If you’ve visited Walt Disney World Resort lately, you may have noticed some exciting new additions to Disney Springs. These new offerings are filled with so much to discover, there’s plenty of unique dining and retail options for meeting and event attendees to experience.

Town Center at Disney Springs recently debuted over 40 new retail locations to the public and will continue to open in phases throughout the summer. This vibrant neighborhood will be home to some of the most recognizable names in retail such as Anthropologie, ZARA, LACOSTE, Tommy Bahama and more. After a day of meetings, attendees can shop along the Mediterranean-inspired Floridian streets and explore unique boutiques and flagship stores. From big-name brands to rare finds, guests will discover this playful promenade is the perfect place to relax, refresh and reconnect.

Just steps away from Town Center is The Landing, a tasty waterside district overflowing with spectacular flavors. Recently, STK opened its doors, introducing guests to an ultra-modern steakhouse mixed with the ambiance of a sleek lounge. 

Now open to guests as of July 12 is Chef Art Smith’s Homecoming – Florida Kitchen and Shine Bar, which features farm-to-table cuisine inspired by the Sunshine State. Also recently opened in Town Center, Frontera Cocina is a contemporary Mexican dining experience by Chef Rick Bayless, featuring delicious picks like bacon guacamole and red chili chicken enchiladas. And keep an eye out for more details on The Edison, a lavish “Industrial Gothic”-style restaurant, bar and nighttime destination, featuring classical American food, artisanal craft cocktails and unparalleled live entertainment, coming soon to Disney Springs.

In addition to these sophisticated new dining experiences, new quick service dining locations have recently opened at Town Center and The Landing. Satisfy your appetite during your shopping trip with a variety of new fast bites, like AristocrepesThe Daily PoutineB.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co.D-Luxe Burger, and more, now open at Disney Springs.

Along with these recent additions, the Lime Parking Garage, adjacent to World of Disney and Town Center, is now open for guests driving to Disney Springs. The addition of nearly 2,000 parking spaces will give attendees even more options, making the arrival experience easier and more efficient. In addition to the Lime Garage, attendees traveling to Disney Springs from a Disney convention resort can enjoy complimentary bus transportation featuring new dedicated bus lanes and a new drop-off location at The Gateway, offering a stunning arrival into Town Center.

With the continued enhancements at Disney Springs, attendees can savor the day as they enter this eclectic mix of unique boutiques, one-of-a-kind eateries and jaw-dropping entertainment. What new shopping or dining experience are you most excited about for your next meeting or private group event? Tell us on Facebook and Twitter!

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