Entries from Disney and Florida Attractions News Blog tagged with 'Downtown Disney'

Award-Winning New York Burger Joint Black Tap Announces Opening At Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

The internationally recognized restaurant will open its first California location in 2018 ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer and Disneyland Resort announced Black Tap will bring its award-winning burgers and famous...

New Hotel Coming to the Disneyland Resort in 2021

For the first time in almost two decades, the Disneyland Resort will open a new Four Diamond hotel. Set to open in 2021, this hotel will transform the west end of the Downtown Disney District and anchor a new...

Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID Announce New Hyper-Reality Experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

New VOID Experience Centers Coming to Downtown Disney and Disney Springs This Holiday Season BURBANK, Calif. – August 3, 2017 – Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID today announced the new Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire hyper-reality experience. This...

Disney Springs Continues to Grow

Popular Brands Add Unique Touches and Disney Springs Exclusive Products LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – As Disney Springs continues to expand and double its dining, shopping and entertainment options at Walt Disney World Resort, more exciting...

Disney Springs Celebrates its First Holiday Season

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney Springs receives a sprinkle of holiday magic as the shopping and entertainment location is transformed into a festive wonderland for the holiday season. With familiar favorites, new seasonal offerings and sparkling decor reflective...

Florida Memories Inspire New Southern Cuisine In Disney Springs Restaurant with Celebrity Chef Art Smith

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Oct. 9, 2015) – Celebrity Chef Art Smith is bringing a taste of real Florida to a new restaurant opening in summer 2016 at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort. Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and...

Downtown Disney Officially Becomes Disney Springs with Enticing New Dining and Exciting Retail Experiences

VIDEO: Downtown Disney Renaming Ceremony (9/29/15) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2015) – Walt Disney World Resort today officially changed the name of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, an important milestone in the ongoing transformation of the shopping,...

Morimoto Asia Announces September 30 Opening Date as Downtown Disney Nears its Transition to Disney Springs

Chef Morimoto’s first pan-Asian restaurant will sit in the heart of the new Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort (NEW YORK) Sept. 2, 2015 – Morimoto Asia, a highly anticipated collaboration between Chef Masaharu Morimoto and Patina Restaurant...

Leading Retailers Join Stellar Line-up as Downtown Disney Transforms into Disney Springs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (May 15, 2015) - Exciting new high-profile tenants, including fashion retailers Zara, Tommy Bahama, Lilly Pulitzer, UNIQLO and PANDORA, are the latest to sign on as Downtown Disney continues its expansion into Disney Springs at...

Downtown Disney Disney Springs Transformation Update

The changes to Downtown Disney/Disney Springs continue to evolve. Here are some recent announcements from the DisneyParksBlog: Paradiso 37 Paradiso 37's expansion capitalizes on its beautiful waterfront setting. "We're nearly doubling the seating, adding more terrace dining, a new outdoor...

Raglan Road 10th Anniversary Master Chef Cooking Contest

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Downtown Disney Announces 10TH Anniversary 'Master Chef' Cooking Contest Finalists Win Ireland Trip to Cook with Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 11, 2015) - Ladies and gentlemen, start...

Village Causeway and New Shops Open at Downtown Disney Marketplace

The conversion from Downtown Disney to Disney Springs continues with the opening of the Village Causeway, linking the Marketplace from the Rainforest Cafe to the Lego Store. New kiosks are open..... Flour & Sugar - This kiosk offeres freshly...

Steakhouse STK Orlando to Open at Disney Springs in 2015

NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 17, 2014 - The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc. ("The ONE Group") (OTCQB:STKS), known for developing upscale, high-energy restaurants, today announced plans to open a STK in Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort...

New Shopping, Dining for Summer 2014 at Downtown Disney As Progress Continues on Disney Springs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- As work continues on the re-imagining of Downtown Disney to Disney Springs, a multi-year transformation into a high-energy destination that will double the retail and offer innovative new dining options, Walt Disney World guests...

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Invites Wearin' of the Green at Downtown Disney March 7-17

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Music and merriment abound when the most authentic St. Patrick's Day celebration in Central Florida comes to Downtown Disney March 7-17. The celebration at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant and throughout Downtown Disney...

Marketplace Co Op Coming to Downtown Disney in 2014

The Disney Parks Blog announced yesterday that a new merchandise location is coming to Downtown Disney Marketplace in spring 2014. The Marketplace Co Op will occupy the site that currently houses Team Mickey, next to TrenD. Team Mickey will...

Downtown Disney Offers "Foodtopia" in October

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Fantastic flavors from some of Downtown Disney's signature restaurants will take center stage this fall and feature some of the restaurants' most popular dishes during "Downtown Disney Foodtopia," Oct. 1-Oct. 31. Seven restaurants are...

Downtown Disney Revs Up for Car Masters Weekend June 15-16

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Car Masters Weekend, now in its third year, is the perfect way to celebrate Father's Day as Downtown Disney West Side hosts a classic car show with a modern twist June 15-16, 2013. Featuring...

Disney Unveils Vision for Disney Springs

Downtown Disney Expansion Brings New Shops, Dining, Entertainment to Guests and Economic Boost for Central Florida LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 14, 2013 - Walt Disney World Resort today announced the multi-year transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs,...

Raglan Road Celebrates ‘Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival’ March 14-17

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Downtown Disney Pleasure Island guests can embrace their inner Irish and celebrate the most authentic St. Patrick's Day festivities in town March 14-17 at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant. Live Irish music, dance and...

The Rollicking Raglan Sunday Brunch Debuts New Menu and Entertainment at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downtown Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Full Irish Breakfast and other brunch specialties debut with live entertainment Sunday during The Rollicking Raglan Sunday Brunch at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant in Downtown Disney Pleasure Island. The brunch, new...

Irish Artist Graham Knuttel Debuts ‘Flock of Sheep’ Sculptures

Irish Artist Graham Knuttel Debuts 'Flock of Sheep' Sculptures At Festival of the Masters in Downtown Disney Nov. 9-11 Knuttel to Create Original Work on Raglan Road Irish Pub Patio to Benefit SPCA LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Famed...

Characters in Flight Balloon Returns to Downtown Disney

The Characters in Flight balloon has returned to Downtown Disney and is currently in a testing phase. This balloon features a new red, yellow and blue color scheme, as well as a new set of flying characters: Tinker Bell, Peter...

"Frankenweenie Weekend" Takes Over Downtown Disney Sept. 28-30, 2012

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - In celebration of Disney's new stop-motion animated movie "Frankenweenie," directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton and opening October 5 in 3D, Walt Disney World Resort is hosting a variety of engaging experiences inspired by...

Phineas and Ferb & YOU: A Brand New Reality’ Opens at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort September 1

"Phineas & Ferb" will invade another area of Walt Disney World Resort: Beginning September 1, guests of all ages can participate in a complimentary augmented reality offering at Downtown Disney called "Phineas and Ferb & YOU: A Brand New...

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant Hosts Central Florida’s First Boutique Irish Festival ‘The Great Irish Hooley’ August 31-Sept. 3 at Downtown Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Labor Day weekend guests at Downtown Disney Pleasure Island can eat, drink, dance and celebrate during Central Florida's first boutique Irish festival -- The Great Irish Hooley -- August 31 through Sept. 3. A traditional...

Downtown Disney Revs Up All Things 'Cars' June 2-3

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A classic car show with a modern twist and turn, Car Masters Weekend is back for its second year at Downtown Disney June 2-3, 2012. Celebrating everything "Cars," the free, two-day event features a...

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant To Celebrate Solstice June 20 with Midsummer Feast

Midsummer Feast by Irish Celebrity Chef Kevin Dundon LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - When the summer solstice arrives June 20, guests at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant can celebrate the season with traditional merrymaking during Chef Kevin Dundon's first...

Splitsville Rolls into Downtown Disney in Fall 2012

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla, April 27, 2012 - Each year, 55 million people try their hand a bowling around the world. Everyone finds a bit of joy in the experience from the avid league bowler to the weekend warrior....

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant Salutes Belfast-Built Titanic

100th Anniversary Giftware Collection LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant celebrates the legacy of the R.M.S. Titanic, built in Belfast, Ireland, with its gift-shop introduction of the Titanic Official Merchandise Giftware Collection. One hundred...

Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant ‘Gets Its Green On’

Non-Stop St. Patrick's Day Festivities March 15-17 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Whether you're Irish or wish you were, there's one sure place in Central Florida where you'll find St. Patrick's Day festivities as authentic as the Emerald Isle's...

Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels to Reward A+ Teachers in 4th Annual Contest

Students can nominate favorite teacher for chance for both to win Disney vacation ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 8, 2012 -- The Downtown Disney® Resort Area Hotels has partnered with Walt Disney World® to once again honor outstanding K-12 teachers with its...

EARL OF SANDWICH JOINS DOWNTOWN DISNEY

The World's Greatest Hot Sandwich® Available this Summer at the Disneyland Resort ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Feb. 7, 2012 - Disneyland Resort today announced that Earl of Sandwich will open a new location at Downtown Disney in early summer 2012. The...

La Brea Bakery Café to Expand at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort

From the Disney Parks Blog If you've been to the Downtown Disney District lately, you've likely noticed the exciting changes underway. On January 3, La Brea Bakery Café began a significant refurbishment of its current location including expanding the restaurant's...

Festival of Masters Welcomes Artist Graham Knuttel

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The works of Irish artist Graham Knuttel have found homes among Hollywood royalty like Sylvester Stallone, Whoopi Goldberg and Robert DeNiro. On Nov. 11, 2011, one of the renowned artist's works will find a...

Benefit Sale returns to Downtown Disney to raise funds for United Way

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Early-bird shoppers will have a fabulous opportunity Nov. 5 to support Heart of Florida United Way and enjoy discounts on most merchandise at participating Downtown Disney Marketplace stores. Shoppers can purchase a $5 voucher...

La Nouba Celebrates 6,000 Bravos at Downtown Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 19, 2011 -- This week, Cirque du Soleil celebrated the 6,000th performance of La Nouba at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort. La Nouba features high wire and flying trapeze, acro-gymnastic performances and...

Apricot Lane Boutique to Open at Downtown Disney®

Fashion boutique features celebrity inspired trends LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 10, 2011 -Apricot Lane Boutique is pleased to announce they will be adding a new store at Downtown Disney® on August 12, 2011. The new shop will be located...

A New In-Theatre Dining Experience with a Menu of Choices Opens May 16 at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 6, 2011) - AMC Theatres® (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, announced today that guests will be able to watch the latest movies while enjoying their favorite food and beverages at AMC Downtown Disney...

Fun Revs up at Downtown Disney During Car Masters Weekend May 13-15

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Classic cars will meet their match as star racecar Lightning McQueen, pal Mater and master British spy Finn McMissile from Disney-Pixar's upcoming animated motion picture "Cars 2" race into town during Car Masters Weekend...

Apricot Lane to Join Downtown Disney District

Apricot Lane to Join Downtown Disney District Fashion boutique features celebrity inspired trends ANAHEIM, CALIF. April 12, 2011 - Disneyland Resort today announced that fashion boutique Apricot Lane will join Downtown Disney in early June 2011. "We always look to...

New Waterfront District Hyperion Wharf at Downtown Disney Walt Disney World

Work will soon begin on a completely re-imagined Pleasure Island and other one-of-a-kind experiences as Walt Disney World Resort continues to bring new stories to life at Downtown Disney. Combined, the projects are expected to create an estimated 1,200...

Pollo Campero and Fresh A-Peel Open in Downtown Disney® Marketplace

Latin chicken sensation launches first Orlando location, while innovative new restaurant concept unveils menu of nutritious, delicious foods ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting today, visitors to Downtown Disney® Marketplace will experience the amazing flavors of Pollo Campero, an international Latin chicken quick...

Shopping Has Its Rewards at First-Ever Benefit Sale for United Way and Other Local Nonprofits

ORLANDO, Fla., October 7, 2010 - Just in time for the holiday season, United Way (UW) is announcing The Benefit Sale, hosted and sponsored by Walt Disney World Resort. Supporting the efforts of UW and other local nonprofit agencies,...

La Nouba Presents Fantastic Offer to Florida Residents Aug. 17–Oct. 23

Special Discount Also Available in the La Nouba Boutique Lake Buena Vista, Fla.- La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce a special $50 ticket price for Florida residents. This offer is available for performances August 17 -...

Ridemakerz® Revs Into Downtown Disney Orlando

Car customizing shop for kids opens largest interactive experience, complete with real-world show cars! LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (March 25, 2010) - Fun is about to shift into overdrive at Downtown Disney Westside at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake...

A PERFECT BLEND OF RETRO AND URBAN AT D STREET

Downtown Disney West Side will welcome a hip new boutique where urban pop culture intersects with stylized Disney. D-Street will feature eclectic apparel, Vinylmation™ figures and novel collectibles, artwork, handbags, accessories and jewelry for men and women. Opening in...

Downtown Disney Adds New Offerings

Two new stores, 3D (ETX) theater technology, and restaurant set to open in 2010 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., March 2, 2010 - Downtown Disney, the 120-acre entertainment-shopping-dining complex at Walt Disney World Resort, will welcome several additions as part of...

Pollo Campero and Levy Campero Announce First Combined Restaurant Concept to Open at Downtown Disney® Marketplace

New Restaurant Slated to Open in Late 2010 DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pollo Campero, an international Latin chicken quick-service restaurant chain, has partnered with franchisee Levy Campero to deliver a new restaurant concept in Downtown Disney® Marketplace at Walt Disney World® Resort. The...

Lights, Camera, Action! It's Studio Disney 365

Disneyland Resort Opens New Immersive Makeover Experience Exclusively at Downtown Disney District Photo ©Scott Brinegar/Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 26, 2009) - A stylish and unique makeover experience premiers at the Disneyland Resort with the debut of Studio Disney 365. Opening...

“DIANA–The People’s Princess” Is One-of-a-Kind Experience Coming to Downtown Disney

Hundreds of royal artifacts on view in largest Princess Diana exhibit LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The People's Princess Charitable Foundation, Inc. (PPCF) is bringing "DIANA-The People's Princess" - a major new exhibit of royal artifacts - to Walt Disney...

Cirque du Soleil attempts to break Guinness World Record

Five years after setting the first Guinness World Record for the most people simultaneously walking on stilts, Cirque du Soleil is inviting fans from all over the world to join them as they reclaim the title in honor of its...

Joey Fatone at Tren-D in Downtown Disney

TREN-D GRAN-D OPENING: Television and music personality Joey Fatone carries his daughter Briahna April 10, 2009 through the "Tren-D" store at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. during Friday's Grand Opening festivities for the new fashion boutique....

New Waterfront Eatery Opens at Downtown Disney Early May 2009

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Paradiso 37, a high-energy restaurant and bar featuring cuisine from North, South and Central America, welcomes guests to its table in May at Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort. The lakeside...

TrenD, New Downtown Disney Retail Offering, Blends Retro Style and Current Trends with a Touch of Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - A stylish boutique with designer flair and eclectic offerings becomes a premier shopping spot at Downtown Disney Marketplace with the March opening of TrenD. The urban-inspired Walt Disney World specialty store is a one-of-a-kind, hip...

Introducing A Cutting Edge Custom T-Shirt Design and Printing Store at Walt Disney World

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 9, 2009 - Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) today officially opened Disney Design-a-Tee presented by Hanes, an innovative next-generation store for apparel souvenirs at the Walt Disney World Resort in...

HanesBrands to Open One-of-a-Kind Custom T-Shirt Store at Downtown Disney

Walt Disney World guests can now design, personalize and immediately purchase special vacation t-shirts at Disney Design-A-Tee store presented by Hanes at Downtown Disney Marketplace. The first-of-its-kind interactive T-shirt design and printing store enables guests to use touch-screen kiosks to...

‘What Will You Celebrate?’ Launches

'What Will You Celebrate?' Launches: New Immersive Fun, 'Techno-vations,' Delectable Eats, Resort Experiences, Free Birthday Visits in Store for Walt Disney World Guests in 2009 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - In 2009, Disney Parks poses the question "What Will You...

NAUGHTY OR NICE? -- Jack, a pug from Orlando, shares his Christmas wish list with Santa Claus recently in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

NAUGHTY OR NICE? Disney's new "Santa Paws" invites dog owners to bring their canine friends for a photo opportunity and meet and greet with old St. Nick himself. "Santa Paws" continues through Dec. 24. Santa Paws is located near...

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