Disney World in April (Crowd Calendar)

by Dom
May 22, 2023
A beautiful bed of flowers visible during Epcot's International Flower & Garden Festival.

Use this helpful guide to familiarize yourself with April crowd levels at Walt Disney World. We cover crowd levels, weather, frequently asked questions, as well as Resort booking windows.

The month of April is a pretty busy one due to Spring Break and Easter but you can make the most of it by avoiding the most busy areas. Make sure you pop over to EPCOT to see the International Flower & Garden Festival!

Use this crowd calendar to save time and money by finding the perfect time to book your trip.

April Weather

The typical weather at Disney World in April is a high of 84° with a low 63° (F). It usually rains about 4 days. Temperatures will range from warm to hot so make sure you are packed appropriately. Check the forecast for your trip when your trip is about to start.

Noteworthy April Dates

  • April 1-4 – Crowds will be heavy but the least-busy in all of April.
  • April 5-18 – Severe crowds arrive for Spring Break and Easter.
  • April 19-30 – Crowds decrease from their peak in the middle of the month from Severe to Heavy.

For a full year’s worth of information, be sure to check out our Disney World crowd calendar. Dining reservations begin 180 days prior to the date if you are staying on property at a Disney Resort.

Mickey Minnie and Goofy topiaries on display at Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival.
Mickey Minnie and Goofy topiaries at EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival.

How busy is Disney World in April?

April is fairly busy but not the busiest time of year. Based on our experience, the crowd levels range from Heavy (4/5) to Severe (5/5).

When is the best time to visit Disney World in April?

Any time in April is a good time to visit but if you want to avoid the busiest crowds, avoid the middle of April.

How busy is Disney World during Easter?

Disney World is very busy during Easter. The crowd levels during Easter Weekend are typically one of the busiest times of the year at Disney World.

Written by Dom

Dom is fascinated with the magic and scale of Walt Disney World and visits the parks as often as he can.

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