|New Vision for Downtown Disney Unveiled
The Walt Disney World Resort unveiled a new vision for Downtown Disney, with extraordinary new shopping, dining and other experiences including a completely re-imagined Pleasure Island. Over the next year, the 120-acre entertainment, shopping, dining complex will add a number of one-of-a-kind, immersive experiences for guests. Downtown Disney will even get its own iconic attraction, in the form of a giant, tethered balloon that will take guests 300 feet into the air to view the amazing vistas of Walt Disney World Resort. To make way for the new offerings, all 6 of the exsiting night clubs on Pleasure Island will close on September 27, 2008.