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  • On Jan 30, 2009
    B Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We will be traveling to WDW the same time the ESPN weekend and the Disney 5K is taking place. Do you know if these two events will increase park attendance? If they do, would you know by how much?

    Anytime there is a special event it can increase park crowds.  ESPN Weekend and the 5K will take place primarily in the Hollywood Studios.  There will be live broadcasts and interactive opportunities in this park for the week of 2/27-3/1.  You can check out some of the details here.  Hopefully, one of these years I can make it down for this week as it sounds like so much fun!

    Hollywood Studio crowds will definitely be impacted by this event but you might not even see much of a difference at the other parks during the week.  I suggest you visit Hollywood Studios during their extra magic hours to get your best opportunity to experience all the rides and attractions without major lines.  This will definitely be a time to be aware of the FAST PASS system for the most popular rides.
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