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  • On Jan 25, 2013
    Jessica Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi Panel! Starting to plan our next WDW vacation. We are staying at POR for 7 nights. Which week would you recommend: 10/5/13 or 12/14/13? Thank you in advance!

    Hi Jessica,

    According to the ever-trusty unofficial website, you've chosen two of the least crowded weeks of the yEAR! Bravo!  Whether you should travel in October or December, however, is a tough choice for the following reasons.

    Select nights in October offer the Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, sure to entertain your family with spooky decorations and outstanding entertainment, including Mickey's Boo-To-You Halloween Parade. I love seeing so many of the Disney Villains during this time of year and I certainly can't miss the galloping Headless Horseman leading the parade floats! Check the link provided to watch for party release dates.

    October also offers the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Tasting your way around World Showcase among world renowned chefs, wine seminars and specialized nightly music performances may seal the deal for you that October is the plan!

    December, on the other hand, will offer Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on select nights. Here again, the party and Mickey's Once upon a Christmastime Parade will become a highlight of your vacation as you can't exactly experience SNOW on Main Street any other time of year! 

    Travelers will come from far and wide to view the Disney holiday decorations, as they are an attraction all on their own! The Osbourne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, Candlelight Processional and many other special events make the holidays a great choice for travel.

    Your choice will likely depend on the holiday you prefer to celebrate while on vacation. You can't go wrong with weather or crowds, so determine what appeals to you and visit us again to tailor a perfect week of MAGIC!

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Meet the Panelist: Sherri, Illinois

As a prior Cast Member, I look forward to providing you the overlooked aspects of Walt Disney World! We are often found planning our next adventure full of dining, recreation and practically-perfect family time. Learn More About Sherri

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