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Prohibited Items

Sec. 78-165

Sec. 78-165. - Carrying weapons upon municipal public property.

It shall be unlawful for any person to carry on or about his person any revolver or pistol, dirk, bowie knife, slingshot, razor, billy, metallic or other false knuckles, or other dangerous or deadly weapon of like kind or character in or upon city hall, municipal auditorium, the civic center, and all parks and recreation buildings and facilities, including recreation centers, playgrounds, swimming pools, dressing areas, tennis courts, parks and recreation areas and all parking facilities, owned or occupied by the City of Charleston; however, the provisions of this section shall not apply to city, county, state and federal law enforcement officers and to exhibitors and performers at city-sanctioned events who obtain advance written authorization from the chief of police.


Policy

The Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center prohibited items policy is in effect for all ticketed events in an effort to speed up entry and enhance security measures. All visitors to the Center are subject to magnetometer screening and bags are subject to search.

Approved Items:
Small Purse/Clutch
Cell Phone
Diaper Bag
Non-Professional Camera (No cameras with a detachable lense is permitted)


Non- Approved Items:
Large Purse/Bag
Tote Bag
Backpack of any kind
Outside Food/Drink
Knitting Needles or Crochet Hooks
Guns or Weapons of any kind
Pocket Knives
Knives of any kind
Selfie Sticks
Camera Cases/Bags


All prohibited items will be denied at the gate. Confiscated items will NOT be returned. Items may not be stored at the venue. The Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center is NOT responsible for lost or stolen items.




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