• On Apr 5, 2012
    Nicole from MA 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.

    Hi We are looking to go to WDW either the week before Thanksgiving or a week October 2013. When would you recommend going as far as crowds and weather go? Thanks!

    Hi Nicole!


    You've picked great dates to travel to the Walt Disney World Resort! The information below is taken directly from the Walt Disney World Resort website. It can be found in the FAQ Page.


    Although special events and promotions may influence Theme Park attendance levels, the following list highlights historic attendance trends throughout the year:


    Lowest Attendance: January (except New Year's Day) until just prior to Presidents' week in February
    The week following Labor Day until just prior to Thanksgiving week
    The week following Thanksgiving until the week prior to Christmas


    If you choose to travel in October, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the spook-tacular Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party that takes place on select nights at Magic Kingdom theme park. If you choose to visit the week before Thanksgiving you can enjoy Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on select nights at Magic Kingdom theme park. In addition, you will be able to enjoy the amazing holiday decorations throughout Disney Theme Parks and Resort Hotels.


    Decisions! Decisions!


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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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