Allianz Field Bag Policy

Allianz Field Bag Policy

Allianz Field is the soccer home of the Major League Soccer team Minnesota United FC at 400 Snelling Ave N, St Paul, MN 55104. The bag policy at the MNUFC allows fans to bring in clear tote bags that don’t exceed the size of 12″ x 6″ x 12″. Along with letting clear tote bags into the venue, MNUFC allows fans to bring in small bags like small clutches, that doesn’t exceed the size of 5″ x 9″.


Here is the complete Allianz Field clear bag policy guide to know about and more for your next visit to the MLS stadium.


How Does the Allianz Field Security Team Review Bags?

How Does the Allianz Field Security Team Review Bags

Fans coming out to the soccer stadium in Saint Paul will go through a metal detector screening process before scanning their ticket to enter the stadium. The metal detector screening is relatively quick, and the security team will let you know if you need to take your phone or keys out of your pocket before walking through the detector. Fans with a bag will undergo an additional screening process, which takes longer than fans without a bag.


Buy a clear single-compartment bag for your next Minnesota United FC soccer game! As a reminder, Allianz Field has a clear bag policy for fans who want to bring a bag into the game. However, there are some exceptions to this bag policy rule. Here are the types of bags that can come into the venue on match day.


  • A clear single-compartment bag that does not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″
  • Diaper Bags/Medical Bags. (As a note, there are no size restrictions for these types of bags. However, consider using a clear single-compartment bag that does not exceed 12″ x 6″ x 12″ to not run into any issues at the gate)
  • A one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag
  • Small clutch bags/ small purses that don’t exceed the size of 5″ x 9″


What are the Prohibited Items that Can’t Allianz Field?

What are the Prohibited Items that Can't Allianz Field

A great fan experience at Allianz Field is important to the staff, so they have certain items that can’t come into the arena. Prohibiting certain things from entering the venue keeps fans safe and does not interfere with the game’s enjoyment. Below are some of those items that can’t enter the soccer stadium. Be sure to visit the official prohibited items list from to get the most up-to-date information.


  • Non-clear bags (Exceptions can occur for medical/diaper bags. The type of bags that can’t enter the venue include backpacks, clear backpacks, oversized tote bags, mesh bags, camera bags, fanny packs, and seat cushions)
  • Bags that exceed the size of 12″ x 6″ x 12″ (Exceptions can occur for medical/diaper bags.)
  • Aerosol cans
  • Balloons
  • Tripods
  • Glass bottles
  • Fireworks
  • Outside food and drinks
  • Coolers
  • Selfie sticks
  • Weapons of any kind


Is There a Bag Check or Locker Storage Area at or Around Allianz Field?

If your bag can’t come into Allianz Field, rent a locker for $10 at the Walker’s Tent outside the venue. This bag check area is at the Northwest Entry outside the venue. Lockers come on a first come and first served basis, so plan to arrive early to the game if you need to purchase a locker to store your bag in for the match. These lockers stay open for an hour after the final whistle.


If you tailgate at the State Fairgrounds parking lot and have items like coolers or similar bags with you, consider leaving them in your car before walking to the stadium for the event. Coolers and non-clear single-compartment bags can’t enter the venue, so plan to leave them in your vehicle after tailgating ends.


Parking and Food Information for Your Next Minnesota United FC Match

If you plan to drive to the Minnesota Soccer Stadium for a game, consider securing your parking spot with SpotHero. SpotHero has numerous parking deals all around the stadium to choose from for any event. Visit the Allianz Field Parking guide for more information.


The Minnesota United FC stadium does not allow outside food or drinks to enter with fans for a game. Check out the Allianz Field Food guide for more details on what you can get at the venue. As a note, the food choices at the venue change each season. Therefore, some of the items you see in that guide might be different when you go.