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Parks After Dark: Disney Springs

Enter a world of excitement in Walt Disney World® Resort’s hot new shopping and dining district.

Disney Springs is home to a vast array of shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment venues and is divided into four distinct neighborhoods: Town Center featuring brand-name shopping and dining; The Landing offering gourmet dining with waterfront views; The Marketplace incorporating an over-the-water pedestrian causeway and expansive World of Disney® store; and West Side containing live entertainment and more.

EAT

Feast on everything from inventive dishes crafted by five James Beard Award-winning chefs to food truck eats. Pick your flavor!

CELEBRITY CHEF RESTAURANTS

Celebrity Iron Chef, Masaharu Morimoto, blends traditional Asian dishes with western influences at his two-story eatery, Morimoto Asia. At Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming, you’ll dine on soulful Florida favorites including fried chicken, pork barbecue and shrimp with grits in a rustic-chic setting. At least half of all ingredients are locally grown. For creative Mexican cuisine, head to Chef Rick Bayless’ lively Frontera Cocina where avocado margaritas, red chili chicken enchiladas and bacon guacamole are sure to spice up your evening. At Wolfgang Puck® Grand Cafe, sample the dishes that Chef Puck is famous for—vibrant wood-fired pizzas, from goat cheese to fennel sausage, and the Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf. Indulge in Italian countryside specialties such as the Housemade Artisan Lasagna and roasted mushroom pizza at Chef Tony Mantuano's Portobello.

QUICK-SERVICE RESTAURANTS

Stop by The Daily Poutine for five worldly twists on thick-cut French fries, such as a Latin Poutine featuring fried yucca with queso fresco and an Italian Poutine combining French fries with mozzarella and bolognese sauce. Build your own artisanal pizza at Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza by selecting from over 40 different toppings and sauces, and even enjoy a s'more pie for dessert. D-Luxe Burger offers six gourmet burgers as well as enticing artisanal alcoholic shakes, such as a Vanilla Porter Gelato Shake and Smoked Bourbon Gelato Shake. Head to the food trucks at Exposition Park for dishes served by Disney theme parks and Hollywood film set caterers.

SHOPPING

The curated boutiques and booths at Disney Springs are flush with on-trend fashion statements—shoes, apparel and accessories. In the Town Center, you’ll find favorite name brands and luxury shops. Add to your jewelry collection at ALEX AND ANI® or Uno De 50. Find high-style fashion and special Disney designs at Vera Bradley and Kate Spade New York. The apparel and accessories at Lilly Pulitzer sport vibrant, playful patterns. Be sure to look for the Mickey hiding in your dressing room while you're trying things on. For truly unique Florida finds, head to Sugarboo where you’ll find trendy household décor and Shore carrying American-made tees and swimwear. At its only store in the southeast, Japanese powerhouse Uniqlo offers affordable activewear, including some with Disney imagery.

For a Disney-centric shopping experience, stroll around The Marketplace. Shops like The Art of Disney and Arribas Brothers feature exclusive Disney art and collectibles, while The Marketplace Co-Op carries housewares that will give your home some old-Disney charm.

PARTY

Sip a frosty drink overlooking the water at Dockside Margaritas, or check out the bar scene at the expanded Paradiso 37 and Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar. House of Blues® boasts a lineup of live concerts and a lively dance floor for late-night fun. STK Orlando, a chic steakhouse, offers a high-energy vibe with an in-house DJ. The Edison, an industrial gothic-style restaurant and bar, is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2017.

BE ENTERTAINED

Live music plays throughout Disney Springs—and on stages near The BOATHOUSE and Starbucks at the West Side. Other entertainment options include La Nouba™ by Cirque du Soleil® (for more information, see pg. 42 of the Destination Magazine), AMC movie theaters, House of Blues, Paradiso 37 Entertainment and Splitsville Luxury Lanes™. At Raglan Road™, an authentic Irish Pub, the stage comes alive with rollicking Irish ballads, jigs and reels by award-winning dancers.

PARK AND WALK

Two garages offering free parking and two pedestrian bridges that cross over Buena Vista Drive boost visitor convenience. Complimentary boat transportation is available between West Side, The Landing and Marketplace, weather permitting

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