Use this helpful guide to familiarize yourself with November crowd levels at Walt Disney World. We cover crowd levels, weather, frequently asked questions, as well as Resort booking windows.
Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival takes place early in the month which will obviously increase crowds at Epcot. Other than that, we recommend visiting any other time of November while avoiding Thanksgiving if you want to avoid the heaviest crowds.
Use this crowd calendar to save time and money by finding the perfect time to book your trip. To save on tickets during your stay, read our helpful guide on how to save money on tickets.
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)
- November 7-14 – Slightly heavier crowds surrounding Veterans Day.
- November 19-21 – Busy Thanksgiving crowds begin to build.
- November 22-27 – Extremely heavy Thanksgiving crowd levels.
- November 28-30 – Thanksgiving crowds levels lower to close end the month.
To view the entire year at a glance, view our Disney World crowd calendar.
* Dining reservations begin 180 days prior to the date if you are staying on property at a Disney Resort.
How busy is Disney World in November?
November is a fairly good time to visit. In our experience, the crowds are generally Fair (2/5), with the exception of Thanksgiving when it becomes very busy.
When is the best time to visit Disney World in November?
If you’re looking for the lowest crowds, you’ll want to avoid Thanksgiving. The rest of November is a great time to visit!
How busy is Disney World during Thanksgiving?
Disney World experiences extreme crowds on Thanksgiving. Many families enjoy spending time together at the parks during the holiday. You’ll want to avoid Thanksgiving and the surrounding days if you mind heavy crowds.
The typical weather at Disney World in November is a high of 78° with a low 59° (F). It usually rains about 3 days.
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