• On May 27, 2018
    Cindy from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    How big are the crowds during december? How does the weather look around that time?

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Cindy!

    It's always a great time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort.  December is certainly no exception!  Among the many incredible experiences there are to enjoy, who can ignore the festive Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party?!  

    In my experience, the crowds in December are usually quite manageable.  That said, they typically pick up quite a bit around the middle of the month when school and holiday vacation time begins.  Keep in mind that no matter what the crowd levels are, a good plan will help your trip stay right on track.  FastPass+ is just one way that can help.  

    Weather patterns around the country seem to be so unpredictable these days.  The weather in Orlando and around Walt Disney World is certainly no exception, unfortunately.  I have visited in December when the temperature was in the upper 80's (degrees fahrenheit) but I have also visited in December when jeans and a fleece jacket were necessary.  Be sure to tune in to a weather site like the Weather Channel for the most up-to-date forecast in advance of your trip.  

    Feel free to write back with any additional questions, Cindy.  Always happy to help!

    Magically yours in 2018,


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Meet the Panelist: Jacqui, Illinois

A Walt Disney World veteran traveler since the early 1970's, I can't wait to help you plan the most MAGICAL vacation.  I am a Disney Vacation Club Member and an Annual Passholder.  Whether you need tips for traveling with babies, toddlers, adolescents, adults or seniors, I can help you create the most Pixie Dusted adventure. There aren't many things our family hasn't experienced at Walt Disney World, and I would love to make suggestions so that you will have the vacation of a lifetime!  Learn More About Jacqui

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