Inauguration: Banned Items

Don't get caught with these, you won't get them back.

Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:

  • Firearms and ammunition (either real or simulated)
  • Food & Beverages
  • Glass Containers
  • Explosives of any kind (including fireworks)
  • Knives, blades, or sharp objects (of any length)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Mace and/or pepper spray
  • Sticks or poles
  • Supports for signs and placards
  • Pocket or hand tools, such as “Leatherman”
  • Packages
  • Backpacks
  • Large bags
  • Duffel bags
  • Suitcases
  • Bags exceeding size restrictions (8"x6"x4"),
  • Thermoses
  • Coolers
  • Strollers
  • Umbrellas
  • Laser pointers
  • Signs
  • Posters
  • Animals (other than service animals)
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Bicycles

Other items that may pose a threat to the security of the event as determined by and at the discretion of the security screeners
Mobility Aids such as canes, including those with a fold-down seat, walkers, wheelchairs, and scooters are allowed.

Surrendered items will not be returned, nor available for pick-up.

Sources: U.S. Senate & Secret Service

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