• Blankets
  • Umbrellas (small hand-held style)
  • Baby strollers
  • Small purses
  • Small drawstring backpacks
  • Two factory sealed water bottles up to 1 liter each
  • Binoculars
  • Personal camera equipment  (i.e. digital cameras, point-&-click digital cameras or film cameras.)
  • No detachable lenses of any kind.


  • Weapons of any kind, even with a concealed handgun license
  • Framed or large backpacks
  • Alcohol (alcohol is sold at the event)
  • Glass containers
  • Food or beverages, except for factory-sealed water bottles
  • Skateboards, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
  • Bicycles inside event area (bike racks are available near each entrance)
  • Carts of any kind
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives
  • Large umbrellas
  • Chairs
  • Coolers
  • Tents
  • Pets (except service dogs)
  • Professional video equipment (no video recording will be allowed)
  • Professional still camera equipment. No detachable lenses, tripods, large zooms or commercial use rigs.
  • Professional audio recording equipment
  • No illegal vending is permitted
  • No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed
  • Unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc
  • Metal aerosol containers
  • Laser pointers of any kind


The City of Dallas reserves the right to exercise crowd control and refuse admittance to anyone.


There is a special handicap area which has limited space. It is first come first served. Security can direct you to the area.


We make every effort to create a safe and secure environment within the Big D NYE venue area. On-site security is provided by the Dallas Police Department.

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