If you go to Disney World in Florida, be sure to give yourself enough time to visit Disney Springs. This 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. You will find that there are many things to do at Disney Springs to keep you busy.
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 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 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.
You will find all different types of dining choices here, ranging from 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.
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. There are some great places to grab a treat like Candy Cauldron where you can watch them making candy apples in person!
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.
IBeyond 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
And for little ones who want to become prices or princesses, there is even a Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.
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.
If you enjoy Disney pin trading, this is where you want to go!
Those with kids should consider eating inside the rainforest inspired restaurant that comes to life with an indoor thunderstorm.
Another great restaurant for families, this one is all about Dinosaurs!
There are plenty of places to have dessert, but if you love Italian Gelato, there is no better than this one!