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Not-So-Scary Season Brings Not-So-Scary Crowds

by Fred Hazelton

October is the first of the festive seasons that flood Disney World in the fall of each year. The low crowds of September give way to the moderate crowds of October. Guests of the Magic Kingdom must be aware of the Not-So-Scary Halloween Party schedule, it has a big impact on crowds.

How we did yesterday - Thursday, October 23, 2014
At Magic Kingdom we predicted a crowd level of 3. The actual crowd level was a 2
   At Epcot we predicted a crowd level of 7. The actual crowd level was a 5
   At Disney's Hollywood Studios we predicted a crowd level of 6. The actual crowd level was a 4
   At Disney's Animal Kingdom we predicted a crowd level of 5. The actual crowd level was a 4
Our wait times predictions were within 3 minutes for the following attractions: Space Mountain (-3 min), Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (-3 min), The Haunted Mansion (-3 min), Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain (-1 min), Pirates of the Caribbean (0 min), Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin (0 min), The Great Movie Ride (0 min), Mission: SPACE Green (0 min), Peter Pan's Flight (+1 min), Living with the Land (+2 min), Spaceship Earth (+3 min)
We were within 5 minutes: Primeval Whirl (-5 min), DINOSAUR (-4 min), Jungle Cruise (-4 min), The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (-4 min)
We were within 7 minutes: Mission: SPACE Orange (-7 min), Toy Story Midway Mania! (-7 min)
We were within 10 minutes: Splash Mountain (-8 min)
* The attractions above come from our core group of 25 attractions used in calculating crowd levels. Wait times predictions are the average posted time between 10am and 5pm
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The Crowd Calendar (1 means lowest crowds, 10 means highest)
Date Resort
Crowd Level
(Out of 10)
Magic
Kingdom
Epcot Disney's
Hollywood
Studios
Disney's
Animal
Kingdom
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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Moderate Crowds Early, Extreme Crowds Late, Festive All Month

by Fred Hazelton

Watch out for large groups of cheerleaders in the first weeks of December. Magic Kingdom crowds are dominated by the schedule of Christmas Parties. If a party is scheduled crowds will be very light during the day. If not, expect above average wait times. Christmas crowds start on the 24th and peak on the 27th through the 31st. Consider touring plans mandatory in late December.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

The Crowd Calendar Is Based On Wait Times

Our Unofficial Guide researchers have collected wait times in Walt Disney World for over a decade. Thanks to our mobile app, we get hundreds of wait times daily from our fabulous users. With this dataset our statisticians update the calendar every week.

What The Numbers Mean

The crowd level is based on a scale from 1 to 10, with 1 being the least crowded and 10 being most crowded. The scale represents the average wait time between 10am and 5pm at the key attractions. Read more on Crowd Levels.

Choosing The Park To Visit Each Day

Before choosing which park to visit each day you should examine some details about your trip. Our Park Recommendations page will take you step-by-step through your planning to make sure you make the right choice. Read More about Park Recommendations.

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Disney World crowds: 3/10 (Below Average)

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