Walt Disney World® Resort for Adults Disney’s BoardWalk Entertainment Complex Disney's BoardWalk area contains more than 90,000 square feet of shops, restaurants and nightclubs. It encompasses Crescent Lake and is "a village on the water" near many Disney Resort hotels in Walt Disney World Resort. This quarter-mile entertainment, dining and shopping area is also conveniently close to 2 Disney Theme Parks. With sherbet-colored building facades, striped awnings, rising columns and archways, Disney's BoardWalk is designed after the boardwalks that were famous during the turn of the 20th century along such coastal cities as Coney Island, New York and Atlantic City, New Jersey. Stroll along Disney's BoardWalk during the day to explore the unusual shops and restaurants. When the sun cools down, the nightlife heats up with street performers, food vendors, midway games and lots of live entertainment.
Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney's BoardWalk Area at Walt Disney World Resort is a nightclub showcasing cool bands and hot DJs for Guests who are 21 years and up. Get into the groove at this hoppin' nightclub that plays the hottest songs from the '80s, '90s and today! When the sun sets, the sounds and lights come to life in the elegant surroundings of a stunning art deco ballroom. Stars twinkle from the celestial ceiling over the expansive dance floor as you kick the latest steps or make your own moves. Between tunes, take a break on one of the balconies with a romantic view of the rippling waters of Crescent Lake, which stretches from the lip of the Dance Hall to the BoardWalk and beyond. On Tuesday through Saturday nights, request your favorite music videos and dance along as they play on the big screens above. Whether your game is Duran Duran, Nine Inch Nails or the Black Eyed Peas, you can "shake it don't break it" to the music and images of your favorite bands. Atlantic Dance Hall is the place to be for those who want to dance the night away!
Jellyrolls at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort Jellyrolls at Disney's BoardWalk Area at Walt Disney World Resort is a lively piano bar with dueling pianos and audience sing-alongs for Guests 21 years and up. Let the good times roll at Jellyrolls! Raise a glass each night as you sing along with the jelly-rollicking music of the two piano maestros playing your favorite tunes. No request is too obscure, no artist beyond mimicry. These guys can play anything! Well, almost anything. Try to stump them for the time of your life. The raised, mirrored stage enhances the lightshow as the pianists take turns dazzling the audience with their astonishing repertoire. Don't be shy! Boogey in the aisles or shimmy onstage. It's a hilarious, interactive experience for the whole crowd. Be there early to grab a table. Jellyrolls is one of the hottest nightspots in the Orlando area and seats fill up fast. Don't forget your dancing shoes!
Big River Grille & Brewing Works Big River Grille & Brewing Works, open for lunch and dinner in Disney's BoardWalk Resort, is a microbrewery (the only working brewpub at Walt Disney World Resort) and restaurant that serves sandwiches, salads, and twists on American pub favorites. Take a seat in the spacious indoor dining area or catch the action happening on the Resort's boardwalk while relaxing on the Big River Grille & Brewing Works outdoor waterfront patio. The floor-to-ceiling glass walls in the Big River Grille & Brewing Works restaurant provide a glimpse into the beer-making process. Watch while an on-site brew master crafts the establishment's 5 signature beers. Sample the results of the brew master's work, or try something from the array of other award-winning handcrafted ales and lagers.
The Chef's Menu at CoraNation Room Savor the Greek specialties of a traditional kouzzina, as well as personal favorites of celebrity chef Cat Cora. An intimate 5-course event, The Chef's Menu at CoraNation Room features vibrant Mediterranean flavors, expertly chosen wines and the unique opportunity to interact with the chef as each course is presented. Amid flickering candlelight, delight in fresh seafood and oak-grilled specialties prepared with creative Greek touches that celebrate the chef's heritage. As the perfect complement to each course, enjoy optional wine pairings that include selections from Chef Cat Cora's private label. Dinner seatings for this experience—which is designed for Guests ages 10 and older—are at 6:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays at The CoraNation Room at Kouzzina by Cat Cora®. Groups of up to 24 can be accommodated, and reservations are recommended. You can book your reservation online, or call (407) WDWDINE or (407) 939-3463 up to 180 days in advance. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call. * Price: The Chef's Menu at CoraNation Room is $65.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Kouzzina by Cat Cora is a licensed trademark of C2 Restaurant Group, LLC.
ESPN Club ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk lets you experience the ultimate in sports entertainment, dining and shopping as you score nonstop sports action. Located at the edge of scenic Crescent Lake, ESPN Club is the most devoted sports club this side of the major leagues. This sports extravaganza makes you feel like you're there as you watch your favorite sport on one of 100 video monitors with satellite feeds. You won't miss a minute of the game–TV monitors are even located in the bathrooms! On big game days, get here early as fans pack the seats in droves to cheer on their favorite clubs.
Disney Golf Play a round at one of Disney’s four championship courses and receive*: • 20% off greens fees • Complimentary club rental • A bucket of range balls • Transportation via taxi from select Disney Resort Hotels Lake Buena Vista Joe Lee dreamed up this course, a classic country-club environment nestled in dense pine forests with small well-bunkered greens that demand accurate shot-making. Magnolia Network on the course the PGA pros play every year. Joe Lee’s design features wide fairways and more than 1,500 magnolia trees for an experience that is as beautiful as it is challenging. Osprey Ridge This Tom Fazio-designed course is a journey through lush, tropical wilderness along a meandering ridge, providing interesting obstacles, banking and elevation changes along the way. Palm Designed by Joe Lee, this is one of Disney’s most difficult courses and is rated one of America’s Top 75 Resort Courses. The 18th hole has been ranked as fourth toughest on the PGA Tour. Oak Trail Play a quick nine between meetings! Perfect for golfers on a tight schedule or limited budge, this nine-hole walking course is great for players of all skill levels. Call the Disney Golf Master Starter at 407-WDW-GOLF (407-939-4653) for tee times. Be sure to mention offer code: RESORT CONV.
Richard Petty Driving Experience Drive or ride shotgun in a NASCAR race car at Walt Disney World Speedway! Take command of the wheel and experience real speed first-hand by driving a NASCAR race car around the mile-long, tri-oval racetrack! You're in for the thrill of a lifetime as you test your driving skills during one of our 8, 18 or 30 lap programs. Looking to enjoy the ride from the passenger's seat? Experience real life racing excitement as you ride shotgun in a 2-seat NASCAR race car driven by one of our professional driving instructors during your 3-lap qualifying run. You'll quickly learn what it takes to compete in NASCAR as you reach speeds up to 140 MPH.
Call (800) 237-3889 or visit the Richard Petty Driving Experience for more information or to reserve your seat! Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call. You must have a valid driver's license to participate in any driving experience. Additional rules and restrictions apply.
Exotic Driving Experience Let your dream become a reality with an Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway near Orlando, Florida. Here, you'll find some of the world's fastest and most exotic high-performance supercars by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche and Audi—all ready to speed around a real racetrack. Simply pick the car of your preference and get ready for an exhilarating ride! About the Exotics Course On the Exotics Course at Walt Disney World Speedway, you can truly test the capabilities of these vehicles. With no traffic, no stoplights and no law enforcement to slow you down, an adrenaline-pumping experience awaits you. The Exotics Course is a one-mile, hybrid design that utilizes the tri-oval's backstretch and Turn 2, and then takes drivers into a newly-designed interior section that includes a series of fast right-hand and lefthand turns inside street-course style barriers. This layout lets you rapidly accelerate and reach high speeds while testing the deft handling and braking characteristics of some of the world's most incredible supercars. Driving Packages The 6-lap base driving experience starts at $169 and additional packages are available. If you'd prefer to let someone else do the driving, a professional driver can take you on a 2-lap thrill ride for just $99. Book your Exotic Driving Experience online or call (855) 822-0149.
Cirque du Soleil® – La Nouba La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed by Cirque du Soleil exclusively in the Downtown Disney West Side area at Walt Disney World Resort. The show's international cast of acrobats, athletes and performance artists—including more than 65 artists representing 15 countries— delights and mystifies with daring acts of grace. La Nouba translates to English as "to party, to live it up," and this theme is evident in the energetic performances, the colorful costumes and the moving live music. See the magic up close for yourself when you attend a performance of La Nouba! To learn more, visit http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/destinations/downtown-disney/entertainment/cirque-du-soleil/
Splitsville Luxury Lanes™ Coming soon to Downtown Disney® West Side. Discover 50,000 square feet of cool, retro interior on two levels with 30 luxury bowling lanes, live music and billiards. Attendees can dine indoors or enjoy one of Splitsville's outdoor patio dining areas. Splitsville eclectic menu features everything from fresh-rolled sushi and steak chimichurri to traditional favorites like mouth-watering burgers and hand-tossed pizza. The all-new dayand-nighttime venue also will be available for corporate events.
The Spa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort The Spa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort embraces the wisdom of "Solas per Aqua," health through water. This style is reminiscent of historical Saratoga Springs, which is considered to be America's first Spa. This fullservice spa and salon offers single treatments, half-day or full-day treatments, including: • Massage Therapies • Facials • Body Treatments • Hydro-Massage Therapies • Hand and Foot Treatments • Couples' Relaxation Package To learn more, visit http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/spa/saratoga-springs-spa/
Atlanta Braves Spring Training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Dates: Returning March 2013 Baseball fans can catch some major league action when the Atlanta Braves take the field for spring training at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Come out and see how the rookies fare against your favorite big league players! To learn more and view the 2013 schedule, please visit: http://espnwwos.disney.go.com/events/pro/braves-spring-training.
Behind the Scenes Tours Wild Africa Trek – Embark on a thrilling, privately guided expedition into the authentic world of African wildlife. Attach to an overhead harness system for an up-close encounter with Nile hippos and crocodiles. Venture on to a VIP safari across an open savanna teeming with exotic creatures! Backstage Magic — Live your Disney dreams with special backstage visits to Epcot®, the Magic Kingdom®, Disney's Hollywood Studios™, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, the Walt Disney World® Nursery & Tree Farm and Central Shops, where hundreds of talented Cast Members bring the Disney magic to life. Peek behind the scenes at six incredible locations, in one incredible day! (7.5 hours) Disney by Design — Discover the techniques and "tricks of the trade" used by Disney artists, designers and landscapers to turn resorts, theme parks and office buildings at the Walt Disney World® Resort into masterpieces of illusion. Your group learns the inside story of how Disney uses architecture, color, landscaping, furnishings and an acute attention to detail to evoke a variety of themes. (3 hours) Gardens of the World — You'll truly appreciate the natural beauty of Walt Disney World® Resort on a special tour that shows you just how our gardens grow. Come with us as a horticultural expert explains the level of loving care that creates true botanical artistry. (3.5 hours) To learn more, visit http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/tours-and-experiences/
Signature Dining Enjoy gourmet cuisine and an unforgettable experience when you visit a Signature Dining restaurant. Each venue offers the finest in food, service and atmosphere, perfect for celebrating a special occasion or relaxing in sophisticated elegance. Yachtsman Steakhouse at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort This nautically themed restaurant offers sophisticated fare featuring prime cuts of meat as well as a wide selection of seafood. Flying Fish Café at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort The freshest fish and seasonal ingredients are combined with culinary skill to create New American cuisine. Witness sensational creations prepared in the onstage kitchen. Le Cellier at Epcot® Step below the Canada Pavilion's Château into an intimate restaurant designed as a wine cellar. Prime rib, filet mignon and pan-seared seafood are featured dishes. Todd English’s bluezoo at Walt Disney World Resort Dolphin Resort The focus is coastal cuisine created by renowned celebrity chef, Todd English. Pair your fresh seafood and gourmet meat dishes with selections from the award-wining wine list. California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort At California Grill, the food is just as enticing as the spectacular views across Magic Kingdom theme park. Inspired by classic cuisines from around the world, yet combined in inventive and delicious new ways, the menu at California Grill reflects the very best of California fusion cooking. Citricos at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa From the simple yet sophisticated menu, find American cuisine infused with Mediterranean flavors, such as seafood, steaks, pasta and other vegetarian options. Victoria and Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa — Winner of Zagat's National Top Ten Restaurants and the prestigious AAA 5-Diamond Award, each sevencourse meal at Central Florida's premier fine dining restaurant is customized daily.
Lounges Crew's Cup Lounge at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort For a light bite and a drink, slip into this sailing-themed lounge that features beer and wine from the world's famous seaports. Martha's Vineyard—A Casual Lounge with New England Flair at Disney’s Beach Club Resort Gather for cocktails, conversation and a light bite in a charming lounge inspired by a New England beach house. The menu includes flights of top-shelf spirits and international wines, as well as signature cocktails and cold beers. Belle Vue Lounge at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort This 1930s sitting room features board games and working radios playing shows from a bygone era, as well as morning coffee and pastries and evening bar specialties.
Todd English's bluezoo Lounge at Walt Disney World Resort Dolphin Resort Try a signature cocktail or an award-wining wine as a prelude to dinner or make an evening of taking it easy in this trendy hot spot. Kimonos Lounge at Walt Disney World Swan Resort This colorful and lively karaoke bar located within Kimonos restaurant is open nightly from 5:30 p.m. to midnight.