Prohibited Items in Symphony Hall

  • Weapons, firearm, pepper spray, pocket knives and mace
  • No bags or backpacks will be permitted into the venue except for small personal bags or purses (12” x 12” x 6” max)
  • Cameras with interchangeable/detachable lens or external flash
  • Audio/visual recording devices
  • Selfie sticks, tripods, monopods
  • Outside food, beverage and alcohol
  • Cans, metal/glass/plastic containers, bottles or flasks
  • Laptops, tablets, personal computers or two-way radios
  • Illegal drugs or substances
  • Flammable liquids, aerosol cans or permanent markers
  • Flashlights, laser pointers, flares or fireworks
  • Noise making devices
  • Balloons, balls, projectiles or optical illusions
  • Skateboards, segways, scooters, rollerblades, bicycles, hover boards and helmets
  • Coolers, ice chests, folding chairs or pointed-tip umbrellas
  • Seat cushions or booster seats
  • Patrons without shoes or shirts
  • Masks, chains or studded belts/bracelets
  • Drones
  • Animals or pets (accommodations made for trained, harnessed and housebroken service animals)
  • Unapproved pamphlets, handouts, ads or flyers without prior consent from arena management
  • Clothing, garments or signs displaying explicit language, profanity or derogatory characterization toward any person(s)
  • Signs, flags or banners exceeding 11” x 17” or unrelated to event

For the protection of all guests visiting Symphony Hall, Security may provide metal detector screenings prior to entering any event space.

Symphony Hall recognizes that some guests may have medical needs that prevent them from passing through metal detectors. Security will conduct an alternative screening process to be respectful of those needs.

No re-entry is allowed.