• On Oct 17, 2018
    Erin from MI 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.

    Im thinking about booking a trip from Jan 3rd-Jan8th. How crazy is it really there? Ive never been that close to a holiday. Please advise!

    Hi there, Erin!

    I think the most wonderful, magical time of the year at Walt Disney World is during the Christmas holidays. There are a lot of Holiday festivities and fun, and we go despite the crowds.

    You are going at the tail end of the holiday season, and the only thing scheduled at the moment to go into January is the Flurry of Fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios. You'll still be able to enjoy the Sunset Season's Greetings and Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! through January 6th.

    Because a lot of the holiday activities are wrapping up, and people have work and school to get back to after the nice holiday break, I think you'll find the crowds beginning to dissipate during your stay. For a long time, the week after the holiday breaks are over has been a traditionally quieter time. That may be your experience.

    I hope you get to enjoy an absolutely wonderful vacation, Erin!

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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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