loanDepot Park is the Major League Baseball retractable roof stadium of the Miami Marlins at 501 Marlins Way, Miami, Florida 33125. The bag policy at the MLB ballpark is that the bag must be clear and not exceed the size of 16”x16”x8”. There are some exceptions with the bag policy, like having a small clutch purse that doesn’t exceed 16”x16”x8”, or bringing in a diaper bag into the venue.
Here is the complete loanDepot Park bag policy and more for your next baseball game.
How Does loanDepot Park Review Your Bag?
Fans entering Marlins Park for a baseball game or other event must go through a metal detector. Fans with bags will give them to the security staff as they go through the metal detector so they can review the bag and the content inside it. If there are any issues with the bag, like the size, or items that can’t go into the stadium, the fan must surrender the things to enter or leave the bag somewhere else.
Here are some approved bags to bring into the MLB ballpark that comply with Marlins’ Park bag policy. Buy a clear bag for your next stadium visit!
- Clear bag not exceeding the size of 16”x16”x8”
- A small purse / small clutches
- An ADA-approved bag
- A diaper bag
What Items Can’t You Bring into loanDepot Park?
There are numerous items you can’t bring into Marlins Park for a home game. The most common things that can’t enter the venue are below. However, it is in your best interest to visit the official prohibited items guide of the Marlins to ensure the rules don’t change before your next event.
- Alcoholic beverages
- Beach Balls
- Hard-sided coolers
- Selfie Sticks
- Outside Food
- Any bag that is not clear and exceeds the size of 16”x16”x8”
- Weapons of any kind
What Should You Do If Your Bag Is Too Big to Enter Marlins Park?
If your bag is too big to enter the venue, you must put it back in your car in either the parking lot or parking garage you parked at before getting back in line for the game.
If you took public transportation or a rideshare to the game and didn’t have a car to put your stuff in, the next best place to leave your belongings is at a local hotel or restaurant. Most hotels or restaurants charge a small fee to put your belongings in a safe place at their establishment. However, bars, restaurants, and hotels tend only to have limited space for bags, so it does come on a first come and first served basis.
It will help if you read the bag policy before getting to the venue for a Miami Marlins game because there is no guarantee these places will take your stuff and hold onto it. The last thing you want is to miss the first pitch as you try and figure out what place will hold onto your stuff.
Parking Tips and Food Guide for the Miami Marlins
Fans looking to save money on a parking space near Marlins Stadium can do so by parking in downtown Miami. Fans can take a local bus, rideshare, or Metrorail to get to and from Marlins Stadium. Check out the loanDepot Park Parking guide to learn more.
Regarding bringing outside food items to the stadium on game day, Marlins Park does not allow that. Your best bet is to eat before the game to save money rather than eating at the stadium. Otherwise, you ca check out the loandDepot Park Food guide to see what you can get at the venue.