Hershey, Pennsylvania (WHTM) — With security tightening at major entertainment venues across the country, Hershey is no exception. Bag policies and what you can bring into recreational venues are constantly changing to keep up with safety trends across the country.
If you are attending a concert or event at Hersheypark Stadium, Giant Center or Hershey Theatre, the guidelines may have changed since your last visit.
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According to Hershey Entertainment’s website, venues owned and operated by Hershey do not allow oversized luggage within the venue as per event guidelines. Also this:
- big wallet
- clear bag
- fanny pack
- camera bag
- drawstring bag
- tote bag
Hand clutches, wristlets and small purses are permitted but are subject to inspection and must not exceed 5 inches wide, 8 inches long and 1 inch thick.
Hersheypark Entertainment venues are inclusive and family friendly, so the website states there is an exception for bags. This may include medical equipment bags and/or parenting bags that are less than 14 inches wide, 14 inches long and 6 inches thick.
All exceptions must pass metal detector screening upon entry and are also subject to physical searches