Planet Hollywood will Undergo a Transformation

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This is another step in the transformation of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs. Planet Hollywood is going to transform into a 4 story stargazing observatory set to debut in spring 2016. The Planet Hollywood Observatory will be centrally located and will overlook Downtown Disney. The Observatory's exterior will share the Disney Springs turn-of-the-century design, while the interior's refurbished upholstery, spherical planet-shaped lighting fixtures adorn the dining room.It will have an … [Read more...]


7 New Shopping Locations Open in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World

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Trendy new retail shops are just the beginning of an entirely re-imagined Downtown Disney in Walt Disney World. With everything from sun hats and stylish flip-flops to customized headphones and gluten-free cupcakes, Downtown Disney has become a shopper’s oasis for all to enjoy. The new offerings are part of an expansion that will double the number of shopping, dining and entertainment experiences available as the area transforms into Disney Springs.New shopping at Downtown Disney … [Read more...]


New Village Causeway is Now Open at Downtown Disney in Walt Disney World

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The Village Causeway, which is a bridge connecting the area near The LEGO Store across the water to Rainforest Café, is now open at Downtown Disney Marketplace. The new area is becoming a favorite spot for photos, sunset viewing and shopping.These new merchandise kiosks are now open on the Village Causeway:Flour & Sugar – featuring baked items with Florida flavorsFlorida Bath Co. – offering bath products made with home-grown ingredientsIcon Jewellery by Bico – … [Read more...]


A New Bakery to Open in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World

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The founder of BabyCakes NYC, Erin McKenna, has announced she will be opening a new bakery in Downtown Disney. It will open Feb 22 and the hours will be 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily.  It will be called Erin McKenna Bakery NYC at Downtown Disney. That is quite the title!This new bakery will have the same gluten-free and vegan options that she is known for in NYC and L.A.. This location will showcase a big selection of cupcakes, doughnuts, cookies, and bagels, with vegan butter etc.Her … [Read more...]


Sanuk is Now Open in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World

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Sanuk is a division of Deckers Brands. They are known for their not-so-typical yet very comfortable shoes. Today they had their grand opening of their 5th store, at Downtown Disney of course!"We're thrilled to open our fifth Sanuk store – and as our brand name comes from a word that means 'fun,' I can't think of a more appropriate place to expand our retail presence than in Downtown Disney," said Jake Brandman, President of Sanuk. "The space was designed to showcase the vast assortment of … [Read more...]