• On Jan 24, 2017
    Maria from PA 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.

    Hi! We are trying to stick to a budget. Planning on staying off site (we think)! Can we bring our own food into the parks?

    Hi Maria,

    Thank you so much for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question. We on the panel love helping guests to plan magical vacations!

    I have good news for you. Yes, you can bring outside food into the Walt Disney World theme parks. My family almost always packs snacks and bottled water in our backpacks when heading into a Disney theme park. This way, we can take care of hunger whenever it comes up - which can be especially important for little ones waiting in line! Please do note that you cannot bring alcohol or glass containers into Disney theme parks, and check out the list of restricted personal items at Walt Disney World for further information about permitted coolers and backpacks.

    I hope that this information is helpful for you, Maria! Have a great time planning your magical vacation, and please do let us know if you have any further questions.
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Meet the Panelist: Mona Leigh, Maryland

I am a wife and mother who works in children's technology design and research. When I'm not at work or with my family, I'm often planning a Walt Disney World trip for my family or friends. I'm a Disney Vacation Club Member, and am excited to help you plan your Disney vacation!  Learn More About Mona Leigh

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