which day for SW in Oct?

Discussion in 'Sea World / Discovery Cove' started by sahoenshell1218, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. sahoenshell1218

    sahoenshell1218 Mouseketeer

    May 28, 2008
    Planning a trip in October, and wondering which scenario will be better for us to see and do as much as we can (without rushing from here to there): a weekday with park open 9am-6pm, or a weekend with park open 9am-8pm but dealing with heavy crowds from the Halloween Spooktacular?

  2. KBF

    KBF DIS Veteran

    Aug 19, 2009
    Depends how much your family enjoys Halloween. If you have young kids, then I would definitely do a Halloween Spooktakular day. There is trick or treating, activities for kids, a special Halloween Elmo show, a special night time Shamu show called Shamu Rocks and much more. Kids can even come dressed in a costume. All the activities are included with park admission.

    If you have older kids or adults mainly in your group, then I would go with a weekday when it's slower.
  3. mickieKK18

    mickieKK18 Earning My Ears

    Apr 29, 2012
    We were debateing the exact same thing a month ago. It really depends on if you have kids and if there younger or not. Me and my mom are going in October as well and going on A weekend to avoid the spooktacular crowds and little kids. You said without rushing from here to there so it sounds exactly like us so maybe shorter might be better

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