My family is planning a Disney vacation in October. Do the parks get busy over Columbus day weekend? How is the weather in October?
- Asked by Sean from OH on 3/1/2014
Hi Sean! Thanks for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel. With school officially back in session and significantly fewer family vacations, October is absolutely a wonderful time to enjoy Walt Disney World Resort. This year we're planning a short... read more
Travelling 18th Oct - 9th November. Can you give me any idea as to crowd levels at that time of the year and what the Weather is usually like. Have visited in Sept previously but never this late. Bearing in mind we're from Ireland, what should I pack? x
- Asked by Lorna from Mayo on 3/1/2014
Hi Lorna, You have picked a perfect time to visit the Walt Disney World resort, weeks when both the temperatures and the crowds are mild. I'm planning at least two weekend visits myself during October and November because of the nice weather,... read more
We are considering coming to WDW for a week after the Marathon in Jan 2015 and are concerned about the crowd level. Do most people tend to go home after the marathon or stay for the week? We usually come the last week of Jan. and love the small crowds.
- Asked by Shari from WI on 2/26/2014
Hi Shari, My family has been many times to the Walt Disney World Resorts for the RunDisney Marathon Weekend! While I am the cheerleader, I feel like I run a marathon trying to see my family at different spots on the course. The crowds will be... read more
Is it possible to attend both MNSSHP and MVMCP in the same trip? When, and how long would we need to stay in order to attend both parties?
- Asked by Jessie from KY on 2/27/2014
Hi Jessie! What a magical trip that would be! It certainly is possible to attend Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party AND Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party in one trip, depending on how long you would like to stay. For... read more
We are coming to Walt Disney World April 10-17, 2014. I am a little nervous about the crowds and how long the waits will be for rides. My last visit was during June. Are the crowds in April, comparable to the Summer month of June or worse?
- Asked by Michele from PA on 2/26/2014
Hi Michele - In general, the parks are more crowded when kids aren't in school. I'd expect that particular week in April to be as busy as the end of June/beginning of July. There are definitely some things you can do to still have an... read more