What's going on with November Crowds?

What's going on with November Crowds?

by Jennifer
(Levittown, New York)

 

Hello,

I’m down here now and coming back for my Honeymooon right after Thanksgiving. Just out of curiosity it seems to be a little crazy crowd wise. Based on coming this week in the past I don’t recall seeing it like this at this time. Is there a possibility as to why?

It’s absolutely beautiful down here decorated 😊 I just have concerns it’ll be like this when I’m here at the end of the month

Thank you

Early Thanksgiving


Jennifer,

This November has been a little unusual in that Thanksgiving is very, very early this year. In fact, this year is the earliest Thanksgiving can be.

That's made the mid-November crowds a little bigger than normal. So the crowds starting the 15th which would normally be tiny are bigger because it's the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Typically that would be a dead weekend, but with the Thanksgiving crowds are already starting to arrive.

Dad's November Disney World Crowds page


End of November Crowds

I'm cheating a little because I'm writing this the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and it looks like the crowds have pretty much all gone away. You should be having a nice relaxing Honeymoon.

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Dad's Bottom Line

The bottom line is the surge of crowds mid-November 2018 was due to the timing of Thanksgiving. The normal slow after Thanksgiving pattern seems to be settling in just as planned.

 

 

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