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Downtown Disney Overview Of The Area

Downtown Disney Area

What's there to do when you're not in the Parks or it's way after dark?

Day or night at Downtown Disney area, choose from dining with dinosaurs to a distinctly Disney shopping extravaganza to catching incredible live music and shows!

 

Divided into 3 sections—Downtown Disney West Side, Downtown Disney Marketplace and Pleasure Island—Downtown Disney area is an ever-changing destination committed to keeping the experiences exciting and new.

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Downtown Disney Marketplace

Downtown Hyperion Wharf  Pleasure Island

Downtown Disney West Side

 

Downtown Disney West Side

West Side showcases top-notch restaurants, a 24-screen AMC Pleasure Island movie theater, and other uncommon shops. Here you'll also find the exquisite Cirque du Soleil La Nouba live entertainment show and the DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive theme park.

Downtown Disney Marketplace

The Marketplace provides an appealing place to take a break from Disney Theme Parks and Water Parks—especially if you're in search of WDW merchandise.

Pleasure Island

Enjoy a brand new mix of shopping and dining experiences at Pleasure Island as it is transformed through 2011.

Guest Services

Guest Services at Downtown Disney area covers such topics as where to find an ATM, where to park and how to rent a stroller, wheelchair or electric convenience vehicle (ECV).

Entertainment

Entertainment at Downtown Disney area takes place throughout the day and into the night with a wide array of acrobatic artistry, art, theater, music and even an indoor interactive theme park.

Entertainment at Downtown area takes place throughout the day and into the night with a wide array of acrobatic artistry, art, theater, music and even an indoor interactive theme park.

AMC® Pleasure Island 24 Theatres Complex

AMC Pleasure Island 24 Theatres Complex, located in Downtown West Side

Cirque du Soleil® — La Nouba™

La Nouba is an avant-garde circus spectacle celebrating life that is performed exclusively in the Downtown Disney Area at WDW.

DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park

DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive theme park is a one-of-kind gaming experience.

House of Blues

House of Blues is a live music club in the Downtown Disney area where the best regional and national musicians perform and delicious Southern cuisine is served.

Dining

Dining at Downtown Disney area includes quick-service restaurants that serve fast snacks, as well as numerous specialized eateries that offer regional, ethnic and elegant fare.

Dining at Downtown Disney area includes quick-service restaurants that serve fast snacks, as well as numerous specialized eateries that offer regional, ethnic and elegant fare. Many restaurants offer panoramic views of Buena Vista Lagoon; others provide live entertainment.

 

Marketplace

  • Cap'n Jack's Restaurant
  • Earl of Sandwich
  • Fulton's Crab House
  • Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
  • Goofy's Candy Co.
  • Portobello
  • T-Rex: A Prehistoric Family Adventure
  • Wolfgang Puck Express

West Side

  • Bongos Cuban Cafe
  • Disney's Candy Cauldron
  • House of Blues
  • Planet Hollywood
  • Wetzel's Pretzels
  • Wolfgang Puck Cafe

Pleasure Island

  • Fuego by Sosa Cigars
  • Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

Shopping

Shopping at Downtown Disney area means finding everything from magnets to music to Disney character merchandise in the world's largest Disney store.

Shopping at Downtown Disney area means finding everything from magnets to music to Disney character merchandise in the world's largest Disney store. Participate in pin trading, pick out some apparel or perhaps get a princess makeover at the unique Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

SHOPPING AT WEST SIDE

Looking for something a little unusual or maybe even a little bit wild? Head on over to the West Side where several of the country’s most eclectic entrepreneurs combine their talents to bring a fun, funky shopping adventure to Downtown Disney.

Celebrity Eyeworks Studio
Looking good! It's designer sunglasses and prescription eyewear, including replicas of glasses worn in recent films.

Cirque du Soleil Store
Carrying more than 300 souvenirs and products

Guitar Gallery by George's Music
Take note! Here, you'll find one-of-a-kind and signature-model guitars from the world's best music artisans. Also, vintage guitars, accessories, books, guitar-themed clothing, and learner packages.

Hoypoloi
Check out all the hubbub at this glorious gallery of art glass, ceramics, and sculptures in metal, wood, and stone, plus other decorative items.

Magnetron
We're positive you'll find something you're attracted to in this magnetically charged marketplace of collector-quality magnets.

Sosa Family Cigars
The humble humidor takes on grand style in this unique cigar shop. The Sosa family now brings us fresh, hand-rolled cigars for a primo smoking experience. You'll also find a wide variety of smoking accessories.

Starabilias
It's camp. It's cool. It's everything ... and more, in a nostalgia-laden showroom full of everything collectible, from key chains and posters to Coca-Cola machines and Hollywood celebrity photos.  

Mickey's Groove
Posters, lamps, handmade greeting cards and more can be found in this unique shop.

Magic Masters
It’s no illusion: The personal library of legendary magician Harry Houdini inspired the shop’s elegant interior, which features a fireplace, bookshelves stuffed with memorabilia and magic tomes, vintage posters of famous traveling illusionists from the early 20th century, and a mahogany credenza where amazing sleight-of-hand is demonstrated continuously during store hours.

SHOPPING AT PLEASURE ISLAND

There is more to Pleasure Island than hot nightclubs and tasty cuisine. Shopping on the island compliments the nighttime fun generated by the street party and the jammin’ clubs.

Mouse House
Showcase of Disney character merchandise, golf clothing for men & women as well as Walt Disney World Logo merchandise.

Changing Attitudes
Trendy clothing and accessories for women. Select from rayon and denim dresses and skirt sets, as well as fashionable backpacks, belts, hair accessories, and jewelry.

DTV
The official Disney shop on Pleasure Island, DTV offers the largest selection of baseball caps around.

Reel Finds
Hollywood lost. Pick up the shirt Luke Perry wore in "8 Seconds," or a pair of Elizabeth Taylor's shoes.

Suspended Animation
This shop features rare Disney animation cels, prints, and commissioned ceramics.

Superstar Studios
Record your own music.

Zen Zone
Downtown Disney Pleasure Island guests who want to “chill” now have just the place: Zen Zone features five-to-20-minute sessions in aqua massage beds plus massage chairs offering four different types of massages in 10-minute intervals.

 

SHOPPING AT MARKETPLACE

On the eastern side of Downtown Disney nestled along the Buena Vista Lagoon, Downtown Disney Marketplace is a “hot-spot” shopping location with something for guests of all ages and interests.

The Art of Disney
A one-of-a-kind gallery of Disney animation art and collectibles.

Disney at Home
The focus is on the place where the family gathers to spend time together ... the home. You will find the imagination and innovation in designs and materials you have come to expect from Disney, whether shopping for the bedroom or bath. You may choose from a wide assortment of merchandise that emphasizes fashionable yet comfortable items for everyday use in the home.

Disney's Days of Christmas
At Disney's Days of Christmas, it's the holiday season 365 days of the year.

Disney’s Pin Traders
Disney’s pin phenomenon finds a cozy home at this circular shop, the premier location for pin trading at Walt Disney World Resort and the only site where guests can create custom pins.

EUROSPAIN
Crystal cutters demonstrate the age-old art of glass sculpting and custom engraving in this treasure trove of hand-crafted gifts and decorative articles from European artists.

Basin
Guests can indulge in the soothing scents of natural soaps, bath crystals, lotions and more at this beautifully rustic shop located at Downtown Disney Marketplace.

The Gourmet Pantry
The joy of cooking is evident as Chef Mickey, Minnie and other "world-class" chefs bring a batch of kitchen utensils, cookware and recipe books to the Gourmet Pantry.

LEGO Imagination Center
From the makers of the world's best-selling construction toys, the LEGO Imagination Center showcases breathtaking LEGO models that include a larger-than-life dinosaur family, a 30-foot sea serpent, an alien family with spaceship and a group of construction workers "building" the store.

Once Upon A Toy
The ultimate place for kids to play features exclusive new toys, games and collectibles.

Pooh Corner
Travel to the Hundred Acre Wood to meet up with Winnie the Pooh and his friends at this store dedicated to Disney's honey-loving character.

Summer Sands
The latest trends in stylish swimwear from Quiksilver, Roxy, Christina and Op are available for all ages at this surfer’s paradise.

Team Mickey's Athletic Club
Giving sports fans something to cheer about, this store is packed with Disney character apparel along with a selection of golf, NASCAR and authentic ESPN sporting goods.

Disney's Wonderful World of Memories
Offers a new collection of Walt Disney World-branded scrapbook supplies, including albums, pre-packaged kits, adhesive tape pens, glue sticks, scissors, and a wide assortment of colorful Disney stickers.

World of Disney
The world’s largest character store offers a constantly changing selection of unique merchandise.

Discover Garden Shop
An outdoor place to find garden décor, wind chimes and topiaries.