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Things to do at Disney Springs: Entertainment, Shopping & Dining

If you go to Disney World in Florida, be sure to give yourself enough time to visit Disney Springs. You will find that there are many things to do at Disney Springs to keep you busy.

Disney Springs is Disney’s premier entertainment district.

It consists of four neighborhoods: The Landing, Marketplace, West Side and Town Center and is filled with great shops, restaurants and entertainment options.

Each area is filled with different shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment experiences.

Top Things to do in Disney Springs

Things to do at Disney Springs


One of the most popular things to do here is shop! There is a little bit of everything when it comes to shopping in Disney Springs and certainly, there are stores that cater to just about everyone!

While we have our favorite stores in Disney Springs, you really should check out as many as you can because you never know what you might find.

World of Disney Store
Courtesy Disney

World of Disney is the largest Disney Store in Florida and has every souvenir you can possibly imagine along with clothing, costumes and housewares.

If you are looking for a Christmas ornament to add to your collection, there is no better store than Days of Christmas.

Star Wars Trading Post

Star Wars Fans and Marvel Fans should head over to the Westside where they will find Star Wars Trading Post and Super Hero Headquarters.

And if you are looking for a Disney themed Vera Bradley handbag, you will find them at the Vera Bradley store.

Disney Springs Food Truck


You will find all different types of dining choices here, ranging from grab-and-go kiosks to food trucks to table service. You can even grab cupcakes at Sprinkles ATM cupcake stations.

If you don’t want to sit down for a meal, you will find food trucks and food kiosks selling everything from street tacos to mac n cheese.

Rainforest Cafe Disney Springs at Night

For families, places like Rainforest Cafe and T Rex Cafe are great options that offer popular American fare with an element of entertaining features that kids love. If you want pizza, check out Wolfgang’s Pucks!

If you want to have an amazing meal, you will have great options. Disney Springs boasts five James Beard Award-winning chefs: Masaharu Morimoto (Morimoto Asia), Art Smith (Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ Kitchen and Southern Shine), Rick Bayless (Frontera Cocina), Tony Mantuano (Terralina), José Andrés (Jaleo) and Wolfgang Puck (Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill).

And don’t forget dessert.

Candy Cauldron in Disney Springs

There are some great places to grab a treat like Candy Cauldron where you can watch them making candy apples in person!

Disney Springs


A trip here will give you many different entertainment options. You will find plenty of restaurants that double as venues for live music and you might even stumble upon a free performance or concert on the main stage area.

Beyond music, you will also find some great places to spend some time with friends & family. These are just a sample of the activities you can take advantage of while here:

  • AMC Movie Theater (there are two)
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • NBA Experience
  • Splitsville Luxury Bowling Lanes

Kids are going to love spending time here as well. They can play with LEGOS outside the LEGO store, ride the carousel (it even has a spinning tea cup) or dig for dinosaur bones at T-Rex cafe.

And for little ones who want to become princes or princesses, there is even a Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

Disney Springs at Night

As you can see, there is plenty of things to do at Disney Springs! You really could spend an entire day just enjoying this entertainment district!

And don’t forget about venturing over after dark because that is when things get really get going. You will find live music around every corner and the shops and lit up (and beautifully reflect on the water nearby).

Admission to Disney Springs is free and can be reached by car, bus, the Disney water taxi service or pedestrian bridge.

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