Clear bags only at stadium, Civic Center Park for kickoff events

DENVER — The NFL’s clear bag policy will be in effect for everyone going to the NFL kickoff events at Civic Center Park and at any game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Bag policy

The NFL and the City and County of Denver strongly encourage fans not to bring any type of bag, but if necessary, those outlined below are permissible:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12 inches by 6 inchex by 12 inches OR
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar), AND
  • Small clutch bags, 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches, with or without a handle or strap, can be taken into Civic Center Park with one of the clear plastic bag options
  • An exception will be made for medically necessary items after thorough inspection

Prohibited bags include, but are not limited to purses or bags larger than 4.5 inches by 6.5 inches. Coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags/draw string bags that are not clear or exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches. Luggage of any kind, computer bags, binocular cases and camera bags, and large traditional seat cushions that have pockets, zippers, compartments or covers.

Sports Authority Field at Mile High security policies

Click for details on the policies at the stadium.

Policies for kickoff events at Civic Center Park

All items carried by fans will be carefully inspected and potentially not allowed into Civic Center Park. Extra time should be allotted for entry as all fans will be subjected to additional security procedures upon entry.

To ensure public safety and security, the following items are prohibited. This list is intended as a guide and should not be considered all-inclusive.

  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except assistant animals)
  • Banner (any object that obstructs the view of another)
  • Beach balls
  • Beverages
  • Camcorders
  • Containers of any type:
    • Aerosol Cans
    • Coolers (of any size)
    • Backpacks
    • Bottles
  • Food
  • Footballs
  • Fireworks
  • Frisbees
  • Laser Lights and Pointers
  • Mace/Pepper Spray
  • Noisemakers and Horns
  • Poles, Sticks, Missile like objects of any kind
  • Strollers
  • Tripods
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons, Knives and Explosives
  • Whistles

Small cameras and binoculars will be allowed. No spectator cameras with lenses over six inches long will be permitted. Camcorders will be prohibited.

Prohibited items and items determined to not be appropriate for entry into Civic Center Park will be the responsibility of the fan and cannot be accepted or checked by the NFL, Civic Center Park or the Denver Police Department.