Safety & Security

Safety & Security

Large bags, large backpacks & large purses are NOT permitted inside the facility. All patrons are subject to a security screening. Metal detectors are used for all ticketed events. Bags & purses are subject to additional screening slowing entry process, so please bring only essential items.

Prohibited Items

Weapons of any kind: In accordance with Pennsylvania’s “concealed carry” law and the right for private entities to ban handguns on their premises, firearms and other weapons of any kind are strictly forbidden on the premises of the Erie Insurance Arena, Warner Theatre, Bayfront Convention Center and UPMC Park.

  • Pepper Spray & Mace
  • Pocket Knives
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Fireworks, Flares or Explosives
  • Wallet chains, boot chains, studded jewelry, etc.
  • Drones
  • Audio/Video recording equipment: The use of audio, video, or digital recording devices is prohibited except for accredited members of the media. *Show personnel reserve the right to change this policy at any time.
  • Tripods, monopods and selfie sticks
  • Outside food & beverages

No Smoking

No Re-Entry



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