Smoking at Disney World: Your Guide

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where to smoke and vape at Disney World

Since 2019, smoking sections at Disney World parks have been removed. As a result, there are now specific smoking areas designated outside the parks. E-cigarettes and vape pens are included in the ban. If you have a nicotine addiction, where will you be able to smoke or vape on Disney property?

Smoking at Disney World

Over 1 billion people on the planet smoke cigarettes. The CDC says a total average of about 15% of U.S. adults smoke. Vaping has gained popularity to over 41 million users in 2018.  BBC reports say the the number of adults who vape will reach almost 55 million by 2021.

Relapse rates can be up to 90% within the first year of quitting. Therefore, if quitting is not a viable option, what are your options? Where exactly can you smoke?

Disney Resorts

All the resort hotels at Walt Disney World Resort are smoke-free environments. You are not permitted to smoke in hotel rooms, on patios, or on balconies. Usage of tobacco, e-cigarettes, or other vapor products is allowed only in designated areas.

Outdoor smoking locations are approved and marked at each Disney Resort hotel. In addition, guests can request location info. upon check-in.

Disney indicates there are smoking areas located in the following resort general locations:

  • main halls (check in desk, food courts, bus stops, etc.)
  • individual buildings
  • walkways/breezeways
  • conference center entrances
  • limited pool areas
  • by laundry rooms
  • by tennis courts
  • many, many other out of the way areas

where to smoke at Disney World parks

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Smoking is permitted at campsites, cabin porches, and designated outdoor smoking locations. It is not allowed inside cabins.

Disney Theme Parks

  • Magic Kingdom – Main Entrance Smoking Area
  • Epcot- Main Entrance Smoking Area, International Gateway Smoking Area
  • Hollywood Studios –  Main Entrance Smoking Area
  • Animal Kingdom – Main Entrance Smoking Area
  • Blizzard Beach – Main Entrance Smoking Area
  • Typhoon Lagoon – Main Entrance Smoking Area
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex – Entrance Smoking Area

Disney Springs Smoking Areas

Guests can smoke in specific areas only at Disney Springs; however, these are subject to change. To confirm, simply check the Disney Springs Guide map or My Disney Experience mobile app for specific locations.

Disney Springs smoking location map

Boardwalk Smoking Areas

You will find three designated smoking areas at the Boardwalk Resort area:

  • ESPN Club
  • Jellyrolls
  • Seabreeze Point

Boardwalk smoking location map at Disney World


Marijuana us is illegal at all times in any time in Disney Resort hotels, even in designated smoking areas.


In most cases, smoking at Disney World anywhere will involve more walking. For example, Magic Kingdom has a smoking area that is a fair distance from their entrance. As a result, you’ll wind up more tired.

You pay a lot of money for a Disney World vacation, so do what you can to ensure you enjoy it.

Magic Kingdom smoking location map

For other tips for a successful vacation, use this link: Ten and 1/2 Tips for 1st Time Walt Disney World Visitors.

Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you at the parks, with or without a nicotine product.


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