The cost to simply enter a theme park is quite high. It’s no wonder that theme park excursions have become known to some as the “most expensive day ever.” Due to the high cost of entry, any additional costs on top of that can make your budget spiral out of control. There are many things you can choose to add onto your day like souvenirs and front of line access, but those are optional. One thing you do need to spend money on if you’re spending a full day in a theme park is food. Food is a necessary added cost on top of your theme park ticket. Perhaps that’s why so many people complain about the cost of eating in a theme park. But is it really that much more expensive than dining outside of the theme park?