So this is what has become of Pleasure Island The space is now a crowded outdoor mega-mall which has one purpose in mind. And it does that well.
Pleasure Island was a nightclub complex at Downtown Disney that opened in and closed in September ofwith the area re-developed as The Landing at Disney Springs. Despite the name, it is not related to the island of the same name from Pinocchioinstead featuring a unique storyline that was related on various signs on the island. Pleasure Island was an abandoned industrial waterfront district that was converted into a nightclub complex.
Then join us for few drinks at Dockside Margaritas in Disney Springs! Because the outdoor Margarita Bar located in the Marketplace is currently serving drinks that used to be served at Pleasure Island. Dockside Margaritas at Disney Springs Marketplace.
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Some of the information is based on fact or statements put out by Disney, while other information is based on discussions with cast members, guests, and well known insiders on discussion forums. What follows is my observation of the big picture, which lead to the closing of the clubs at Pleasure Island. The closing of Pleasure Island was a hotly debated topic within Disney and the fan community.
It officially opened on May 1, In Septemberall of its clubs were closed, but its retail stores and restaurants remained open. The area is now called The Landing and is the middle part of Disney Springs.
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Sure, Pleasure Island has resembled a ghost town for two years, but now it's officially dead. Walt Disney World announced last week its plans to rename and reinvent the area, the center segment of Downtown Disney. Coming up is the Hyperion Wharf name.
Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney has moved away from nightclubs to more night-time entertainment, with themed restaurants and shops. To make way for the new offerings, all of the clubs on Pleasure Island closed on September 27, On the West Side end is Planet Hollywood.
To make way for the new offerings, all of the clubs on Pleasure Island closed September 27, Pleasure Island is the night-time entertainment district at Downtown Disney. It consists of themed nightclubs, restaurants and shops. As of August 15,Pleasure Island extended its "open gate" policy, which means that entry to the island is free — you only have to pay if you wish to enter one of the nightclubs.