Vivint Arena Bag Policy

Last updated on October 19th, 2023 at 09:12 pm

Vivint Arena Bag Policy

Vivint Arena (formerly known as Vivint Smart Home Arena) is home to the Utah Jazz NBA team at 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. The Vivint Arena bag policy only allows fans to bring in small clutches and wristlets that don’t exceed 4″ x 6″ x 2″. The only exception to the bag rule is that fans can bring in diaper bags and medical bags that don’t exceed 14″ x 14″ x 6″. Otherwise, traditional backpacks and large purses can’t come into the arena with fans.


Here is the complete Vivint Arena bag policy guide for your next event.


Approved Bags

Below are the bags that can come into the venue with fans.


  • Small wristlets/clutches that don’t exceed 4″ x 6″ x 2″
  • Any ADA-specific bag
  • Diaper bags and medical bags that don’t exceed 14″ x 14″ x 6″


How Does the Vivint Arena Security Staff Review Bags?

How Does the Vivint Arena Security Staff Review Bags

Fans arriving at Vivint Arena for a basketball game or concert will undergo a metal detector screening at the entrance before entering the arena. Fans with a bag will have that go through a bag inspection at the gate. The bag inspection reviews the size of the bag and the content inside of it. If there are no issues with your bag or the content inside, you will get it back to enter the stadium for the event.


What are the Prohibited Items that Fans Can’t Bring into Vivint Arena?

What are the Prohibited Items that Fans Can't Bring into Vivint Arena

Jazz fans heading to Vivint Arena for a game or concert should be aware that certain things can’t come into the venue with them. Some items that can’t go into the Utah Jazz Arena are below. Visit the official prohibited items list for the Utah Jazz with this link to learn more.


  • Aerosol cans
  • Backpacks
  • Beach balls and frisbees
  • Coolers
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Flasks
  • Flashlights
  • Laser pointers
  • Noise-making devices
  • Outside food and beverage
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Strollers
  • Tripods


Is There a Bag Check or Locker Storage Area at Vivint Arena?

If your bag can’t enter the venue for an arena event, you must bring it back to your car and leave it there. After that, you must get back in line to access your event’s area.


If you took public transportation to the game and needed a place to store your bag, see if a nearby hotel or bar can watch your stuff. There are plenty of hotels and bars throughout Salt Lake City to visit to see if they watch your bag for you. Most hotels and bars charge a small bag-holding fee.


Additional Helpful Links

Visit the Vivint Arena parking guide for more information.


Visit the Vivint Arena food guide for more information on what you can eat there.

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