November is really a transition month at Disney World. At the beginning of the month, they have to quickly take down the Halloween decor and replace it with Christmas decor. This is really no easy feat, since every park and every Disney hotel gets a full Christmas makeover every year during this short time.
Not only does the weather make this month a terrific time to visit but also the crowd levels. On average this month is quieter than October at Disney World. You can catch the Food and Wine Festival and see the fabulous Christmas decorations.
If you want an idea of what is going to be closed or down for refurbishment please be sure to read our Walt Disney World Closures and Refurbishments.
The Weather in Disney During November
November is when the weather returns to normal at Disney World! The average daytime temperature is 78 degrees during November with overnight temperatures dropping to 57 degrees on average. This is the perfect time to escape the snow and freezing temperatures found in northern parts of the country.
It can get toasty when you are out in the sun which is why layering will be important for visiting during this time. A jacket is must have on hand as we can have freakish cold snaps (my first Thanksgiving in Florida was 33 degrees!!) Tees and jeans would be a great idea as your main staple for this trip. If you wear shorts be warned that after dinner you might find yourself freezing your butt off! For more on what to pack check out our FREE: The Ultimate Disney Packing List.
Disney Events in November
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
This is a special separately ticketed event held in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World on select nights. For 2017, the party will be held November 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26, 28 and December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, and 22. Tickets for the party are now on sale you can find pricing details here!
Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival
The Epcot Food and Wine Festival is an event held every fall here at Walt Disney World. The festival includes food booths, special events, chef demos, and live concerts! This year the event runs from August 31 – November 13, 2017. For more information read Guide to Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival and Epcot Food and Wine Festival Food Booths.
Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon
This running event runs from November 2 -5, 2017. You will see increased crowds during this weekend due to the influx of people coming in to run in the various events. If you would like to signup to run or find out more visit the Official RunDisney Website.
November Crowd Calendar for Disney World
For the most part, the crowds remain low to average for the month. At the end of the month, you just have to watch out for the Thanksgiving chaos when Disney World has very heavy crowds. For more information on crowds read Disney Crowd Calendar.
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