It’s A Rough Day for All Parks Except Magic Kingdom – Walt Disney World Wait Times Saturday, December 5, 2020

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It’s a busy day in all the parks, it is Saturday after all. But, the big news is Rise of the Resistance decided not to show up for its birthday today. It’s also Walt Disney’s birthday today. We’re going to kick off with Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Rise of the Resistance since the Force is not strong with this attraction lately.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 56 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 61 minutes, so today ranks #104 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 69% of the posted wait time.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 34 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #46 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 40% of the posted wait time.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 62 minutes. Its 7-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #76 for the past year.

Toy Story Mania! 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 27 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #132 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 57% of the posted wait time.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 57 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 68 minutes, so today ranks #102 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 68% of the posted wait time.

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 66 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 61 minutes, so today ranks #80 for the past year.

Rise of the Resistance is having one of its roughest days in recent history. Today marks its one year anniversary, and yet it did not accept its first boarding groups until 4:30 p.m. today. It seems like it may only get to around boarding groups in the 40 range, which is jaw dropping.

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Off to Neverland! Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time today of 40 minutes. Its 7-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #117 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 95% of the posted wait time.

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 51 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #67 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 70% of the posted wait time.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 53 minutes. Its 7-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #90 for the past year. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 50% of the posted wait time.

Space Mountain had an average wait time today of 47 minutes. Its 7-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #123 for the past year.

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 50 minutes. Its 7-day average is 43 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #99 for the past year. We received 11 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 56% of the posted wait time.

The Haunted Mansion 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 27 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #155 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 50% of the posted wait time.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 73 minutes. Its 7-day average is 68 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 67 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 78 minutes, so today ranks #109 for the past year.

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #86 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 34% of the posted wait time.

Our field team is in Magic Kingdom today testing out some of our touring plans. Here’s a quick look at the Most Magical Place on Earth today.

Fantasyland at Rope Drop December 5, 2020
Jungle Cruise Extended Queue December 5, 2020
Tomorrowland December 5, 2020
Main Street USA December 5, 2020

EPCOT Wait Times

Pleasant weather, the weekend after Thanksgiving, it’s the perfect recipe for EPCOT to be crawling with festival goers.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #60 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 63 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 44% of the posted wait time.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 35 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #30 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 48% of the posted wait time.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 77 minutes. Its 7-day average is 56 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 57 minutes, so today ranks #33 for the past year.

The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #65 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 32% of the posted wait time.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 91 minutes. Its 7-day average is 67 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 72 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past year.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Every attraction at Animal Kingdom had its longest average wait times of the past 7 days.

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 68 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past year.

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 53 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 #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #76 for the past year. We received 5 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 53% of the posted wait time.

Kali River Rapids 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 22 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 21 minutes, so today ranks #69 for the past year.

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 71 minutes. Its 7-day average is 46 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 57 minutes, so today ranks #83 for the past year.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 92 minutes. Its 7-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 65 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 90 minutes, so today ranks #105 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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