• On Aug 30, 2016
    Jami from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can you bring a packed lunch in a cooler inside the disney parks??

    Hi, Jami!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, and thanks for stopping by with this great question.

    I'm so happy to tell you that Walt Disney World Resort Guests are welcome to bring food that does not require heating into the theme parks! Guests can also bring non-alcoholic beverages like bottled water, soda and juice boxes. So, yes, you are welcome to bring a packed lunch in a cooler, so long as you follow to the Walt Disney World Resort Park Rules. Certain items are prohibited and there are a few restrictions on the size of coolers you can bring. For example, coolers, with or without wheels, cannot be larger than 24" long x 15" wide x 18" high. In addition, glass containers are not allowed (with the exception of glass baby food jars). The Park Rules are updated regularly, so just be sure you review them before your trip. My family always packs a few snacks and bottles of water when we are headed to the theme parks. It's a great way to save a little bit of money and keep everyone happy!

    Wishing you a magical vacation filled with memories to last a lifetime, Jami! Please visit us again if you have any additional questions.

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Meet the Panelist: Erin, Pennsylvania

I'm a wife, mom to three amazing girls (ages 10, 8 and 5) and lover of all-things-Disney! For our family of five, there is nothing more magical than a Walt Disney World Resort vacation (except, perhaps, the unforgettable memories that accompany those vacations!). I enjoy planning our Walt Disney World vacations almost as much as I love taking them, and I would love to share my tips and experiences with you so that you can get the most out of your next Walt Disney World vacation!  Learn More About Erin

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