• On Nov 30, 2021
    Larry from CO Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I have heard that sometimes on New Years Eve the park hits capacity and they stop letting people into the park If we enter the park earlier in the day and during the day go back to the hotel will we be able to get back into the park later in evening?

    Hi ya, Larry!

    Thanks for visiting us at planDisney, welcome.

    Visiting the Disneyland Resort during the holidays is always fun. You get to see the decorations, the Characters all dressed up, and even enjoy seasonal offerings. Many Guests do enjoy visiting during this season, so the theme parks can get busy.

    There have been times where the theme parks have hit their capacity maximum so Guests are no longer able to enter at that point. I recommend considering the crowd before you step out of the park. If the park does reach capacity while you are at your hotel, you may not be able to reenter.

    My family hasn’t visited during the holidays in a while, but a few other panelists were at the Walt Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary Celebration and they mentioned that a little after lunch the park had hit capacity for a few hours. Some of them hopped over to a different park, so if you have a Park Hopper Ticket, that might be a good option for you. You could hop on over to Disney California Adventure Park.

    I hope this helps answer your question, Larry. I also recommend chatting with a Cast Member, on the day of, before making your decision to leave or not. What they say might help guide your plans! Until then, please be sure to let us know if there’s anything else we can help with.

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Meet the Panelist: Shantel, Arizona

Hi ya Pals! I'm Shantel from Arizona. I am a mom of two and a military wife. I grew up going to the parks, and now we're sharing that tradition with our kids. When I am not visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, I'm at home researching and planning for our next trip! One of my favorite things to do is search for new snacks to try, especially if they are Mickey shaped. I'm definitely living the dream my heart wished for! I cannot wait to answer your questions and help make your vacation even more magical! Learn More About Shantel

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