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Security Policy

Permitted                                                                    

Common Jewelry
Service Animals
Foods or Juices necessary for medical reasons (Orange juice, candy bars etc.)**
Diaper Bags
Small purses (including small fashion backpacks) under 14"x14"x6"
Reusable, plastic drinkware with lid
Makeup or Beauty Products
Medication
Milk or Baby Formula for infants
Mobile Phones
Personal identification
Small Digital Cameras

Prohibited

Apparel with Explicit Pictures or Explicit Wording
Audio Recording Devices
Backpacks
Briefcases
Cameras with Detachable Lenses (Exception: Timberwolves & Lynx games. All still cameras allowed.)
Computers or Laptops
Duffle Bags
Electronic devices larger than a cell phone
Full Facial Coverings
Glass or Metal Beverage Containers
Illegal Drugs
Knitting Needles
Laser Pointers
Maui Wowi reusable cups
Outside Food or Beverage (Including empty disposable water bottles)
Pets
Signs on Sticks
Spiked or Studded Jewelry
Sticks (Example: Go-Pro sticks, pom-poms on sticks, selfie sticks)
Stickers
Video Cameras
Wallet Chains
Weapons of any kind - including items that may cause injury if thrown or used improperly*

For Family Shows, High School or College Graduations, Minnesota State High School League Tournaments, Motivational or Religious Events, Ice Shows, etc., the below Security Policy applies:

PERMITTED

Common Jewelry
Credentialed "Helper" Animals
Diaper Bags
Foods or Juices necessary for medical reasons (Orange juice, candy bars etc.)**
Digital and Standard Cameras

Small purses (including small fashion backpacks) under 14"x14"x6"
Limited Outside Food Items or Snacks**
Makeup or Beauty Products
Medication
Milk or Baby Formula for infants
Mobile Phones
Personal identification
 

PROHIBITED

Apparel with Explicit Pictures or Explicit Wording
Audio Recording Devices
Backpacks
Briefcases
Cameras with Detachable Lenses
Computers or Laptops
Duffle Bags
Electronic devices larger than a cell phone (Example: iPads, Tablets)
Full Facial Coverings
Glass or Metal Beverage Containers
Illegal Drugs
Knitting Needles
Laser Pointers
Maui Wowi reusable cups
Pets
Signs on Sticks
Signs with Explicit Pictures or Explicit Wording
Spiked or Studded Jewelry
Sticks (Example: Go-Pro sticks, pom-poms on sticks, selfie sticks)
Stickers
Video Cameras
Wallet Chains
Weapons of any kind - including items that may cause injury if thrown or used improperly*


*Target Center’s definition of “Weapons” includes but is not limited to the following; knives or blades of any length, metal nail files, chains longer than 6 inches not made of precious metals (i.e. platinum, gold or sterling silver), firearms (authentic or replicated, including toys), clubs or extendable batons, any type of chemical irritant spray, stun guns or tasers, spiked or studded jewelry, brass knuckles or any other item that could likely be used as a weapon or may cause injury if thrown or used improperly. The only exception to this section of the policy is for credentialed law enforcement officers who are on duty or under the employ of Target Center at the time of entry. Said officers must be in uniform or identify themselves to door security staff and be cleared by uniformed Minneapolis Police on site prior to entry.

**Limited food and/or snacks are defined as; one small bag snack per child, cardboard juice boxes or foil juice bags. If a large number of expected guests are school groups this may be amended to allow these groups to enter with bag/box lunches. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis by authorized staff listed above. “Limited Outside Food Items or Snacks” does not apply to specific family shows where there is no outside food allowed.  Guests with a medical issue should contact Target Center Guest Services at 612-673-1380 in advance.