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Guest Policies

Alcohol Policy

MetLife Stadium Company strives to present a safe, pleasant and family-friendly environment for every guest who visits the Stadium. To achieve this goal, the following policies have been established to promote the responsible use of alcohol.

  • Any guest who appears to be 40 years of age or younger will be required to provide appropriate proof of age with one of the following valid forms of identification:
    • Valid United States Driver’s License
    • Any valid US State or Federal Government issued ID
    • Any Valid US Passport and/or Passport Card
    • U.S. Military ID
    • Valid Foreign Passport with a completed NJABC Age Representation Form

  •  International guests looking to purchase alcohol must present a valid passport in order to complete a transaction as part of New Jersey State Law. Delaware North Sportservice, the concessionaire at MetLife Stadium, cannot accept a driver’s license from another country to establish proof of age.  Please note, guests with a valid passport may also be subject to an additional age verification form to complete a transaction.

  • Guests may not purchase or possess more than two (2) alcoholic beverages at a time.
  • All concession stands and portable units in the general seating areas will be closed at the beginning of the third quarter. For non-football events, alcohol cut-off times will be determined by MetLife Stadium Company management.
  • Alcohol of any kind may not be brought into or removed from the Stadium.
  • Any guest attempting to conceal alcohol while entering the Stadium will not be permitted to enter the building. A guest who is observed consuming alcohol that was brought into the Stadium will be ejected from the venue.
  • A person exhibiting visible signs of impairment will not be permitted into the Stadium.
  • Any guest who exhibits behavior that distracts, inconveniences or otherwise interferes with another guest’s enjoyment of the event may be removed from the Stadium.
  • Alcohol will not be served to any underage person or visibly impaired guest.
  • Alcohol beverage sales may be curtailed or prohibited at the discretion of management.

Carry-In Policy: Permitted Items

Guests are welcome to bring the following items into MetLife Stadium (all items are subject to security screening upon entry):
  • Clear bags that are 12" x 6" x 12" or less in size (1 bag per person)
  • Small purses/handbags (clutch-type bags) that are 4.5" x 6.5" or less in size (1 per person)
  • Hand sanitizer 6 oz. or less in size and disinfecting wipes
  • Food of any kind that is contained in a clear plastic bag
  • Factory-sealed canned or plastic bottles of water or soft drinks that are 20 oz. or less in size
  • Reusable water bottles (both plastic and aluminum) that are 20 oz. or less in size. Bottles must be empty upon entry. See Water Fountains for a list of water fountain locations where bottles may be filled.
  • Still-photography cameras with a lens that is 6" or less in length not contained in a case
    (size and type of camera may vary by event - please check the event's "Know Before You Go" to confirm)
  • Binoculars not contained in a case
  • Battery operated clothing, as long as the battery is no larger than an ordinary cell phone (3"x6"x1"). Batteries that do not meet the size requirement will be prohibited. Upon entry to the stadium, batteries must be disconnected from the clothing and placed on the security table.
  • Hand-carried jackets, blankets, or other items, which will be patted down or searched
  • Small, hand-held USB-charged personal fans
  • Small personal electronic devices such as iPad, Kindle or laptop (no bags or cases)
  • Officially recognized national flags representing the countries competing and the official American flag are only permitted at international soccer games. Flags must be no larger than 3’ x 5’ without poles and may not obstruct the views of any guests or cover any Stadium signage. See additional details under " Flags" in the A-Z Guide.

Carry-In Policy: Prohibited Items

The following items are not permitted to be brought into MetLife Stadium:

  • Any type of non-clear bag exceeding 4.5” x 6.5” in size including purses/handbags, camera or binocular cases, backpacks, fanny packs, diaper bags, and briefcases/computer bags
  • Seat cushions of any size except those for medical needs
  • Glass bottles, coolers of any kind, thermoses or ice chests
  • Alcohol of any kind
  • Banners and signs of any size (unless otherwise noted on individual event page)
  • Flags of any size at all stadium events except international soccer. See additional details for soccer games under "Flags" in the  A-Z Guide.

  • Umbrellas, strollers, laser pointers, and balls of any kind including full-sized footballs

  • Drones
  • Single purpose video cameras or still-photography cameras with a lens longer than 6"
  • Weapons, including firearms, knives and any item that may be used as a projectile or one that is deemed dangerous by Stadium management
  • Any animal with the exception of a service animal
  • Adult sized football helmets with facemasks
  • Any other item deemed inappropriate by Stadium management


Search Procedures

To ensure the highest level of safety and security, all guests will be subject to a courteous screening by Safety Services team members prior to entering the Stadium. All vehicles are subject to inspection prior to entering the MetLife Sports Complex and all bags will be inspected prior to entering the Stadium. Ticket holders who refuse to allow their vehicles to be inspected will be denied entry into the Sports Complex and those who refuse to be screened or have their bags inspected will be denied entry into the Stadium. By having a ticket, the ticket holder consents to such inspections and waives any and all related claims against MetLife Stadium, the New York Jets and the New York Football Giants. Alcohol, weapons, or any items that the Safety Services team deems dangerous will be confiscated. Illegal items will be turned over to the New Jersey State Police.

Guest Code of Conduct

The team at MetLife Stadium is committed to providing a memorable event day experience for all guests. With that goal in mind, we have developed a Guest Code of Conduct which all guests are expected to follow. MetLife Stadium, the Giants, Jets and our promoters ask the guests to assist in creating an enjoyable and safe environment by:

  • Respecting each other as well as our team members
  • Consuming alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner
  • Refraining from fighting, throwing items or using foul/abusive language or gestures
  • Not displaying indecent messages on clothing
  • Not creating a disruption to the progress of the event by their actions
  • Showing their ticket when requested and only sitting in their ticketed seat
  • Following instructions from team members regarding stadium policies and emergency procedures
  • Allowing each other to be free to support their team or entertainer while remaining respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons, officials, opposing team fans and players
  • Keeping MetLife Stadium SMOKE-FREE

Stadium team members have been trained and instructed to take necessary actions to ensure the above expectations are enforced. Guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to the nearest Guest or Safety Services Representative, any Guest Services Booth or through our text messaging service. Text "Alert MLS" to 848261. Message and data rates may apply. SMS Terms & Conditions

Guests who choose not to follow the Guest Code of Conduct will be subject to ejection, possible arrest and loss of PSL.  Those who are ejected for a violation of the Code of Conduct or a stadium policy are prohibited from returning to MetLife Stadium.  If they wish to return to MetLife Stadium to attend any future event(s), they must make the request in writing.  For information on mailing these requests, please contact us via this link.  Those who return to MetLife Stadium property without receiving prior written authorization from the Stadium will have a criminal complaint signed against them for violation of N.J.S. 2C:18-3b – “Defiant Trespasser”.

Take pride in your stadium and enjoy the event!