Special Events at Walt Disney World Resort



Over the years, Walt Disney World has added more and more special events to its calendar to bring in visitors. Times that were previously known for low crowds now see much higher attendance due to the array of races, parties, and festivals scheduled throughout the year. Halloween at Magic Kingdom now lasts two months, and Christmas begins before Thanksgiving.

The easiest way to find out which of the below events affect crowds is to subscribe to Touring Plans and utilize our accurate Crowd Calendar.

2015 - 2016 Event Calendar – By Month


If you would prefer to view the events by type click here.

February


February Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in February for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public. There has also been a combination Play, Stay, and Dine package discount available.

February Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

March


March Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in March for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public. There has also been a combination Play, Stay, and Dine package discount available.

March Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

April


April Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in April for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public.

April Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

May


May Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in May for as much as 30% for both Annual Passholders and the general public.

May Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

June


June Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in June for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public.

June Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

July


July Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in July for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public.

July Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

August


August Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in August for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents and 30% for the general public.

August Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

September


September Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in September for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents and 30% for the general public. There is also frequently a “free dining” promotion in September.

September Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

October


October Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in October for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents and 30% for the general public. There is also frequently a “free dining” promotion in October.

October Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

November


November Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in November for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents and 30% for the general public. There is also frequently a “free dining” promotion in November.

November Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

December


December Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in December for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and Florida Residents and 30% for the general public. There is also frequently a “free dining” promotion in December.

December Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):

January 2016


January Deals and Discounts courtesy of MouseSavers.com
In recent years there have been Walt Disney World Hotel Room discounts in January for as much as 35% for Annual Passholders and 30% for the general public. There has also been a combination Play, Stay, and Dine package discount available.

January Weather (all temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit):



2015 Event Calendar – By Event Type



RunDisney Races

January 7-11: Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
February 19-22: Disney Princess Half Marathon
May 1-2: Expedition Everest 5K
November 14-15: Wine and Dine Half Marathon

Property-wide Events and Holidays

July 4 - Independence Day
Early-November through Early January: Christmas at Walt Disney World
June 2-8: Gay Days Orlando 2015
December 30-31: New Year's Eve

Epcot Events

March 4 - May 17: Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
tbd - Epcot Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
September 25 - November 16: Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Magic Kingdom Events

September 4-5: Night of Joy
tbd - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
Early-November through mid-December: Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Events

May 15-17, 22-24, 29-31 - Star Wars Weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays)

Disney Springs Events

tbd - Car Masters Weekend

Last updated on February 16, 2015