If you’ve been paying attention to the latest Disney news in Orlando lately, you probably have noticed that Downtown Disney is no longer and Disney Springs has taken over. However, this is not just a simple name change, but a whole makeover! Disney has decided to give its long-time shopping, entertainment and dining area, Downtown Disney, a facelift by adding in new restaurants, boutiques, cafes, entertainment experiences, and much more!
Disney began redesigning Downtown Disney in 2016 to bring you a whole new experience. The new Disney Springs is completely unrecognizable with its fresh face, 150 new stores, and unique entertainment. If you want to get the Disney experience without the high price tag, this Orlando venue is the perfect spot to spend your weekend! With free parking and admission, you’ll be able to save for shopping and eating! Take a look at everything the Orlando Disney Springs has to offer below!
Is it date night for you and your significant other this weekend? Take a look at the awesome restaurants Disney Springs has to offer!
The Boathouse– Get ready for some fine seafood dining at the Boathouse! This upscale America-seafood restaurant allows you to dine right on the water. If you want to make the night extra special, book a champagne or wine-tasting cruise aboard the Venezia. You’ll float across Lake Buena Vista on a 40-foot Italian water taxi while sipping champagne and eating chocolate covered strawberries.
Bongos Cuban Café – Looking for something a little more casual? Head over to Bongos Cuban Café. This Old Havana style restaurant offers authentic Cuban cuisine and cocktails in a lively environment.
T-Rex – If you plan on bringing the kids along, T-Rex is the perfect restaurant. Enjoy the all-American cuisine in the only place in Orlando that you can dine with the dinos!
Wolfgang Puck Express – Looking for something on the go and still delicious? The Wolfgang Puck Express at Disney Springs Market place is the best way to enjoy gourmet food on to the run!
After you’ve eaten, be sure to check out some of the great entertainment this Orlando venue has to offer! Take a look:
Splitsville Luxury Lanes – Have a fun night of bowling with the whole gang at Splitsville, the upscale bowling alley.
House of Blues – Catch your favorite band performing live at the legendary House of Blues!
Characters in Flight – Soar high above Orlando in the beloved Characters in Flight giant air balloon measuring an enormous 19-foot-diameter!
Are you in the mood for some Orlando shopping? Disney springs has over 150 shops to satisfy your retail therapy need. Some of the favorites include:
- Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
- Coca-Cola Store
- Happy Hound
- Once Upon A Toy
- World of Disney
- And more!
If you haven’t already checked out Disney Springs, now is your chance! Whether you’re going on a date or taking the whole family out for some fun, there’s something for everyone! Toyota of Orlando hopes you have fun and reminds you to drive safe!