Downtown Disney District Fact Sheet

Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort Fact Sheet

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort is a vibrant, one-of-a-kind Disney experience, immersing guests by day and night in an exciting mix of family-friendly dining, shopping and entertainment with a touch of Disney. This dynamic outdoor destination also offers limited-time experiences throughout the year. The Downtown Disney District is conveniently located in the heart of all the action, walking distance from Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park and the three on-property Hotels of the Disneyland Resort. Admission is complimentary.

Reimagining the Downtown Disney District

Work is underway on the next innovative evolution of the Downtown Disney District, as Disneyland Resort continues to invest in the development of new guest experiences – including new collections of shopping, dining and live entertainment. Drawing inspiration from mid-century modern architecture in Southern California, the west end of the district will be a beautiful blend of vibrant color palettes, multicultural design elements and patterns. More upcoming additions throughout the Downtown Disney District such as Paseo and Céntrico, and the recently announced Tiendita, will bring new culinary experiences for guests to enjoy.

Reimagined dining and entertainment offerings have joined the transforming district:

  • Friends and family can enjoy live entertainment at the Downtown Disney LIVE! Stage while relaxing on the lawn and admiring a soaring sculptural tower designed by artist Nikkolas Smith. The tower pays tribute to the sublime work of pioneering architects of color in Southern California during the mid-20th
  • Jazz Kitchen Coastal Grill & Patio offers a modern twist on fresh seafood and flavorful ingredients that celebrate the Gulf and Pacific coasts, while staying true to its New Orleans roots.
  • Beignets Expressed is a fast, friendly and fun counter-service spot, bestowing specialty flavors, seasonal selections and the much-loved New Orleans classic confection.

Even more diverse dining options are coming to Downtown Disney District:

  • Din Tai Fung – opening in 2024: A world-renowned Chinese restaurant known for its soup dumplings and noodles.
  • Paseo, Céntrico and Tiendita – opening spring 2024: With menus created by Michelin-starred Chef Carlos Gaytán, the Paseo upstairs dining room and the first floor Céntrico courtyard bar and restaurant will offer upscale Mexican cuisine and tequila-based cocktails. Next to Paseo and Céntrico, Tiendita will offer Chef Gaytán’s Mexican heritage flavors on-the-go with quick-service Mexican street-food staples.
  • Porto’s Bakery and Cafe – coming soon: An iconic Southern California destination known for its sweet pastries and desserts, as well as delicious California-Cuban-inspired dishes.
  • Parkside Market – coming soon: four diverse culinary concepts all under one roof:
    • Seoul Sister is a fast-casual modern eatery that will serve a Korean-forward menu based on bibimbap (Korean rice bowls) with a California twist, an Asian-inspired breakfast menu and hand-crafted drinks.
    • Sip & Sonder is a Black women-owned brand that has been recognized as one of the best cafes in L.A. by the Los Angeles Times. Guests can expect to enjoy signature lattes, fresh treats, frozen drinks and Caribbean-inspired bites.
    • GG’s Chicken Shop will serve a family-friendly menu of chicken sandwiches, salads and classic dinner table sides. This new location will be GG’s Chicken Shop’s first location on the West Coast.
    • The second story bar will be an al fresco spot offering great views with signature craft cocktails and mocktails from mixologists using local ingredients and artful garnishes.

Abundance of flavors

There is something for every taste, from open-air cafés to gourmet treats on-the-go and exquisite table-service meals. More than a dozen locations offer unique settings and flavors, such as:

  • Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes opened its first California location in the heart of the Downtown Disney District. Along with award-winning burgers, signature CrazyShake milkshakes, hearty salads and appetizers, it is the first Black Tap location to offer shakes to-go.
  • For authentic southern Italian cuisine, Naples Ristorante e Bar and the adjacent Napolini Pizzeria offer pizzas, pastas, soups and sandwiches across four different indoor and outdoor seating areas in the Naples corner complex.
  • Ballast Point Brewing Company serves 50 of its innovative beers across 100 taps as well as brewpub-style dishes, shareable plates, salads, sandwiches, burgers and desserts.
  • This family-run company, Salt & Straw, is known for its taste-provoking, imaginative ice cream creations. Seasonal flavors are handmade in small batches using local ingredients in collaboration with artisans, chefs and farmers.
  • The Wetzel’s Pretzels flagship store features a California-inspired interior design and a mural by local artists with 12 hidden pretzels.

Distinctive shopping

Downtown Disney District provides distinctive shopping options with a wide selection of apparel, home décor, collectibles and more:

  • Inside the flagship World of Disney store, guests discover an open atmosphere inspired by an animators’ loft, with uniquely themed areas, pixie dust surprises in the decor, and new merchandise collections. World of Disney is a must-visit destination for Disney fans, offering the largest selection of Disney toys, souvenirs, accessories, fashions and collectibles at the Disneyland Resort.
  • Lovepop offers eye-catching, 3D pop-up cards, stationery and gifts that combine engineering and unique laser cut technology with the ancient art form of “kirigami,” a variation of origami that intricately cuts paper rather than folding. Lovepop also carries a collection of Disney cards and gifts.
  • PANDORA Jewelry crafts beautifully hand-finished bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rings and charms offering truly unique statement pieces.
  • Disney Home offers fans a variety of Disney-themed home-related treasures from glassware to linens, kitchen goods and more. The carefully curated assortment of home goods changes seasonally.
  • At Star Wars Trading Post, visitors can celebrate their passion for a galaxy far, far away at this unique shopping destination for all things Star Wars, from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge gear to novelties inspired by “The Mandalorian.”
  • The LEGO Store offers hundreds of the world’s most famous fun-filled LEGO sets and products, as well as the West Coast’s only Minifigure Factory.

Rotating lineup of live entertainment

Guests can gather, relax and create memories with a variety of entertainment and fun activities. Performance schedules can be found on and the Disneyland app.*

  • The Downtown Disney LIVE! Stage offers a variety of live music guests can enjoy including Motown, rock, jazz and reggae. In addition, seasonal acts and specialty performances take place throughout the year.
  • Splitsville Luxury Lanes features 20 luxury bowling lanes interspersed throughout two floors, four dining areas (indoors and out) and 25 flat screen TVs. Outdoors, guests can step out to The Alley to play interactive games in a lounging area and listen to local musicians at Splitsville’s Kingpin Stage.

More fun facts:

  • Downtown Disney District offers many fun seasonal festivities at Disneyland Resort, such as family crafts, artist showcases and signing events. Information for each event can be found on
  • The Disneyland Resort horticulture team works year-round, bringing in new décor and florals to the Downtown Disney District that vary by season.
  • With valid park admission and Disneyland Park reservations, guests can board the Disneyland Monorail at the Downtown Disney District. Guests will enjoy an approximately 13-minute ride around the resort while they sit back and enjoy the aerial views, with a stop in Tomorrowland.


Check the latest entertainment details and schedules at or the Disneyland mobile app. Entertainment, experiences, and offerings may be modified, limited in availability or unavailable, and are subject to restrictions, and change or cancellation without notice. Both Theme Park reservations and valid admission for the same Park on the same day are required for Park entry. Park reservations are limited, subject to availability and not guaranteed. Park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. Visit for important information to know before visiting the Disneyland Resort.

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