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Venue Policies

The following policies have been implemented at Texas Performing Arts in an effort to enhance security and guest comfort at our venues.

  • All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the venue
  • No large bags—bags must not exceed 14"w x 12"h x 6”d
    Guest Services can check your bag for a $5 cash fee
  • No outside food or drink, including water, may be brought into the venue
  • All persons and bags are subject to search
  • The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus
  • Bass Concert Hall and McCullough Theatre are no re-entry venues

Prohibited Items
The following items may not be brought into the building. In addition to items listed here, other items that may be deemed to present a potential hindrance or threat may also be prohibited. (Some items may be checked in at Guest Services for a fee.)

  • Outside food and drinks, including water
  • Tripods (Monopods are okay)
  • Large Bags or Backpacks larger than 14”w x 12”h x 6”d
  • Large Signs (Signs smaller than 14” x 12” are okay)
  • Items deemed as weapons
  • Noise Makers
  • Balloons
  • Glass Vases
  • Selfie-Sticks

*All guests must pass through the security checkpoint, including a bag check, prior to entering the building.