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Weapons, Firearm, & Concealed Handgun Policy

In order to reduce the risk of physical harm to our guests or employees we reserve the right to inspect any or all persons or baggage entering the facility.


Weapons, Firearms and/or Concealed Handguns with or without a license are NOT PERMITTED at the BMO Center. If any guest arrives at the facility with any of these items, you will be instructed to return it to your car. Local, State, and Federal Law enforcement officers with proper ID are the only authorized persons to enter this facility with a firearm. Off duty officers will need to present their badge and photo ID to the Security Supervisor to enter the facility with a firearm. Please check in with the Security Supervisor at the Security check point. The BMO Center DOES NOT have a weapons check-in. We WILL NOT take possession of any weapons, firearm, and concealed handgun under any circumstance.

Starting on Monday, October 23rd, 2023, the BMO Center box office will be open M-F from 10AM-5PM. The Coronado Performing Arts Center box office at 314 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101 will still continue to be open M-F from 12PM-4PM.

If you need assistance, please call 815-968-5222 or visit the Coronado PAC website:

Thank you!