Pimlico Policies

1. Cooler restrictions on Black–Eyed Susan and Preakness Days

Grandstand and Clubhouse: Coolers, backpacks, duffle bags and thermoses WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. You must bring your Non-Alcoholic beverages (Grandstand & Clubhouse ONLY) and food items in CLEAR, plastic bags or CLEAR, SEE-THROUGH plastic containers, not larger than 18” by 18”.

Infield: Coolers, back packs, duffle bags, thermoses will NOT be permitted –  ONLY CLEAR, SEE-THROUGH plastic containers, not larger than 28"L x 15”W x 17"H will be allowed. PLEASE SEE BEVERAGE AND ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS.

Top of the Stretch (in the Infield): NO Coolers, backpacks, duffle bags or thermoses. CLEAR, SEE-THROUGH plastic containers, not larger than 12” x 12” will be allowed. No outside beverages. PLEASE SEE BEVERAGE AND ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS.

Turfside Terrace and Clubhouse Turn Reserved: Coolers, backpacks, duffle bags or thermoses WILL NOT BE PERMITTED. NO outside food or beverage items allowed.

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2. Items that are OK to bring into Pimlico’s Infield and Top of the Stretch on Preakness Day

Food items and Picnic Lunches. You may carry food items and picnic lunches in CLEAR, See-through plastic containers NO Thermoses, Back Packs, Duffle Bags or other oversized containers of any type. Containers larger than 28”L x 15”W x 17”H will be prohibited in the Infield. Containers larger than 12” x 12” will be prohibited in the Top of the Stretch.

Beach Blankets (Infield Only)
Suntan Lotion (NO glass containers)
Beach Tote Bags
Cellular Phones
Smart Phones
Tablets
Cameras (up to 35mm)
Binoculars
Lightweight Aluminum or Plastic Lawn or Umbrella Chairs, Tailgating or Camping chairs (Infield Only)

MUG Club Policy: You must be 21 to purchase MUG Club ticket and/or enter MUG Club areas.
• You must be 21 to enter Mug Club areas and receive Mug Club benefits.
• There are limited quantities of Mug Club tickets available.
• In order to receive a Mug, a ticket must be presented. 1 ticket per person. 1 person may NOT present
several tickets and receive corresponding mugs.
• Mug Club tickets will be exchanged for mug onsite.
• Mug Club ticket includes access to all Infield Festival party areas, as well as exclusive Mug Club areas.
• All your beer is included in the Mug Club ticket price at Mug Club stations!*
• A complimentary, limited-edition InfieldFest 2013 souvenir cup.
• Only official Preakness-issued souvenir Mug Club cup will be accepted at filling stations.
• Mug will not be replaced if lost or stolen. 

*Please note that all beverage brands are subject to change. Based on consumption, some brands may not be available throughout the day.

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3. Items that are NOT OK to bring into Pimlico's Infield and Top of the Stretch on Preakness Day

NO Back Packs

NO Duffle Bags

NO Thermoses

NO Beverages of any kind (including alcohol, beer, wine, soft drinks, water or other beverages)

NO Plastic, see-through containers larger than 28”L x 15”W x 17”H in the Infield

NO Plastic, see-through containers larger than 12” x 12” in the Top of the Stretch

The following items are PROHIBITED:
Laser Lights or Pointers
Cameras with lenses more than 6" in length
Cameras over 35mm
Camcorders
Tripods
Tents
Balloons or Balls
Fireworks
Mace or Pepper Spray
Grills
Umbrellas
Weapons
Wagons
Non-folding or folding metal chairs
Ladders, scaffolding or other raised devices

MUG Club Policy:

• You must be 21 to enter MUG Club areas and receive MUG Club benefits.
• MUG Club tickets will be exchanged for wristband onsite.
• In order to receive a Mug and wristband, a ticket must be presented. 1 ticket per person. 1 person may NOT present several tickets and receive corresponding mugs and wristbands.
• There are limited quantities of MUG Club tickets available.
• Only official Preakness-issued souvenir MUG Club cup will be accepted at filling stations.
• Mug will not be replaced if lost or stolen.

All beverage brands are subject to change. Based on consumption, some brands may not be available throughout the day.

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4. Items that are OK to bring into Pimlico's Grandstand and Clubhouse on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days

Food Items and Picnic Lunches in CLEAR, See-Through Plastic Containers, no larger than 18"L by 18"H.

NON-alcoholic beverages individually carried in plastic containers or regular sized cans.

Purses (All subject to search)
Beach Blankets
Suntan Lotion (NO glass container)
Cellular Phones
Smart Phones
Tablets
Cameras (up to 35mm)
Binoculars 

 

 

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5. PROHIBITED items at Pimlico's Grandstand and Clubhouse on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days

Alcoholic beverages (including beer and wine) will NOT be allowed to be brought into the Grandstand or Clubhouse facility on Black-Eyed Susan Day and Preakness Day.

The following items are PROHIBITED:

Back Packs
Duffle Bags
Coolers (unless it is a Clear, See-through plastic container 18"x18" or smaller)
Laser Lights or Pointers
Cameras with detachable lenses
Cameras with lenses more than 6" in length
Glass of any kind
Camcorders
Tripods
Tents
Balloons or Balls
Fireworks
Mace or Pepper Spray
Grills
Umbrellas
Weapons
Wagons
Non-folding or folding metal furniture
Ladders, Scaffolding or other raised devices
 

 

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6. Items that are PROHIBITED ANYWHERE at Pimlico on Black-Eyed Susan and Preakness Days

Back Packs
Duffle Bags
Coolers 
Thermoses
Glass Containers of any type
Laser Lights or Pointers
Cameras with detachable lenses
Cameras with lenses more than 6" in length
Glass of any kind
Camcorders
Tripods
Tents
Balloons or Balls
Fireworks
Mace or Pepper Spray
Grills
Umbrellas
Weapons of any kind
Wagons
Non-folding or folding metal furniture
Ladders, Scaffolding or other raised devices
Drugs of any kind

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7. Inspection and security measures

All persons and their camera bags, purses and all containers entering Pimlico grounds are subject to direct physical search, or indirect search by wanding or magnetometers.

Pimlico reserves the right, without any refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or reject any person whose conduct is deemed by Pimlico to be disorderly, or who is under the age of 21 and possesses alcohol.

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