10 Most Crowded Times a Year at Walt Disney World

Disney Christmas Lights

1. Christmas Holiday

Heavy crowds can be expected during the last two weeks of December leading up to Christmas Day, and believe it or not, Christmas Day is the busiest day of the year at Disney World.  Most schools are out for the Holidays, the weather is cooler, and the magic of Disney World at Christmastime is indescribable. 

The “Very Merry Christmas Party”, decorations, special “Meet and Greets”, Holiday parades, special activities, stage shows, and even snow on Main Street make Christmas at Walt Disney World extremely popular.  Even though the crowds are huge, a visit to Disney World during the Christmas Holidays is one you will never forget.

It is possible to plan your Disney World vacation when the crowds are lighter, but even if you have to take advantage of school breaks or other scheduling priorities, there are ways to avoid the busiest times of the day.  With careful planning (fast pass and dining reservations), you will be able to access the most popular rides, attractions, and restaurants, bypassing long lines and wait times.  On very crowded days, just be patient, creative, and “go with the flow”.  After all, you will be at the “most magical place on earth”.

By Cecilia

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