Your Guide to Disney World in April

Your Guide to Disney World in April includes six tips to help you plan an awesome trip!

Your Guide to Disney World April

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April at Walt Disney World can be a lot of fun, if you know what to expect. In this post, i will cover five things you should be aware of when planning your vacation. Consider this Your Guide to Disney World in April!

#1 Disney World Crowds in April

As you can see from the crowd calendar below, April is a great time to visit Disney World. All of the days are pretty manageable, as far as crowds go, except for week before Easter (April 16th). The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival continues through April and is beautiful!  Make sure you check out my post, The BEST Days to Visit Disney World in 2017, to see crowd calendars for each month of the year.

Disney World Crowd Calendar for April

#2 Weather at Walt Disney World in April

The weather at Walt Disney World in April is very mild. The temperatures are warm and the weather forecast in April shows mostly sunny days with a few scattered clouds. As of right now, there are only a couple of days that have rain in the forecast. The high temperatures are in the mid 80s. The average lows are in the low 60s. As anyone knows, the weather can be unpredictable. For up to date weather information, click here.

#3 What to Pack for Walt Disney World in April

Knowing what to pack for a trip to Walt Disney World in April is important. You don’t want to be unprepared and end up having to use your vacation budget on things that could easily have been brought from home with a little planning. Want to know how you can pack everything you need yet save money and room in your suitcase? Make sure you check out my post on How Amazon Can Save You Money at Disney. Here are a few things you might want to consider packing if you’ll be traveling to Walt Disney World in April.

Pack an Umbrella, Poncho and Stroller Protection

The weather at Walt Disney World can be unpredictable. Rain storms can form and dissipate quickly. Be prepared with a small travel umbrella or a disposable rain poncho. A poncho can also come in handy to wear on rides like Splash Mountain or Kali River Rapids to keep your clothes dry. If you are taking a stroller with you to Disney World, I recommend bringing a plastic shower curtain liner from the dollar store to cover your stroller while on rides and clothes pins to secure it. I did this on our last vacation and it was a life saver!

Pack Sun Protection

The Florida sun can be brutal, even in the Spring months. Make sure that you are ready for the UV rays by packing some sunblock and a hat. Also make sure your kids are protected too. Nothing ruins a magical vacation like a sunburn!

Pack a Travel Blanket

A travel blanket is also a good idea to bring along to Walt Disney World in March. I used it to cover my son’s stroller while napping. A travel blanket can also be great to sit on while watching a parade or fireworks show!

Pack for both Warm and Cool Weather

The mornings and evenings at Walt Disney World in April can be a little cool, but the days will be very warm. This makes packing clothing for Disney World in April a little tricky. Pack at least one pair of jeans or long pants, to stay warm and comfortable during the cooler temperatures. You will definitely want to wear them if the forecast calls for a rainy day. Wear a short-sleeved top and shorts during the day and bring a lightweight jacket or sweater that can be kept in a backpack or worn around your waist during the day. Here are some cute options:

Women’s Shirt

Your Guide to Disney World in April

Men’s Shirt

Your Guide to Disney World in April

Boys Shirt

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Girls Shirt

Your Guide to Disney World in April

#4 Walt Disney World Park Hours in April

Here is a calendar Walt Disney World Park Hours for April 2017. Extra Magic Hours are listed under the corresponding park in red. Times are always subject to change, so check Disney World’s website for current information.

MK=Magic Kingdom HS=Hollywood Studios AK=Animal Kingdom EMH=Extra Magic Hours

Your Guide To Disney World in April

#5 Ride Closures at Walt Disney World in April

The following Walt Disney World rides will be closed in April. As always, for current information check Disney World’s Website.

Hollywood Studios

  • None

Magic Kingdom

  • Hall of Presidents January 17-June 29
  • Stitches Great Escape-Seasonal Schedule
  • Prince Charming Regal Carousel April 24-May 18
  • Monorail-Under refurbishment and may be on modified service or routes through April 26


  • Infrastructure Work-through April 27
  • Mission Space June 5-late July

Animal Kingdom

  • Tree of Life April 23-29
  • Animal Hospital and Veterinary Room in Rafiki’s Place Watch March 28-June

#6 Disney Ticket & Hotel Savings

When booking your next Disney vacation, make sure you check out Get Away Today. Their customer service is THE BEST! They offer deals like discounts on rooms, free dining and more! Visit or give them a call at 855-GET-AWAY for current deals at Walt Disney World!.

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