Disney World in February

Disney World in February - Crowd Information, Ride Closure & Refurbishments and Special Events Information in one easy list.

Disney World in February - Crowd Information, Ride Closure & Refurbishments and Special Events Information in one easy list.

February has low to moderate crowds except for Presidents Week where the crowds spike. The weather is cool and enjoyable.  Keep reading to find out about crowd warnings, ride closures and refurbishments, and special events during your February visit to Disney World.

Average High: 74° f
Average Low: 50° f
Average Monthly Precipitation: 2.88"


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Disney World Ride Closures and Refurbishments in February 2020

  • We will update this page as new information is available

  • Magic Kingdom - Walt Disney World Railroad - the train will not be running and will be parked at the Main Street Station starting in 2018 due to the Tron construction. During this time, you will still be able to get an up-close look at the railroad and special photo opportunities will be available. The new Tron attraction will debut in 2021. Click here to read more about this new attraction.

  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will be closed from September 8, 2019 until early 2020. Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is open, weather permitting, through January 4, 2020 but will be closed for refurbishment from January 5, 2020 to mid-March 2020.

  • Disney's Pop Century Resort - Hippy Dippy Pool will be closed from January 2020 - Early Spring 2020

  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort - Tri-Circle-D Ranch barn renovations will affect activities until further notice and the Draft Horse Barn, Blacksmith Shop and Pony Farm are currently closed. Pony Rides have temporarily moved to the Trail Blaze Corral near the entrance and Reception Outpost

  • Best Western - Lake Buena Vista Resort is building a new tower so guests will see and hear construction through December 2020. Work will be limited to 8AM ot 6PM during the week and occasionally on weekends.

  • Click here for Universal Orlando closures and refurbishments.

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Crowd Warnings for Disney World in February:

  • Crowds are moderate for most of the month.

  • Presidents Week is very busy - only slightly less crowded than Spring Break - and you'll definitely want to arrive early at the parks and have a good touring plan in hand.

  • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend - February 20 - 23, 2020. These events do not take place in the theme parks but you will notice runners and their families in your resort and, at times, visiting the parks. Registration opens on August 7, 2018.

  • Extra Magic Hours - The Extra Magic Hour(s) Park is always going to be the most crowded park of the day but crowds are going to be low enough that it shouldn't be an issue, other than the days just before and after Presidents Day. During that time, crowds will be higher and you really need to think about your overall energy levels as you battle crowds and stay up late or get up early. It might make more sense to enjoy more attractions in less time by going to a less crowded theme park.

  • Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios - Fantasmic! will probably have at least one performance every night in February. When two performances are offered, the later performance will always be less crowded than the earlier show. Warning: This show is excellent but it does feature villains for a good 8-10 minutes and the lake catches fire, which can be frightening to some small children.

  • Save time and money by having snacks, bottled water and other food items delivered directly to your resort by Garden Grocer - Click HERE for more information.

  • Don't get overwhelmed by the details - let us help: Crowds, park hours, entertainment schedules , and dining options are a lot to think through but vacation planning is always a lot easier when you have one of our Disney-focused travel agents on your side. Imagine how much better your vacation will be when we give you a "Best Days" itinerary that puts you in the best theme park for each day of your trip, book dining reservation on your behalf (subject to availability) at times that don't interfere with parades and fireworks, and by give you excellent theme park touring plans that keep lines to an absolute minimum. We eat, sleep and breathe all things Disney so you get all of this expert service at no extra charge when you book your Disney vacation through Build A Better Mouse Trip. Click here for more information.

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February Special Events at Disney World

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Use the month buttons below for lists of Disney World ride closures, attraction refurbishments, special events and crowd warnings by month.  We hope this information helps you have a wonderful and memorable vacation.