Blossom Music Center Rules

Venue rules and information shown here may be subject to change. For latest venue rules information, please view Live Nation listing here.

Guests are allowed to bring several items with them to Blossom Music Center, including:

  • Factory-sealed water bottles up to 20 oz
  • Small, clear bags or clutch bags up to 12” x 6” x 12” in size
  • Small personal blankets (an excellent idea for lawn seating or wrapping up on chilly nights)
  • Personal snacks in a clear Ziploc bag
  • Small umbrellas, ponchos, and raincoats
  • Bug repellent cream (non-aerosol).

bag policy:

There is a clear bag policy in place at Blossom Music Center. These bags must not exceed maximum size guidelines — currently 12” x 6” x 12”. Guests may also bring small clutch bags.

All visitors may be subject to security searches upon entry, and any prohibited or oversized items must be returned to vehicles before entry is granted.


Flash photography, video recording and professional cameras are strictly prohibited and not allowed in the venue. Photography is allowed providing it is with a non professional personal camera with no flash. Audio recording is also prohibited.

Cashless venue:

Like many modern venues, Blossom Music Center is mostly cashless. This means using credit cards, debit cards, or mobile payments will make for the easiest buying experience. While some outlets might accept cash, most will not. It is possible to exchange cash for card on-site, if needed.

Ticket policy:

Blossom Music Center employs a mobile-only ticketing policy. Guests must have tickets ready on the event app, unless they have received an official paper ticket in advance. If using mobile, please ensure devices are fully charged, and screen brightness is turned up.

Smoking policy:

Smoking either cigarettes or vapes at the Blossom Music Center is not allowed. There may be designated smoking areas at particular shows — please check with staff on the day.


You are allowed to have lawn chairs when attending concerts with lawn tickets. The lawn chairs must be no taller than 9 inches from the ground. If you do not have your own chairs fitting this requirement you are welcome to rent a chair on the day for only $5.00.


You’re welcome to bring blankets and umbrellas….. but please take into account others around you, if your items are a inconvenience to others you may be asked to remove them. Small binoculars are perfectly fine, although you’re able to see the stage and screens at any point on the lawn.

Light smoking is allowed only on the lawn.

Food is allowed if it is in a small see-through zip-locked bag. Clear bottled water is also the only beverage you will be allowed to bring onto the lawn.

You are not allowed the following; collapsible strollers, picnic baskets, skateboards and other sports equipment, laser pointers, alcohol, large signs, large purses, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, fanny packs, cinch bags, luggage of any kind, computer bags, camera bags or any bag that exceeds the size limit.


Children that are 2 or under are only permitted on the lawn.

Any child 3 or older is allowed in the pavilion area but will required to have their own ticket.

Blossom Music Center welcomes guests of all ages. Generally, children under two years old are admitted free to the lawn area. In seating sections, children three or older must have their own ticket. Please bear in mind that small strollers may be allowed on the lawn, but larger ones are not.

Animals & Pets

Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted at Blossom Music Center. However, registered service animals supporting those with disabilities may attend events.

Prohibited items:

The list of non-permitted items at Blossom Music Center includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Personal lawn chairs
  • Weapons
  • Personal alcohol
  • Any illegal drugs or substances
  • Glass containers
  • Hard/soft-sided/oversized coolers
  • Bags not meeting size or clarity guidelines
  • Laser pointers or noisemakers, or anything likely to irritate acts or other guests
  • Animals (except service animals)
  • Fireworks
  • Tablets
  • Recording equipment
  • Skates, skateboards, and bicycles.

This list is non-exhaustive and subject to change.


While the above rules apply to most shows at Blossom Music Center, performances by the Cleveland Orchestra may have different rules. Most notably, an earlier entry is allowed for picnics and mingling, with slightly more relaxed food and beverage rules. Please check with your specific event for more information.

The orchestra events tend to be less busy and more relaxed than the usual events.

You may enjoy orchestral performances accompanied by your own wine and picnic providing you take your litter with you afterwards. Usual food restrictions do not apply to orchestra events, and picnic hampers are welcome – however, do not to grill or use any cooking apparatus with open flames, including candles.

Please follow official venue rules for the best possible experience and safety of all patrons. The official venue site is here.