Fans encouraged to arrive early on Sunday at Red Bull Arena

HARRISON, N.J. (November 24, 2015) – Fans attending Sunday’s sold-out Eastern Conference Championship are asked to arrive early with increased security measures in place in and around Red Bull Arena. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. between the visiting Columbus Crew and the host New York Red Bulls.
All gates will open two hours prior to kickoff. Fans will have a longer than usual wait to get into Red Bull Arena with the added security measures in place.
Please note a new bag policy is also in effect starting Sunday at Red Bull Arena. In addition, all fans will be subject to search including wanding, pat downs and checks of any small bags that meet the permitted size requirements.


  • Clear bags that are 12” x 6” x 12” or less in size (1 per person)
  • Small purses/handbags that are 4.5” x 6.5” or less in size (1 per person) 


  • Any type of non-clear bag larger that 4.5” x 6.5” in size including:
  • Purses/Handbags
  • Camera Cases
  • Fanny Packs
  • Binocular Cases
  • Diaper Bags 
  • Computer Bags
  • Backpacks
  • Briefcases
  • Coolers of any kind, thermoses or ice chests
  • Seat cushions of any size except those for medical needs
  • Baby strollers
  • Outside Food or Beverages

Red Bull Arena asks our guests to assist in creating a safe environment for everyone.

  • Be respectful and courteous to others
  • Consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner
  • Refrain from using foul/abusive language

“If you See Something, Say Something”

Please report any suspicious activity OR improper conduct to nearest Red Bull Arena staff member, or by texting (424) 789-8722 and type RBA followed by the message.

*Message and data rates may apply.
Fan Assist at Red Bull Arena

For additional match day information and answers to fans most frequently asked questions while at Red Bull Arena, text “red bulls” to (973) 200-6486.

*Message and data rates may apply.


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