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Disney World at the end of May 2015?

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I am trying to find a good time to go to Disney without having to pull out of school. I see where Memorial Day weekend is crazy. How bad is it just following Memorial Day? Say if we went May 25 – 29 or May 26 – 30, 2015.

I think this is still in the Spring Discount plus we’d hit a little of a Star Wars weekend. Correct me please if I’m wrong, but I also think this will miss Gay Days. I just don’t want to spend all that $ and be miserable with crowds. Thanks for your site and advice!!

The sun coming up over Cinderella Castle the day of the 24-hour event at the Magic Kingdom

The Sun rising over Cinderella Castle the day of the 24 hour event – Photo by Disney Photo Snapper

Dad’s book it today Answer

The end of May 2015 is one of the best times of the year to visit WDW. In fact, it’s so good Dad himself may try to sneak in that week.

Dad’s May Disney World Crowds page

Yes, the Memorial Day holiday looks really busy on the crowd calendar, but that’s only because we expect Disney to do another 24-hour event at the Magic Kingdom that day. That will bring all the locals (and a few of us crazy WDW nuts from out of town) in to celebrate for 24 hours. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is normally fairly slow crowd wise as holidays go.

If you do go later that week, you will miss the Gay Days festivities. Those start on June 4th in 2015.

Dad’s Disney Gay Days page


Destinations to Travel Logo - Perfect

I do recommend that you get on the horn today with our partners over at Desinations To Travel and get going on your reservation so you don’t get hit with the new prices that may come out any day (as of February 9, 2015).

If you book now, you’ll get a really cool Star Wars gifts Destinations to Travel is giving away. (I think I’d choose the laser cell.)

Destinations to Travel

Dad’s Bottom Line

I think you’ve chosen just about the best time of the spring to visit WDW. In fact, I’ll probably see you there.

Comments for

Feb 11, 2015 Low crowds
by: Beth Ivey

We went the last week in May 2014, and that week had very low crowds, Hollywood Studios on a week day was almost empty, and starwars weekend wasn’t bad at all. Going back that same week 2016. Love reports like this, keep them coming!

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