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. Developed by Schussler Creative, Inc.
Michael Eisner jumped right into his new position and started strategizing ways to make Disney more money. He noticed that guests were leaving the Walt Disney World property and different points in the day for shopping and other experiences. How could they get the guests to stay on property and spend their money with Disney instead? Image: disneyatwork. The new nightlife would take place on Pleasure Island, which opened on May 1, In normal Disney fashion, Pleasure Island and its nightclubs and shops were more than just businesses.
Pleasure Island was a nightclub complex at Downtown Disney that opened in and closed in September of , with 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 Pinocchio , instead featuring a unique storyline that was related to various signs on the island. Pleasure Island was an abandoned industrial waterfront district that was converted into a nightclub complex. The property was originally owned by one Merriweather Pleasure , a seafaring adventurer, who, during the nineteenth century, operated Pleasure's Canvas and Sailmaking, Inc. His business becomes the heart of Pleasure Island, a place to which daring adventurers from all over the globe came to tell they're incredible tales.
Adventure's Club — Highly interactive and wildly funny, Adventure's Club initiates guests into an exclusive adventure's club for a night of mingling, singing and general merriment. Before the show begins various cast members make their way through the crowd, though the interaction only begins there. Once ushered into the actual theater, you'll clap, stomp, sing and cheer right along with the cast as they go through a number of campy musical renditions that are sure to have you rolling on the floor.