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  UPCOMING EVENTS

‘Great Irish Hooley’ Festival Rocks Labor Day Weekend at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant August 29-September 1
A traditional Irish social celebration, the “Hooley” combines music ranging from traditional to rock tunes with entertainment and interactive fun for the whole family. Labor Day weekend guests can enjoy authentic Irish cuisine and beverages and a memorable long weekend of top Irish talent, including award-winning bands and performances by the Raglan Road Dancers.
Among the Great Irish Hooley lineup:
  • Scythian, a headliner on the Celtic festival circuit and equally at home in rock venues – the band will release a fan-funded album in August.
  • The Raglan Rebels, Ireland’s best up-and-coming young band with traditional and modern songs and ballads.
  • Drops of Green, an exciting new ballad group from the heart of Ireland.

The Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival will be held on Saturday, October 18, at Downtown Disney West Side. Dragon boat racing is a 2,500-year-old Chinese sport that involves 20 team members paddling in unison to a drummer's beat in a long, narrow boat decorated at the bow and stern with a dragon's head and tail. All of the event activities will take place on Village Lake from 8:00am to 5:00pm with spectator viewing along the West Side waterfront. Update: also Friday, October 17 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Fall Fun at Downtown Disney! In October, take a moment to enjoy our Fall photo spots, seasonally-inspired food and drink and Mickey Mouse-inspired pumpkin patches.

Festival of the Masters November 7-9
More than 200 award-winning artists from across the country showcase their wares throughout Downtown Disney. The three-day festival features chalk artists, House of Blues folk artists, a jazz festival, culinary delights and family activities.

Festival of the Seasons November 15-December 29
Santa Claus: November 15–December 24/Santa Goofy: December 25–29
Stop by Santa's Chalet at the Marketplace 12:00pm-9:30pm
Enjoy live entertainment, festive décor, fun photo ops and so much more.

Ring in New Year's Eve with Rockin' Entertainment until 3:00am
The West End Party with DJ Lon Simmons by Cirque du Soleil 11:00pm-3:00am
DJ Kids Dance Party with DJ Tony Messina at Fountain Stage 6:30pm-12:30am
Living Statues by DisneyQuest 6:00pm-10:00pm
NOTE: DOWNTOWN DISNEY will not host fireworks on New Year's Eve.

DisneyQuest New Year's Eve December 31 8:00pm to 1:00am
Your quest for the best New Year's Eve party is over! DisneyQuest attractions and video games. Appearances by Disney characters. DJ dance party. New Year's countdown. Party favors. Family fun food. For more information or to purchase online tickets visit disneyworld.com/disneyquestparty or call 407-WDISNEY. Advanced purchase tickets are $51.64 per person and $61.03 day of (tax not included). So come ring, beep and blast in the New Year at DisneyQuest! Downtown Disney West Side.

Mighty Festival St Patrick's Week March 7-17
Headline acts over the festival include the most successful U2 tribute show in the world, Elevation, We Banjo 3, The Willis Clan, Goitse, Three Dollar Band, Creel, Brayzen Heads, The Raglan Rebels, The West Coast Trio and The Raglan Road Dancers.
See also Downtown Disney official page.

Car Masters Weekend at Downtown Disney West Side June 13-14 9:30am-6:00pm
Car Masters Weekend, now in its third year, is the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day as Downtown Disney West Side hosts a classic car show with a modern twist June 13-14, 2015. Featuring all things “Cars,” the event showcases more than 150 classic, muscle and exotic cars; a chance for guests to meet “Cars 2” stars Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile; and special appearances by automotive designer Chip Foose and Disney-Pixar “Cars” filmmaker Jay Ward. Completing the car-nucopia of events, fans may purchase tickets for a ”Cars” & “Cars 2” movie marathon at AMC Downtown Disney 24, “test drive” Ridemakerz “Cars” models, and enjoy caricatures, themed food and beverage, live entertainment and more. Entertainment subject to change.

NOTE: DOWNTOWN DISNEY will not host fireworks on the 4th of July.

  ATTRACTIONS
AMC® Downtown Disney 24 Dine-Theatres   AMC Gift Card Collection
................................................................................30 minutes prior to first showing-last showing
Characters in Flight operated by Aerophile Weather permitting......................8:30am-12:00am
DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park ................11:30am-10:00pm (11:00pm Fri, Sat)
La Nouba™ Cirque du Soleil® Merchandise
   Box Office.............................................................11:00am-11:00pm (9:00pm Sun, Mon, Tue)
   Performances
   (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday).........................................................6:00pm, 9:00pm
Marketplace Carousel and Train........................................10:00am-11:00pm (11:30pm Fri, Sat)
Splitsville Luxury Lanes™
(Sunday)............................................................................................................10:00am-1:00am
(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).........................................................10:30am-1:00am
(Friday)..............................................................................................................10:30am-2:00am
(Saturday)..........................................................................................................10:00am-2:00am
Must be 21 or over on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays after 10:30pm on the second floor.
  ENTERTAINMENT
MARKETPLACE
Disney Performing Arts
at Waterside Stage

  See marquee for showtimes

DJ Kids Dance Party
at Waterside Stage

  (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday,
  Wednesday, Friday) 7:00pm-10:00pm
at Fountain Stage
  (Thursday, Saturday) 7:00pm-10:00pm

Various Performers
at Pin Traders Beverage Tent

  4:00pm-8:45pm
  (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday,
  Wednesday) Pat Frost
  (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  Gerardo Manrique

PLEASURE ISLAND
Entertainment at Paradiso 37
  (Daily) 6:30pm-11:00pm

Live Music at
Raglan Road™ Irish Pub
and Restaurant

  (Sunday)
  12:00pm-4:00pm, 7:30pm-1:30am
  (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
  Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  4:00pm-1:30am

Live Music near
Fulton's Crab House
and Portobello Country
Italian Trattoria

  6:30pm-10:15pm
  (Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  Nova Era
  (Monday) Nova Jazz
  (Tuesday, Wednesday) Kalinka

Live Music between Paradiso 37
and Downtown Disney
West Side

  7:00pm-10:45pm
  (Sunday, Wednesday,
  Saturday) Dominic Gaudious
  (Monday, Tuesday) Gerardo Manrique
  (Thursday, Friday) Don Black

          WEST SIDE
Live Band at
Splitsville Luxury Lanes™

  (Sunday)
  12:00pm-4:00pm; 5:00pm-9:00pm
  (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,
  Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  3:00pm-7:00pm; 7:30pm-11:30pm

Entertainment at
Bongos Cuban Cafe™

  (Wednesday, Thursday)
  7:00pm-10:00pm
  (Friday, Saturday) 7:00pm-2:00am

The Front Porch Bar Musician
at Crossroads at House of Blues®

  (Sunday) 4:30pm-9:30pm
  (Monday) 5:00pm-10:00pm
  (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,
  Friday, Saturday) 6:00pm-11:00pm

Blues Kitchen at Crossroads
at House of Blues

  (Friday, Saturday) 10:30pm-12:00am

Live Music near
Starbucks® West Side and
Characters in Flight
Operated by Aerophile

  7:00pm-11:00pm
  (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)
  Don Black, Nicholas Marks
  (Wednesday, Saturday)
  Nicholas Marks, Andre Caram
  (Thursday, Friday)
  Dominic Gaudious, Andre Caram

Living Statues
near DisneyQuest

  (Daily) 6:00pm-10:00pm(9:30pm Sun)

Various Performers
at Downtown Disney West Side

  (Daily) 6:30pm-11:00pm

ENTERTAINER LINKS - PAST & PRESENT
Before You Exit: American pop-rock band
Blonde Ambition: High energy party band
Bryan & Billy: Bryan Malpass & Billy Jones
Bryan Malpass: Performing his own unique style of rock music
Captain Harry: Harry Henry Hann "Waitin' For The Sunset"
C'Nergy: Old School 70’s-90’s to current Dance, R&B Soul, Pop, Reggae and Rock n Roll
Dominic Gaudious: "Dance Rock Didjeridoo"   MERCHANDISE
Don Black Duo: Don Keith Black, Saxophonist & Friend
Drey-C: Andre Frizzarini Caram is a Brazilian pop singer-songwriter
Eric Lindsey: The Professional's Choice For Entertainment in Orlando!
Funky Gumbo: Timeless and entertaining jazz, blues, R&B, and dance music ever written
Gerardo Manrique Duo: “Music is the most honest expression of my soul” MERCHANDISE
German Collazos: Latin Harpist
Jim Rast: Orlando Florida’s favorite choice when it comes to party bands.
John Harman: No link found
Kalinka: Classical Argentinean & European tangos
La Calle Band: Latin Music
Latin Fusion: No link found. Fusing current hits with popular Latin Salsa and Merengue
Lawrence App: Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist   MERCHANDISE
Leo Lopez: Guitarist - fusion of Salsa, Flamenco, and World Music
Mark Loria: My influences lean toward classic blues rock
Martin Gross und sein Sonnenschein Express: Oktober Fest Band in Orlando, FL who
    have played nationwide with major symphony orchestras   MERCHANDISE
Martini Pop: Four Manhattan Transfer style vocalists doing swing versions of top 40 hits
Mitch Corbin: Winfield winning player (Mandolin and Guitar)   MERCHANDISE
Nicholas Marks: International Artist of the Gypsy Guitar   MERCHANDISE
Nova Celtic: Celtic Music from Nova Era   MERCHANDISE
Nova Era: Classical Music With A Groove   MERCHANDISE
Nova Pop: Nova Era trio plus a singer and guitar player playing a medley of high energy
    Dance Pop favorites from Donna Summer to The Black Eyed Peas.   MERCHANDISE
Pat Frost Duo: Patrick Frost "The Conch Man" &
    Gerardo Manrique: “Music is the most honest expression of my soul”
Side Project: Dance, Rock, Hip-Hop, House, Motown, Techno, and more...   MERCHANDISE
Sunny Jim: James White "Welcome to the Laidback Lane!"   MERCHANDISE
Tito y Pedro: No link found
Vincent Ragsdale: No link found
World Duo: Dominic Gaudious - instrumental guitarist & Ken Anoff - master percussionist
  QUICK SERVICE
Bongos Cuban Café™ Express ........................................11:00am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Cookes of Dublin ...........................................................................................11:00am-12:00am
EARL OF SANDWICH® ........................................................8:30am-11:00pm (11:30pm Fri, Sat)
The Express at Wolfgang Puck® Grand Café - West Side ............................11:30am-11:00pm
FoodQuest DisneyQuest® admission required .......................12:00pm-8:00pm (9:00pm Fri, Sat)
Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop   MERCH .........10:30am-11:30pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
NEW! Häagen-Dazs® West Side ........................................10:30am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Marketplace Snacks ........................................................10:00am-10:30pm (11:00pm Fri, Sat)
The Smokehouse ...........................................................................................11:30am-10:00pm
NEW!Starbucks®
Marketplace.......................................................................................................8:00am-12:00am
West Side........................................................................................................10:00am-12:00am
Wetzel's® Pretzels
Marketplace..........................................................................9:30am-11:00pm (11:30pm Fri, Sat)
NEW! West Side.................................................................10:30am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Wolfgang Puck® Express at Downtown Disney Marketplace ........................9:00am-11:00pm
  TABLE SERVICE
Bongos Cuban Café™ ......................................................11:00am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Crossroads at House of Blues™ ........................................11:30am-11:00pm (1:00am Fri, Sat)
Fulton's Crab House ......................................................................................11:30am-11:00pm
Paradiso 37, Taste of the Americas ..................................11:00am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
PLANET HOLLYWOOD® .................................................................................11:00am-12:00am
Portobello Country Italian Trattoria ................................................................11:30am-11:00pm
Raglan Road™ Irish Pub and Restaurant ............................11:00am-1:00am (1:30am Fri, Sat)
Rainforest Cafe® ..............................................................11:00am-10:30pm (11:30pm Fri, Sat)
Splitsville Dining
(Sunday)............................................................................................................10:00am-1:00am
(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).........................................................10:30am-1:00am
(Friday)..............................................................................................................10:30am-2:00am
(Saturday)..........................................................................................................10:00am-2:00am
T-REX™ .............................................................................11:00am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Wolfgang Puck® Grand Café .........................................................................11:30am-11:00pm
   The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck® Grand Café ........................................5:30pm-10:00pm
  SHOPPING
Marketplace ......................................................................10:00am-11:00pm (11:30pm Fri, Sat)
Pleasure Island ....................................................................11:00am-1:00am (1:30am Fri, Sat)
West Side ..........................................................................10:30am-11:00pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
  GUEST SERVICES
Guest Relations - Marketplace ..........................................8:30am-11:30pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Guest Relations - West Side located at DisneyQuest® Box Office
.............................................................................................9:00am-11:30pm (12:00am Fri, Sat)
Disney Rewards® Visa® Application Card Center ........................................11:00am-11:00pm
Boat Transportation
  Pleasure Island ............................................................................................10:30am-11:30pm
  West Side .....................................................................................................10:30am-11:30pm
Bus Transportation:
  Marketplace .....................................................................................................8:00am-2:00am
  WATER PARK HOURS
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park .................................................................9:00am-8:00pm
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ..............................................................9:00am-8:00pm
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