Downtown Disney is Disney's 120 acre answer to night-time entertainment
for older visitors - plus daytime shopping, dining and fun for families
of all ages.
Disney consists of three distinct districts
is the original Disney Village Marketplace. This area consists of the
marina and several shops. The largest Disney store in the world, The World
of Disney, is located here.
Next to the
Marketplace is Pleasure Island and by day this section is a busy shopping
center with lots to see and do (we particularly recommend dining at Fulton's
Pleasure Island's several nightclubs open appealing to various music and
comedy tastes. We should also point out that New Year's Eve is celebrated
every night at Pleasure Island!
section is the Downtown Disney West Side. This is the newest section and
consists of several restaurants, shops, DisneyQuest, a 24 theatre movie
complex, and Cirque du Soleil.
To view more details about each of the 3 separate sections of Downtown
Disney, please click on one of the links in the panel on the left of this
Shops are open from 9:00am through 11:00pm. Entertainment and restaurants
open later (see individual pages for more information).
Guests staying at VillaDirect vacation homes should follow the Highway
192 as far as Disney World Drive and then follow the signposts for Downtown
Parking is free at all Downtown Disney areas. However, the car parks around
Downtown Disney Westside and Pleasure Island are particularly busy at
night, and you may wish to take advantage of the valet parking facility
at each area (it's worth the money to save your legs!).
Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Tel: (407) 939-7727