Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 2019

When should I go to Disney World is one of the biggest question you face when planning a trip. Here we have broken down the crowd levels throughout the 2019 calendar year and what drives those levels.

January

  • Week 1: Crowds remain from Christmas and New Years
  • Week 2: Dance National Championship and College Cheerleading take place
  • Week 3: Race weekend crowds remain
  • Week 4: Martin Luther King Jr. Day crowds
  • Week 5: Pro Bowl will bring moderate crowds

Febraury

  • Week 1: Dance National Championship tapers off to smaller crowds
  • Week 2: High School Cheerleading Championship takes place
  • Week 3: Crowds begin for President’s Day Weekend
  • Week 4: Princess Half Marathon leads into lighter crowds

March

  • Week 1: Dance and cheer competitions take place leading to moderate crowds
  • Week 2: Dance and cheer competitions continue
  • Week 3: Dance and cheer competitions continue
  • Week 4: Spring break for some school districts

April

  • Week 1: Light crowds before Star Wars Marathon
  • Week 2: Marathon crowds taper before the Holiday
  • Week 3: Spring break for some school districts and Easter Holiday
  • Week 4: Dance and cheer competitions take place

May

  • Week 1: Light crowds
  • Week 2: Light crowds
  • Week 3: Light crowds lead in to end of school for some districts
  • Week 4: Some school districts out for the summer
  • Week 5: Memorial Day Weekend brings heavy crowds

June

  • Although lighter than years past June brings heavy summer crowds

July

  • Heavy summer crowds remain through the end of July

August

  • Crowds begin to taper off as summer comes to an end
  • Crowds will begin to build in 2019 with the announcement of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening on Labor Day Weekend

September

  • Week 1: The opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will bring large crowds at what is typically a quiet time on property
  • Week 2: Expect crowds for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to remain
  • Week 3: Schools begin again so crowds will begin to taper
  • Week 4: Moderate crowd levels continue as school begins

October

  • Week 1: Light crowds
  • Week 2: Light crowds continue before the Holiday
  • Week 3: Columbus Day Holiday will bring moderate crowds
  • Week 4: Some school districts have Fall break
  • Week 5: Wine and Dine Half Marathon and Halloween bring heavy crowds

November

  • Week 1: Moderate crowds before the Holiday
  • Week 2: Heavy Veteran’s Day crowds lead into lighter crowds before Thanksgiving
  • Week 3: Lighter crowds before the Holiday
  • Week 4: Heavy crowds for Thanksgiving Week

December

  • Week 1: Light crowds before the Holiday
  • Week 2: Light crowds continue before the Holiday
  • Week 3: Crowds begin to show for Christmas Holiday
  • Week 4: Heaviest crowds for Christmas week