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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  • This is not as big as the one in FL but has everything you need. Great restaurants to choose from, shopping, and proximity to the parks for fireworks. We loved the Ballast Point Brewery for dinner.  more »
  • From the hotel to the Disney entrance, you can go all the way, there are Starbucks on the road, color makeup shop and music high. Lego Shop is full, there are Disney characters outside the Lego! Very Special!
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