It’s the home-opening series for Minnesota State Mankato men’s hockey this weekend.
It will be the first Maverick’s crowd without capacity limits since early 2020. Friday and Saturday, the first 500 fans in attendance will receive a clear Mavericks bag. (Pictured)
The giveaway happens as Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center prepares to implement a clear bag policy for all events. The goal of the policy is to help expedite entry time for guests, increase security, and reduce staff touching. A press release says the staff can quickly view items in a bag, reducing wait times, and enhancing security and safety.
The city has provided examples for acceptable bags under the new policy:
View examples of bags accepted under this policy, which include:
Small bags (example: small clutch purse)
Medical and diaper bags are permitted and may be subject to search by security staff.