One of the Slowest Days We’ve Seen – Disney World Wait Times for Wednesday, December 9, 2020

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It’s a brisk day by Central Florida standards, and it being the middle of the week it is a lovely day to be in the parks. All the Walt Disney World theme parks had relatively low wait times compared to the averages of the last 30 days. The exception, as always, being Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Still, the wait times at Hollywood Studios today are an improvement compared to the past 7 days. Let’s take a look!

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 39 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #28 for the past month. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 53% of the posted wait time.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 60 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 88% of the posted wait time.

Nothing can stop being so popular, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway from being so popular. It an average wait time today of 52 minutes. Its 7-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 59% of the posted wait time.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 30 minutes. Its 7-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 49% of the posted wait time.

Nothing like zipping through Andy’s backyard with cold air rushing over your face. Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 56 minutes. Its 7-day average is 75 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 71 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 68% of the posted wait time.

Alien Swirling Saucers had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #9 for the past month. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 58% of the posted wait time.

Rise of the Resistance has bounced back! After days and days of delays and issues, today has been going great. No major delays, and it looks like Boarding Groups in the 120 range will be called.

Here’s a look at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Our team reports the park not feeling as busy as other recent days.

Hollywood Studios Sunset December 9, 2020

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Animal Kingdom in particular had a very slow day today, number 20 out of the past 30 days. This morning the temperature was in the mid 40’s Farenheit, which is pretty chilly for Central Florida.

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #146 for the past year.

Today the weather was pretty appropriate for snow capped mountains, Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 56% of the posted wait time.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 60 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #15 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #117 for the past year.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 54 minutes. Its 7-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 67 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past month. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 44 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #21 for the past month. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 59% of the posted wait time.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 33 minutes. Its 7-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #124 for the past year.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant had an average wait time today of 10 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #160 for the past year.

“it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 39 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #81 for the past year.

Jungle Cruise had an average wait time today of 40 minutes. Its 7-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #23 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 79% of the posted wait time.

Mad Tea Party had an average wait time today of 12 minutes. Can’t blame people for not wanting to twirl around in the cold air. Its 7-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #145 for the past year.

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 44 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. We received 11 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 95% of the posted wait time.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 26 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

Tomorrowland Speedway  where Len Testa still holds a championship title of some kind, had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #25 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #173 for the past year.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 61 minutes. Its 7-day average is 73 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 68 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #133 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 60% of the posted wait time.

EPCOT Wait Times

EPCOT certainly sees a slow down during the middle of the week, nearly every week. Today kept with this trend.

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 9 minutes. Its 7-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #129 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #4 for this week. Its 30-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #15 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #110 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 46 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #13 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #73 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 52% of the posted wait time.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 23 minutes. Its 7-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #103 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 55% of the posted wait time.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 77 minutes. Its 7-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 73 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #46 for the past year.

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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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