Red Wings announce new policies for bringing bags to games

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Rochester Red Wings have some new rules for bringing bags into Innovative Field and some types of bags, including briefcases or backpacks, won’t be allowed. Here are the new rules:

  • Patrons without bags shall access a designated expedited entry line.
  • Permitted bags must be transparent and not exceed dimensions of 16” x 16” x 8”.
  • Purses/clutch bags must not exceed 4.5” x 6.5” in size.
  • The following bags are prohibited: backpacks, briefcases, non-transparent or oversized fanny packs, luggage, computer bags/cases, camera bags, and binocular bags.
  • Exceptions apply to medical bags and diaper bags, subject to prior approval from Red Wings management.
  • All bags are subject to security inspection upon entry and at any time within the stadium premises.
  • Security reserves the right to deny entry to patrons with non-compliant bags or those who refuse inspection.
  • On-site storage facilities at Innovative Field are unavailable.
  • Patrons are advised to bring bags that facilitate easy inspection and remove bulky items, such as jackets and blankets, from bags during the inspection process.
  • Bag policies are aimed to ensure the safety and security of all fans.

All 2023 Red Wings season ticket holders will receive a clear bag as a gift when they pick up their season seats. The season home opener is still set for Friday, March 31 against the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. You can see the Red Wings schedule and get tickets here.