Bag policy in MetLife Stadium
Bag policy in MetLife Stadium
Авг 25, 2022

What you can and cannot bring inside MetLife Stadium

MetLife Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey, 5mi (8km) west of New York City. Opened in 2010 to replace Giants Stadium, it serves as the home for the New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL) and the New York Guardians of the XFL.

MetLife clear bag policy

The team at MetLife Stadium is committed to providing a memorable event day experience for all guests. Therefore, guests attending events at MetLife Stadium should review the Clear Bag Policy below and make sure to follow the rules and regulations.  

Guests are welcome to carry in the following types of bags into MetLife Stadium:

  • Any type of clear plastic, vinyl, or PVC bags that are 12” x 6” x 12” or less in size (1 bag per person)
  • Non-clear, small purses/handbags (clutch-type bags) that are 4.5” x 6.5” or less in size (1 per person)
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc or similar)

*An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection at a gate designated for this purpose.

The following bags are NOT permitted to be carried into MetLife Stadium:

  • Any type of non-clear bag exceeding 4.5” x 6.5” in size including non-clear purses/handbags, camera or binocular cases, backpacks, fanny packs, diaper bags, and briefcases/computer bags
  • Seat cushions of any size except those for medical needs

Approved bags

Non-approved bags

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Conditions of entrance and presence at MetLife Stadium

Guest Code of Conduct

The team at MetLife Stadium is committed to providing a memorable event day experience for all guests. With that goal in mind, we have developed a Guest Code of Conduct which all guests are expected to follow. MetLife Stadium, the Giants, Jets and our promoters ask the guests to assist in creating an enjoyable and safe environment by:

  • Respecting each other as well as our team members
  • Consuming alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner
  • Refraining from fighting, throwing items or using foul/abusive language or gestures
  • Not displaying indecent messages on clothing
  • Not creating a disruption to the progress of the event by their actions
  • Showing their ticket when requested and only sitting in their ticketed seat
  • Following instructions from team members regarding stadium operations and emergency procedures
  • Allowing each other to be free to support their team or entertainer while remaining respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons, referees, opposing team fans and players
  • Keeping MetLife Stadium SMOKE-FREE

Alcohol Policy

MetLife Stadium Company strives to present a safe, pleasant and family-friendly environment for every guest who visits the Stadium. To achieve this goal, the following policies have been established to promote the responsible use of alcohol.

  • Any guest who appears to be 40 years of age or younger will be required to provide appropriate proof of age with a form of identification
  • International guests looking to purchase alcohol must present a valid passport in order to complete a transaction as part of New Jersey State Law.  MetLife Stadium cannot accept a driver’s license from another country to establish proof of age.  Please note, guests with a valid passport may also be subject to an additional age verification form to complete a transaction.
  • Guests may not possess or purchase more than two (2) alcoholic beverages at a time.
  • All outdoor concession stands and portable units will stop serving alcohol at the beginning of the third quarter. For non-football events, alcohol cut-off times will be determined by MetLife Stadium Company management.
  • Alcohol of any kind may not be brought into or removed from the Stadium
  • Any guest who is determined to be deliberately concealing alcohol while entering the Stadium will not be permitted to enter the building
  • A person exhibiting visible signs of impairment will not be permitted into the Stadium
  • Any guest who exhibits behavior that distracts, inconveniences or otherwise interferes with another guest’s enjoyment of the event may be removed from the Stadium
  • Alcohol will not be served to any underage person or visibly impaired guest
  • Alcohol beverage sales may be curtailed or prohibited at the discretion of management

Carry-In Policy

Guests are welcome to carry-in the following items into MetLife Stadium:

  • Clear bags that are 12″ x 6″ x 12″ or less in size (1 bag per person)
  • Small purses/handbags (clutch-type bags) that are 4.5″ x 6.5″ or less in size (1 per person)
  • Hand sanitizer 6 oz. or less in size and disinfecting wipes
  • Food of any kind that is contained in a clear plastic bag
  • Factory-sealed water or soft drinks that are 20 oz. or less in size
  • Reusable water bottles (both plastic and aluminum). Bottles must be empty upon entry. There are also water fountain locations where bottles may be filled.
  • Still-photography cameras with a lens that is 6″ or less in length not contained in a case
  • Hand-carried jackets, blankets, or other items, which will be patted down or searched
  • Official national flags that can reasonably be hand-held by a single person and do not obstruct the view of other guests (no sticks or poles)

All bags and other permissible items will be subject to multiple screenings prior to entering MetLife Stadium.

The following items are NOT permitted to be carried into MetLife Stadium:

  • Seat cushions of any size except those for medical needs
  • Battery operated clothing (socks, jackets, etc.)
  • Glass bottles, coolers of any kind, thermoses or ice chests
  • Alcohol of any kind
  • Banners of any size
  • Flags that are not the official flag of a country, ones that are displayed on a stick or a pole or cannot reasonably be hand-held by a single person
  • Umbrellas, strollers, laser pointers, and balls of any kind including full-sized footballs
  • Single purpose video cameras or still-photography cameras with a lens longer than 6″
  • Drones
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Weapons, any item that may be used as a projectile or one that is deemed dangerous by Stadium management
  • Adult sized football helmets with facemasks
  • Any animal with the exception of a service animal
  • Any other item deemed inappropriate by Stadium management

Search Procedures

To ensure the highest level of safety and security, all guests will be subject to a courteous screening by Safety Services team members prior to entering the Stadium. All vehicles are subject to inspection prior to entering the MetLife Sports Complex and all bags will be inspected prior to entering the Stadium. 

MetLife Stadium general information

MetLife Stadium, located in East Rutherford, New Jersey, is the home of the New York Jets and New York Football Giants. It is one of the largest stadiums in the NFL with a capacity of 82,500. MetLife Stadium hosts the world’s biggest events on the world’s biggest stage. Since opening in 2010, MetLife Stadium has hosted over 500 major events and 2,500 special events. Event highlights include the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl XLVIII, WrestleMania 29 and 35, the Copa America Centenario Final, the 2021 Army-Navy Game, and many concerts, college football games, and international soccer matches. MetLife Stadium is a finalist to host games for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

Cost: $1.6 billion

Venue Size: 2.1 million square feet

Capacity: 82,500 capability for football and soccer; 50,000 for most concerts

Suites: 200+ on four separate levels; 16-24 seats per suite

Suite Designer: David Rockwell Group

Club Seating Capacity: Over 10,000 seats

Clubs:  EY Coaches Club, Corona Beach Club, West Mezzanine Club, Commissioners Club and the MetLife 50 Club

Architects: 360 Architects, Ewing Cole, David Rockwell and Bruce Mau Designs

Food Service & Merchandise Partner: Delaware North

Site maps: Plaza level, 100 level, 200 level, 300 level

MetLife Stadium Fun facts

  • MetLife Stadium has been named “Highest Grossing Stadium of the Year” 9 times by Billboard and “2017 Venue of the Year” by StadiumBusiness.
  • In 2021, MetLife Stadium became the first NFL Stadium to join the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Sports for Climate Action Framework, which aims to achieve global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions goals.
  • MetLife Stadium was the first NFL stadium to receive SAFETY Act certification by the US Department of Homeland Security in 2013 and has ranked No. 1 for Safety by Security magazine’s “Security 500” in the Spectator Sports Facility division for 9 straight years.

Future Events

Rammstein Stadium Tour 20226 September 2022

NY Jets vs. Baltimore Ravens — 11 September 2022

HBCU New York Football Classic: Morehouse Tigers vs. Howard Bison — 17 September 2022

NY Giants vs. Carolina Panthers — 18 September 2022

NY Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals — 25 September 2022

NY Giants vs. Dallas Cowboys — 26 September 2022

Zone6ix High School Football Classic — 30 September 2022

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FAQs

Does the stadium have lockers?

There are two locker rooms for the visitors that are 6.000 square feet each. Unfortunately, there are no luggage lockers available on site. But don’t worry — LuggageHero provides the best solution to your problem. Store all your belongings in certified shops near the stadium.

Can you bring food into the Stadium?

You can bring food of any kind that is contained in a clear plastic bag.

Can you bring drinks into the Stadium?

You can bring factory-sealed water or soft drinks that are 20 oz. or less in size. You can also bring reusable water bottles (both plastic and aluminum) but they must be empty upon entry. You are not allowed to bring alcohol of any kind, glass bottles, coolers of any kind, thermoses or ice chests. 

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What is the location of MetLife Stadium?

It is located in the address: 1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford, NJ 07073, United States