Little Caesars Arena is home to the NBA Detroit Pistons and NHL Detroit Red Wings teams at 2645 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201. The bag policy at Little Caesars Arena is strict, where they only allow wallets and clutches that don’t exceed 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″ into the venue. That means traditional purses, backpacks, clutches, tote bags, and more can’t come into the venue for any game or concert. However, the exception to the bag policy rule and size is if you need to bring a medical or diaper bag into the arena.
Here is the complete Little Caesars Arena bag policy guide for your next event.
How Does the Little Caesars Arena Security Team Review Bags?
Fans heading to Little Caesars Arena for a sporting event or concert will go through a metal detector screening at the entrance. Fans with a medical or diaper bag should head to the Meijer Entry NW or Comerica Entry NW gate for inspection. Otherwise, all other types of bags that fans try and bring can’t enter the venue.
As a reminder, the bag policy guidelines at Little Caesars Arena are strict. Below are the types of bags fans can bring into the venue for their event. Otherwise, avoiding bringing an unnecessary bag to the stadium is in your best interest since it won’t be allowed inside with you.
- Small wallets and clutch bags that don’t exceed 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″
- Medical bags/diaper bags. These bags can’t exceed 14″ x” 14″ x 6″ in size. If you plan to bring one of these bags to the arena, head to the bag should head to the Meijer Entry NW or Comerica Entry NW gate for the bag inspection.
What are the Prohibited Items that Fans Can’t Bring into Little Caesars Arena?
Fans heading to the Detroit Pistons venue must know that some items can’t come into the arena with them. Some things the security staff won’t allow to enter with fans are below. Check out the full prohibited items list for the Detroit Pistons and Red Wings below.
- Non-compliant bags. Those bags include backpacks, purses, duffle bags, totes, luggage, laptop bags, coolers, and more
- Any wallet or similar item that exceeds 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″
- Animals not for ADA purposes
- Aerosol cans
- Beach balls
- Laser pointers
- Baseball bats/hockey sticks
- Weapons of any kind
- Outside food and drinks
- Umbrellas with a pointed tip
Is There a Bag Check or Locker Storage Area at Little Caesars Arena?
If your bag can’t come into Little Caesars Arena with you for any reason, you have two choices for what to do next. First, you can bring that bag back to your car and leave it there before heading back in line to enter the venue. Since the Detroit Red Wings venue has a strict bag policy in place, you should plan to leave any bag in your car before walking to the stadium in general.
If you don’t have a car to leave your bag in, see if a nearby hotel or restaurant can hold onto your stuff while at the game. There are plenty of bars and hotels within walking distance of the arena that you can check out. Most hotels and bars charge a small fee to watch bags for fans while they are at Little Caesars Arena.
Parking and Food Information for a Detroit Pistons / Detroit Red Wings Game
Fans driving to Little Caesars Arena for a sporting event or concert can save money on parking with SpotHero. SpotHero has plenty of affordable parking spaces that are within walking distance of the arena to choose from. Also, you can reserve your parking space ahead of time too with SpotHero. Visit the Little Caesars Arena Parking guide for more details.
Fans can’t bring any outside food or drinks into Little Caesars Arena. If you want to save money on arena food, you can always eat at a nearby restaurant before the game. There are numerous places to grab food at there are within walking distance of the basketball arena. Also, there is a sports bar directly at the stadium you can eat at before the game.
Visit the Little Caesars Arena Food Guide to see what you can eat at the stadium. However, it is worth nothing that the food options in that guide may be slightly different than what you see when you visit. The arena updates their food and drink options yearly, so there is always something new to try!