Snapdragon Prohibited Items: What Can You Bring?

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Don’t get caught at the gate with your hands full of contraband and a bag that’s the wrong size. The policies are for everyone’s comfort, enjoyment and safety. Please read up and know the rules about bringing bottled water, outside, food, blankets and more, before you arrive at the stadium gate.

Snapdragon Stadium Items

The following chart lists the items you can take into the stadium and which are not allowed. Know what items are prohibited before you arrive.
Item Allowed?
Alcohol X
Animals (except service animals) X
Animals (Service Animals)
Banners (No larger than 2’×3’)
Beach Balls X
Binocular Cases X
Bottles of water, sealed or refillable (More info*) ✓*
Bottles, Cans (All other) X
Cameras (disposable, digital, or 35mm SLR, lenses under 6”)
Chains, wallet chains, spikes X
Costumes / Masks X
Drones X
Drugs/Marijuana X
Fireworks X
Outside Food / Snacks X
Glow sticks X
Ice chests and coolers X
Noise-Making Devices X
Obscene or offensive clothing or signs X
Skateboards and scooters X
Strollers (See Family Guide)
Umbrellas X
Vape / Vaping Devices X
Weapons of any kind X

Outside Food

You are not allowed to bring in your own food or snacks from outside the stadium. (Exceptions: medical requirements, special needs. Check with security or contact Guest Services in advance).


You are allowed to bring in a blanket.

Bag Policy

View the 2023 Bag, Backpack & Purse Policy for SD Wave games, SDSU football, concerts and other Snapdragon Stadium events.

Subject to Change: This information is not complete and is only intended to offer general guidance. The list often changes and may not be current.

Re-Entry Policy

Please note: Reentry is not allowed. Guests are not allowed to go in and out and return. Read more about Entrance Gates.

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