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‘Great Irish Hooley’ at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant features Irish Bands, Dancers and Craft Beers during Labor Day Weekend

The best of Irish entertainment featuring headliner Screaming Orphans will take over Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant at Downtown Disney Sept. 4-7 for the 4th annual “Great Irish Hooley.”  The rockin’ long weekend, celebrating the half-way mark to St. Patrick’s Day, also will commemorate the iconic pub’s 10th year at Downtown Disney with performances by seven top Irish bands, authentic step dancing, and first-rate contemporary Irish cuisine by celebrity chef Kevin Dundon. In addition to its featured menu of beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails, Raglan Road will spotlight four limited-edition craft beers brewed just for the Hooley by Ireland’s Rye River Brewing Company.

Labor Day weekend guests can celebrate Orlando’s only boutique Irish festival with performances beginning at noon Friday through Monday and continuing throughout each day. The Hooley also will feature Celtic face-painting Saturday through Monday. For complete entertainment schedule and more information, visit raglanroad.com or greatirishhooley.com.

Photos: Beautiful Sunset from The Boathouse’s Dockside Bar at Downtown Disney

Check out these amazing photos of the sunset during a recent visit to The Boathouse Restaurant’s Dockside Bar at Downtown Disney.

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Photos: The Boathouse at Downtown Disney

Take a look at some photos of The Boathouse Restaurant at Downtown Disney.

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Photos: Food Trucks at Downtown Disney

Take a look at the Food Trucks that are at the Westside of Downtown Disney.  Food options from all four Disney parks are represented.

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Photos: Indiana Jones Themed ‘The Hangar’ Construction at Downtown Disney

Take a look at some photos of the ongoing construction of the Indiana Jones themed lounge, ‘The Hangar’.  It is located between Paradiso 37 & The Boathouse Restaurant.

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Photos: Super Hero Headquarters at Downtown Disney

Take a look at some photos of the Super Hero Headquarters Store at Downtown Disney.

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Downtown Disney Hyperlapse Video

With over 80 venues now open – including world-class and waterfront dining, unique brand shopping and dazzling entertainment – there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort! See for yourself in this video!

Downtown Disney emerging as a stand-alone attraction

Downtown Disney used to be an afterthought, the place Disney World tourists picked up souvenirs after their park passes expired. But a major expansion is turning the outdoor mall, near Epcot and Typhoon Lagoon, into a destination unto itself.

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Photos: New Downtown Disney New Shops

Take a look at some photos of some new shops and restaurants as Downtown Disney transforms into Disney Springs.

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New Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar Coming to Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, guests can enjoy Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar, a new aviation-themed lounge, located at Downtown Disney® at Walt Disney World® Resort.

With a prime location along Lake Buena Vista, nestled between Paradiso 37 and The Boathouse, this new venue will feature unique cocktails – such as the “Hovito Mojito” with Barso Quebranta Pisco, fresh lime juice and simple syrup – and small plates such as “Air Pirates Everything Pretzels” with house-made mustard and beer cheese fondue.

Ardent fans of the “Indiana Jones” films may recognize Jock Lindsey as Indy’s frequent pilot. In the main room, guests will discover an expansive bar, aviation décor filling the room, vintage travel posters covering the walls and correspondence between Jock, Indy and their fellow adventurers on display.