Disney’s Pleasure Island makeover stalled again

Downtown Disney pleasure island makeover stalled

For many locals here in Orlando, Disney’s Pleasure Island used to be a great place to go for late night adult entertainment. They had several cool nightclubs to go to and good restaurants.

Mannequins nightclub (not sure if I spelled that right) was very cool with live dancers, two floors and a revolving dance floor. When I worked 3rd shift at Disney I use to go there before my shift and hang out a lot.

Disney closed Pleasure Island a few years ago, the reason they gave was that is was not making enough and it did not fit their family friendly theme. Actually they closed the clubs; you can still walk through the area and a few small shops are still open.
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Christmas Shopping At Downtown Disney Marketplace

Holiday shopping at Disney's downtown marketplace shops

If your looking for a very unique Disney World gift this Christmas holiday season, the best place to go is the Disney Downtown Marketplace. Located right in the east end of the downtown Disney area. This Disney entertainment and shopping area is filled with shows, great places to eat and lots of Disney shopping. For this article I’m talking about just the shopping stores.

As everywhere on Disney property, the Downtown Disney marketplace is alive with Christmas holiday decorations and lights right now. With plenty of free parking, this Disney shopping area has over 30 shops, all unique and wonderful. It features the largest Disney character store in the world among other things. You can find every Disney character toy, costume, accessory and more here.
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