Clear Bag FAQ's

Why do I have to have a clear bag for arenas and stadiums?

Prior to the 2016-2017 season, the majority of sports arenas and stadiums instituted a clear bag policy in an attempt to enhance public safety and improve stadium access for fans.

What are the general specifications for approved clear bags?

Below is a summary for most venues.  However, please check your specific venue requirements for clear bags.

Bags can be clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC and cannot exceed 12” X 6” X 12” or one-gallon clear plastic freezer bags (Ziploc bag or similar).  Small clutch bags about the size of a hand with or without a strap can be taken into the venue with one of the clear plastic bags.


What type of clear bags are not allowed?

  • Coolers
  • Briefcases
  • Cinch-bags
  • Non-approved seat cushions
  • Luggage of any kind
  • Computer bags


What happens if I show up at the venue gate with a clear bag that is not permitted?

Fans carrying bags that does not meet the venue specifications will be turned away.  Fans will have to discard their bags or find safe storage prior to entry.