What you need to know before the Taylor Swift concert in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Ten-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift returns to St. Louis Tuesday with one of the most highly anticipated concerts of the year. Her Reputation Stadium Tour will be at the Dome at America's Center.

They may not be playing football at the Dome anymore, but Taylor Swift is certainly packing the building with fans.

Dozens of trucks have been hauling equipment and steel for the stage since the concert set-up began on Thursday.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. and opening acts Camila Cabello and Charli XCX are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available through Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

There are a few things fans should know before showing up. One of the security protocols calls for clear bags only. So guests can use only clear plastic bags (12” x 6” x 12” – or smaller), standard one-gallon disposable freezer bags, or small clutch purses.

Concert organizers say that you should have your ticket when you get to the show. Your mobile ticket must be displayed on your phone to get into the event. Tickets will not be emailed or available to print.

There will be a lot of people looking for parking places in downtown St. Louis this evening. Heavy traffic is expected before and after the show.

Street closures and passenger drop off:

  • Convention Plaza - Broadway Ave. to 7th St,; 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16 until 2 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • Cole Street - Broadway Ave. to 7th St.; 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 until 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • 6th St. - Carr St. to Cole St.; 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 until 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19
  •  Carr St – 6th St. to 7th St.; 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 until 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • Passenger drop-off and pickup will be permitted on the west lane of Broadway with vehicle standing or parking prohibited.

Here is a list of other prohibited items from The Dome at America's Center:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Animals (exception for certified service animals),
  • Segways (Or Other Unauthorized Means Of Transportation)
  • Coolers
  • Thermoses Or Ice Chests
  • Distribution Of Unauthorized Promotional Or Commercial Material
  • Drones
  • Food And Beverage
  • Fireworks
  • Road Flares
  • Emergency Flares
  • Explosives (Or Other Incendiary Devices)
  • Glass Or Metal Containers Of Any Style
  • Illegal Substances
  • Items That May Be Deemed A Safety Hazard Or Annoyance To Participants Or Guests (Balls
  • Frisbees
  • Balloons
  • Projectiles
  • Horns
  • Radios
  • Bells
  • Whistles
  • Musical Instruments
  • Laser Pointers
  • Umbrellas
  • Lights or Battery Packs
  • Long Wallet Chains
  • Political Signage
  • Professional Cameras
  • Purses Larger Than A Clutch Bag
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Signs Larger Than 11 X 17 Inches
  • Spurs
  • Studded Jewelry
  • Video Cameras
  • Gopros
  • Audio Recording Devices And Tripods; No Video Or Audio Recording Will Be Allowed
  • Weapons Of Any Kind
  • Including Guns
  • Knives
  • Pepper Spray Or Mace
  • Handcuffs
  • Nightsticks Or Other Items

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