bagcheck.pngSafety First Guest & Bag Inspections

  • For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry.
  • DPAC asks our guests to limit what they bring with them to events. Less items to check means that lines to enter DPAC are shorter and faster.   
  • This inspection may include the use of metal detectors.
  • Items normally allowed include:
    • Bottles - Empty plastic water bottles that can be filled at our water bottle filling stations in all lobby areas.
    • Personal safety devices including pepper spray, keychain alarms, or other non-lethal self-defense devices as allowed by NC Law.
    • Prescription medications & medical supplies such as walkers, oxygen tanks, and diabetic travel kits.
    • Seat Cushions – Please limit to standard stadium cushions of 3-inch depth or less.
    • Service Animals – Includes a person who is training the service animal and the animal wears a collar and leash, harness, or cape that identifies the animal as a service animal in training.
    • Small Snacks - As needed for special dietary reasons.
    • Umbrellas
    • Water – Sealed and unopened water bottles up to 20 ounces in size.
  • Restricted items include, but are not limited to: audio recorders, baby seats or baby carriers, backpacks (school type and hiking backpacks) or bags larger than 12 x 12 x 10.25 inches (without compression), balloons, beverages (except bottled water as noted above), cameras, coolers, emotional support animals, fireworks, flowers (except for local productions and events), food (except small snacks needed for special dietary reasons), gifts (wrapped or unwrapped), illegal drugs, iPads and other electronic tablets, knives over 3 inches in length, laptop computers, laser pointers, noise makers, parcels or packages, restaurant takeout food containers, signs or banners, stuffed animals, video recorders, or weapons of any type or kind.
  • Small clutch purses are STRONGLY recommended.
  • Parenting bags and medical bags are permitted and require inspection prior to entry.
  • Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at guestservices@DPACnc.com