Security Checkpoints Information

Prohibited Items

If you plan to visit Downtown Disney or will be passing through as you go between the Grand Californian and the Disneyland Hotel, please note that the Security Checkpoints open ~30 minutes before the parks open at 8 AM.

Also, please note the following items that are prohibited beyond the Security Checkpoints:

  • Glass containers (excluding small containers such as baby food jars), except in the Disney Resort hotels[this potentially includes the WACUBO-branded glass water bottles or glass water bottles brought from home]
  • Self-defense or restraining devices (e.g., pepper spray, mace).
  • Firearms, ammunition, knives, and weapons of any kind.
  • Marijuana (including marijuana-enriched products) or any illegal substance.
  • Objects or toys that appear to be firearms or weapons.
  • Fireworks or other similarly explosive and/or flammable objects, smoke machines, or fog machines.
  • Alcoholic beverages, except in the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort. Wine may be brought to the Downtown Disney District to be consumed at select table service restaurants only, corkage fees apply.
  • Horns, whistles, large megaphones, or artificial noise makers.
  • Recreational devices include drones, remote-control toys, skateboards, scooters, inline skates, bicycles, and shoes with built-in wheels.
  • Strollers that are greater than 31" (79 cm) in width and 52" (132 cm) in length.
  • Wagons, including stroller wagons.
  • Any trailer-like object that is pushed, pulled, or towed by an Electric Conveyance Vehicle, wheelchair, stroller, or person.
  • Wheeled mobility devices with less than 3 wheels or devices that cannot maintain stability and balance when stopped, unpowered and/or unoccupied. Training wheels and/or modifications are not permitted. Devices must be manually or electrically powered and operated at a walking pace. Devices should be single-rider and not exceed 36" (92 cm) in width and 52" (132 cm) in length.
  • Suitcases, bags, coolers, or backpacks, with or without wheels, larger than 24" long x 15" wide x 18" high (61 cm x 38 cm x 46 cm) are not allowed in any theme park. Loose or dry ice is not permitted in these containers. Re-usable ice packs are recommended.
  • Folding chairs are not allowed in any theme park or the Downtown Disney District.
  • Selfie sticks, hand-held extension poles for cameras or mobile devices, flags, and banners are not allowed in any theme park.
  • Tripods or monopod stands that cannot fit inside a standard backpack or that extend over 6’ (182 cm) are not allowed in any theme park.