Splitsville & Secrets of the Empire Opening, D-Street Closing at Downtown Disney in Early 2018

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Disney has revealed a couple of new dining, retail, and entertainment locations that will be opening in early 2018 at Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort.

To kick off the new year, the highly anticipated hyper-reality experience Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID will open on January 5, 2018. Guests will be transported to the Star Wars universe where they will be able to freely walk through this multisensory experience. Guests will enter in groups of four and be sent undercover as stormtroopers, with the objective of capturing Imperial intelligence. Tickets for Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire are available now at TheVOID.com.

Next up is Splitsville Luxury Lanes. If you’ve been to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World, you may be familiar with this dining and entertainment establishment. With 20 bowling lanes, four dining areas, both indoors and out, over 25 flat-screen TVs, and occasional live music performances, Splitsville will be one of the ultimate destinations for food and entertainment at Downtown Disney. The menu offers everything from pizza to sushi, and the full service bar will be offering up fun drinks. Splitsville will open in Mid-January 2018.

D-Street will be closing on January 2 and reopen sometime in early 2018 as a reimagined retails space that offers Disney-themed home goods. As the seasons change, so will the products, making this a must see retail space for Disney fans. However, if making your way out to Disneyland isn’t an easy option right now, most of the goods can be purchased through shopDisney.com.

That’s not all. As 2018 goes on Disney will be opening even more retail and dining locations at Downtown Disney, so stay tuned!


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