Crowds Archive

Tips for Avoiding Crowds at Disney World

It’s the heart of summer season at Walt Disney World, with high attendance levels forecast until mid-August 2021. This post offers tips for beating crowds, avoiding long waits for attractions, dining, transportation, and more. (Updated July 3, 2021.) The good news is that more and more normalcy is increasing all around Walt Disney World. Face

January 2022 at Disney World: Crowd Calendar & Info

Our strategy guide to January 2022 at Walt Disney World features free crowd calendar planning tips, days to visit & avoid, weather, seasonal events, and when Christmas decorations are taken down. We cover everything at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios. (Updated June 28, 2021.) Typically, January is the month of the holiday

Mardi Gras Crowds at Disney World

Mardi Gras week plus the holiday weekend of Presidents’ Day, Lunar New Year, and Valentine’s Day plus scattered winter school breaks resulted in heavy crowds at Walt Disney World. This stretch of February is typically one of the busiest times of the year, with higher wait times, attendance, and congestion in Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal

Disney World Crowds Down Over 40%

Walt Disney World’s crowd levels have dropped significantly in the last two weeks of January 2021, down by 40% to over 50% as compared to their Christmas and New Year’s highs–even the recent holiday weekend was not particularly busy. In this post, we’ll take a look at recent wait time data and offer some predictions

Will Disney World Crowds Keep Going Up in 2021?

“Are Walt Disney World crowds going to increase in 2021?” and “will wait times be worse this year?” are common questions among WDW trip planners. Many readers are asking whether there’s going to be rising crowds this winter or a surge of pent-up demand for Spring 2021. These questions make sense, as we wrote an entire post

Disney World Crowds Up 40% Last Month

Historically, September is the least-busy month at Walt Disney World in terms of crowd levels and average wait times. Even as other off-season months have spiked in recent years, September has held strong as being a reliably quiet and good month to visit for those seeking low crowds. On that basis, we predicted early-on in