For the sake of safety and security, guests are advised that walk-thru metal detectors will be used at all entrances of the facility, similar to procedures used at the airport. Security reserve the right to perform pat downs on guests in addition to the metal detectors, if necessary. Please note that bags that are larger than 13 5/8″ x 15 1/4″ will not be permitted through the security zone.

The venue does permit cell phones, but no cameras will be allowed inside. If you are a guest attending a Times Union Center event, please be advised that bags, backpacks, luggage, coolers, parcels, briefcases, and like articles will be strictly prohibited from the facility. In addition to this, no weapon of any kind will be permitted on the premises – this includes any kind of knife.

There are designated smoking areas outside the Times Union Center, but please be aware that all smoking is strictly prohibited inside the Times Union Center, including e-cigarettes.