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JFK was assassinated while he was out on a *.

I am wondering if there's a word for going out on a car for a public celebration, like JFK did before he was assassinated? I am not sure if there's a word for it.

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    As a general term there is a walkabout in the Oxford Dictionaries and in Merriam-Webster, although it is not by car. Many people gathered to meet the Queen during her walkabout. Apr 19, 2019 at 21:11
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    @WeatherVane "Walkabout" is a very Australian term, though. and has a pretty specific meaning there. It's possible the definition of the term has broadened and become more widespread, but it's not something I hear in this context.
    – Andrew
    Apr 19, 2019 at 22:41
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    @Andrew, yes it does seem to have broadened in BrE to cover famous people mingling with the public.I thought it would be a relevant angle though not an actual answer to the question. Apr 19, 2019 at 22:43

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Probably the best words for this situation would be those below, particularly if combined with "campaign."

Visit (Campaign visit)

Tour (Campaign tour)

Stop (Campaign stop)

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