EPCOT: This weeks need to know and a Tiffany kick-off to the week

From EPCOT park hours to weather and to the shows at the Eat to the Beat Concert Series, here is everything you need to know for August 6th to 12th!

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August has moved into the second week of the month as fall is starting to stare us down on the horizon but we first need to get through one of the hottest months at Disney. This weeks EPCOT information starts with an 80s teen icon.

Eat to the Beat for the week!

August 6th and 7th: Tiffany takes the stage at the American Gardens Theater for the first of two days of performances! The 1980's mall-pop music icon will do a series of 30-minute shows over two days.

August 8th and 9th: The Champagne Orchestra will headline two days of music.

August 11th and 12th: Reuben Studdard and Hailey Reinhart. Don't miss the American Idol alumns as they take to the stage on Friday and Saturday nights! Studdard will be the featured performer with his big voice that won him the talent show competition.

Weather will be, hot, hot, and well, you guessed it...hot!

Weather in Florida can change on a dime. During the summer months, everyone should expect to experience a little bit of rain. Torrential downpours can last for a few mintues to much longer. This week?

  • Sunday - 91 degrees high - 32% chance of rain with most showers in the afternoon.
  • Monday - 95 degree high - 32% chance of rain with isolated thunderstorms
  • Tuesday - 95 degree high - 41% chance of afternoon storms
  • Wednesday - 95 degree high- 41% chance of afternoon storms
  • Thursday - 95 degree high - 50% of rain
  • Friday - 95 degree high - 47% of rain
  • Saturday - 94 degree high - 47% of rain

Park hours and fireworks schedule

  • Early Entry hours: 8:30 am to 9:00 am daily
  • Park hours - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm daily

Extended Hours - Monday 9 to 11 pm

Special ticket event - Disney After Hours - Thursday 10:00 pm to 1:00 am

Fireworks: 9 pm nightly (EPCOT Forever)