Hollywood Studios Didn’t Have the Highest Wait Times For Once – Disney World Wait Times for Friday, December 11, 2020

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Happy National App Day! These daily wait time posts speak to the heart of our focus at TouringPlans: using data analysis to help you plan a better vacation. So before we get into today’s wait times, it would behoove me on behalf of our team to share a heartfelt thank you. To our Liners and our readers, we appreciate you!

Now, today being Friday we expected crowds and wait times to increase, and although there is an increase today, it’s not as dramatic as we’ll expect in the next two days. While in EPCOT this evening we counted 21 out of 500 guests that were not wearing their masks properly in accordance with Disney’s guidelines, or 96%.

I’m feeling a musical mood, maybe it’s the news of the Ratatouille TikTok musical. But whatever the reason, let’s highlight attractions that have great music. Let’s do the numbers!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

We have to start with the attraction with the most memorable song. “it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #50 for the past year.

This 3-D attraction is all about music, Mickey’s PhilharMagic had an average wait time today of 31 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past year.

“You Can Fly” is such a magical song. Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 37 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 70% of the posted wait time.

One of the best attraction songs there is, “Yo Ho A Pirate’s Life,” Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 50 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #79 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 111% of the posted wait time.

Soon we’ll be singing a different tune on Splash Mountain which had an average wait time today of 49 minutes. Its 7-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 69% of the posted wait time.

Another amazing song, “Grim Grinning Ghosts” can be heard on The Haunted Mansion which had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 31 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 37% of the posted wait time, which means the actual average wait was around 10 minutes

Full of fun music, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh had an average wait time today of 31 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

Hi ho, hi ho, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 70 minutes. Its 7-day average is 68 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 69 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 86% of the posted wait time.

Sing along with “Under the Sea” aboard Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid which had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #103 for the past year.

EPCOT Wait Times

It wouldn’t be a fiesta without great music. Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 6 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #184 for the past year.

Although the classic song is missing, it still has a catchy tune. Journey Into Imagination With Figment had an average wait time today of 19 minutes. Its 7-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #83 for the past year.

“In The Big Blue World,” The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 10 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #157 for the past year.

Home of one of the most well know songs of our time, “Let It Go,” Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 79 minutes. Its 7-day average is 80 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 74 minutes, so today ranks #10 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #39 for the past year.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Wait Times

“It’s time to play the music,” Muppet*Vision 3D had an average wait time today of 23 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past year.

Full of rockin’ music, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 51% of the posted wait time.

You’ve got a friend in me, Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #27 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 55% of the posted wait time.

Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 49 minutes. Its 7-day average is 70 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 70 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 48% of the posted wait time.

Nothing can’t stop the catchy tune of “Nothing Can Stop Us Now” from getting in your head. Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. We received 11 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

Rise of the Resistance is having another good day, recovering from some rough days this past week. And when Rise is having a good day, we see a positive impact on wait times across the entire park.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

In hindsight, the musical theme for today’s post is tough to accomplish with Animal Kingdom, but bear with me.

If you’re familiar with the history of this attraction’s Yeti, you’ll swear you hear disco music on this ride. Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #21 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 45% of the posted wait time.

Does anyone else miss the African radio music that used to play in the elephant viewing area of the safari? Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 37 minutes. Its 7-day average is 30 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #96 for the past year.

Sing it with me, “we’re pollinators!!” It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

The river song of this attraction is so soothing. Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 59 minutes. Its 7-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #103 for the past year.

After riding this attraction, you’re sure to sing its praises. Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 63 minutes. Its 7-day average is 65 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 67 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 72% of the posted wait time, the actual average wait time was around 45 minutes.

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Dani

Born and raised in the land of sunshine and dreams come true, Dani is a proud Orlando Native who loves sharing her hometown with others. She's worked in nearly all of Orlando's theme parks, on board Disney Cruise Line, and in hotel management. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @thisfloridalife

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