Security Procedures

Cleveland Browns fans are encouraged to drink responsibly. Proper identification is necessary to purchase any alcoholic beverage. The purchase limit may be reduced and sales may be discontinued at any time at the discretion of stadium management. Fans will not be allowed to enter the stadium if they are visibly intoxicated. Disorderly behavior will result in ejection from the stadium without refund.

  • Fans must be 21 years of age or older to purchase and consume alcohol.
  • All fans under 30 years of age will be required to show I.D.
  • Limit of two beers sold per fan per purchase at concessions and from vendors.
  • Alcohol will not be allowed into or out of the stadium.
  • Alcohol sales will end at the conclusion of the third quarter.
  • Management reserves the right to discontinue sales at any time.

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Banners and signs are permitted, but must be in good taste, cannot obstruct another fan’s view and cannot cover any stadium signage. They may not contain commercial messages, logos or political endorsements. Signs on poles or sticks, constructed of wood or metal material are also not permitted. Fans are permitted to hang banners and signs that adhere to these guidelines along the field wall as long as they do not interfere with any messaging placed by the Browns, their partners or the NFL. Management reserves the right to determine what signs are in violation of stadium policy and confiscate signs that are in violation stadium policy.

Cameras and video cameras (camcorders) are allowed, but must not interfere with another fan’s enjoyment of the game. The images reproduced may not be used commercially. Video cameras may not be used to reproduce the game.

2016 Fan Code of ConductClick here to view our full Fan Code of Conduct policy.

Guests are permitted to bring small food items into FirstEnergy Stadium for personal consumption. Food items should be brought in a clear plastic bag. Beverages of any kind are prohibited.

Click here to view our full list of prohibited items.


Re-entry into the stadium is prohibited. Fans may NOT leave the stadium and re-enter on the same ticket during any event.

In compliance with Chapter 3794 of the Ohio Revised Code, smoking is prohibited inside FirstEnergy Stadium. E-cigarettes and chewing tobacco are also prohibited. For guests’ convenience, there are smoking section located outside each of the north gates.

Beginning with the 2017 NFL season, all fans in attendance, regardless of age, will need a ticket to enter the stadium.