If you read our recent blog, Adulting at Disney: Explore Disney Springs, you’ll know that after a busy day of meetings at their Walt Disney World convention resort, attendees have convenient access to a host of evening entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife options available nearby.

Now, let’s take a look at another Walt Disney World Resort nighttime entertainment district located at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn. Within walking distance of Epcot and Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, and a just boat ride away from Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s BoardWalk offers one-of-a-kind lounges, restaurants and galleries, as well as several venues for hosting private group dining events along the quarter-mile promenade.  

Here are a few of the highlights that can be found at Disney's BoardWalk:

Lounges and Quick Bites

Attendees can kick-off their evening at one of BoardWalk’s legendary lounges for a quick bite, specialty cocktail or handcrafted ale:


Set in a secret magician’s lounge, attendees will be dazzled and entranced by AbracadaBar. From its decorative magic show posters and mystifying mirrors, to vintage props and tricks left behind years ago, AbracadaBar promises to be just as surprising and magical as its name suggests. Offering a magical menu of “Curious Cocktails,” “Worldly Wines” and “Baffling Beers”, there is something for everyone at this sophisticated social club. 

Big River Grille & Brewing Works

If attendees are looking to grab a beer and a bite, Big River Grille & Brewing Works is the place to go. This microbrewery and restaurant offers award-winning, handcrafted ales, and lagers, plus a menu chock-full of American pub grub classics. 

Signature Dining

Attendees can savor the evening by enjoying a meal at one of Disney’s BoardWalk signature restaurants. Both offer private group dining options as well:

Flying Fish 

Flying Fish, a contemporary chic restaurant boasting mouthwatering cuisine, evokes a warm, welcoming ambiance that defines luxury dining. For a truly original experience, groups can participate in a Chef’s Wine Tasting Dinner with a flavorful 5-course prix fixe menu and expertly-chosen wines. This sophisticated dining venue can also accommodate up to 174 guests for a private dining event.

Trattoria al Forno

Trattoria al Forno showcases an artisanal menu, celebrating the diversity of Italian cuisine with authentic ingredients and recipes hailing from Milan to Rome. Paired with a glass of Italian wine and an assortment of Italian desserts, a meal at Trattoria al Forno is simply delizioso. Private dining events can also be hosted for up to 30 guests.  

Sweet Treats 

For those with a sweet tooth, Disney’s BoardWalk boasts delicious dessert and sweet treat options that are sure to satisfy:

Ample Hills Creamery

Ample Hills Creamery is a whimsical take on the turn-of-the-century ice cream parlor. Ample Hills Creamery offers a variety of 16 signature ice cream flavors, homespun milkshakes, luxurious sundaes, and six different ice cream cone options, from the classic waffle cone to the adventurous pretzel cone. 

BoardWalk Bakery

With over 20 tantalizing desserts to choose from, BoardWalk Bakery is a quaint shop with freshly-baked favorites. Serving cupcakes, croissants, muffins, Danish pastries, and tarts, there are a variety of desserts to put a smile on everyone’s faces. 

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