November 2016 at Walt Disney World
By Dave Shute
OVERVIEW: NOVEMBER 2016 AT DISNEY WORLD
Very early, mid and late November has some of the best times of the year to visit Disney World, with cooler weather, low crowds, low prices, and fun special events.
NOVEMBER 2016 CROWDS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
November has high, low and moderate crowd weeks.
On a crowd scale of 1-11, the week beginning 10/29 has a crowd rating of 3/ low, the week beginning 11/5 6/moderate, the week beginning 11/12 3/low,the week beginning 11/19 9/high, and the week beginning 11/26 3/low.
NOVEMBER 2016 PRICES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Prices begin the month at the values and moderates 10% higher than the lowest of the year. At the deluxes, prices begin the month 6% higher than the lowest of the year.
Over Thanksgiving week prices go to 50% higher than the lowest of the year at the moderates and values on 11/19, and on 11/22 they go to 20% higher at the deluxes.
On 11/26 they all return to the levels of the beginning of the month.
See this for more on 2016 resort hotel prices at Walt Disney World.
NOVEMBER 2016 DEALS AND DISCOUNTS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Deals are available for November 2016. Details are here.
NOVEMBER 2016 WEATHER AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Early November weather can be about as good as Orlando gets. Over the course of the month, lower and much more variable temps emerge. Days can be perfect or quite cool.
Click the image, or go to Weather and When to Go to Disney World, for more on temperatures.
NOVEMBER 2016 SPECIAL EVENTS
The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival continues through November 14.
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off November 7.
NOVEMBER 2016 OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Park operating hours vary by the day, and sometimes change without notice. It is rare for hours to be shorter than Disney has publicized, but Disney may lengthen them in response to unanticipated crowds.
The best way to keep up with operating hours is to check Disney’s official calendars, usually available six months in advance.
These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:
WEEK BY WEEK COMMENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2016 AT WALT DISNEY WORLD BY ARRIVAL DATE
The week rankings that follow below are from 2016 weeks to visit, ranked in order, and are designed for first-time visitors who do not know whether or not they will return.
Click the image for a calendar view of 2016 weeks (when open, keep clicking to enlarge.)
11/12/2016. Low prices at values, moderate prices at moderates and deluxes. Low crowds. Crowd ranking=3. Week ranking=4. Recommended Week. Use the 2016 FastPass+ Lower Crowd Itinerary, but swap Tuesday and Thursday
11/19/2016. Thanksgiving week. Moderate-plus prices at values, high prices at moderates, moderate prices at deluxes. High crowds. Crowd ranking=9. Week ranking=39. Use the 2016 FastPass+ Higher Crowd Itinerary, but swap First Sunday and Thursday
11/26/2016. Low prices at values, moderate-minus prices at moderates, low prices at deluxes. Low crowds. Crowd ranking=3. Week ranking=1. Recommended Week. Use the Basic 2016 FastPass+ December Itinerary