• Disney Springs comes alive at night with vibrant nightlife and entertainment for all ages.
  • Enjoy live music and dance performances at venues like Raglan Road Irish Pub and The Edison.
  • Catch a movie at AMC Movies at Disney Springs 24 for a unique dine-in theater experience.
  • Indulge in delectable cuisine at a variety of dining options and shop for unique souvenirs.

As the sun sets and the daytime hustle of Disney World simmers down, Disney Springs transforms into an electric oasis for night owls. With its vibrant nightlife, eclectic mix of entertainment, and a picturesque setting, it's a haven for those seeking to bask in the glow of Orlando's evening charms. Whether you're wrapping up a day at the parks or just kicking off your night, Disney Springs offers an array of experiences that cater to every taste and age group.

The Beat of Disney Springs After Dark

When twilight descends upon this sprawling entertainment complex, the atmosphere pulsates with life. Street performers ignite the walkways with music and dance, while themed restaurants transition into buzzing hubs of activity. For those looking to immerse themselves in live entertainment, Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant is a must-visit with its rousing Irish band performances. But if you're craving something more contemporary, The Edison offers a unique blend of live music, cabaret, and even aerialists on select nights.

For film enthusiasts, the AMC Movies at Disney Springs 24 is not just a movie theater; it's an experience. With Dine-In Theatres offering full-service meals right at your seat and state-of-the-art sound systems, catching a late-night flick here is elevated to an entirely new level of enjoyment.

Top Disney Springs Nights

  1. The Edison Disney Springs at night
    The Edison - A lavish '20s-style industrial gothic nightclub, offering live music, cabaret, and unique cocktails.
  2. Raglan Road Irish Pub Disney Springs
    Raglan Road Irish Pub - Authentic Irish pub with lively music and award-winning Riverdance performers nightly.
  3. House of Blues Disney Springs
    House of Blues - A home for live music ranging from blues to rock with an attached restaurant serving Southern classics.
  4. STK Orlando Disney Springs
    STK Orlando - A modern steakhouse with a chic lounge, DJ-driven atmosphere, and rooftop dining with views of Disney Springs.
  5. Paradiso 37 Disney Springs
    Paradiso 37 - A taste of the Americas with an extensive menu, tequila bar, and nightly live entertainment.
  6. Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar Disney Springs
    Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar - An Indiana Jones-themed bar with unique cocktails and an adventurous ambiance.
  7. Wine Bar George Disney Springs
    Wine Bar George - A sophisticated spot for wine aficionados, offering over 130 selections by the ounce, glass, and bottle.

Dining Under The Stars

No enchanting evening is complete without indulging in delectable cuisine under the stars. At Disney Springs, gastronomy takes center stage as visitors are spoilt for choice with an array of dining options. From savoring high-end culinary creations at Morimoto Asia to enjoying comfort food at Chef Art Smith's Homecomin', there's something to satisfy every palate and preference.

Nighttime Dining Delights at Disney Springs

If you're after something truly unique, consider booking a table at The BOATHOUSE, where you can enjoy waterfront dining accompanied by live music. Alternatively, Wine Bar George provides an intimate setting perfect for sipping on fine wines paired with small plates.

Retail Therapy Under The Moonlight

The allure of shopping can't be overlooked when exploring Disney Springs' nighttime offerings. The venues here are not your average retail stores; they are experiences in themselves. At World of Disney, shoppers can find exclusive merchandise long after traditional store hours have ended. Meanwhile, unique boutiques like The Art of Shaving offer a chance to shop for specialty grooming products amidst an old-world charm ambiance.

Enchanting Evenings: Navigating Disney Springs After Dark

Disney Springs parking garage entrance at dusk
Arrival and Parking
Begin your enchanting evening by arriving at Disney Springs after 4 PM to take advantage of free parking. Choose from the Orange, Lime, or Grapefruit parking garages for the most convenient access to different areas of Disney Springs.
Cozy evening dinner setting at a Disney Springs restaurant
Dinner Reservations
Secure a dinner reservation at one of Disney Springs' premier restaurants. Popular choices include The BOATHOUSE for waterfront dining or Morimoto Asia for a Pan-Asian experience. Aim to book in advance, especially for evening dining.
Live band performing at Disney Springs at night
Live Entertainment
After dinner, stroll through the promenade and enjoy live entertainment. You'll find a variety of performers, from musicians to dancers, enhancing the vibrant atmosphere. Check the daily schedule for performance times and locations.
Nighttime shopping at Disney Springs with glowing storefronts
Shopping Spree
Explore the unique shops and boutiques that Disney Springs has to offer. From Disney-themed merchandise at World of Disney to trendy fashion at ZARA, there's something for every shopper. Evening hours are perfect for a more relaxed shopping experience.
People enjoying desserts at Disney Springs at night
Sweet Treats
Indulge in a sweet treat to energize your night. Stop by Sprinkles for a cupcake or Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop for a decadent sundae. These dessert spots are open late, so you can satisfy your sweet tooth any time.
Cocktails and entertainment at The Edison in Disney Springs
Nightcap at The Edison
Conclude your evening with a nightcap at The Edison. This industrial gothic-style restaurant and bar offers a variety of craft cocktails and live entertainment, including cabaret and music. It's the perfect spot to unwind and recap your magical night.

For those who appreciate artistry and craftsmanship, visiting shops like Crystal Arts by Arribas Brothers is akin to stepping into a glittering wonderland filled with glassworks that sparkle even brighter by nightfall.

Interactive Experiences That Sparkle After Sundown

Beyond dining and shopping lies a treasure trove of interactive experiences that come alive as darkness envelops the sky. Splitsville Luxury Lanes offers more than just bowling; it's an upscale alley where gourmet food meets casual fun—a perfect spot for groups looking to engage in some friendly competition.

Disney Springs Nighttime Entertainment Quiz

Think you know all there is to enjoy at Disney Springs after the sun goes down? Take this quiz to see how well you know the nighttime entertainment options at this magical destination!

If you're feeling adventurous, Aerophile—The World Leader in Balloon Flight invites guests to soar 400 feet above ground for breathtaking nocturnal views of Disney Springs and beyond. This gentle giant balloon lights up the night sky and provides an unforgettable vantage point from which to witness the magic below.

"Disney Springs isn't just another entertainment district; it's where stories unfold under moonlit skies."

In crafting your perfect evening itinerary at Disney Springs, consider weaving through these recommendations or simply let spontaneity lead you through this wonderland where every corner holds potential for discovery. And remember that while many flock here during daylight hours, it's after dusk that this place truly shines—offering enchantment tailored for those who come alive in the night.

Live Music and Performances

As the sun sets, Disney Springs transforms into a vibrant hub of live entertainment. From the melodies of ragtime pianists to the energetic beats of cover bands, there's a rhythm for every soul. One of the must-visit venues is Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant, where traditional Irish music and spirited dance performances create an atmosphere that's both lively and authentically Celtic. Be sure to check out the special events calendar for scheduled performances during your visit.

If you're in the mood for something more contemporary, the Waterview Park stages local bands that play a mix of genres. Whether you're into pop, rock, or indie music, you'll find something to tap your feet to. For those who appreciate a more relaxed vibe, strolling musicians often play acoustic sets along the springs, perfect for enjoying with a gelato in hand from one of the nearby eateries.

Savoring Specialty Cocktails

No night owl's adventure would be complete without sampling some of Disney Springs' unique libations. The mixologists at The Edison are known for their inventive cocktails served in an industrial gothic setting reminiscent of a 1920s speakeasy. Try their signature drink while enjoying live entertainment ranging from cabaret to aerialists—just remember to adhere to their evening dress code after 10 PM!

Top Edison Cocktails

  1. The Edison Tesla cocktail
    The Tesla - A zesty blend of gin, lemon juice, and lavender honey, garnished with a lemon twist.
  2. Electric Mule cocktail The Edison
    Electric Mule - A refreshing twist on the classic with vodka, ginger beer, and the brightness of fresh lime.
  3. Time Turner cocktail The Edison
    Time Turner - A rich concoction of bourbon, peach puree, and apple cider, topped with aromatic thyme.
  4. Radioactive Smash cocktail The Edison
    Radioactive Smash - An invigorating mix of tequila, muddled mint, lime, and agave, with a hint of green chartreuse.
  5. Mystic Marvel cocktail The Edison
    Mystic Marvel - A tropical getaway in a glass, combining rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream, accented with blue curaçao.

For those who prefer a rooftop view, head over to STK Orlando or Paddlefish, where you can sip on your drink while overlooking the sparkling waters of Lake Buena Vista. And if you're looking for an immersive themed experience, don't miss Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar, inspired by Indiana Jones' pilot friend.

Late-Night Bites and Sweet Treats

Hunger can strike at any hour, but fear not—Disney Springs has got you covered with an array of dining options that cater to late-night cravings. Indulge in gourmet burgers at D-Luxe Burger, or if pizza is calling your name, make your way to Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza. For those with a sweet tooth, nothing beats the decadent desserts at Ghirardelli® Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop.

Homemade Ghirardelli Chocolate Sundae

You will need:

  • Ghirardelli chocolate squaresGhirardelli chocolate squares
  • scoop of vanilla ice creamVanilla ice cream
  • whipped cream swirlWhipped cream
  • chopped nuts toppingChopped nuts
  • maraschino cherryMaraschino cherry
  • hot fudge sauce in bowlHot fudge sauce
  • waffle cone bowlWaffle cone or bowl


  1. Start by melting the Ghirardelli chocolate squares to create the hot fudge sauce.
  2. Scoop the vanilla ice cream into the waffle cone or bowl.
  3. Pour the hot fudge sauce over the ice cream.
  4. Add a generous swirl of whipped cream on top.
  5. Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the whipped cream.
  6. Top with a maraschino cherry.


Feel free to customize your homemade Ghirardelli sundae with additional toppings like sprinkles, banana slices, or different flavors of ice cream. For a richer chocolate experience, use Ghirardelli's Double Chocolate ice cream. Enjoy your enchanting evening with this delightful treat!

To truly end your night on a high note, consider visiting Amorette's Patisserie, where artistry meets flavor in their exquisite pastries and cakes. It’s not just about satisfying hunger—it’s about experiencing culinary artistry.

The Ultimate Nightcap: Shopping Under the Stars

For many visitors, no evening is complete without some nighttime retail therapy. The shops at Disney Springs stay open late so you can browse through everything from designer fashion at Zara to unique Disney memorabilia at World of Disney®. And if you’re looking for something extra special, consider personalizing a gift at The Art of Disney store.

Disney Springs Souvenir Savvy Quiz

Think you know the best spots to find that perfect Disney Springs souvenir to remember your magical night? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

In need of some accessories or makeup for tomorrow’s park adventure? Pop into Sephora or MAC Cosmetics for all your beauty essentials. And don’t forget about Uniqlo – this Japanese retailer offers stylish yet comfortable attire that’s perfect for park-hopping days.

Your enchanting evening doesn't have to end when Disney Springs closes its doors. Continue exploring what Orlando has to offer with our comprehensive guides on hotels and transportation options that ensure your night owl tendencies are well accommodated.

Night Owl's Smooth Return Checklist

  • Confirm the closing time of Disney Springs for the night🕒
  • Check the nightly entertainment schedule for any last-minute changes📅
  • Set a reminder for when to start heading back to the hotel
  • Ensure your mobile phone is fully charged or carry a portable charger🔋
  • Save the hotel shuttle schedule or ride-sharing app on your phone🚌
  • Keep a hotel business card or note with the hotel address in your wallet🏨
  • Wear comfortable shoes for the walk back to the hotel👟
  • Carry a light jacket or sweater for cooler night temperatures🧥
  • Have a small, secure bag for purchases and personal items🎒
  • Stay hydrated by carrying a water bottle💧
  • Review the quickest route back to your hotel🗺️
  • Check for any last calls at restaurants or shops you want to visit🍽️
  • Gather your group together before leaving👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
  • Do a final check for personal belongings before exiting Disney Springs🔍
Congrats, you're all set for a smooth journey back to your hotel after a magical night at Disney Springs!

Ethan Parker here signing off—wishing you magical nights filled with discovery and delight at Disney Springs!

Ethan Parker
Roller Coasters, Thrill Rides, Theme Park Tips, Orlando Attractions

Ethan Parker is a thrill-seeker with a passion for theme parks. He has experienced every roller coaster and thrill ride in Disney World and Orlando, constantly on the hunt for new and exhilarating experiences. Ethan loves sharing his enthusiasm for adventure with others, providing advice and insights on how to maximize their time in the parks.

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