If you’re planning a day in a Disney Park, here is a list of What To Pack In Your Disney Day Bag. Everything you can and should bring with you to the park.
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As an avid Disney Park goer, I have learned what things I need for a day in the parks and what things I don’t need. I have gone through lots of bags, bottles, and other items and have come up with a great list of items to pack in you Disney Day Bag.
I pack the same items in my bag when I go to the parks by myself or with my kids. Although I do pack a bit more when my kids are with me, since there are 4 of us using one bag. The items are the same, just multiples of some of them. I have an entire Amazon list full of Disney Park Day Must Haves if you want to check that out.
What to Pack in Your Disney Day Bag
When I am packing my Disney Day Bag, there are some items that I make sure to have in my bag every trip. Some of these things you can find while in the parks if you are in a pinch. Like aspirin, bandaids and of course water. But I like to make sure I have everything I need, just in case. It’s easier to just pull it out of my bag.
Can You Bring a Backpack Into Disney
Before you can pack anything, you first have to decide on what type of bag to bring. I am a big fan of the backpack. Especially if you are traveling with kids. It holds a lot of stuff as opposed to a fanny pack or shoulder bag.
I also like that the weight of the contents is distributed evenly on both shoulders. A purse or shoulder bag usually causes my shoulders to ache. So if you do go with a shoulder bag, consider a cross body bag.
Luckily Disney Parks allow you to bring in backpacks and bags. They will check them at security, so be prepared to open up all those zippered compartments so they can make sure you’re not bringing in anything dangerous or not allowed. (Like Selfie Sticks)
Picking out what kind of bag to take on your Disney day, also determines what you can and can’t take into the park. Smaller bags, less stuff. Maybe I just like to take too much stuff. But I do use all the items in my bag so bigger is better for my park day bag.
My favorite backpack is this Petunia Pickle Bottom Disney Ace Backpack. The material is super durable and wipeable so it’s easy to clean. The two pockets on the side are perfect for water bottles. And there are lots of zippered compartments for holding smaller items.
Can you Bring Water Bottles into Disney
Something that I always bring into the parks with me is a water bottle full of ice water. I love using a double walled water bottle so that my ice water doesn’t sweat on the outside of the bottle. And those pockets on the sides of the Ace backpack are perfect for holding water bottles.
It’s so important to make sure you drink enough water during your Disney Park Day. Whether you are in California or Florida, the days can be hot and sometimes humid. I like to pack extra water bottles inside my backpack to fill up my reusable water bottle throughout my day.
Can you Bring Food into Disney
We bring snacks into Disney parks all the time! It’s a necessity when taking kids to the parks. Having snacks handy helps keep the crankiness to a minimum while waiting in lines and standing in the sun.
Some of our favorite snacks to take into the parks are granola bars, fruit snacks, fruit and crackers. We will also put in a few candy or sweet items too. Mickey suckers and Disney Pez are some of our go to sweet treats to take in our backpack.
Being prepared for a rainy day, a hot day, a long day or a headache day is also wise. I try and have things on hand in my backpack that will help with all of those things. Bandaids, tylenol, ponchos, hand held fans, and more find their way into my backpack.
I have a whole list of backpack necessities in my Amazon Store. Check out my Disney Park Must Haves list and get your bag ready for a fun day at the park!
I do want to mention one last thing. Park day shoes. Walking around the parks for multiple days in a row can make your everything hurt. I know it has for me many times.
Finding the perfect park shoe has taken me many years, but I have finally found them! I can walk around the parks for 3 or 4 days, and although my back and legs may hurt, my feet are fine. No aches or pains in my feet after those long days.
These Taos Moc Stars are a bit on the pricey side, but they have been worth every penny. They are a great walking shoe and have become my everyday shoe even at home. They have great arch support and helped with my planter fasciitis. I can not recommend them enough. If you want to see more info on these shoes, check out my IG Highlight on them.
Did I miss anything? Is there something that you always bring with you to the Park that I should add to my list? I’m always looking to improve, but this list a great one to get you started.
Don’t miss any of my Disney Food n Fun ideas on the blog. There are lots of ways to have fun at home and in the parks!