downtown disney

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.

    Downtown Disney West Side

  • Downtown Disney West Side showcases top-notch restaurants, a 24-screen AMC Pleasure Island movie theatre, 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

  • Downtown Disney Marketplace provides an appealing place to take a break from Disney Theme Parks and Water Parks—especially if you're in search of Disney merchandise.
  • Check out the largest Disney character store in the world.
  • Or, for more of a respite, relax and dine at a lakeside restaurant.

    Pleasure Island

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

    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).
  • This list also contains some of the benefits to Guests who stay at a Disney Resort hotel.


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


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


  • 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.


  • Transportation to and from the Downtown Disney area is available via bus throughout Walt Disney World Resort and is complimentary for Walt Disney World Resort hotel Guests.
  • For Park Guests choosing to drive, complimentary self-parking is also available.
  • The driving address is 1780 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830.

    Walt Disney World Resort

  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios Theme Park
  • Epcot Theme Park
  • Magic Kingdom Theme Park
  • Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
  • Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park
  • Disney's BoardWalk Area
  • Downtown Disney Area
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
  • Disney Resort Hotels

    Guest Policies

  • Downtown Disney Area admission and parking are complimentary.

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