Oh my goodness, I haven't gotten any alerts that there were posts in this thread!
And yes, everyone should bring some food items to share.
We have never gotten park permits, but I will recheck the park rules and let you all know. But I do know that alcohol is NOT allowed in the park. (That was made evident last year.)
If people want to list what foods they plan on bringing, I will update the first post so we don't all bring the same things!