The 2020 Disney World crowd predictions are wrong!

This year, 2020, the crowds at Disney World have been nuts. From January 1, at least until now (February 17) crowds have been bigger than predicted. Much bigger. In some cases crazy bigger. What’s up? What’s wrong with the crowd predictions for 2020 Disney World crowds? Here’s what’s wrong with the Disney World crowd predictions for 2020   So you …

Weekend before Memorial Day

by Perri   Hi! I have checked out your crowd calendar, but am curious about your thoughts! I will be visiting Disney for 5 days (May 16th-May 20th of 2020) staying at the Disney All-Star Resort. We are doing 4 days at Disney Parks at 1 day at Universal. What do you anticipate the crowds will be like during this …

Beat the Christmas Day lines at Magic Kingdom

Natasha in the UK   I’m staying at a Disney resort for Christmas and am considering heading to Magic Kingdom on Christmas Day at around 8-9 pm to do rides (whilst fireworks and parades are on) before watching final fireworks at 11:55pm. Is this a good way to beat the Christmas Day lines in Magic Kingdom? Dad Answers Natasha,   …

June or August

Temple, PA   We go to Disney a lot, but have always been lucky to go in the fall or winter. Now that I am teacher, we are forced to go during the summer. My husband and I have differing views and I am hoping your expertise will help.   Currently we are looking at an 8 day stay either …

May 2020 vs June 2020

  by Renee (South Carolina ) 112 0 0 112 0   “Hi Dad, So glad I have stumbled upon your site. We are planning our 1st family WDW vacation for 2020. I am contemplating May 2020 (tentatively 5/16 check-in) vs June 2020. I wanted to know your thoughts. Are the parks open as late in May? And if we …

Crowd Calendar and the adverse affect.

  by betsey (ma)  660  0  0  665  0   “Hi Dad,   Thanks for your blog it’s fun and helpful.   My question/concern has to do with the Crowd Calendar and if it actually makes the opposite true on the less crowded times of the year/month/day.   All my experience is anecdotal, but these past few years I have …

4th of July crowds – light or moderate?

  by Lisa (Missouri )  85  0  0  94  8   “Your crowd prediction says that the days before the 4th will be light and moderate, everything else I am reading says to expect heavy crowds. What do you think I should expect? Thank you!” Moderate to Heavy   Hey Lisa,   If you look at the 2019 Crowd Calendar, …