Scattered thunderstorms are in the forecast this weekend with daytime temperatures expected to reach the low 90s. Nights will be warm in the high 70s. For an up-to-the-minute Orlando weather forecast, click here.
Even with the rain to help cool things off a bit, it’s still extremely hot in Orlando. Here are some helpful tips to beat the heat at Walt Disney World. Read Keeping Your Cool in the Disney Heat.
What’s Happening This Weekend…
Summer Beach BBQ Bash @ Wet ‘n Wild
Head on over to Wet ‘n Wild this Friday and Saturday for your last chance to enjoy the Summer BBQ Beach Bash. There will be live DJs from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., an acoustic guitarist in the Wild Tiki Lounge from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., and live music on the beach from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Guests can also chow down on fresh grilled BBQ at the Beach Shack beginning at 5 p.m. Summer BBQ Beach Bash at Wet ‘n Wild is included with regular theme park admission.
High Voltage! @ Orlando Science Center
This Friday, Aug. 19 is the last night of High Voltage! at the Orlando Science Center. The live show begins at 6:15 p.m. and takes a close look at the world of electricity with ‘shocking’ demonstrations and audience participation. Stick around after the presentation for the Rock N’ Roll Laser Light Show at 7 p.m. High Voltage! and all the other exciting exhibits are included with general admission to the Orlando Science Center. Click here for more details.
Nighttime Shows @ Walt Disney World Resort
Even without any special events going on, there’s still lots of fun to be had around the Disney theme parks.
Magic Kingdom: The Main Street Electrical Parade is Friday at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m. Wishes Nighttime Spectacular fireworks show is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10 p.m.
Epcot: IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m.
Hollywood Studios: Fantasmic! is Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Sunday at 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
All shows and performances are included with regular theme park admission.
House of Blues Gospel Brunch @ Downtown Disney
Enjoy live gospel music and an all-you-can-eat Southern-style buffet during the World Famous Gospel Brunch with The Turner Brothers at House of Blues Orlando this Sunday, Aug. 21. The brunch concerts are at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets are $34.25 for adults (ages 10 and up) and $18 for children (ages 3-9). Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.