Mercedes-Benz Stadium Bag Policy

Mercedes-Benz Stadium Bag Policy

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the National Football League venue of the Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer home of Atlanta United FC out at 1 AMB Dr. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313. The bag policy at Mercedes-Benz Stadium home is that fans can only bring clear bags that don’t exceed 12″ X 6″ X 12″. That means regular backpacks that are not see-through can’t enter the venue. Also, fans coming in for a football or soccer can bring a small bag under 4.5″ X 6.5″ as well.


Here is the full Mercedes-Benz Stadium bag policy breakdown for your next NFL game, MLS match, concert, or other events!


How Does Mercedes Benz Stadium Review Your Bag?

How Does Mercedes Benz Stadium Review Your Bag

Guests arriving at the Falcons / United venue must go through a metal detector before scanning their tickets. If a fan has a bag with them, then they must go to the back check area at Gate 1 and Gate 2. From there, the security team will review the bag and check to ensure it and its items can enter the stadium.


Are you looking to go to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for a football game, soccer match, or another event? Consider purchasing a clear single-compartment bag ahead of time! Buying a clear single-compartment bag adheres to this and many stadium’s acceptable bag policy guidelines. Below are other types of bags that fans can bring into the venue.


  • Any clear single-compartment bag that is no larger than 12″ x 12″ x 6″
  • A Small purse that does not exceed 4.5″ X 6.5″
  • Small clutch bag
  • Medical bags
  • ADA compliant bags
  • Clear zip lock bags


What Items Can’t You Bring into Mercedes Benz Stadium?

What Items Can't You Bring into Mercedes Benz Stadium

Before heading to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for an NFL game, MLS match, or concert, consider examining the list of prohibited items. Below are more common objects that can’t enter the football stadium for any event. However, check out the official prohibited items page from Mercedes Benz Stadium to get the complete breakdown.


  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals that are not for ADA reasons
  • Bags that don’t adhere to the clear bag policy
  • Glassware
  • Inflated balls
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Noisemakers
  • Tripods


What Should You Do If Your Bag Is Too Big to Enter Mercedes Benz Stadium?

If you bring a bag that can’t enter Mercedes-Benz Stadium for any reason, there are mobile locker trucks on the premise that you can rent during a game. The mobile locker ruck opens about two hours before most events and stays open for about an hour or so after the event. However, spaces can fill up quickly, so plan to arrive early to the stadium if you feel your bag might be unable to enter the arena.


If the mobile lockers are sold out at the game or event you are going to, your next best option is to find a nearby hotel that can hold onto your stuff. With the stadium being in downtown Atlanta, you have numerous hotels within walking distance of the arena. Most hotels charge a small fee to watch your belongings if they have space in their storage closet.


Parking Tips and Food Guide for an Atlanta Falcons Game

Fans driving to the venue can secure a parking spot using SpotHero. For Atlanta, there are plenty of unofficial parking lots that fans can reserve in the Peach Tree Center, a short walk to Mercedes Benz Stadium. Check out the Mercedes-Benz Stadium parking guide to learn more.


One thing to note is that fans coming to the Atlanta soccer/football venue can’t bring in any outside food into the venue but can bring in a factory-sealed water bottle. However, the stadium security exceptions at the gate if you need to bring in food for medical reasons or for young children.


Check out the Mercedes-Benz Stadium food guide to see the concession stands at the venue.