January 12, 2001 – Downtown Disney Opens in Disneyland
“Visit a lively promenade featuring distinctive eateries, unique shops, and exciting entertainment…”
On January 12, 2001, the California version of the shopping district Downtown Disney opened in Disneyland. The area, situated between Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure, features a variety of shops, entertainment, and dining options, ranging from a movie theater to fine dining table service restaurants. The district also features the largest Disney shopping experience in the parks: World of Disney; Marceline’s Confectionary is another favorite Disney shopping treat, where guests can purchase special Disney-themed treats, including the famous candy apples decorated for the season.