A Quick Tour of Downtown Disney
At Downtown Disney District, guests gather, relax and create memories with daily atmospheric music and entertainment. From Splitsville Luxury Lanes to The VOID's hyper reality experience, fun for the whole family is only a few steps away.
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, the atmosphere gives a trendy New York diner vibe and it is the first Black Tap location to offer shakes to-go from a Shake Window.This is Ballast Point Brewing Company's first Orange County location, where the popular craft brewer serves 50 of its innovative beers across 100 taps, including its flagship Sculpin IPA and limited-edition beers exclusive to the Downtown Disney District. From grain to glass, Ballast Point Brewing Company is dedicated to the craft of its production. Beginning with selecting raw materials for the brewing process, there are 300-plus quality testing touch points. Family and friends are sure to enjoy Ballast Point's creative and fun brewpub-style dishes, offering plates to share, salads and flatbreads, sandwiches, burgers and desserts, with gluten free and vegetarian options. Indoors, the restaurant's design has a nautical vibe, inspired by Ballast Point's love of the sea, and outdoors, a rooftop patio with cabana-style seating — all with views of the Downtown Disney District.
The family-run ice cream company, Salt & Straw, is now open in Downtown Disney District. The scoop shop is known for its taste-provoking, imaginative ice cream creations, which uniquely capture the spirit of classic Americana.
At The VOID, participants step into new, multi-sensory, hyper-reality environments with walk-through experiences, surrounded by 3D imagery, ground-breaking technology and immersive storytelling by ILMxLAB. In Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, guests can save the galaxy and discover Imperial intelligence vital to the budding Rebellion's survival.
Splitsville Luxury Lanes features 20 luxury bowling lanes interspersed throughout two floors, four dining areas (indoors and out), 25 flat screen TVs and live music 365 days a year. With a menu featuring fresh-rolled sushi, mouth-watering burgers and hand-tossed pizzas, Splitsville offers a one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment experience in a California-cool environment, with hand-painted murals with "hidden Mickeys."
Disney Home offers fans a variety of Disney-themed home-related treasures from glass ware to linens, kitchen goods and more. The carefully curated assortment of home goods available changes seasonally for guest shopping enjoyment.
Wetzel's Pretzels, an innovator in fresh, soft-baked pretzels, recently reopened its flagship store in the Downtown Disney District with an all-new, California inspired design by local artists with 12 hidden pretzels in a mural and bronze-sculpted, pretzel-shaped door handles.