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Find out everything you need to know about what to expect when planning a vacation to Disney World in March!


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March at Walt Disney World is a lot of fun, if you know what to expect. In this post, I will go over things you should be aware of when planning your vacation.


Consider this Your Guide to Disney World in March. You might also want to check out these DisneyWorld Planning Tips!


Disney World Crowds in March


As you can see from the crowd calendar below, March is a great time to visit Disney World. All of the days are pretty manageable as far as crowds go.


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The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival  begins in March and is one of my favorite reasons to visit!


Spring Break crowds increase attendance from mid March through the end of the month.


March Disney World Crowd Calendar


When looking at crowd levels for Walt Disney World it’s generally the case that whatever park has Extra Magic Hours that day, will be the busiest park.


If you don’t plan on taking advantage of the Extra Magic Hours, then choosing a different park will be the better choice.


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Special Events at Disney World in March



Weather at Disney World in March


The weather at Walt Disney World in March is very mild.  The temperatures are warm and the forecast is mostly sunny with a few scattered clouds.  


The high temperatures are in the 70s and low 80s. The average lows are in the upper 50s and low 60s.


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The forecast for the month of March  in Orlando calls for sunny and partly cloudy days with a few days of light rain mixed in.


As anyone knows, the weather can be unpredictable. For up to date weather information, click here.


What to Pack for Disney World in March


Knowing what to pack for a Disney vacation in  March 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.


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Here are a few things you might want to consider packing if you’ll be traveling to Walt Disney World in March.


Pack an Umbrella, Poncho, and Stroller Cover


The weather at Walt Disney World can be unpredictable. Rain storms can form and dissipate quickly.


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Be prepared with a small travel umbrella or a poncho. A poncho can also come in handy to wear on rides like Splash Mountain or Kali River Rapids to keep your clothes dry.


A family in the rain at Epcot


If you are taking a stroller with you to Disney World, I recommend bringing a plastic shower curtain liner 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 early 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!


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Pack a Travel Blanket


A travel blanket is also a good idea to bring along to Walt Disney World in March. Not only will it keep you warm on those chilly February Disney World nights, but it can also serve another purpose. It can be a great to sit on while watching a parade or fireworks show.


Pack for Daytime Warm Weather and Cool Weather at Night


The mornings and evenings at Walt Disney World can be pretty chilly, but the days will be warm.


This makes packing clothing for Walt Disney World in March a little tricky.


I would pack jeans or leggings to stay warm and comfortable during the cooler temperatures.


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Wear a cute short-sleeved top and bring a lightweight jacket or sweater that can be kept in a backpack or worn around your waist during the day.


Pack Adorable Disney Apparel


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Disney World Hours in March


Here are the general hours for the theme parks at Disney World. Check Disney World’s website for more information.


Magic Kingdom Park



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  • Open from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Morning Extra Magic Hours 8:00 am – 9:00 am (March 5, 12, 19, 26, 31)
  • Evening Extra Magic Hours 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm (March 3, 10, 17, 24)


Disney’s Hollywood Studios


  • Open from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm or 8:30 pm
  • Morning Extra Magic Hours 8:00 am – 9:00 am (Sundays)


Disney’s Animal Kingdom



Disney World Ride Closures in March


March is generally one of the slower months at Walt Disney World. Because of this, Disney will usually close down more rides for refurbishment than busier times of the year.


For current information check Disney World’s website.


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6 Comments on Your Guide to Disney World in March

  1. I appreciate this information as I was looking for some info for my upcoming late March trip. I did want to let you know you should update some of the text from “February” to “March” such as the “Disney World Park Hours in February” headline.

    Thanks again.

    • They are pretty similar, but that there were a couple of typos in the post. They are fixed now. Thank you for letting me know!

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