Alcohol Policy

All entrants attempting to purchase alcohol will have to be 21 years of age and able to show a valid ID. The Alerus Center reserves the right to refuse alcohol to anyone unable to provide ID, or any indiviual or individuals who appear intoxicated.


The Alerus Center welcomes Seeing Eye Dogs and other animal assistance for use by the disabled or visually impaired. Animals of any other kind are stricly prohibited.


Banners and signs are welcome in certain areas including meeting rooms and ballrooms. To guarantee an enjoyable visit for all fans, please follow the below guidelines:

Banners should in no way infringe sightlines of other guests.

Banners and signs may not be commercial, political, derogatory or obscene. This will be determined at the discretion of Alerus Center Staff.

Banners/Signs must not use metal, wood, or any other material for support.

Hanging banners are allowed but permission must be gained prior from Alerus Center Staff.


Glass bottles are not allowed anywhere in the Alerus Center, cans may be taken. No food or beverages from outside the Alerus Center is allowed inside.

Prohibited Items

  • Animals (unless a service animal)
  • Weapons (guns, firearms, ammunition, nightsticks, nunchucks, stun guns/tasers)
  • Knives, brass knuckles, billy clubs, blackjacks, kubatons
  • Self Defense Sprays/ Pepper Spray
  • Explosives
  • Fuels (torches, lighter fluid)
  • Tools
  • Razor-Type Blades (box cutters, razor blades, scissors)
  • Hazardous Items (chemicals, paints, thinners)
  • Laser pointing devices
  • Gifts, letters, signs, banners, flowers, or sealed packages of any kind (*commencements and high school tournaments exempt for letters, signs, banners, flowers)
  • Nail Clippers
  • Umbrellas
  • Any other items deemed inappropriate for specific events

For rules and policies regarding tickets and guarantees please read out the Alerus Center Tickets page.