Disney Just Seriously Tightened Their Park Rules On Strollers And Smoking

Visitors to Disney Parks will soon have to obey a few strict new rules, some of which might surprise you.

The Mouse has just announced that starting on May 1, 2019, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and other Disney destinations will officially be smoke-free zones. That means that you won’t be able to smoke anywhere (inside or out) within the confines of the park. New, designated smoking areas will be installed outside the park gates. Most of the areas of the parks have already been smoke-free, so this new park-wide ban isn’t too surprising. But that’s not all…

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The parks are also cracking down in one unexpected area: strollers. Strollers will now be limited to 31 inches wide and 52 inches long. Previously, strollers were permitted to be 36 inches in width. This rule is aimed at making moving around the park easier for everyone, but it might frustrate parents who feel the next for a little extra room for their kids.

The last new rule might raise your eyebrows: Disney has banned ice – yes, ice – from the parks. From now on, coolers and cooler bags will need to be filled with reusable ice packs instead of dry and loose ice. If you need a few cubes for your drink, you’ll be able to grab a cup of ice for free at special locations.