Are you planning on visit Walt Disney World in October? Here is everything you need to know about that time of the year:
Crowds see some heavier points especially around Columbus Day. Many schools take their Fall Break around this time which translates to more crowded days.
The best time to travel is the first week or the last week of October.
The average temperature throughout the month is around 84F. The average rainfall is 3.4 inches. Pack light clothing and bring your bathing suit.
October is considered hurricane season. Be prepared by reading this article on traveling to Walt Disney World during hurricane season.
The Magic Kingdom is open until 9 pm except for nights that have Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. On those nights, it will close at 7 pm unless you have a party ticket. On nights with Extra Magic Hours, the park will stay open as late as 11 PM. Hollywood Studios is open until 7:00 pm most nights except for nights with Extra Magic Hours. Animal Kingdom is open until 9pm or 10pm each night but they open at 8 am on mornings with Extra Magic Hours.
Epcot plays host to the International Food and Wine Festival which will draw heavier crowds especially on the weekends. The park opens at 9 am and closes at 9 pm except on days where it has Extra Magic Hours.
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place on select nights in September. You do have to purchase an extra ticket if you plan to attend this event.
Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival is included with the cost of your park ticket. It does bring heavier crowds on the weekend when the locals attend.
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