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Riff Fest will be here before we know it, landing on Sept. 24 at Pine Knob! It’s going to be a fantastic show, featuring Disturbed, In This Moment, Dirty Honey, Dorothy, The Violent, Fame on Fire, Plush, Eva Under Fire and more.

So, what can you take to the show, and what’s off limits? Read on for the full list. Find more on Riff Fest 2022 here!


    Bags, purses and clutches larger than 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″ are prohibited. Single compartment bags, wallets and clutches smaller than 4″ x 6″ x 1.5″ with or without a handle or strap are permitted.
    Exceptions to this policy include:
    Bags, wallets and clutches needed due to medical necessity. Medical necessity include Diaper bags, Breast pumps, Oxygen, Insulin, Epi-pens and other medical devices.


    Aerosol cans (hairspray, mace, pepper spray, etc.)
    Marijuana or illegal narcotics, including accessories or paraphernalia associated with marijuana or illegal narcotics use.
    Animals (except approved service animals or service animals in training)
    Bags, purses, & clutches larger than 4” x 6” x 1.5”. See Bag Policy above for more details.
    Noisemaking devices: air horns, fog horns, bullhorns, thunder sticks, cowbells, bells, horns, kazoos, whistles, vuvuzelas, didgeridoos and other noisemakers
    Beach balls or other inflatable items
    Beverages (except juice boxes with children in your party or for medical needs)
    Smoking of any kind (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaping, etc.)
    Fireworks or any types of explosives
    Laser pointers, any device that could create an optical illusion, or any similar devices
    Professional &/or commercial cameras with interchangeable or detachable lenses
    Baseball bats, hockey sticks, clubs, poles, brooms, selfie-sticks, fishing nets or poles, signs attached to signs, missile-like objects that can be thrown
    Video and/or sound recording devices including laptops, tablets, iPads and/or Go Pros
    Skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, hover boards or any personalized recreational vehicles
    Weapons of any kind (including firearms, pocketknives, pepper spray, mace) Toy or fake weapons (including squirt guns or super soakers
    Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones): Use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (collectively, “Aircraft Systems”) at the venue, including the surrounding parking areas, is strictly prohibited at all times without prior written approval from Ilitch Sports + Entertainment/313 Presents. Violations of this policy will result in possible arrest and/or confiscation of the Unmanned Aircraft System
    Large Banners and Flags: guests are not permitted to use or wave flags, banners, signs, or other items that are affixed to any pole or stick made of wood, metal, plastic, or any other hard material and that is more than 11” x 17” in length.
    Outside food and beverage of any kind
    Umbrellas with pointed tips (non-pointed tip umbrellas are permitted)
    Camping chairs, double chairs, or chairs exceeding 12” from the ground to the bottom of the seat when unfolded. Beach chairs that are less than 12” from the ground are permitted. Please note, due to safety purposes, there may be some events in which chairs are not permitted


    All guests will be subject to screening upon entry, which includes:

    A walk-through metal detector
    Handheld wand (if applicable)
    Bag search (medical and diaper bags only. See bag policy above).
    This policy is subject to change, based on select events.
    The venue has a no re-entry policy. Guests who exit the venue will not be permitted to re-enter.


    Point and shoot camera (Professional &/or commercial cameras with interchangeable or detachable lenses are not allowed)
    Juice boxes, only if you have children in your party or for medical needs
    Knitting needles
    Only medical bags and diaper bags. All bags, purses, backpacks, (except medical or diaper bags) are prohibited.
    Only plastic baby bottles if you have a child in your party
    Seat cushions
    Signs and banners (any wave flags, banners, signs, or other items that are affixed to any pole or stick made of wood, metal, plastic, or any other hard material and that is more than 11” x 17”in length are prohibited)
    Single compartment bags, wallets, and clutches smaller than 4” x 6” x 1.5”, with or without a handle or strap are permitted.
    Small radios
    Battery operated/ rechargeable, handheld fans
    Battery operated coats, gloves, and vests
    Beach chairs that are no more than 12 inches from seat to ground, are not in a carrying bag, and do not have compartments.
    Non-pointed tip umbrellas

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