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Is Disney Springs Free? | Easily Explained

Disney Springs is one of the most popular spots in Orlando, but do you have to pay to get in?

In this page, we will explain whether or not Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney) is free, what isn't free, and what you can't miss at Disney Springs.

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Is Disney Springs Free?

Disney Springs is free for all guests. In fact, there are many visitors that visit Disney Springs for this reason.

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Visitors can walk around the Disney property with their friends and family for hours, while visiting different shopping stores such as the World of Disney Store, Lego Store and other retail stores.

It's important to know that Parking at Disney Springs is also free of charge, unless you opt for Valet Parking which will come at an additional fee.

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Guests will be able to park their vehicles, and walk around the entire Disney area without having to spend any money.

They can also use the Disney buses free of charge to visit other properties.

What Isn't Free at Disney Springs?

Although walking around Disney Springs is free, any activities, food or drinks will have to be purchased.

Disney Springs is a 120 acre old-fashioned district that is designed for guests of all ages to walk around and have unique experiences.

There are shows, a theatre, a bowling alley, plenty of restaurants, the famous House of Blues, water tour and a train ride for the kiddos.

  • Splitsville Luxury Lanes
  • AMC Dine in Theatre
  • Aerophile - The World Leader in Balloon Flight
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Coca-Cola Polar Bear Photo Op Experience
  • The Edison Live Entertainment
  • Fall at Disney Springs
  • House of Blues Music Hall
  • Marketplace Carousel
  • Marketplace Train Express
  • Raglan Road Live Music
  • Vintage Amphicar
  • Waterview Park

3 Things You Can't Miss at Disney Springs

1. Get a Dole Whip

As of late 2022, you're able to purchase a Dole Whip at Swirls on the Water in Disney Springs.

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If you're looking for something simple, yet delicious, the Dole Whip Pineapple Vanilla is the best choice.

There are many different types of Dole Whip options that are available, some that include cheesecake, and others that include alcohol.

2. Visit the Lego Store

The Lego Store at Disney Springs features everything and anything that you can think of, made out of Legos.

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It features massive lego sculptures, thousands of lego toys, screens that make lego toys come to life (without opening the box), an opportunity to build your own legos, and a MiniFigure factory.

It's easily one of the most impressive displays of creativity that we've ever seen.

3. Go to World of Disney

The World of Disney Store is a shopping store that offers every and any type of Disney related merchandise, all under one roof.

Rather than needing to travel to each Disney park (and property) to purchase items that are usually only found at that location, it can be bought at the World of Disney Store.

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Some of the most popular items include:

  • Clothes
  • Backpacks
  • Hats/Mickey ears
  • Toys
  • Pillows
  • Mugs
  • Pins
  • Jewelry
  • And even home décor

Visitors can simply walk in the store and purchase any Disney related merchandise of their choosing.

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