Located at 1780 East Buena Vista Drive in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Downtown Disney features a massive entertainment district featuring shopping, restaurants, nightclubs, bars, an indoor interactive theme park, circus acts, and a movie theater.
The West Side section of Downtown Disney features Disney’s own Cirque du Soleil show, La Nouba, which features stunning acrobatic performances. Tickets start at only $61.77 for children. Also located in the West Side section is DisneyQuest, a 5-story arcade and theme park featuring interactive virtual reality games. Best of all, you can play as many games as you want for the admission price of around $40.00. Music lovers can also catch a live musical performance while dining on Southern-style cuisine at the House of Blues, located across from DisneyQuest.
At Disney’s Marketplace in Downtown Disney, fans can find their favorite Disney characters at World of Disney, the largest Disney character store on the planet. You can let your imagination run wild at the LEGO Imagination store, an interactive store featuring amazing LEGO creations. Disney’s Marketplace is also home to Once Upon a Toy, Disney World’s largest toy store!
Downtown Disney features a large number of restaurants designed to suit any palate. Popular dining hotspots include the Rainforest Cafe, Fulton’s Crab House, Planet Hollywood, Bongo’s Cuban Cafe, T-REX, and the House of Blues. For those craving dessert, Ghirardelli’s offers world-class chocolates and delectable ice cream selections.
Downtown Disney is open year-round. Hours of operation vary by attraction. Guests staying at the Walt Disney World Resort are offered complimentary bus service to and from Downtown Disney. Parking is free and is available right outside Downtown Disney.