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For the area at Walt Disney World formerly known as Downtown Disney, see Disney Springs.
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Downtown Disney (formerly known as the Downtown Disney District) is an outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment area, themed after a garden walk, located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. It was constructed during the Disneyland Resort expansion which also included the construction of Disney California Adventure, and opened on January 12, 2001.

Location and history

Downtown Disney District lies between the Disneyland Resort's two theme parks and its hotels. The district was built on space previously occupied by the original Disneyland parking lot and Disneyland Hotel, and includes a bridge over Disneyland Drive (formerly West Street, which was regraded to accommodate the bridge). It is smaller than its Florida counterpart and former namesake, which became Disney Springs in 2015. Currently, no admission ticket is required for Downtown Disney District.

California's Downtown Disney District was designed more to attract "locals" and to encourage extended stays in the resort district.

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Disneyland Hotel adjoin Downtown Disney, and a new onsite hotel is slated to open in 2021 on land currently occupied by the west end of Downtown Disney. As such, several businesses are slated to close by June 30, 2018.[1] Downtown Disney's monorail station, originally built in 1961 as part of the Disneyland Hotel, will be replaced by a station located inside the new hotel.

Venues

Dining

  • Catal
  • Earl of Sandwich (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • ESPN Zone (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • Häagen-Dazs
  • Jamba Juice
  • La Brea Bakery Cafe
  • Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria
  • Napolini
  • Rainforest Cafe (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen
  • Splitsville Luxury Lanes
  • Sprinkles
  • Starbucks
  • Starbucks West (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • Tortilla Jo's
  • Uva Bar
  • Wetzel's Pretzels

Retail

  • Alamo Rent a Car
  • Curl Surf
  • The Disney Dress Shop
  • Disney Home
  • Disney's Pin Traders
  • Disney Vault 28
  • ESPN Zone Studio Store (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • The LEGO Store
  • Marceline's Confectionery
  • Pandora
  • Rainforest Cafe Retail Shopping Village (closing by June 30, 2018)
  • Sanuk
  • Sephora
  • Sunglass Icon
  • Walt Disney Travel Company
  • WonderGround Gallery
  • World of Disney (a store featuring Disney themed merchandise)

Other attractions

  • AMC Theatres (closing by June 30, 2018)

Former venues

Dining

Entertainment

Shopping

  • Basin
  • Club Libby Lu
  • Compass Books
  • Island Charters
  • Kitson Kids
  • LittleMissMatched
  • Starabilias

Gallery

External links

References

  1. Fisher, Marla Jo (March 27, 2018). "Here’s what’s closing at Downtown Disney to make way for a new hotel".. Orange County Register.
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Shopping
Alamo Rent a Car • Curl Surf • Disney Dress Shop • Disney Vault 28 • Disney's Pin Traders • Dream Boutique • ESPN Zone Studio Store • The LEGO Store • LittleMissMatched • Marceline's Confectionery • PandoraRainforest Cafe Retail Shopping Village • Sanuk • Something Silver • Sunglass Icon • WonderGround Gallery • World of Disney
Dining
Ballast Point Brewing CompanyBlack Tap Craft Burgers & Beer • Catal Restaurant • Earl of Sandwich • ESPN Zone • Häagen-Dazs • Jamba Juice • La Brea Bakery • Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria • Napolini • Rainforest Cafe • Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen • Sprinkles • SplitsvilleStarbucksStarbucks West • Taqueria at Tortilla Jo's • Tortilla Jo's • Uva Bar • Wetzel's Pretzels
Entertainment
AMC Downtown Disney 12 Theatres • Downtown Disney Live! Stage • ESPN ZoneFlambeaux's Jazz ClubSplitsvilleThe VOID (Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire)