With over 100 stores already open at Disney Springs, it’s hard to imagine there’s room for any more. But great news for shoppers – there is! Soon, three new venues will be added to the property’s eclectic mix of niche boutiques and brand-name anchor locations, just in time for holiday shopping.
Here’s a preview of what’s to come:
Disney Tails: Opening Oct. 12, 2018 at Marketplace Co-Op, this is THE must-visit destination for pet owners who want to bring a bit of Disney flair home to their four-legged friends. With two existing character collections (Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse) and two new character collections (Haunted Mansion and Star Wars) set to debut when the store opens, Guests may want to wait to finalize Fido’s Halloween costume until they’ve had a chance to visit – the themed comfort harnesses are just too cute! While most of the items were designed with dogs in mind, there are a few items that are “purr”fect for cats, too! In addition to leashes, collars, and bandanas, Guests will also discover squeaky toys inspired by favorite iconic Disney foods, because really, it’s not fair that only humans should get to indulge in Mickey waffles, Mickey ice cream bars and Mickey pretzels, right?
Lovepop: Steps away, in the center of Marketplace Co-Op, a new kind of greeting card will be arriving in mid-October. Lovepop is “more than a card” – it’s an intricate 3D paper sculpture designed on cutting-edge software, then hand-assembled with impeccable craftsmanship. Each piece is a gorgeous keepsake and with options for nearly every occasion imaginable, Guests are bound to find something just right for that special someone.
The Art of Disney Presents Greg McCullough: Slated to open on Nov. 3, 2018 in the space formerly occupied by Little Miss Matched, an art gallery featuring works by Greg McCullough – a fan-favorite when it comes to paintings of Disney characters and stories – will open for a limited-time engagement through Jan. 1, 2019. Greg McCullough will appear every day, except Mondays, from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Guests will have a chance to interact with the artist, have artwork signed, and possibly even catch him painting live. Original works of art, limited-editions, and prints will be available, alongside some unique pieces from his Disney Remnants and Abstract Remnants Collections – mosaic collections created by recycling unused oil paint.
As if all of this wasn’t enough, Basin, one of the most beloved brands at Disney Springs, is putting the finishing touches on a refurbishment of their store. With a mid-October completion date, the location will feel familiar but with lighter, brighter, fresh touches that will open up the space in a more modern way.
With so much newness on the horizon, you can get head start on holiday gift purchases.