Can You Bring Food and Drinks Into Universal Studios Orlando?

Every theme park has its own rules of what you can or can't bring, and it can get a little overwhelming trying figure it out while also trying to plan your vacation.

In this page we cover exactly what you can and can't bring into Universal Studios Orlando.

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Can You Bring Food and Drinks Into Universal Studios Orlando?

Guests are able to bring outside food and drinks into Universal Studios Orlando, with a few restrictions. Guests are able to bring bottled water, snacks, food required for medical purposes and special dietary needs, baby food & formula, and certain sized soft-sided insulated bags.

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However, guests are not able to bring anything that contains glass, alcohol, hard-sided coolers and any food that requires any type of heating or cooling.

According to Universal Orlando, the below items are acceptable and prohibited at the park.

Acceptable Items

  • Bottled Water (maximum 2 liters)
  • Small snacks that do not require heating
  • Any food required for medical purposes and medically-indicated nutritional supplements
  • Any food required for special dietary needs
  • Baby food/baby formula
  • Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep

    Prohibited Items

    • Glassware or glass containers
    • Open containers or drinks containing alcohol
    • Hard-sided coolers
    • Soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep
    • Picnic lunches; any food that requires heating or refrigeration; folding chairs

      Refillable Cups With Coca-Cola Freestyle

      If you're looking up whether you can bring a water bottle, chances are that you want to ensure that you stay hydrated during your visit.

      You should know that Universal Orlando offers the Coca-Cola Freestyle Cup, which allows you to have free refills of your cup throughout the entire day of your visit. For a one time price of $16.99, you receive a cup and be able to have it refilled with any coca-cola product including Gatorade and Vitamin water.

      Coca-Cola Freestyle is a touchscreen fountain beverage system that allows a guest to refill their favorite drink within seconds. Understandably, this is a very popular item at the park.

      jurassic park velocicoaster

      You are also able to purchase a cool Jurassic Park VelociCoaster for a few extra bucks directly from the Universal site. This provides you with a 24 oz refillable cup that includes all of the Coca-Cola Freestyle cup benefits. It also comes with a tight fitting lid that you can open/close at any time to prevent spills.