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Nationwide Arena Security Policies

For the safety and comfort of guests, staff, and artists the following items are prohibited:

  • Air horns or noisemakers of any type
  • Animals, except service animals assisting guests with disabilities
  • Balloons, beach balls and other projectiles
  • Bags OR clutches no larger than 8"x 5"x 1". There is an exception for medical and diaper bags
  • Cameras and detachable lenses
  • Drones or other model aircraft
  • Drugs (illegal)
  • Fireworks or explosives
  • Outside Food and Beverage including alcohol
  • Hazardous materials including chemicals and aerosols
  • Laptops
  • Laser pointers or products
  • Sealed or wrapped Packages
  • Selfie sticks
  • Signs and posters larger than 22" x 28", and signs on sticks
  • Stickers
  • Umbrellas (golf-style) or umbrellas with a pointed tip. Small collapsible umbrellas are permitted.
  • Weapons or tools of any type
  • Any item management deems a safety hazard or would diminish the guest experience, including signs or garments deemed offensive

In the event that prohibited items are revealed during a search, the guest will be permitted to return to their vehicle with the item or have the option to surrender the item to security.