• On Aug 29, 2017
    Nelson from ANTIOQUIA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hello All! I'm staying at WDW last 2 weeks of November with my family. Do you have any advice of best things to do at WDW on Thanksgiving weekend? I have read that this weekend is one of the crowdest/busiest at Disney. Thanks!

    Hi Nelson,

    My family celebrated Thanksgiving at the Walt Disney World Resort last year. We had time to reconnect, share time together and create lasting memories.

    Indeed, the holidays can be a very busy time at the parks. However, the Disney theme parks and all the resorts will be beautifully decorated with festive trees, wreaths, garland, ribbons and more seasonal lights than you will ever see in your entire life!

    Here are a few simple strategies you may implement to ensure a magical experience during busier times. Arrive before the theme park is scheduled to open for the day. After it opens, ride popular attractions first thing in the morning using the stand-by line. Do schedule up to 3 early FastPass+ selections each day. Once that set has been redeemed (or the last arrival window has already passed), make additional FastPass+ selections using the My Disney Experience Mobile app; or the Kiosks inside each theme park. Finally, book advanced dining reservations for a special holiday meal.

    On Thanksgiving Day, several restaurants will serve a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal. In past years, the holiday feast has typically included all the traditional items found on any Thanksgiving Day table – turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

    Did You Know? The Liberty Tree Tavern at Magic Kingdom Park offers a traditional family-style Thanksgiving Dinner every day of the year. The stately New England colonial-style inn serves the Patriot's Platter, a heaping helping of Roasted Turkey Breast, Pot Roast, Herb Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables.

    Wishing you an unforgettable Thanksgiving holiday at the place where The Magic is Endless!

    Ritzy ºOº
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Meet the Panelist: Ritzy, Rhode Island

People describe my love for Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line as intoxicating and contagious! My family fell in love with the Disney Magic aboard our first Disney cruise with Captain Mickey in 2006. I personally love to spread pixie dust, as I truly enjoy sharing my Disney experience with everyone! Learn More About Ritzy

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