Downtown Disney Marketplace
|Downtown Disney Marketplace provides an appealing place to take a break from Disney Theme Parks and Water Parks especially if you're in search of Disney merchandise. Check out the largest Disney character store in the world. Or, for more of a respite, relax and dine at a lakeside restaurant. Downtown Disney Hotels |
Downtown Disney Marketplace
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This is bit off the beaten path and towards the rear of the World of Disney store. Featuring natural skin and bath products. There are wonderful hand cut soaps, bath crystals and salts, shampoo bars, scented candles, etc. Visitors are encouraged to try out the products with the testers found throughout the shop. This shop can be potent with all the varieties of smells.
| ||Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique |
For all those little girls dreaming of being a Disney Princess, this latest addition to the World of Disney is the perfect fit. More of a salon than a store, there are 10 salon stations where girls can get their hair, nails and makeup done. A second Boutique is located at Cinderellla's Castle in the Magic Kingdom. Reservations are strongly recommended. The number to call is: 407-WDW-STYLE.
| ||The Art of Disney |
Whether you're a collector of Disney Memorabilia and artwork or not, this Downtown Disney shop is worth a visit. There's a vast collection of limited edition Sericels, lithographs, original paintings, sculptures, collectible figurines including the Walt Disney Classics Collection, crystal, Lenox, etc. The range of prices makes this appealing to both the serious collector and those wanting something special on a modest budget.
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The Days of Christmas is a must see shop at anytime of the year, but make certain that you visit during the Holiday season. You can find a wide variety of Disney character ornaments, Santa hats and Christmas stockings. The more collectible items include the Disney Village pieces, Christopher Radko ornaments, Disney Railroad Train Sets, Snowbabies, and the Walt Disney World Showcase Collection. This store has an extensive selection of Christmas movies and books, including The Polar Express and Jolly Old Santa Clause.
| ||Disney's Pin Traders |
This open air shop is where you'll find almost every Disney pin imaginable. There are hundreds of pins displayed by themes as well as Limited Editions. Pin trading sessions are also hosted here. Even if you're not into collecting pins, it's always fun to look through the selection of pins. Pins are an inexpensive souvenir.
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Design, customize and personalize your own Hanes tee shirt. This store has several large user friendly computers that will walk you through the entire design process. First you choose the size and and the color of the shirt you want. Depending on the size you choose, the variety of color may be limited. Then your select your art from several Disney categories, such as Celebrations, Characters, Princesses, Tinker Bell, Pirates, Pixar, Disney Films, and Holidays. The final step in the design process is personalizing your tee with custom text. There are several fonts, styles, and colors that you can choose from. When you're done you print out your ticket, pay, and then come back in about 30 minutes to pick it up.
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This crystal specialty shop offers a wide variety of unique gifts. It's a bit off the beaten track, located between Team Mickey and Basin. Skilled craftsmen work on various pieces in view of guests. A wide variety of items can be personalized.
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A fantastic interactive candy shop that's certain to satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether or not you have a sweet tooth, you have to visit Goofy's Candy Company in the Downtown Disney Marketplace. Its so much more than a candy store. It's bright and colorful, as you'd expect. There are rows and rows of self serve bins where you can get treats at $2.98 a quarter pound. (A limited selection of sugar free candies are available.) There are pre-packaged candies and novelties for sale as well as glass displays filled with tempting.
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Offering all types of items for those guests that are left handed. The store has a wide variety of items such as cooking utensils,
pens, pencils, and more.
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Almost every type of Lego is available here. From the simplest set of blocks to the latest kits, clothing and games, you're bound to find something for all ages at this store. Outside of the shop is a 3,000 square foot play zone. There are amazing lego creations found around the shop, including a "sea serpent" in the lake. This is a great photo spot.
| ||Mickey's Mart - Everything Ten Dollars and Under |
Located near Pooh Corner, this shop offers some great values. There are grab bags and "4 for $10.00" bins. Each week there's a featured item on sale.
| ||Once Upon a Toy Store |
This store is for the child and the child at heart. The exterior appears to be constructed out of Lincoln Logs and Tinker Toys. Every Disney themed toy imaginable is featured here. There are incredible displays including the Monorail system in miniature. All of Disney's DVDs currently available for sale can be found here. In addition to an extensive display, there's a binder that contains the full listing of 300+ titles.
| ||Team Mickey Athletic Club |
The perfect shop for the sports enthusiast. Disney themed sportswear for virtually all sports including golf apparel and accessories, athletic jerseys and footwear, ESPN brand merchandise and a limited selection of sports memorabilia. There are wonderful Disney themed bowling balls that are sure to make you a league standout. You can find a large selection of sports gear with your favorite College or Professional team.
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(by Julie Martin) The newest shop, Tren-D, at the Downtown Disney Marketplace is just that, trendy! All of the merchandise for sale here is chic, hip, and sometimes eco-friendly. Disney hit a home run with this store which offers Disney Couture clothing and handbags, Tarina Tarantino and Judith Jack jewelry, and earth friendly candy wrapper purses. They carry cool Mickey t-shirts along with clothing from Roxy, Element, Billabong and Lucy Love. You will also find Wicked Wahine lotions and perfumes, Swan Creek candles, and H2O bath products.
| ||World of Disney - This is the ultimate Disney Character store. You'll find themed sections throughout the 50,000 square foot shop: |
Magic Room: Photo frames, towels, snow globes. Princess Experience Room: Princess outfits, dolls, accessories, toys and the Bibbidi, Bobbidi Boutique where your little girl can be transformed into a Disney Princess Enchanted Dining Room: Kitchen items, mugs and photo frames. Adventure Room : Clothing for boys. Villains Room: Jewelry, watches, clocks, trading pins and collectibles. Map Room: Computer software, CDs, stationery and Disney souvenirs featuring pens, pencils, magnets, key chains, etc. Carnival Room: Plush toys. Bird Room: Men's clothing. Snow White Room: Infant/toddler clothing and accessories. Great Hall: Women's clothing, sleepwear and accessories.Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
Shopping experiences for the whole family! On the eastern side of Downtown Disney nestled along Buena Vista Lagoon, Downtown Disney Marketplace is a perfect shopping location with something for guests of all ages and interests.
A strolling street environment with more than 20 venues lends way to a variety of outdoor artisans with merchandise from cloth-covered balloons to creative hair wraps, and silhouette portraits to personalized wood nameplates can be found throughout the Marketplace.
Formerly known as the Disney Village Marketplace, the area contains many shops and quick service restaurants. Restaurants include Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop, T-Rex Cafe, and the Rainforest Cafe. The first restaurant in the Earl of Sandwich chain is located here as well. Shopping venues include the Lego Imagination Center, Goofy's Candy Company, World of Disney, Once Upon A Toy, and Cap'n Jack's Marina offering boat rentals.
Disney Marketplace hosts unique, diverse shops and restaurants, all in a pleasant waterfront setting. An on-site marina is stocked with watercraft. Canopied water taxis shuttle Disney resort guests to and from nearby Disney hotel properties.
Downtown Disney Marketplace provides a relaxing setting for dining and shopping, set on the shores of Lake Buena Vista. The whole area is scattered with topiaries, small areas of garden, and play-fountains much loved by kids.
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