoken word only.''

Hot dogs, pizza and hot chocolate will be sold; alcohol will not, according to the campaign.

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