Prohibited Items & Entry Policies

In the interest of our guests’ safety, the following items may not be brought into Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill:

  •  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)


No video and sound recording devices, GoPros or tablets.

Parking Lot Policy

  • The parking lot opens at 5:30 p.m. for most evening shows
  • The parking lot will open two hours prior to the show start time for matinees
  • Guests are allowed to tailgate/picnic before events
  • Alcohol is not allowed in the parking lot due to local township ordinances

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 and sponsor deck.

Inclement Weather Policy

All events at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill are “Rain or Shine” events. Only in extreme inclement weather are shows cancelled or postponed.