Go Back   theDIBB > Walt Disney World and Other Florida Vacation Planning > Theme Parks Florida
Forgotten Password?
Notices
Theme Parks Florida Rides, Attractions, FastPass+ Questions and Info.
Florida Magical Tours
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 7 Dec 17, 10:11 AM  
Link to this Post
#21
AlpacaPicnic
Earning More Ears
 
AlpacaPicnic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 16
Originally Posted by loldis View Post
As an example, October 11th (a Wednesday, which is typically evening EMH but also the only non-party weekday that week) was rated 9.5 for MK.
It's all so objective, isn't it?! I was there from Oct 10-24 this year and spent the 11th in MK and found it just fine! We did go early and leave by 4 ish which may explain it but we went on lots of rides, had a good look around and at no point felt it was insanely overcrowded.

In fact, I was expecting huge crowds the whole holiday and literally the only time I felt overwhelmed was leaving the park after the fireworks on the 21st (non party Saturday). I had a dessert party booked so it was really relaxed and the day hadn't been too busy, lots of FP/ walk ons available so when we left I was very WOAH! at the crowds to get out.

I'm hoping to go back in 2019 and will opt for the same time of year again.

It may also be that this was my first visit so no previous experiences of parks being quiet to compare to. And planning to within an inch of my life, this forum helped with FP planning etc. Rode everything and never waited more than 25 mins for anything (and that was a night time photopass at rapunzels castle!)

Edited at 10:15 AM.
AlpacaPicnic is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
Waiting for free dining 2019!
Reply With Quote
Old 7 Dec 17, 01:37 PM  
Link to this Post
#22
Nimbus
Imagineer
 
Nimbus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 10
Location: South Manchester

Nimbus's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 7
Restaurant Reviews: 21

theDIBB Guidebook
Pages Created: 1
Guidebook Photos: 36
Guidebook Reviews: 2
Originally Posted by AlpacaPicnic View Post
It's all so objective, isn't it?!
I think you mean 'subjective' not 'objective'?

Everyone has a different opinion, and experience, of what's busy and what's not. I've seen DIBBers commenting on the crowds in a park on the same day and one of them thought it was rammed whilst another thought it was fairly quiet. So, yes, it is very subjective.
__________________
DLC: Jun 95 - Holiday Inn // WDW: Dec 97 - Gateway Inn | Feb 00 - Gateway Inn | Mar 01 - Best Western | Feb 06 - Embassy Suites | Oct 10 - Hawthorn Suites | May 12 - Homewood Suites | Aug 14 - CBR&Doubletree | Apr 16 - Caribbean Beach // DLP: Aug 13 - Sequoia Lodge

~ Trip Report Indexes ~
Nimbus is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans Reply With Quote
Nimbus is a DIBBcast Disney Podcast Fan
Old 10 Dec 17, 05:36 AM  
Link to this Post
#23
Vicki045
I have Ears
 
Join Date: Oct 16
Mobile

We were at MK on October 11th and found it crazy. Took 40mins or so just to get the boat across to even get into the park. Cast members were telling you which side of the path to walk on as you couldn't move for people.
I know there was a combination of things Columbus Day, Irma etc which added to this but not sure if I would go in October again. Found September to be much quieter.
Vicki045 is offline Girl Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans
The last minute WDW trip!
Reply With Quote
Old 11 Dec 17, 10:55 AM  
Link to this Post
#24
Nimbus
Imagineer
 
Nimbus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 10
Location: South Manchester

Nimbus's Reviews
Hotel Reviews: 7
Restaurant Reviews: 21

theDIBB Guidebook
Pages Created: 1
Guidebook Photos: 36
Guidebook Reviews: 2
Originally Posted by AlpacaPicnic View Post
I was there from Oct 10-24 this year and spent the 11th in MK and found it just fine! ... at no point felt it was insanely overcrowded.
Originally Posted by Vicki045 View Post
We were at MK on October 11th and found it crazy. Took 40mins or so just to get the boat across to even get into the park.
Case in point - see the above.

One person's "crazy" is another person's "just fine".
__________________
DLC: Jun 95 - Holiday Inn // WDW: Dec 97 - Gateway Inn | Feb 00 - Gateway Inn | Mar 01 - Best Western | Feb 06 - Embassy Suites | Oct 10 - Hawthorn Suites | May 12 - Homewood Suites | Aug 14 - CBR&Doubletree | Apr 16 - Caribbean Beach // DLP: Aug 13 - Sequoia Lodge

~ Trip Report Indexes ~
Nimbus is offline Boy Mouse Click to view Members Gallery Click to view Members Trip Plans Reply With Quote
Nimbus is a DIBBcast Disney Podcast Fan
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Forum Jump

DVC Dream

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin - Copyright © 2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

theDIBB Menu

Orlando Attractions

US Dollar Rates
ASDA  $1.2513
CaxtonFX  $1.2506
Covent Garden FX  $1.2609
FAIRFX  $1.2480
John Lewis  $1.2581
M&S  $1.2315
Post Office  $1.2481
Sainsburys  $1.2495
TESCO  $1.2516
Travelex  $1.2445
Updated: 07:30 14/08/2018

theDIBB Charities
Cancer Research UK
DIBB Members have Donated: £10,090
£


Macmillan Cancer Support
DIBB Members have Donated: £1,045
£

Euro Rates
ASDA  €1.0977
CaxtonFX  €1.0943
Covent Garden FX  €1.1040
FAIRFX  €1.0950
John Lewis  €1.1033
M&S  €1.0757
Post Office  €1.0943
Sainsburys  €1.0961
TESCO  €1.0979
Travelex  €1.0911
Updated: 07:30 14/08/2018

Orlando Weather
Florida Time
Tue 14th Aug 2:40am
Now: 25C/77F
Clear Sky
Clear Sky
Cloud Cover: 1%
Wind: 3mph - SSW Arrow points to where the wind is coming from.
Pressure: 1019mb
Humidity: 94%
Illuminations Smoke
Updated: 06:15 14/08/2018