Largest Open Carry Event in America is Taking Place in Pennsylvania

Nowadays, there is a festival for everything, but one festival that may be particularly eye-catching to some is the Rod of Iron Freedom Festival.

GREELEY, PA | On Oct. 8-9, “the largest open carry event in America” will visit the Poconos. Rod of Iron is a free admission festival where you are encouraged to have your firearm at your side. Those who attend the festival can enjoy music performances, fireworks, cornhole tournaments, 2nd Amendment speakers, food, an open gun range to try different firearms, gun auctions, and much more. Additionally, there will also be seminars led by various instructors ranging from personal firearm safety to the Second Amendment as a whole. 

The festival will take place from 8:30 am to 5 pm on October 8th and 9th. The event is located at Tommy Gun Warehouse at 105 Kahr Ave, Greeley, PA. Parking will be provided at the festival.

Alcohol will not be served or permitted at the festival. Eventgoers are asked to leave any large bags and containers at home or in their vehicles. Persons with small bags or containers may be asked to have the bag inspected by security.

Those who wish to open carry at the festival must check them in at the registration booth. Pistols can be loaded but must remain holstered at all times. Long guns can not be loaded and must be checked by security, where a zip tie will be fastened onto the firearm to signify that the firearm is not loaded. 

Get your free tickets here.

Find out more about the festival here.

Festival Address: 105 Kahr Ave, Greeley, PA 18425