A bustling promenade offering shopping, dining, and entertainment, Downtown Disney is an outdoor area within the sprawling Disney resort in Anaheim. Often called the resort's "shoppertainment center," the area lies between two theme parks and their hotels. Opened in 2001 as part of the resort's massive expansion, this entertainment district encourages extended stays in the popular Disney-themed entertainment complex. The district provides free parking for up to five hours, so you can take your time to enjoy a hearty meal and a few cocktails at an open-air cafe, shop at one of the largest Disney stores in the world, or explore a range of outdoor entertainment options, nightclubs, and movie theaters. Put Downtown Disney and other Anaheim attractions into our Anaheim road trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We visited Downtown Disney one night with our team. Perfect location to walk to from our hotel. It was busy but manageable. We ended up eating at Splitsville Bowling which was able to accommodate our ...  more »
  • It's worth going for a walk around DownTown and strolling through the shops and restaurants. There are very nice spots to take pictures. But you have to take into account that the place is somewhat expensive, the restaurants do not handle prices as affordable,and in the shops everything is priced similar to what is inside the parks.
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