You’re here to have fun. We’re here to make that possible. For all that to happen, Anime Days California (herein after referred to as, The Event Coordinator) has a few policies that are necessary for the safety and comfort of everyone. Please comply so that you and everyone else can enjoy the event. These policies are for any event organized by The Event Coordinator and hosted at the respective location where the event will be held (herein after referred to as, The Venue).
Code of Conduct
Attendees must respect commonsense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for private property. Harassing or offensive behavior will not be tolerated. The Venue reserves the right to revoke admission of any attendee not in compliance with this policy. Persons finding themselves in a situation where they feel their safety is at risk or who become aware of an attendee not in compliance with this policy should immediately locate the nearest member of security or Anime Days California Staff so that the matter can be handled in an expeditious manner.
No handing out of anything—including flyers, stickers, cards, or any promotional item—is allowed in any area inside or outside The Venue, except from within a booth of an approved/participating vendor.
No Bicycles, Scooters, and Hover Boards
Scooters and bicycles are not allowed on the grounds. By order of the Fire Marshal, Hover Boards are not allowed at The Venue, including all inside or outside common areas, and additional public areas near The Venue.
No Handcarts, Trolleys, or Rolling Luggage
Please be aware that, for safety reasons, no handcarts, trolleys, rolling luggage, or oversized strollers are allowed in The Venue. Attendees found with these items may be asked to leave The Venue.
No Market Research at The Venue
The Event Coordinator and The Venue do not allow market research, surveys, or information-gathering in any public area—indoors or outdoors—of the The Venue grounds, or any other common area or public area near The Venue.
Please keep in mind that there will be no personal pages over any P.A. system (even if one is available). Set a time and place to meet with your family and friends and communicate with them via text or phone when necessary.
If you have pets, including iguanas, parrots, boa constrictors, or other nonhuman critters, please reach out to The Event Coordinator via email at: email@example.com.
The Venue reserves the right to refuse some types of animals (except for service animals). Keep in mind that, even if approved, your pet will still have to follow certain policies, including but not limited to: Always being accompanied, not disturbing any other guest, and keeping social distancing from guests.
If your service animal is not wearing any kind of ID identifying them as a service animal, you may be stopped by event staff and/or asked to leave.
No Retail Sales Unless Exhibit Space Has Been Purchased
Retail sales are strictly limited to the approved exhibitors/vendors in The Event program.
No retail sales are allowed anywhere in The Venue unless you purchased or were allocated exhibit space. This includes common areas such as lobbies, program rooms, and outside venues, such as The Venue grounds, and any common area and public area near The Venue.
In addition, there is no solicitation of tips, fees, or donations for any reason, unless you have a booth, table, or official space allocated by The Event Coordinator or The Venue.
No Selfie Sticks or Similar Devices at The Venue.
Selfie sticks, GoPro poles, or any device that extends your camera or phone away from your hand or body are not allowed at The Venue. If you’re seen with one of these devices, you will be asked by security to put it away and not use it.
Airspace (Drones, lighter than air objects, etc.)
No devices may be flown or tethered within the confines of The Venue grounds. This includes drones or any lighter-than-air objects either powered or un-powered.
No Smoking, Including E-cigarettes and Vaping Products and Devices
No smoking is allowed at The Venue at any time and in any location. No smoking policy includes traditional cigarettes, pipes, cigars, or E-cigarettes and any vaping product or device.
This policy includes all The Venue grounds, and any common area and public area near The Venue. You are welcome to smoke in designated smoking areas only, but please be considerate of others when you do.
This policy is in place not only for the comfort of attendees but also to comply with city ordinances prohibiting smoking at public events near any doorway, entrance, exit, or operable window. Please comply with this policy; noncompliance may result in ejection from The Venue.
Bag searches may be performed at various entry locations.
Wands and metal detectors may also be used at some locations.
The following are examples and are not an exhaustive list of prohibited items:
- Outside alcohol or alcoholic beverages; There may be a designated “Beer Garden”
- Drones, lighter than air objects, helium balloons and helium-filled products
- Handcarts, trolleys, rolling luggage
- Fully functional props or weapons:
- Only active, on-duty police officers may carry firearms within The Venue.
- All other persons are strictly prohibited from carrying a firearm regardless of license or status.
- For more information on Props and Prop Weapons, please see our Costume page