The network said that the event will take place in the parking lot of Pnc Field in Moosic, where a stage has been set up and spots for thirty five cars, spaced out to follow social distancing guidelines.
The event is being held just outside Scranton, Pa, Biden’s hometown. About 100 people are expected to be in attendance.
“In these extraordinary times, we’re taking these extraordinary measures to try to bring the presidential campaign to the people, which has obviously been very difficult because campaigning is difficult, if not near impossible,” said Mark Preston, CNN’s vice president of political and special events programming and a senior political analyst.
The event, which starts at 8 Pm Et, will be Biden’s first town hall since accepting the Democratic nomination. President Donald Trump participated in an ABC News town hall on Tuesday,