Does Madison Square Garden Have a Clear Bag Policy?


Madison Square Garden Bag Policy

Madison Square Garden Is the oldest major sporting facility in the New York metropolitan area. And is noted as the oldest arena in the NBA and the second oldest arena in the NHL. Home to the New York knicks, Rangers, boxing, concerts and much more, it’s a stadium that everyone should experience with rich history. 

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Are Clear Bags Allowed at Madison Square Garden?
MSG does not require bags to be clear, but it is encouraged. Security limits bags over 22” x 14” x 9”. We suggest packing light and bringing a clear handbag to get you through the line in a breeze. 


Lists of other stadiums in NYC that require a clear bag

MetLife Stadium
Clear handbags that are 12” x 6” x 12” or less in size. Small purses or clutches that are 4.5” x 6.5” or smaller. 

What’s prohibited? 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. 

Yankee Stadium
Each guest is permitted to bring a bag that does not exceed 16” x 16” x 8”. Clear handbags are encouraged to help with security lines. 

What’s prohibited? Briefcases, coolers and other hard-sided bags or containers are not permitted. 

Citi Field
Citi Field guests can bring fully clear backpack style bags with no inner pockets, purses, diaper bags, and totes. 

What’s prohibited? Backpacks.

Richmond County Bank Ballpark
All backpacks and other bags will be subject to search upon entry into Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George.


MCU Park
Guests are permitted to bring a bag that does not exceed 16” x 16” x 8”. Clear handbags are encouraged to help with security lines.

What’s prohibited? Backpacks. With the exception of totally clear backpacks that are allowed. 

Red Bull Arena
Clear bags size 14”x14”x6” or smaller. All bags sized 4”x7” are still permitted. Medical and diaper bags are an exception but will be subject to an X-Ray search.

What’s prohibited? Luggage, computer bags, briefcases, backpacks, large purses, camera cases, and coolers.

With any event or venue, we always encourage you to view the website before making a plan for your event so you know you’ll get through the door with ease. Clear handbags are always permitted and always encouraged, so we suggest making a purchase as it will become a closet staple for years to come. 

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