Find out everything you need to know about visiting Walt Disney World in August! From weather and crowd sizes, to what to pack!

 

Spaceship Earth at Epcot Disney World in August

 

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August is a wonderful time to visit Walt Disney World! Many kids are still out of school and the weather is great. Hot, but great!

 

Check out my Disney World Planning Tips HERE

 

 

Tips for Disney World in August

 

Cinderella Castle at Disney World

 

Is Disney World Busy in August?

 

As you can see from the Disney World crowd calendar below, the month of August is generally pretty manageable as far as crowds go.

 

Disney World Crowd Calendar August 2020

 

How to Beat the Disney World Crowds

 

FastPass+ System

 

Disney knows that there will be crowds at Disney world and has come up with ways to help you spend less time waiting in line.

 

Millenium Falcon Smugglers Run Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

 

The FastPass+ System is available to all park guests and allows you to “skip to the front of the line” at many attractions with a little pre-planning.

 

Guests staying at one of the many Disney World resort hotels are able to make FastPass+ reservations 60 days in advance of their vacation.

 

Disney World Magic Bands
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Park guests who are planning to stay at a hotel ot on Disney property can make reservations 30 days in advance of their vacation.

 

You can make FastPass+ reservations online or through the My Disney Experience app.

 

Advance Dining Reservations

 

Entrance sign to Be Our Guest Restaurant at Disney Magic Kingdom Park

 

Table service restaurants at Disney world can fill up fast and it is rare that you can just show up and expect to get a table.

 

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Disney allows anyone, whether staying on property or not, to make dining reservations 180 days before travel.

 

These reservations are called Advance Dining Reservations or ADR’s.

 

Is the Disney Dining Plan worth the money?

 

Planning ahead and making your dining reservations as soon as you can will help you enjoy your favorite meals and beat the crowds!

 

A family at Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom

 

Find out more information about dining reservations here.

 

Tips for getting a reservations at Be Our Guest Restaurant

 

Rider Switch