Prohibited Items

To ensure the best possible experience for all, please act responsibly, have a designated driver, and observe the following:

  • Please remember that RFK is in a vibrant residential neighborhood and we must all be as respectful as possible to the residents and their property while attending the event, walking the streets, etc
  • Bags and purses will be searched before entering event
  • Disruptions may result in ejection from the event
  • No re-entry


  • No outside food or beverage items
  • No alcohol or flasks
  • No beer funnels or beer bongs
  • No ice or ice packs
  • No coolers
  • No glass containers
  • No beach loungers or banquet chairs (soft folding chairs are allowed)
  • No illegal substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
  • No illegal or unauthorized vending
  • No knives or weapons of any kind
  • No slingshots
  • No animals or pets (except service animals)
  • No flammable lanterns or fire of any kind
  • No fireworks or any types of explosives
  • No skateboards, scooters, or personalized motor vehicles
  • No bicycles inside the festival
  • No umbrellas larger than 12" in length. Umbrellas under 12" must be compact and retractable.
  • No tents or canopies
  • No wagons or carts of any type
  • No strollers
  • No sports balls
  • No eye drops
  • No outside cans or cups
  • No professional cameras (indicated by a detachable lens)
  • No professional video or audio recording devices
  • No lasers or pointers
  • No chains, chain wallets, or spike jewelry
  • No instruments, megaphones, horns, or noise makers
  • No soliciting
  • No metal aerosol containers including sunscreen, pepper spray, bug repellent, or spray paint (non-flammable are permitted)
  • No charcoal, propane or gasoline
  • No grills or cooking devices
  • No bags, purses or backpacks larger than 16"x16"x8"
  • No drones 

All items are subject to search and the Prohibited Items List is subject to change at any time.

RFK Stadium, ShamRockFest Staff or Security Personnel are not allowed to hold or check any items not allowed into the stadium.

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