Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Aug 22, 2012
    Kelly from TX Asked

    Hello Moms and Dads. I have a very important decision to make so i need some advice, we are planning our 2014 trip back to WDW and cant decide either Christmas of Halloween ? My bday is close to halloween, my oldest daughter is close to Christmas...HELP !!

    Hi Kelly!

    This is a great question and a hard one. There is no right answer as it is guest dependent. I can tell you that early December to mid-December is my absolute favorite time to visit Walt Disney World. The parks and resorts are beautifully decorated for the holidays and there are a lot of special activities throughout the parks. My favorite special activities are the Candlelight Processional, the Osborn Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. 

    However, I very much prefer Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party over the Christmas party. It is my favorite special event in Walt Disney World. If you are just coming for a day or two, come for Halloween and do the party. But if you are coming for more than two days, then I recommend the end of the year. Just know that Christmas week itself is one of the most crowded weeks at Walt Disney World. 

    I hope this helps. Please write back with more questions. 
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Meet the Panelist: Bernie, Maryland

I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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