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Bring a bottle and fill it up at the water fountains in the parks, saving money and time queuing at concession stands. Also, although you aren't technically allowed to bring your own snacks, Disney will usually turn a blind eye to a few small items which you can nibble on during the day.
A little known fact about Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure is that you can use unused days on Walt Disney World tickets to get into both parks. Present the ticket at the gate and they will deduct a day from it to give you entry - but be aware that the ticket must not have expired (WDW tickets expire 14 days after first use unless you pay for the "no expiration" option).
It's remarkable how many visitors to Disney parks fail to take advantage of the FASTPASS system - and that's all the more reason to make sure you are one of the savvy ones. On busy days, maximize your use of FASTPASS to reserve time windows during which you can return to join the much shorter FASTPASS line instead of the regular queue.
A lot of people watch the parade and often sit for an hour in their chosen spot. As a consequence of this the ride queues are shorter in the hour before and during the parade, so a good time to get on the rides that dont do FASTPASSes.