INDIANAPOLIS The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department provided a guideline to the gate entry search policy at the Indianapolis 500.

Permitted items:

  • Coolers (restricted to 18″x14x14)
  • Food and beverages
  • Binoculars, scanners and cameras
  • Camera stands (tripods, monopods, etc.)
  • Strollers
  • Lawn chairs and camping chairs
  • Flags and umbrellas as long as they do not obstruct the view of others or display negative content
  • Carts and wagons (except on Race Day)
  • Mobility aids

Prohibited items:

  • Weapons (including pocketknives, firearms and ammunition of any kind)
  • Fireworks or flares
  • Flagpoles
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Lasers of any kind
  • Roller blades, skateboards and skates
  • Hover boards or scooters
  • Golf carts
  • Coolers larger than 18″x14x14
  • Glass containers
  • Stickers
  • Scaffolding or platforms
  • Illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Sampling or flyers of any kind
  • Aerosol cans
  • Professional cameras or audio/video recording equipment (concerts only)