Downtown DisneyLake Buena Vista, Florida
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Downtown Disney is an outdoor shopping, dining, and entertainment area located at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Up until 1989, only the Marketplace existed and was known as the Walt Disney World Marketplace (and previously as the Lake Buena Vista Shopping Village). Pleasure Island - a nightclub district - expanded the area to the west in 1989, followed by the West Side expansion in 1995.
In 2008, Disney closed the Pleasure Island nightclubs, though the restaurants and shops in that center one-third of Downtown Disney remain open.
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