Worst Times to Visit the Disney Parks


Disneyland and Disney World experience peak crowds on Saturdays and Sundays, with local visitors and weekend travelers. Opt for weekday visits for smaller crowds, especially on Mondays or Tuesdays.

Spring Break (March and April)

Spring break at Disneyland and Disney World increases attendance, with some schools including Easter Sunday. Plan trips outside of break for shorter lines and a more pleasant experience.

Major Holidays & the Weeks Leading Up

Disneyland and Disney World experience high crowds during major holidays like Christmas, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Independence Day. These holidays coincide with school breaks and family vacations, leading to long wait times. Prior to and after these holidays, schools may have multiple days off, causing longer Disney trips.

Summer Vacation

June, July, and August are the peak months for summer vacations, and both parks are bustling with visitors during this time.

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