July 2017 at Walt Disney World
By Dave Shute
OVERVIEW: JULY 2017 AT DISNEY WORLD
Because pretty much every US school kid is on break in July, July overall is the most crowded month at Walt Disney World.
Prices begin the month low at the deluxes, OK at the moderates, and high at the values. Moderate and value prices stay at this level all month, but at the deluxes prices drop to even lower levels on July 7.
Weather is miserably hot and humid all month long.
JULY 2017 CROWDS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
On a crowd scale of 1-11, the week beginning 7/1 has a rating of 10/higher, and the rest of July 9/high.
JULY 2017 PRICES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Prices begin the month at Summer season–30-45% higher than the lowest of the year at the values, 15-20% higher at the moderates, and about 10% higher at the deluxes.
Value and moderate prices stay at this level all month, but on July 7 prices at the deluxes drop to near their lowest levels of the year, and stay at that low level through the month
See this for more on 2017 resort hotel prices at Walt Disney World.
JULY 2017 DEALS AND DISCOUNTS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
Deals are currently available for July 2017. Find them here.
JULY 2017 WEATHER AT WALT DISNEY WORLD
July weather is hot and humid, with afternoon storms common.
The hurricane season officially begins June 1, but hurricanes are rarely a threat until mid-August.
Click the image, or go to Weather and When to Go to Disney World, for more on typical July weather.
JULY 2017 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. Look for a major update to hours a couple of weeks before the month starts.
These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:
WEEK BY WEEK COMMENTS FOR JULY 2017 AT WALT DISNEY WORLD BY ARRIVAL DATE
The week rankings that follow below are from 2017 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 2017 weeks (when open, keep clicking to enlarge.)
7/1/2017 Prices low at deluxes, moderate at moderates, high at values. Higher crowds, especially on the Fourth of July. Crowd ranking=10. Week ranking=42. Use the FastPass+ Higher Crowd Itinerary, but swap Tuesday and Wednesday