Dunkin’ Park is home to the Hartford Yard Goats Double-A Minor League Baseball team at 1214 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103. The bag policy at the ballpark generally encourages fans to refrain from bringing a bag to a game. The only bags they allow inside the stadium are small clutch bags that don’t exceed 4.5″ x 6.5″ in size, diaper bags, medical bags, and any ADA-type bag. Otherwise, traditional backpacks can’t come into the stadium with fans for a baseball game.
Here is the complete Dunkin’ Park bag policy guide for your next Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball game!
How Does the Dunkin’ Park Security Team Review Bags?
Fans arriving at Dunkin’ Park for a minor league baseball game will go through a security checkpoint before entering the stadium for a game. Generally speaking, the team encourages fans to avoid bringing a bag to the ballpark. However, if you have a diaper bag or small clutch purse, the team security staff will inspect that at the gate to ensure it does not contain any prohibited items inside of it. Assuming there are no issues with the bag or items inside of it, you will get it back to enter the stadium with for a game.
Buy a clear single-compartment bag for your next Harford Yard Goats minor league game! While Dunkin’ Park doesn’t have a clear bag-only policy, bringing in one as a diaper bag or medical bag will result in a faster inspection at the gate. Below are the different types of bags fans can bring into the ballpark.
- Medical bags
- Diaper bags
- ADA-type of bags
- Small clutch purses/wristlets/or something similar, no larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″ in size
What are the Prohibited Items that Fans Can’t Bring into Dunkin’ Park?
Fans planning their next baseball trip to Dunkin’ Park should be aware that certain things can’t come into the stadium with them. Some of the things that can’t go into the ballpark are below. Be sure to visit the team’s A-Z guide for more details.
- Non-approved bags. For example, backpacks, fanny packs, laptop bags, mesh bags, coolers, etc., can’t come into the venue
- Animals not for ADA purposes
- Glass bottles
- Outside food or drinks
- Outside alcohol
- Laser pointers
Is There a Bag Check or Locker Storage Area for Fans at the Dunkin Park?
There is no on-site locker storage unit for fans to use if they need to leave their bag somewhere if they can’t come into the stadium with them. Therefore, unless you are only bringing in a small clutch purse or diaper bag, plan on leaving that bag in your car before walking to the stadium’s entrance. Otherwise, the stadium security staff will instruct you to put that bag back in your car before getting back in line to enter the stadium.
If you don’t have a car to leave your bag in, see if a nearby hotel or restaurant can watch it for you. There are numerous places within walking distance of the ballpark that you can visit. Most bars, restaurants, and hotels can watch bags if they have the space. There is generally a tiny bag-holding fee for places to watch your bag.
Parking and Food Information for a Hartford Yard Goats Game
Fans heading to the Hartford Yard Goats stadium can reserve their parking space ahead of time using this link. Parking rates hover around the $5 mark but can increase for specific events.
Fans can’t bring outside food or drinks into the ballpark for a game. Therefore, if you want to eat and drink at the game, you’ll need to get something from the concession stands. Visit the Dunkin’ Park Food Guide for more details.