Use this helpful guide and calendar to familiarize yourself with July crowd levels at Walt Disney World. We cover crowd levels, weather, frequently asked questions, as well as Resort & FastPass+ booking windows.
July is a busy time at Walt Disney World but it’s also a good time to visit. It’s a very hot time of the year in Florida so make sure you are comfortable with high heat, humidity, and use plenty of sunscreen. Expect high crowds around the 4th of July and consider taking breaks during the day to get some relief from the sun.
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Crowd Calendar Key
- Light Crowds (1/5)
- Fair Crowds (2/5)
- Average Crowds (3/5)
- Heavy Crowds (4/5)
- Severe Crowds (5/5)
- Extreme Crowds (6/5)
- July 1-5 – Very heavy and severe crowds for Independence Day.
- July 6-31 – Crowds remain busy but lower from Independence Day..
To view the entire year at a glance, view our Disney World crowd calendar.
* FastPass+ reservations begin 60 days prior to the date if you are staying on property at a Disney Resort. If you are staying off property in Orlando, you can make FastPass+ reservations 30 days prior to your arrival.
** Dining reservations begin 180 days prior to the date if you are staying on property at a Disney Resort.
Partners Statue and Cinderella Castle at Magic Kingdom.
How busy is Disney World in July?
July is a pretty busy time at Walt Disney World with most days having Heavy Crowds (4/5) and the 4th of July being Severely Crowded (5/5)
When is the best time to visit Disney World in July?
We highly recommend seeing the impressive 4th of July fireworks on Independence Day. But if you’re looking to avoid all of the commotion surrounding that celebration, the rest of July might be a better choice for you.
How busy is Disney World during the 4th of July?
Disney World experiences extreme crowds on the 4th of July. People visit around Independence Day to view the spectacular fireworks. You’ll want to avoid early July and if you’re looking to avoid the heaviest July crowds.
The typical weather at Disney World in July is a high of 92° with a low 55° (F). It usually rains about 13 days. Make sure you are prepared for afternoon showers as well as lots of sunscreen and breaks to protect yourself from the sun.
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