With increased crowd levels at Walt Disney World all month long (and really since the holiday season!) it was expected that the long weekend for Presidents Day would be a busy one. As of this morning, all four Walt Disney World theme parks are now at capacity for the weekend, with new reservations to visit any of the parks unavailable until Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
Presidents Day on Monday, February 21 means an extra day off and a long weekend for many workers across the country, and for those with kids in certain regions, the date also coincides with February school vacation week. While this is typically a busy time at Walt Disney World each year, we are certainly continuing to see increased crowds likely due to pent-up demand from Guests putting off travel during COVID-19.
Here is a look at the Disney Park Pass reservation calendar as of February 18, 2022:
After the Presidents Day holiday, only with available reservations from February 22-24, 2022 is EPCOT, with every except for the available on February 25, and more open availability after that. If you are planning a trip during school vacation week or within the next couple of days, it looks like EPCOT is your only option at the moment, with the , Disney’s , and Disney’s Hollywood Studios all being unavailable on the for those dates.
And, if you are visiting the following week or into March, it is still recommended that you make your as early as possible just to be safe, and continue to check the My app throughout your visit, especially if you plan to .
The Disney Princess Half Marathon, which runs February 25-27, 2022 will bring in additional crowds to the theme parks and resorts for the end of this month, and that weekend will run right into the first week of March which for many college students is spring break.
There is limited availability for Annual Passholders during this time as well. And, a new is currently not available for purchase, with the exception of the Pixie which is available only to Florida residents. are similarly difficult to come by for the upcoming week, but you can always continue to check by logging into your on the My app in case any cancellations pop up.
March may have a slight lull later in the month in terms of crowds, however, this year seems difficult to predict as the increase in remote workers and demand following the pandemic certainly have more people traveling at off times than normal. It is quite possible that slow seasons in any sense are a thing of the past at . (And if you are visiting this week, might we suggest a trip to ? No needed!)