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Comerica Park Security Guidelines

The Detroit Tigers are committed to creating a safe, comfortable and enjoyable environment for our fans. In an effort to continue to provide enhanced safety to Tigers fans, the Tigers have implemented security measures at Comerica Park.

Here's what you need to know:

Upon entry to the ballpark, fans will have their bags searched and will need to pass through a walk through metal detector.

  • Guests will need to empty their pockets of keys, mobile phones and other items before walking through the metal detector. Guests can opt out of the walk thru metal detector screening, but they will be subject to hand held metal detector screening or alternative screening procedures.
  • It is suggested guests minimize the amount of items they bring to the ballpark.
  • There will be no access to the ballpark from the Beer Hall or the Labatt Blue Light Jungle outside doors.
  • No knives or weapons of any kind.

Fans are asked to arrive a bit earlier with security measures being implemented. If you have any questions, please contact Comerica Park Security:

  • Online:
  • Text: text the word SECURITY to 39844
  • Twitter: @ComericaParkOps
  • Phone: 313-471-2000
  • Email:
  • As part of our security policy, all streets around Comerica Park will be restricted from any vehicle traffic. Road closures will be in effect approximately three hours prior to game time. Please review the map below for directions into Comerica Park Parking Areas.

    Due to MLB security measures, the shuttle bus drop-off and pick-up location has been relocated.

    • The shuttle drop-off / pick-up location has relocated from Adams St. between Witherell and John R to the curbs of Lot G along Park St between Adams and Bagley and on Bagley heading West until the parking meters begin.
    • Shuttles can begin staging around Lot G at the beginning of the 7th inning.
    • Space along Lot G is available on a first come first serve basis, space permitting.
    • Shuttles are encouraged to use the specified location as it has been approved by the Tigers and Detroit Police Department

    As part of the Security Guidelines at Comerica Park, the list of items that are permitted inside Comerica Park has changed slightly. Below is a list of permitted and restricted items. As in past years, all guests will be subject to bag searches and all bags will be searched. Only bags that comply with MLB standards of 16" x 16" x 8" will be admitted. Guests will be asked to return all restricted items back to their vehicle. Guests who are caught in the park with a restricted item(s) will have the object confiscated and may be subject to ejection.

    Permitted Items (after inspection):

    • baseball mitts/gloves
    • bags smaller than 16" x 16" x 8" (including soft sided coolers, backpacks and diaper bags, bags cannot have a rigid interior or exterior frame)
    • binoculars
    • blankets
    • cameras still and video ( tri-, uni-, or mono- pods are prohibited)
    • drink boxes, if you have children in your party or for medical needs
    • factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water
    • Individual portion sized food or snacks (outside food is not allowed into the suites)
    • headphones
    • plastic baby bottles if you have a child in your party
    • seat cushions
    • small radios
    • strollers (umbrella-type that folds up and will fit underneath the seat, large strollers may be checked at Guest Services)
    • umbrellas (large golf umbrellas and umbrellas with metal tips are strongly discouraged)
    • tablets

    Non-Permitted Items:

    • aerosol cans (hairspray, mace, pepper spray, etc.)
    • animals (except certified service animals or service animals in training)
    • bags larger than 16" x 16" x 8"
    • baseball bats of any size
    • beach balls or other inflatable items
    • beverages (except juice boxes with children in your party, or for medical needs)
    • bottles (glass or plastic with the exception of factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water)
    • brooms
    • fireworks, firearms or other weapons
    • fishing nets or poles
    • framed backpacks
    • frisbees
    • hard sided coolers
    • knives (any size)
    • laser devices/pointers
    • liquid containers (glass or plastic with the exception of factory sealed clear bottles of unflavored water)
    • markers, paint
    • noisemaking devices: air horns, bullhorns, thundersticks, cowbells, bells, horns, kazoos, whistles, and other noisemakers
    • non-baseball related signs
    • objects that can be used as missiles or projectiles: sticks, bats, clubs, frisbees, beachballs
    • obscene or indecent clothing
    • selfie sticks
    • skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, hover boards, Segways, wheeled, motorized or powered scooters, bikes or similar devices
    • squirt guns including super soakers
    • sticks, including signs attached to sticks
    • stools, folding chairs, stools or back supports
    • toy guns or knives
    • unmanned aerial vehicles/drones

    Guests are encouraged to take non-permitted items back to their car. Items left at the gate are not the responsibility of The Detroit Tigers.

    "A safe and friendly Comerica Park"