December 3, 2014 - new refurbishment added
November 14, 2014 - park hours updates published
October 26, 2014 - 1 new refurbishment added
September 25, 2014 - two new refurbishments added
September 12, 2014 - park hours updates published
July 18, 2014 - 1 new refurbishment added
June 28, 2014 - Extra Magic Hours updated
June 16, 2014 - park hours and best/worst parks published
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January at Disney World can best be characterized as mild temps, relatively light crowds and lots of refurbishments.
After the first few days of the month, Disney World is mostly low crowds and low prices. However, going during a time when there's less people visiting comes with a negative side: Disney likes to take that opportunity to do several refurbishments so people traveling in January will miss out on some attractions.
Some tips for traveling in January:
Refurbishments/closures scheduled for January
These were the refurbishments for 2014:
Posts you might find helpful
☑ July or early August: (180 days before your trip begins - use chart on right side to see the exact date): make dining reservations (website is available at 6 a.m. Eastern, phone lines are open at 7 a.m. Eastern)
☑ September - November: book flights (tips on finding best flights)
☑ November or early December (60 days before your trip begins): check in online and make FastPass+ reservations
☑ January: pack (packing list to help you) and go to Disney World!
☑ February: finalize PhotoPass pics and order within 45 days after your trip
January 2015 park hours and best/worst parks (PDF)
Avg high: 71° F / Avg low: 49° F
When to book dining reservations
Room-only and Play, Stay & Dine package discounts available. Get more details.
See the chart of past discounts for previous promotion dates.
January 7-11 - Marathon Weekend