Honda Center Bag Policy

Last updated on October 19th, 2023 at 08:32 pm

Honda Center Bag Policy

Honda Center is home to the Anaheim Ducks NHL team at 2695 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806. Honda Center promotes a no-bag policy as the general rule for fans who want to bring a bag into the hockey venue. The two exceptions to the no-bag policy are bags smaller than 5” x 9” x 2” can enter the arena. Those types of bags are typically purses and similar kinds of bags that are small. The other exception to the no bag policy rule is allowing diaper and medical bags to enter the arena as long as they don’t exceed 12” x 12” 12”.


Here is the complete Honda Center bag policy guide for your next event!


Approved Bags

Below are the types of bags that fans can bring into the Anaheim Ducks Arena for a game or concert.


  • ADA-specific bags
  • Medical bags/Diaper Bags that don’t exceed 12” x 12” x 12”
  • Small purses/wallets/ etc. that don’t exceed 5” x 9” x 2”.


How Does the Honda Center Security Team Review Bags?

How Does the Honda Center Security Team Review Bags

Fans arriving at Honda Center for a game or concert will go through a metal detector screening at the gate before scanning their tickets to enter the arena. Fans with a small purse (or medical bag) will go through a bag inspection check at the gate. As a reminder, Honda Center has a no-bag policy, so traditional backpacks and similar bags can’t enter the venue, even if they are clear bags.


What the Prohibited Items that Fans Can’t Bring into Honda Center?

What the Prohibited Items that Fans Can’t Bring into Honda Center

Fans heading towards the Anaheim Ducks venue for a game or concert should know that certain items can’t enter the arena. Some things the security team won’t allow to enter the venue are below. Read the whole building policies guide at for the entire breakdown.


  • Bags larger than 5” x 9” x 2”. (However, the exception to that rule is for medical bags and diaper bags.)
  • Laptops, tablets, and similar devices
  • Non-approved bags. For example, fans can’t bring backpacks, briefcases, camera bags, laptop bags, coolers, or duffle bags.
  • Helmets
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Outside food and drinks
  • Selfie sticks
  • Recording devices


Is There a Bag Check or Locker Storage Area at Honda Center?

There is no official locker storage area at Honda Center for fans to use if their bag can’t come into the arena with them. Your best option on what to do with a bag that can’t enter the venue is to bring it back to your car and leave it there. From there, you must get 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 hold onto your bag while you are at the game. The Ayres Hotel Anaheim and the Extended Stay America Orange County are the two nearest hotels to the venue within walking distance. Most hotels and restaurants charge a bag-holding fee, so expect to pay around $10 for each bag you want to check. Also, it is worth noting that hotels and restaurants have limited space to watch bags for fans attending a game or event.


Finally, another place you can leave your bags is at the Anaheim Regional Transporation Intermodal Center. The Anaheim Regional Transporation Center is less than a half-mile from the hockey arena, and they have lockers you can rent to leave your bag at while you are at the game. Also, like hotels and bars, there is a limited amount of locker space here to rent.


Additional Helpful Links

Visit the Honda Center parking guide for more information.


Visit the Honda Center food guide to see what food choices you can get at the arena.

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