Rules & Policies for DTE Energy Music Theatre

Prohibited Items & Entry Policies:

In the interest of our guests’ safety, the following items may not be brought into DTE Energy Music Theatre:

  •  No outside beverage of any kind
  •  No food that can be soaked in liquid is permitted (such as fruit, gummy bears, etc.)       
  • No bottles, cans, glass or liquid containers of any kind
  • No weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, and mace)
  • No toy or fake weapons
  • No alcohol or illegal substances
  • No animals (except service animals)
  • No video and/or sound recording devices including laptops, tablets, iPads and/or GoPros
  • No umbrellas with pointed tips
  • No bags or purses larger than 14 x 14 x 6"
  • No backpacks. Single compartment bags (such as draw string bags) not exceeding the 14 x 14 x 6" are permitted
  • No hard-sided coolers or coolers with wheels. Coolers must be soft-sided and smaller than 14” x 14” x 6”
  • No fireworks or any types of explosives
  • No skateboards, scooters, hover boards or any personalized vehicles
  • No strollers
  • No professional cameras (detachable lens)
  • No poles, sticks, or selfie sticks
  • No laser pointers
  • No artificial noise makers
  • No inflatable objects
  • No 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” form the ground are permitted. Please note, due to safety purposes, there may be some events in which chairs are not permitted
  • No aerosol cans
  • No 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 Olympia Entertainment/313 Presents. Violations of this policy will result in possible arrest and/or confiscation of the Unmanned Aircraft System
  • E-cigarettes are permitted for use only in designated smoking areas
  • Any other item deemed unsafe by venue personnel
  • Additional items may be added on an event by event basis and dictated by tour personnel such as signs, chairs, blankets, etc
  • For most shows, the doors are scheduled to open 90 minutes prior to the start of the show. For the show start time, please look at the event’s webpage. All times are subject to change
  • Guests without shoes or shirts are not permitted to enter
  • The venue has a no re-entry policy. Guests who exit the venue will not be permitted to reenter
        •    No video and/or sound recording devices including laptops, tablets, iPads and/or GoPros
        •    No professional cameras (detachable lens)


Parking Lot Policy

  • Admission to parking lot is pre-paid with $4 per ticket fee.
  • The parking lot opens at 4:30 PM for most evening shows.
  • The parking lot will open 2 hours prior to the show start for all matinees.
  • Guests are allowed to tailgate/picnic before events.
  • Designated specific drop-off/pick-up area for guests in Parents Park between Main East and West gates.
  • Alcohol is not allowed in the parking lot due to local township ordinances.


No video and sound recording devices, GoPros or tablets.

Smoking Policy

In observance of the “no smoking” law which went into effect May 1, 2010, guests, employees and visitors are required to comply with the new Michigan law. It is illegal to smoke or use tobacco products in the following areas: pavilion, restrooms, Ivy Lounge, Hilltop Deck, Sunset Deck, and any and all indoor areas.

Guest Code of Conduct

313 Presents is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, and enjoyable entertainment experience. Guests have a right to expect an environment where:
• All 313 Presents employees will respect and appreciate each and every fan.
• Guests will be treated in a consistent, professional and courteous manner by all venue and team personnel.
• Guests will enjoy the 313 Presents experience free from disruptive behavior, including foul or abusive language or obscene gestures.
• Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with an impaired, intoxicated or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe manner.
• Guests will sit only in their ticketed seats and show their tickets when requested.
• Guests will not engage in fighting, throwing objects or attempting to enter restricted areas and those who engage in any of these actions will immediately be ejected from the event.
• Guests will smoke in designated smoking areas only.
• There will not be any obscene or indecent messages on signs or clothing.
• Guests will comply with requests from venue staff regarding venue operations and emergency response procedures.

The arena staff has been trained to intervene where necessary to help ensure that the above expectations are met, and guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to the nearest usher, security guard or guest services staff member. Guests who choose not to adhere to these provisions will be subject to ejection without refund and revocation of season tickets and may also be in violation of city ordinances resulting in possible arrest and prosecution.

313 Presents thanks you for adhering to the provisions of the Guest Code of Conduct.

Inclement Weather Policy

All events at DTE Energy Music Theatre are “Rain or Shine” events. Only in extreme inclement weather are shows cancelled or postponed.