Disneyland Resort Crowd Report – October 12 to 18, 2014

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Columbus Day Crowds led the way at Disneyland Resort last week, then crowds settled for the second half. We continue to see crowds focused on weekends and adjacent days while mid-week crowds remain around average levels, sometimes lower at Disney California Adventure.

Let’s look at how the crowd levels stacked up each day last week on the TouringPlans.com Disneyland Resort Crowd Report:

Disneyland Resort Crowd Levels – Daily Breakdown

Sunday, October 12, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
7
7

Happy Touringplans #Everywhere Day! While our Disneyland guru Guy Selga (@GuySelga) head off to cover Tokyo Disneyland, Brian McNichols (@YesThatBrian) took his place to cover Disneyland Resort. Most of our wait time predictions hit the mark across both parks.

Disney California Adventure
7
6

Monday, October 13, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
6
8

Columbus Day crowds this year at Disneyland were two levels higher than history would suggest although most of our attraction level predictions were within normal ranges. We saw higher than usual waits at Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion.

Disney California Adventure
6
7

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
4

Big drop in crowds on Tuesday at both parks, as predicted. We still saw average wait times near 30 minutes for many popular attractions including Alice in Wonderland (27 minutes, predicted 24), Indiana Jones Adventure (25 minutes, predicted 29).

Disney California Adventure
5
5

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
6

Wednesday brought a slight bounce back at Disneyland while Disney California Adventure remained a ‘5’. Dumbo was the surprise of the day with a 30 minute average (predicted 16).

Disney California Adventure
5
5

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
6

Thursday brought the lowest park crowd level of the week, a ‘3’ at Disney California Adventure. That included an 11 minute average at California Screamin’ and 12 minutes at Grizzly River Run.

Disney California Adventure
4
3

Friday, October 17, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
5
5

Disneyland Park hosted Mickey’s Halloween Party on Friday but crowds remained at the middle point of our scale, as predicted. Meanwhile, Disney California Adventure saw the second day in a row at a level ‘3’.

Disney California Adventure
5
3

Saturday, October 18, 2014

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
7
8

Saturday’s crowds at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure were four levels apart, a rare event. This continues the Fall pattern of increased crowds on the weekend and lesser crowds during the week, especially the middle part of the week.

Disney California Adventure
6
4
What to Expect This Week
October 19 to 25, 2014
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Next week is the last week before Halloween so we expect the festive atmosphere to intensify and crowds will remain steady.

To see Disneyland Resort Crowd predictions for the days of your vacation, check the Crowd Calendar.

To get details about our predictions of future crowds or details about crowds in the past check out the Crowd Calendar and select “Jump to Date” on the left margin.

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Fred Hazelton

Fred Hazelton maintains the crowd calendar, theme park wait time models and does hotel rate analysis for the Unofficial Guides. He's also done the models for the new mobile wait times product Lines. Fred Hazelton is a professional statistician living in Ontario, Canada. His email address is fred@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @DisneyStatsWhiz.

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