Disneyland Crowd Calendar Report – April 19 to 25, 2015

Last week Disney California Adventure wait times were lower than expected during the first half of the week while during the second half of the week Disneyland Park had higher wait times than expected. Otherwise, the Disneyland Crowd Calendar predicted average wait times within a few minutes of what we observed.

Let’s look at how the crowd levels stacked up each day last week on the TouringPlans.com Disneyland Resort Crowd Report:

Disneyland Resort Crowd Levels – Daily Breakdown

Sunday, April 19, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
6
6

Sunday’s average wait time at Indiana Jones Adventure was 42 minutes (predicted 42) and 45 minutes at Space Mountain (predicted 51).

Disney California Adventure
7
5

Monday, April 20, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
4

Monday’s crowd levels were lower than Sunday’s by two and three levels, respectively. Radiator Springs Racers managed only a 59 minute average, a level ‘1’ for that attraction.

Disney California Adventure
4
2

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
3

Tuesday’s crowd level was the same as Monday’s at Disney California Adventure but one level lower at Disneyland Park. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad averaged 16 minutes, as predicted.

Disney California Adventure
4
2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
3
3

More low crowd levels on Wednesday. Autopia, it’s a small world and Haunted Mansion all had single digit average waits.

Disney California Adventure
4
3

Thursday, April 23, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
4
4

Thursday brought the third straight day without a park reaching the midpoint of our scale. Disney California Adventure, in particular, had lower wait times than expected – like a 7-minute average at California Screamin’.

Disney California Adventure
5
2

Friday, April 24, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
5
7

During slower times of the year the difference between wait times during the week on those on the weekend is substantial, as we saw last Friday.

Disney California Adventure
6
5

Saturday, April 25, 2015

WHAT WE
THOUGHT
WHAT WE
SAW
ANALYSIS
Disneyland Park
6
8

Saturday’s crowds were the busiest of the week, as expected. We saw average wait times of 26 minutes at Pirates of the Caribbean and 41 at Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin.

Disney California Adventure
6
6
What to Expect This Week
April 26 to May 2, 2015
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Once Easter passes by on the calendar Disneyland Resort has a period of low to moderate wait times until Memorial Day in May, especially during the week.

To see Disneyland Resort Crowd predictions for the days of your vacation, check the Crowd Calendar.

To get details about our predictions of future crowds or details about crowds in the past check out the Crowd Calendar and select “Jump to Date” on the left margin.

Fred Hazelton

Fred Hazelton maintains the crowd calendar, theme park wait time models and does hotel rate analysis for the Unofficial Guides. He's also done the models for the new mobile wait times product Lines. Fred Hazelton is a professional statistician living in Ontario, Canada. His email address is fred@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @DisneyStatsWhiz.