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  • On Nov 10, 2011
    Debbie from WI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    What day of the week is best to visit Magic Kingdom? Which is less crowed but stills includes parades, fireworks, entertainment and perhaps the extra hours?

    Hi Debbie!

    This is a great question.  Thanks for sending it to the Walt Disney World Moms Panel.

    In general, there is no one set day that is much better than all of the other days; it really changes on a day by day and week by week basis.  That said, I do have a recommendation which is to visit the independent website  That's the website for the research team behind "The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World".  They are a famous in the Disney fan community for producing a crowd calendar that predicts the crowds on any particular day in each of the theme parks.  They also make recommendations on which parks to avoid on a certain day.  I think this is exactly what you are looking for.  They are also known for producing touring plans that minimize your wait in lines.  The plans can help you see and do more during your trip to Walt Disney World.  As an engineer, I'm a huge fan of their work as their recommendations are based on a lot of math and years of collected data.

    I hope this helps!  Write back with more questions!
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Meet the Panelist: Bernie, Maryland

I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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