Enjoy the thrill rides at Busch Gardens - if you dare. Photo courtesy of Busch Gardens
Enjoy the thrill rides at Busch Gardens - if you dare. Photo courtesy of Busch Gardens

13 Great Things to Do in Orlando in August with Kids

August is a busy month for Orlando families. Summer break is coming to an end and kids are heading back to school. Squeeze in some end-of-summer fun with these great events happening in August around Central Florida.

Theme parks are bursting with fun activities, including Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival and Heroes Weekend at Legoland. Kids can enjoy FREE admission at Brevard Zoo all month long, and there are two fun fandom conventions on the calendar as well. Read on for the top events this August in Orlando.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Walt Disney World - Epcot
upcoming events
(Thu Jul 15, 2021 - Sat Nov 20, 2021) Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom
upcoming events
(Tue Aug 10, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Disney After Hours Boo Bash

Brevard Zoo
upcoming events
(Sun Aug 1, 2021 - Thu Sep 30, 2021) Free Kids' Admission at the Brevard Zoo

Orlando Science Center
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 5, 2021 - Sun Dec 5, 2021) Bank of America Museums on Us

Orange County Regional History Museum
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 5, 2021 - Sun Dec 5, 2021) Bank of America Museums on Us

Orlando Museum of Art
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 5, 2021 - Sun Dec 5, 2021) Bank of America Museums on Us

Mennello Museum of American Art
upcoming events
(Sat Jun 5, 2021 - Sun Dec 5, 2021) Bank of America Museums on Us

Orange County Convention Center

Orange County Convention Center
Little Leapers at Sky Zone Clermont
Sky Zone Clermont - 9:00 AM Pick
Arts & Crafts at Princesses and Princes
Princesses and Princes Indoor Playground - 10:30 AM Pick
Preschool Playdate at Broadway Gymnastics
Broadway Gymnastics - 10:00 AM Pick
Disney After Hours Boo Bash
Walt Disney World - Magic Kingdom - 7:00 PM Pick
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