Use this helpful guide and calendar to familiarize yourself with September crowd levels at Walt Disney World. We cover crowd levels, weather, frequently asked questions, as well as Resort & FastPass+ booking windows.
September is a wonderful time to see everything that Disney World has to offer at a lower price and lower crowds compared to most other times of the year. The heat and sun are still pretty intense during September so dress appropriately.
Don’t miss Food & Wine Festival at Epcot or Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom!
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)
- September 1-7 – Slightly busy crowds around for Labor Day Weekend.
- September 8-30 – Light crowds for most of September as most schools start for the year.
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.
Villains scene during Happily Ever After fireworks.
How busy is Disney World in September?
September is one of the least busy times of the year at Walt Disney World. Take advantage of lower prices, smaller crowds, and see some great seasonal events.
When is the best time to visit Disney World in September?
Any time during September is a good time. You really can’t go wrong.
The typical weather at Disney World in September is a high of 89° with a low 74° (F). It usually rains about 11 days. Be prepared with lots of sunscreen and take breaks throughout the day to avoid prolonged sun exposure.
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