November is over, December has arrived, and Walt Disney World is more or less halfway through the holiday season. Two big weeks have passed, and two more are on the horizon. This Christmas crowds report covers the lows & highs of wait times data for November 2023 at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal
Walt Disney World wait times are usually inflated. The actual versus posted wait times disparity for rides at Walt Disney World has been a known issue for years and topic we’ve covered in the past. For the reasons discussed there, it’s usually a positive for guests that improves satisfaction. However, we’ve recently been getting complaints about
Christmas is officially underway at Walt Disney World! In less than a week, the parks have already seen some of their highest and lowest crowds of the holiday season. This wait times report covers the good and bad of wait times data for November 2023 (so far) at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal
Halloween is over and Christmas season starts next week at Walt Disney World. The worst crowds of the year will soon arrive, but right now is the calm before the storm–the lull between holidays. This wait times report covers data for October and November 2023 (so far) at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal
October 2023 is halfway over, and already Walt Disney World crowds are worse this month than anytime over the entire summer. This wait times report covers data for the month-to-date at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom, plus predictions of what to expect for the rest of this month and the holiday season.
Christmas is our favorite time of year at Walt Disney World, and during the holiday season, there’s a week-long window that we really love. This post discusses why we recommend visiting after Thanksgiving but before the peak weeks of winter break, with a rundown of what makes this time of year special–and different from the
Fall break is one of the busiest times of the year at Walt Disney World. Theme park attendance increases due to federal holidays and school districts having days off, resulting in a sharp spike in crowd levels that catch many visitors by surprise. In fact, October 2023 will have weeks with some of the year’s
Like clockwork, there’s been another September slowdown at Walt Disney World. Low off-season crowds after school went back into session meant the first three weeks of the month were the 3 least busy weeks of this year…again! This wait times report covers data for the month at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom.
Looking for the best and worst days of the week to visit each park at Walt Disney World? This strategy guide covers Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom, offering info about when the wait times are lowest and highest, plus commentary about weekdays vs. weekends, special events, and more. (Updated September 7, 2023.)
Our Walt Disney World crowd reports have emphasized the best and worst days to do Magic Kingdom for the remainder of 2023, and the dramatic difference in wait times and attendance numbers in choosing the “right” vs. “wrong” days to do MK. This essentially reiterates that, with lists of what should be the least and
It’s time for an on-the-ground report on off-season crowds at Disneyland, which is experiencing a slowdown with summer ending and holidays on the horizon. We’ll take a look at August 2023 wait times, how busy the parks are right now, and “revenge travel” burning out. Plus, predictions for Halloween at Disney California Adventure and Disneyland.