Dreams do come true in New Orleans! Whether you’ve made it to the Big Easy or it’s still on your bucket list, you can feel a taste of NOLA at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter. The architecture, landscaping, soundtrack, and theming all resemble the famous Louisiana city. If you’re planning a stay at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter, here are the top things to do there!
Swim At The Doubloon Lagoon Pool
Each Walt Disney World Resort has its own unique pool, and Doubloon Lagoon is no exception. As you make your way into the pool area you’ll be greeted by jazz-playing alligators and a Mardi Gras jester. The star of the show at this pool is the 51-foot long blue sea serpent water slide!
Sit In At The Scat Cat’s Club
Guests 21 and older can enjoy live music and delicious Louisiana-inspired appetizers at this chill, Southern jazz lounge. The Scat Cat’s Club features guest favorites like their “boozy” Baton Rouge Beignets, Bayou Brisket Sliders, Mardi Gras Mac & Cheese, and more! There are no reservations necessary, so just stop by.
Participate in Painting on de’ Bayou
Every Wednesday in the Scat Cat’s Club guests can unwind while learning to paint a Disney-inspired picture. The class is $35 and is open to guests who are at least twelve years old. Check in for Painting on de’ Bayou starts at 5:45 PM and the class starts at 6:00 PM, so don’t be late!
Watch A Movie Under The Stars
Many of Walt Disney World’s resort hotels offer complimentary movies under the stars. At Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter these movie nights take place between buildings 5 and 6 on the French Quarter green, so grab a blanket and snack and join the fun!
Try A Batch of Mickey Beignets
One treat that you can only find at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter is Mickey Beignets. Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory is the resort’s quick-service location, and Mickey Beignets are on the menu daily from 6:00 AM until midnight! Mickey Beignets are available in servings of three or six beignets with your choice of dipping sauce.
You don’t have to travel all the way to Louisiana to experience French Quarter feels. At Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter, you’ll feel right at home thanks to their Southern Hospitality. Stay tuned for next week’s Disney’s Magical Moments on Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.