What happens in Orlando in August?

There are many things happening in Orlando in August. You will have a lovely month before the year’s most popular foodie or gastronomic event. This month is very exciting, starting with the excellent deals you get when you buy Orlando vacation rentals and Disney packages to the many fun activities. The magical month of foodie begins and the Epcot Food & Wine Festival begins around August 29th. This is also one of the wettest months of the year. However, the summer crowds of the complex decline in August, especially in the second half of this month, as schools continued in many places. You will find fun things to consider as you plan your Orlando vacation.

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How busy is Orlando in August?

In August, the masses miraculously disappeared in Orlando. The beginning of the month starts very intense and the number of visitors continues to decrease during the rest of the month. The same cannot be said about the temperature. The first week of August will be very busy. During the weekend, the crowd is mostly wall to wall and quite heavy during the week. The routes to the main attractions will be organized for more than an hour and sometimes two. Luckily, the crowds decrease for rest of the month.

Weekends are usually moderate as the Florida residents turn to travel last weekend before school activities commence. The days of the week are generally calm and relaxing (but warm). The crowd is mild to moderate and to quite normal on the weekdays of August. At the end of August, there will be increased activities in the opening of Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival and many others.

What to wear?

August is a great success with a maximum value of more than 90 degree & a humidity of almost 100% per month. The average temperature is 91 °F. August is cloudy and there could be storms every day. The rains are often in the afternoon and do not last long. Usually, only about thirty minutes and everything dries quickly. Rain never ruins anything; there is always a lot to do in the rain. Due to regular thunderstorms, be sure to always wear a poncho or have an umbrella. August is easy, relaxed and comfortable. It is hot and humid, so you should let your skin breathe. Pack a comfortable replacement shoes if the rain surprises you.

Things to do in Orlando in August

Fun Spot Country Music Festival: Fun Spot America Orlando hosts Fun Spot Country Music. This event shows local talent, draft beer, food trucks & more.

Mickey Not-So-Scary Halloween party: the Halloween is in August. Of course miracles happen here and Magic Kingdom is a place for this not so scary Disney surprise. It usually begins later in the month with only certain nights.

Disney After Hours – August Date: This is an entry event that allows access to certain Disney parks with a very low crowd. Walk, meet characters without long lines and enjoy popcorn, ice cream and a selection of drinks.

Orlando Boat Show: Orlando Boat Show offers more than 500 boats, more than 20 boat dealers, fishing seminars, boat tips and more. Fun for children painting faces and trout fishing for children less than 12 years.

25th Annual vintage wine: all ages will like to crumble during the pulp. An exciting day for the whole family with live music, local food vendors, Lakeridge wine, beer and soft drinks. Wine routes are also available.

Heart of Reality, Celebration: City of Celebration brings other important events to Orlando in August. Hearts of Reality is an annual fundraiser for providing to Kids the World. A large organization that offers children with life-threatening illnesses and their families a free vacation.

Exotic Bird Expo: bird lovers will be in the feather sky for the biggest “All Exotic Bird Event” in Florida. The supplier will sell anything below the retail price. Food for cages, special food supplements, toys and more, all in an air-conditioned building of 40,000 square meters and of course exotics.

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The best hotel in Orlando in August

What do you look for when looking for Orlando hotels and Orlando vacation homes? If your best offer is the lowest price or high quality hotel with a spa supplement at a price lower than the specified amount, guarantee here. Check out some of the best hotel deals in Orlando:

Baymont Inn & Suites Orlando near Universal Orlando Resort ™ From USD 58.00: As the name implies, the recently opened Grand Hotel is just a few blocks from the famous Universal Studios. All new furniture, new carpets, new beds, new bathrooms, new flat screen TVs, all new and even landscape, very cozy and fresh. The Grand offers a full hot breakfast for a family of four and a free shuttle to nearby Universal Studios, SeaWorld and Walt Disney World.

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista from $ 168.00: Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista is a popular option for those who require luxury. Expect luxury accommodations, free transportation to every Disney World park every half hour and the exceptional service known to Hilton. Choose from seven restaurants at this Disney hotel, including the exclusive Andiamo Bistro & Grille Italian, Genihana and the 24-hour gourmet market. If you are there on Sunday, be sure to order your character’s breakfast.

The Saratoga Springs Premier Resort villas at the Best Western start at $ 89.00: the Best Western Saratoga Premier Resort is the perfect place to organize family reunions, groups of friends or business partners. Affordable prices for a beautiful space make these villas the perfect place for an epic vacation in Orlando.

Are Orlando Waterparks open in August?

The best include Aquatica at SeaWorld in Orlando, Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando and two parks at Disney World, Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach. Aquatica’s a large amusement park near SeaWorld in Orlando, operated by SeaWorld Orlando Parks. Attractions here include raft slides, body slides, tube slides, bowling slides, carpet slides, family raft rides, activity pools, wave pools, lazy rivers, river action, live animals, game centers. Interactive aquatic & play grounds for children and young children.

Aquatica requires a separate entry from SeaWorld Orlando (and Discovery Cove, SeaWorld Dolphin Adventure Park). In addition, some Florida water parks are the only parks in the United States. It is open all year. Most of the largest water parks are located in central Florida near large theme parks, but there are places throughout the state where it is possible to get wet. The water park is open all year from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is closed only for reforms.

Things to do at Walt Disney World in August

August is a busy month for Disney World events. In recent years, limited time events have been held in the water parks of Walt Disney World. However, you can expect to see more outdoor shows, parades and entertainment events plus the great discounts you get when you buy Disney World tickets in August.

  • Ghosts and Goblins roam the magical kingdom during Mickey’s not-so-scary Halloween party, which starts mid-month and takes place on certain fall days. There is a special parade (Boo To You Parade) and an exhibition of fireworks (Happy HalloWishes). There are also tricks and snacks in the park. Children of all ages are encouraged to wear their best costumes.
  • The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival starts at the end of the month. Drinks and snacks from countries around the world are offered. There are special seminars, guest speakers and special dinners from Disney Chefs.

What to Pack?

You need shorts, a shirt and a swimsuit. Maybe a skirt or a summer dress for the nights. The lighter your packing is, the better but always carry a light sweater in case. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes to walk the day of your visit to the park. Ponchos or umbrellas can keep you dry during the inevitable rain. Above all, it provides a lot of sun protection and is applied every day, even when the sky is cloudy.

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Things to do at Universal Orlando Resort in August?

Special events or celebrations are usually offered during the month at Universal Studios Orlando. (If you want to see Universal’s world-class spy festival, Halloween Horror Nights, you should plan your trip earlier this month and get good coupons when you purchase Universal Studios tickets.)

  • Universal’s Cinematic Celebration, a night watch complex with projections and fireworks, is usually scheduled every August night (instead of choosing a night in another season).

What to pack?

When you visit Universal Orlando in August, you should bring an umbrella and a laptop raincoat for each member of your group. You can buy these items at the gift shop (with universal logos printed on them), but pay a fortune. Instead, bring the equipment from your home and save your vacation budget for such important things as the magical world of the Harry Potter wand. Be sure to pack tons of sunscreen and a hat to protect you from the punitive rays of central Florida. It is also important to stay hydrated in summer. Consider bringing your bottled water so you don’t have to buy drinks all the time.

You’ll want to wear a shirt, shorts and comfortable shoes, since you might walk a ton! Be sure to bring a swimsuit for the water parks you explore. You don’t need to pack a jacket or shirt and you don’t need stylish clothes. If you want to go to the Universal Orlando luxury restaurant, bring casual clothes.

Park Hours

The opening hours of the amusement park; Universal Studios Florida ™ & Universal Islands of Adventure ™ are open 365 days a year. Opening hours usually begin at 9:00 a.m. and closing hours vary. Universal Volcano Bay ™ opening hours usually begin at 10:00 a.m. and closing times vary. After a day at the amusement park, you can relax, relax and enjoy good food, cold drinks and live music at Universal CityWalk ™! The operating time of Universal CityWalk ™ is 365 days a year from 11:00.am. to 02:00.am.

Things to do at SeaWorld in Orlando in August

Electric Ocean: Selected Night: When the sun sets, the SeaWorld Park turns on the Electric Ocean lights and returns for fun next summer. With an exciting night show and stimulating music, guests plunge into a sea of miracles that ends in “Ignite”, a spectacular cover with fireworks, laser beams and fountains. You can equally get goo discounts when you shop for SeaWorld Orlando tickets In August.

What to pack?

Good planning is key! If possible, go to SeaWorld during the week. There tends to be more people on weekends.

  • Poncho: At SeaWorld in Orlando, you will often take a temporary shower. You can always carry a disposable poncho to carry your backpack
  • Bring snacks and water with you.
  • Pack some sunscreen.
  • Bring some sunglasses and hats so you can keep calm and protect yourself from the sun.
  • Comfortable shoe package.
  • Prepare your food beforehand.

Park Hours

SeaWorld Orlando is open 365 days a year from 9.am. to 7.pm. For the safety of our guests and animals, attractions and exhibitions sometimes close due to scheduled repairs and maintenance. Parking schedules and event packages are updated periodically. If the requested date does not include a specific show program, try again in one or two weeks from the chosen date. Most shows take about 20-25 minutes. It’s recommended that you arrive 15 to 20 minutes before the start of the show (in the first peak days) to get a seat. August is a fantastic month to go to Orlando.

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