Questions of the Week

Question of the Week (7/3/17)

Happy 4th of July to you all!  I hope you have a fun safe holiday.

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Every few weeks our writers get together and answer a Disney related question.  Here is this week’s question and answers:

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do you have a typical outfit for a day in the Disney Parks? What do you usually bring with you/have in a backpack?

Leslie – For the most part it depends on the time of year. Prime time I prefer to go is Mid to Late February, therefore I typically have an outfit of shorts and a Disney t-shirt of some kind. Usually it is an outfit I don’t mind getting wet in case I want to go on a water ride and dry off throughout the day. If it is a day I plan on taking photos than my camera bag doubles as my purse, if not I typically use a lightweight cross body bag for necessities like medicine, a snack, and some pins to trade with Cast Members. I also like to bring a Brita Filter water bottle which I clip to my bag or a belt loop to fill up at either quick service restaurants, water fountains, or sometimes the bars. I also tend to either have ears or a fun Disney hat for fun pictures. This would be my typical outfit for park going.

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Andrew – I’m pretty simple as far as what I wear. Shorts, T-shirt (or button up short sleeve shirt), tennis shoes, and a hat typically.

What I bring is far more complex. My large camera backpack with my Nikon, about 5 lenses, rain gear for my camera, ponchos for water rides and rain, sunscreen, chapstick, Advil, a sweatshirt for evening, and my tripod thrown in there. There’s a few other scraps thrown in but that’s mostly camera stuff. There’s probably too much in there but I use it all to some degree!

Pirate kid MNSSHP

Melissa – For the most part I like to wear clothes that are light and easy to cool off /dry in. Most of the time this consists of shorts and some sort of Disney related tank top, but sometimes just a flowy top as well. I’ve also done a few Disney Bounds in the past; creating an outfit that resembles some of my favorite characters. I’m not one to go all out, but I like to be subtle about it and it makes me happy!

Melissa spinning

As for the bag…typically my awesome husband just carries my wallet in the above mentioned camera bag. I have also been known to throw in a pair of pants and sweater for cooler evenings. 🙂 oh, and sunglasses! Never forget your sunglasses!

Cassie – I live in yoga pants and tennis shoes at the parks. I think being comfortable is the most important thing. I typically get more creative with my T-shirt or sweatshirt and that will be the Disney themed part of my outfit. I will bring a small backpack every time and pack my camera and sunscreen and my wallet and sometimes snacks!


What is your usual theme park outfit and what other items do you carry along with you?  Let us know in the comments below!  If you enjoy what you’re reading here on Wandering in Disney, please subscribe to the blog and like our social media pages.  You can find both of those on the right side of this page.  Thank you for reading Wandering in Disney, we really appreciate it!

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