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September in Orlando: Weather, What to Pack, and Events

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Kissimmee and Orlando in September 2022: Is a visit in September in Orlando Florida a good timing?

You bet! September is a popular month of the year for Orlando tousists or guest. The humidity is down, the weather is still incredibly warm, and it's also a foodie's paradise, and Halloween starts early!

What is there to be loved?

Orlando in September is also a tastiest months to visit - there are plenty of food festivals and events including Magic Eating Month and the Epcot Food & Wine Festival.

And we all know that calories don't matter at parties, right?

With kids heading back to school and temperatures below freezing point, one of the ideal times to go for an Orlando vacation in Florida is September. About a dozen or more theme parks are located in the kid-centric city, including SeaWorld, Legoland, Universal Studios and Walt Disney World, with most of the theme parks having their smallest attendance in September. A smaller-than-usual crowd means potential discount deals on park lodging and tickets and shorter lines.

What is the Weather in September in Orlando?

The climate in Orlando belongs to the category of humid subtropical, characterized by hoter summers, and cold winters. This month marks the ending of a cool summer and is probably the ideal time (weather) to visit. The temperature gradually cools down as the September month progresses.

  • Average high temperature: 32 deg Celsius 90 (degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Minimum average: 23 deg Celsius(73 degrees Fahrenheit)

The chances of rain fall equally decreases all through the month of September, though there’s still a equall chance that you will see rain on any particular day. It often rains in Florida until the afternoon hours. Have in heart that this month is equally the peak of the season of hurricane, so beware of extreme weather conditions and plan in accordance before you go.

What is the September crowd like in Orlando  Florida?

With most of the kids going back in school, summer is more or less over. September was a great month with very low turnout. It's still low season, but in recent years a bit busier with so many new attractions being added. The trails will be walkable for most of September and the park will be much quieter than in the summer months.

Things to pack for an Orlando vacation in September?

Summer outfits like shorts, t-shirts and sandals are best for a theme park vacation to Florida Orlando in September. For evening events, wear a light weight jacket just in anycase. Since it can rain at this time, an umbrella or poncho can also become helpful. Evenings, most especially at the fine dining, offer the opportunity to experience Orlando in a smart-casual way, in the sense that tropical t-shirts and sweatpants or evening gowns & tight sandals are accepted.

Do not forget to wear comfortable shoes, most particularly if you will have to pass the most of your Orlando vacation strolling through the amusement park. Walt Disney World Theme Park pools, water parks, and hotel pools are ideal spot to cool down, so bring with you a swimsuit and blanket for the mandatory midday swim. Hats, sunglasses, & sunscreen are equally required for a vacation to Orlando Florida in September.

Evenings, especially at the fine dining, offer you the opportunity to experience Orlando in a smart-casual way, in the sense that tropical t-shirts and sweatpants or evening gowns and strappy sandals are welcome. Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes, especially if you plan to spend most of your vacation strolling through the amusement park.

Events in Kissimmee and Orlando in September:

Epcot International Wine & Food Festival:

The Epcot Food & Wine Festival also ramps up in September and runs daily through November 19, 2022. Enjoy exclusive markets, Remy hunting and live entertainment and more.

Enjoy food from all around the world at about 20 or more markets that comprises the annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festivals. Adding to the food, there are equally nightly concerts, scavenger hunts and chef-led events. The 2020 event begins on July 15th & will be adjusted to permit for social spacing. Various markets will be scattered throughout the theme park.

  • When: from July 14 to November 19, 2022
  • Where: 200 Epcot Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821
  • Web: Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Magic Dinning Month:

100 and more restaurants in the Orlando area are offering three-course meals for a prix fixe at $35 per guest from late August through early October, a 38-day event known as Magic Eating Month. At the ending of the program, the restaurants will give USD 1 for each Magical Dining dinner offered directly to some charities. The event will occur from August 28 to October 4.

SeaWorld Craft Beer Festival

If you love craft beer, this is your chance to try a mix of local and native Florida specialties. The SeaWorld Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 beers and 20 unique menu items.

  • When: August 5 - September 5, 2022
  • Where: SeaWorld Orlando
  • Web: SeaWorld Craft Beer Festival

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Night Party:

The Halloween sets off at Disney Orlando, where this Party takes place most nights from later in August and through October. Goblins and Ghosts are in the Disney Magic Kingdom after dark and Disney Park characters in Halloween Party costumes are ready. Just like Halloween party night, you may collect candy and treats. Several Disney theme Park attractions shall be open for this theme event. You need a park ticket to enter.

Halloween Horror Nights:

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal celebrates 30 years of horror in 2021. HHN30 will bring together a horde of terrifying creatures to give you plenty of screaming and scaring. There will be haunted houses and scare areas, as well as live entertainment and spooky food.

  • When: choose the nights from September 2 to October 31, 2022
  • Where: Universal Studios
  • Web: Halloween Horror Night

Orlando vacation Travel tips for September

  • Because temperature drops a bit does not mean you have to travel without a sunscreen. Apply often and early and wait for the sun light to return after an afternoon shower.
  • As September is called the closing season, some attractions and rides are not open. Consider scheduling a day vacation to enjoy lesser-known gem for example the Kissimmee (thirty mins from Orlando & called "Gateway to the Everglade"). It’ a nice spot to view alligators and shop at the outlets. Or, go to Wekiwa Spring State theme Park near downtown FloridaOrlando to explore emerald spring & lush tropical foliage.
  • Even though Orlando is like 1 hour journey from the sea coast, Orlando travelers should watch out for an approaching storm and stay up to this day with warnings from the state’s Hurricane Centers.


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