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  • On Nov 12, 2017
    Ashton from MO Asked

    Hi there, our family is planning to visit Disneyland during the 2018 year but haven't decided on dates yet. When would be the slowest time of year to visit the park?

    Dear Asthon,
    Thanks for bringing such a great question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!
    I say it's a great question because lately, with so much Magic to be experienced at the Happiest Place on Earth, it's almost feeling as if though it's peak time all year long!
    For the most part, however, I will say that you can still enjoy a wonderful time at the resort by planning ahead and booking your dining reservations up to 60 days in advance. You can purchase MaxPass for you and your party, which will allow you to reserve FASTPASSES for your favorite attractions directly from your Disneyland Mobile App!
    With that said, I will share that transition periods at the Disneyland Resort tend to be a little less crowded. What I mean is that people love visiting the resort during holidays and festive times of the year but between mid-January and spring break is generally a good time to visit.
    Then summer becomes the busiest time at the Disneyland Resort, but in September when kids go back to school and before the Halloween Festivities begin, you'll experience smaller crowds.
    The first week of November is also a good time to visit since folks usually wait until the Holiday Decorations are up before returning after having spent time at Disneyland for Halloween.
    I hope this helps!
    Have a Magical time at the Happiest Place on Earth!
    -Anabel M.
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Meet the Panelist: Anabel, California

I'm a bilingual, Disney-loving happy wife & proud mommy of Benny & Toby (Woody & Buzz). I've always loved Disneyland. Each trip to this magical place makes me "curiouser and curiouser." I'm proud to serve as a Disney Parks Moms Panelist and look forward to helping with your Disneyland Resort questions. My best advice? Buy the mouse ears, eat the churro, sing out loud and forget about your worries and your strife while at the “happiest place on Earth” Learn More About Anabel

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