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Disney Springs Guide (formerly Downtown Disney)

For world-class restaurants, spectacular entertainment and cool, unique shops including the world’s largest Disney store, head to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort Orlando!

Formerly known as Downtown Disney, this fun-filled district is the perfect place to take a little break away from the chaos of the theme park rides and enjoy the magic of Disney at a slightly more laid-back pace.

Disney Springs is constantly growing and changing, with even more shopping, dining and entertainment options to come! 

 

Disney Springs Overview

Discover 4 Different Neighbourhoods!

The Landing Disney Springs

Marketplace

Explore the Marketplace – a busy, family-friendly shopping and dining area, inspired by the American Craftsman style of the 1930s. The Marketplace is home to the very first Earl of Sandwich restaurant and the biggest Disney character store in the world.

The Landing

Welcome to The Landing – the busy marina of Disney Springs. If you love seafood and characteristic nautical-themed shops, this is the place to be!

Love the view from the water? Don’t miss out on The Landing’s famous amphibian tours of Lake Buena Vista.

Town Center fountain at Disney Springs

Town Center

It doesn’t get any livelier than the Town Center! Enter a buzzing business district, housing some of the biggest retailers in the world, including Pandora, ZARA, L’Occitane en Provence and many more.

It’s hard to believe that until 2016, the Town Center with its stunning 1920s Spanish Revival architecture used to be nothing but a surface parking area!

West Side

West Side is the Disney Springs exposition centre, or simply – the town’s hottest entertainment zone. If you feel like going to the movies, or exploring the NBA Experience – that’s the right spot!

In case you are wondering where the West Side gets its unique retro look, according to the fictional history of Disney Springs, the area was developed in the glamorous 1950s.

Shopping at Disney Springs

World of Disney store at Disney Springs

Welcome to the shopaholic’s heaven!

With over 150 stores to explore, you’ll find everything you need in Disney Springs- from popular brands to Disney’s own merchandise. Clothes, jewellery, cosmetics, souvenirs, artwork and more – it’s all up for grabs!

Make sure you stop by the amazing World of Disney – with 12 rooms full of merchandise – it’s the largest Disney character store on the planet!

Disney Springs Entertainment

La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil

La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil   West Side

An amazing chance to experience the world-famous Cirque du Soleil while you’re on holiday in Orlando!

This mesmerising, avant-garde spectacle makes the impossible seem possible, with incredible acts including aerial ballet, trapeze artists, world-class juggling acts and more – all with the special Cirque du Soleil touch!

Book La Nouba Cirque du Soleil Tickets

Splitsville Luxury Bowling Lanes   West Side

Bowling…. You either love it or you hate it. But you’re definitely going to love it at Splitsville – the home of classic retro bowling fun at Disney Springs!

With 30 bowling lanes spanning 2 floors, a variety of delicious food, live music, billiards and outdoor areas, this is the perfect place for the family to bond over a bit of healthy competition!

At Splitsville you can enjoy a meal in the dining room, outside on the patio or even right on the lanes, with fabulous food options including fresh-rolled sushi, hand-tossed pizza and juicy burgers.

Girls outside House of Blues in Disney Springs

House of Blues®   West Side

Enjoy live music from world-famous musicians and the best up-and-coming acts!

This awesome concert venue showcases some of today’s top talent, from the rowdiest of rock 'n' roll to smooth R&B to gospel, Latin, reggae, metal, hip-hop and of course, the blues. After the concert ends, the party really gets going with non-stop dancing for the rest of the night!

Try out the House of Blues restaurant for a bite to eat from their soul-food menu, with free live entertainment every night.

Or book a table at the famous Gospel Brunch, for a stirring gospel performance over a mouth-watering choice of food.

Book House of Blues Gospel Brunch with Orlando City Tour

AMC Movies at Disney Springs 24   West Side

Time to go to the movies! But AMC Movies at Disney Springs 24 is no ordinary cinema – it’s a state-of-the-art dine-in theatre. This means you can catch up on the latest box-office hits while you enjoy handcrafted dishes, served right at your seat.

Disney Springs Restaurants

Our favourite Disney Springs dining options

Themed

Bongos Cuban Café™  West Side

Indulge your taste buds with fiery Cuban flavours and quench the thirst with stunning cocktails, jam-packed with flavour.

The Old Havana atmosphere will have you smiling from ear to ear!

  Cuban
Cuisine
  Themed Dining
  $$
Casual Dining

Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar  The Landing

This is a pub like no other!

According to the Disney Sprigs fictional history, this bar used to be a 1940s airplane hangar, occupied by Indiana Jones’ pilot friend - Jock Lindsey.

  American
Cuisine
  Casual Dining
  $
Themed

Planet Hollywood Orlando  Town Center

Dine in the iconic Planet Hollywood - tuck into mouth-watering American style cuisine, surrounded by unique Hollywood memorabilia.

Up for a night in VIP style? Get a limo ride & the best seats in the house!

  American
Cuisine
  Themed Dining
  $
Themed

T-REX  Marketplace

Prehistoric creatures, periodic meteor showers, and dining amongst the dinosaurs – what’s not to love?

Dine with a 15-foot-tall T-Rex by your side and tuck into tyrannosaurus-sized eats at this dino-themed restaurant.

  American
Cuisine
  Themed Dining
  $$
Fine Dining

The BOATHOUSE®  The Landing

Enjoy a sophisticated fine dining experience in a stunning waterfront location.

Watch American Amphicars and Italian Water Taxis sail the waters just outside the restaurant.

  American
Cuisine
  Fine Dining
  $$
Pizzeria

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza  Town Center

Make your own 11” pizza by choosing from over 40 delicious toppings and sauces.

There’re freshly made salads & s’mores dessert pies to sweeten the deal!

  American, Italian
Cuisine
  Pizzeria
  $
Fast Food

Cookes of Dublin  The Landing

Get the taste of Dublin right in the heart of Florida!

Enjoy favourite classics, such as fish & chips and meat pies.

  American, Irish
Cuisine
  Fast Food
  $
Fine Dining

Morimoto Asia  The Landing

Looking for something exotic?Indulge in the finest in Pan-Asian cuisine at this modern Disney Springs restaurant.

Fresh sushi & seafood available!

  Japanese, Asian
Cuisine
  Fine Dining
  $$

Disney Springs Facts

Disney Springs Opening Times

 Opens: 10am
Closes: Midnight

Opening times can be subject to change, so if you want to know times for a specific day - check with the park before you visit.

Disney Springs Parking

All Parking

  FREE!

 Parking Tip 1

Car park full? On busier days, follow the signs to the overflow parking area and take the complimentary shuttle or a quick walk back to the Disney Springs area.

 Parking Tip 2

Staying at a Disney Hotel? FREE bus or boat transportation is available from the hotels to Disney Springs!

What can I bring into Disney Springs?

You are allowed to bring food items, like snacks or food that does not need heating into the Disney World theme parks.

If you are bringing your own snacks with you, please let a Security Cast Member know when you enter the park.

You are not permitted to bring alcohol into any of the Disney parks.

Directions to Disney Springs

From I-4, take Exit 67 toward Epcot/Disney Springs. Then follow the signs directing you to merge onto East Buena Vista Drive.

 Address: 1486 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830

What to wear at Disney Springs

For a day at the Disney Parks we recommend that you dress casually and comfortably.

Good walking shoes are a must, and you may want to bring a waterproof jacket or poncho in case of rain.

Proper attire, including shoes and shirts, must be worn at all times inside the parks.

What am I NOT allowed to wear at Disney World Parks

  • Adult costumes or clothing that could be viewed as representative of an actual Disney character
  • Masks
  • Clothing with objectionable material, including obscene language or graphics
  • Excessively torn clothing
  • Revealing clothing that may be viewed as inappropriate for a family environment
  • Objectionable tattoos

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