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Security & Prohibited Items

Paramount Theatre places the safety of patrons, artists, and employees above all else.

Guests will be treated in a professional and courteous manner by all theatre personnel.  Paramount Theatre is dedicated to the principles of equality for all guests. Guests will be treated fairly without regard to age, race, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.  Guests wearing head coverings, loose fitting or bulky garments may undergo additional security screening but will not be asked to remove any religious head coverings unless absolutely necessary to undergo additional screenings.  These additional screenings may, upon request, take place in a private location out of public view and with a security officer of the same gender as the guest.  Guests needing additional assistance due to a disability will also be afforded these same options. Guests may report any violation to: 303.615.6838 or e-mail: 


All persons entering Paramount Theatre are subject to security screening using handheld metal detectors, designed to prevent prohibited items from entering the venue and to ensure the safety of all venue guests and staff. Please allow extra time for the security screening process, in order to prevent delayed entry into the venue. Paramount Theatre recommends patrons arrive when doors open to expedite entry into the venue, in accordance with our safety and security policies.

Prohibited Items

For the safety and security of everyone at Paramount Theatre, the following items are NOT allowed into the facility and can vary by event: 

  • Air horns/whistles/vuvuzelas  
  • Animals (service animals permitted with proper documentation)  
  • Any form of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms  
  • Audio/video recording devices  
  • Bags: Oversized purses, cinch bags, sling bags, or any other oversized bags are not permitted. Backpacks are not permitted.
  • Cans 
  • Camera monopods/bipods/tripods  
  • Chemicals  
  • Drones and other unmanned aerial devices/vehicles  
  • External flash camera units  
  • Fireworks, smoke bombs, etc.  
  • Glass containers  
  • Hard case containers (coolers, briefcases, etc.)  
  • Illegal drugs or substances  
  • Inflatable objects (beach balls, latex balloons, etc.)  
  • Interchangeable/detachable camera lenses or cameras with lenses longer than four inches  
  • Large or offensive signs  
  • Large umbrellas/golf umbrellas/any umbrella with a pointed end  
  • Laser pointers/pens  
  • Outside alcohol  
  • Sealed bottles of water (empty water bottle without the lid may be brought inside)  
  • Outside food/beverages  
  • Police/radio scanners of any kind  
  • Regulation size sports equipment including, but not limited to hockey and lacrosse sticks  
  • Selfie sticks  
  • Skateboards, roller blades, roller skates, roller shoes, ice skates, etc.  
  • Unapproved pamphlets, handouts, advertisements, stickers, etc.  
  • Weapons (i.e. knives, pepper spray and other aerosols, key rings/key chains for self-defense, stun-guns, any concealed weapons, firearms, etc. and any ammunition or accessories to weapons)  
  • Any other devices that may potentially interfere with, harm, and/or distract any sports or event participant, other guest, audio or audio/visual telecast or recording of the game, or any technology-related service provided by the venue  
  • Other items as determined by facility management 

Management reserves the right to handle each occurrence on a case by-case basis. Management is not able to hold items for Guests and there are no check-in areas or lockers available at Paramount Theatre. All permitted bags, jackets and Guests are subject to search upon entering Paramount Theatre. Items which have varying policies for concerts and special events include: bags, cameras, video/audio recording equipment, and signs/ flags/banners/posters. Contact Guest Services at 303-615-6838 or by email at for event specific information. 

If You See Something, Say Something®

“If You See Something, Say Something®"  is a national campaign that raises public awareness of the indictors of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement. Suspicious activity is any observed behavior that could indicate terrorism or terrorism-related crime. This includes, but is not limited to, unusual items or situations (i.e. a vehicle is parked in an odd location, a package/bag is unattended, etc.); eliciting information (i.e. inquiries at a level beyond curiosity about a building’s purpose, event dates and time, operations/security procedures and/or personnel, etc.); observation/surveillance (i.e. someone pays unusual attention to facilities or buildings beyond a casual or professional interest, etc.). If you see suspicious activity, report it to the nearest local law enforcement or a person of authority (i.e. Event Manager). Describe specifically what you observed, including who or what you saw; when you saw it; where it occurred; and why it's suspicious.