EPCOT busiest park on Cinco de Mayo – Disney World wait times for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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EPCOT’s posted wait times today were the 13th-highest of the past month, making EPCOT the busiest park in Walt Disney World today.  No doubt everyone was there to have a margarita at Disney World’s best bar, La Cava del Tequila, in the Mexico pavilion in World Showcase.  Beyond EPCOT, crowds were relatively moderate at Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, and low at Magic Kingdom.

We’ve received 201 actual wait times so far today from our fabulous Lines community.  Let’s do the rest of the numbers!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 29 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #244 for the past year. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 25% of the posted wait time.

Magic Kingdom wait times for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Astro Orbiter had an average wait time today of 25 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #228 for the past year.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 23 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #208 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 44% of the posted wait time.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel had an average wait time today of 19 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #128 for the past year.

Country Bear Jamboree had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #138 for the past year.

“it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #22 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #222 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 70% of the posted wait time.

Jungle Cruise had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #154 for the past year.

Mad Tea Party had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #151 for the past year.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #58 for the past year.

Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #188 for the past year.

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #220 for the past year.

Tom Sawyer Island had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Space Mountain had an average wait time today of 32 minutes. Its 7-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #182 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 71% of the posted wait time.

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 61 minutes. Its 7-day average is 70 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 68 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #117 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 78% of the posted wait time.

The Barnstormer had an average wait time today of 11 minutes. Its 7-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #212 for the past year.

The Haunted Mansion had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #218 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 61% of the posted wait time.

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin had an average wait time today of 17 minutes. Its 7-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #89 for the past year.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #156 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Speedway had an average wait time today of 12 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #215 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 81% of the posted wait time.

Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 44 minutes. Its 7-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #225 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 84% of the posted wait time.

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid had an average wait time today of 16 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #213 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 56% of the posted wait time.

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #112 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 110% of the posted wait time.

Animal Kingdom wait times for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 17 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #225 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 67% of the posted wait time.

Kali River Rapids had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #9 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #50 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 62% of the posted wait time.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

TriceraTop Spin had an average wait time today of 9 minutes. Its 7-day average is 6 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 8 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #69 for the past year.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 37 minutes. Its 7-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #200 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 61% of the posted wait time.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 64 minutes. Its 7-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 63 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #90 for the past year. We received 11 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 80% of the posted wait time.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Muppet*Vision 3D had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past year.

Hollywood Studios wait times for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Rise of the Resistance is having a pretty good day of operations. Rise began calling boarding groups around 8:30 AM, and ran steadily until around boarding group 66 at 12:15 PM, when there was a delay of around 20 minutes in calling more boarding groups.  And it looks like the pace of calling boarding groups was slower than usual until around boarding group 75 or so, around 1:30 PM.  Still, Rise of the Resistance was able to call just under 170 boarding groups today, and that’s a pretty good day.

Rise of the Resistance boarding groups for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 41 minutes. Its 7-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #150 for the past year.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #168 for the past year.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #22 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #151 for the past year.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #150 for the past year. We received 11 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 52% of the posted wait time.

Walt Disney Presents had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 71 minutes. Its 7-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 64 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #66 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 59% of the posted wait time.

Alien Swirling Saucers had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #15 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #108 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #15 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #263 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 87% of the posted wait time.

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 44 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #217 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 78% of the posted wait time.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #103 for the past year.

EPCOT Wait Times

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 6 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

EPCOT wait times for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Journey Into Imagination With Figment had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #76 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Living with the Land had an average wait time today of 16 minutes. Its 7-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #30 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 18% of the posted wait time.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #56 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #96 for the past year. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 71% of the posted wait time.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #21 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #73 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 40% of the posted wait time.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 55 minutes, so today ranks #190 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 67% of the posted wait time.

The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #22 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #80 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 89% of the posted wait time.

Mission: SPACE Green had an average wait time today of 25 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #13 for the past year.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #182 for the past year.

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Len Testa

Len Testa is the co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, and has contributed to the Disneyland and Las Vegas Unofficial Guides. Most of his time is spent trying to keep up with the team. Len's email address is len@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @lentesta.

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