Most Popular WDW Ride During Easter Weekend May Surprise You

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Walt Disney World Resort is filled with many attractions in each of its four theme parks — Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. But, which attraction drew the largest crowd during Easter weekend 2021?

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Frozen Ever After and Test Track at EPCOT, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Haunted Mansion and Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and even Expedition Everest and Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom — There are various theme park attractions within each of the four Disney Parks that continuously draw crowds, and, therefore, sometimes have long wait times.

With all of this being said, we were curious to see which was the most popular theme park attraction during Easter weekend in 2021 at Walt Disney World. Here’s what we found out!

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Friday, April 2

According to Walt Disney World Wait Times on Twitter, these were the highest theme park attraction wait times for each park on Good Friday:

  • Magic Kingdom: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train with an average of 31 minutes
  • Animal Kingdom: Flight of Passage with an average of 32 minutes
  • EPCOT: Test Track with an average of 30 minutes
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Slinky Dog Dash with an average of 42 minutes

Therefore, the highest average wait time in Walt Disney World on Good Friday was Slinky Dog Dash at 42 minutes. Other popular attractions on this day include DINOSAUR, Kilimanjaro Safaris, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, Space Mountain, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

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Saturday, April 3

According to Walt Disney World Wait Times on Twitter, these were the highest wait times for each park on Saturday, April 3:

  • Magic Kingdom: Splash Mountain with an average of 29 minutes
  • Animal Kingdom: Flight of Passage with an average of 29 minutes
  • EPCOT: Test Track with an average of 32 minutes
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Slinky Dog Dash with an average of 41 minutes

Therefore, the highest average wait time in Walt Disney World on Saturday was once again Slinky Dog Dash at 41 minutes. Other popular attractions on this day include The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, Soarin’ Around the World, Frozen Ever After, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Space Mountain.

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Sunday, April 4

According to Walt Disney World Wait Times on Twitter, these were the highest wait times for each park on Easter Sunday:

  • Magic Kingdom: Splash Mountain with an average of 29 minutes
  • Animal Kingdom: Flight of Passage with an average of 30 minutes
  • EPCOT: Test Track with an average of 32 minutes
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Slinky Dog Dash with an average of 42 minutes

Therefore, the highest average wait time in Walt Disney World on Easter Sunday was, again, Slinky Dog Dash at 42 minutes. Other popular attractions on this day include Soarin’ Around the World, Frozen Ever After, Mission: SPACE, Haunted Mansion, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, and Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run.

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So the most popular ride, according to average wait times, was Slinky Dog Dash at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, which averaged 41-42 minutes throughout the entire holiday weekend!

Are you surprised to see Slinky Dog Dash be the most popular attraction during Easter weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

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