Entertainment on Disney’s BoardWalk and in the Epcot Resort Area
Surrey Bike Rental
— Bayside Marina
— Cabana Beach Club
Disney's BoardWalk is home to a wide range of activities that differs from day to day. Seasonally, you will find midway games, jugglers, entertainers, hair wraps, food vendors, magic shows. Surrey bike-riding along the Boardwalk is a popular past time. At night, the night clubs and restaurants spring to life. For more details on the various venues scattered around the BoardWalk and in the entire Epcot Resort Area, follow the links below:
Atlantic Dance is open five nights a week. Tuesday through Saturday there's a DJ Dance Party with open requests. Closed Sunday and Monday. This venue is often used for special private events, but is usually open 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 407-939-2444 for more information. There's NO cover charge and you must be 21 to enter. 407-939-2444.
Boardwalk Buskers are an assortment of live entertainers who perform 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturdays outdoors on the BoardWalk. From jugglers to magicians and strolling musicians! For more information on Disney's BoardWalk live entertainment, visit Steve Soares' WDW Entertainment Website.
ESPN Club features 100 screens — there are even TVs in the bathrooms! — with all of the latest sporting events. There are regularly scheduled Trivia Nights and Sports Talk Live! shows, with live ESPN sports hosts bringing celebrity interviews, game analysis and sports trivia contests. They also feature NFL Playoff games, up to the Super Bowl. On the menu, you'll find the usual suspects: sandwiches, burgers and fries, plus, a variety of salads. Call 407-939-1177 for more information.
Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf — Fantasia Gardens is 18 holes of whimsical miniature golf for the whole family, with a dancing hippo and xylophone stairs. Or, if you're looking for a more challenging experience, there's Disney's Fairways — 18 holes that will test your skill a bit more with hazards, traps and roughs. The complex is open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (may vary according to season). Discount of 15% off for Annual Passholder and up to three guests at Disney's Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course.
Jellyrolls — A sing-along bar, with dueling piano players who take requests. Weekends can be SRO, so try to get there no later than 9! Jellyrolls is open from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. nightly. There's a $12 cover charge, but no drink minimum. Must be 21.
Surrey Bike Rental — One of the favorite activities for families and groups is renting these pretty, fringed surrey bikes on the BoardWalk. You can pedal your way around Crescent Lake, over to the Yacht and Beach Club, or the Swan/Dolphin. Rentals are available on the Boardwalk itself from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., weather permitting. Current pricing as of April 2016 is $20 per half-hour for a single-bench bike, $22 per half-hour for a double-bench bike.
Bayside Marina — located just outside Disney's Yacht Club Resort, the marina is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. This is the place to arrange IllumiNations cruises, other specialty cruises, or fishing excursions. You can also rent pontoon boats and other water craft. Disney Vacation Club memebers receive 10 percent discount, excluding fishing excursions and specialty cruises. Annual Passholders receive discounts off the regular price of boat rentals, subject to availability; certain restrictions apply. (Not valid for specialty cruises.)
Call 407-WDW-PLAY (or other numbers as indicated) for more information or to make reservations.
Albatross Treasure Cruise for ages 4-12 — Children will wear bandannas as they follow clues and sail to many exotic "ports of call" around Crescent Lake and Epcot looking for treasure. During the voyage, children will hear a reading of "The Legend of the Albatross." At the final port of call, children will have lunch of peanut butter and jelly sandwich, cookie, and juice box, and will split up the "buried treasure." Held Wednesdays 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Children must be potty trained — no pull-ups. Price is $39 per child. Reservations are recommended. Call 407-WDW-DINE.
Bicycle — $9 per 60 minutes; $18 per day.
Boston Whaler –– 17', accommodates up to 6 adults. $45/half-hour. Must be at least 18 to operate.
Pontoon Boats — 21' motorized, canopied platforms on pontoons. Accommodate up to 10 adults. $45 per 1/2 hour.
Sea Raycers — small craft that can speed up to 22 mph. Minimum age is 12, height requirement is 5 feet. Combined maximum weight limit for all passengers is 320 pounds. All drivers under the age of 18 MUST have a parent or legal guardian sign a release. Drivers 18 years of age must provide ID with birth date. $32 per 1/2 hour; $40 per 45 minutes; $45 per 60 minutes.
Specialty Cruise (food and beverage packages available) — 10 guests maximum, including driver. Starting at $349. Call 407-WDW-PLAY for reservatins.
Fishing — Guided Bass Fish Excursion is a two-hour trip, 5 guests maximum. Call WDW-BASS for more information or visit the Fishing Excursion page for more details on other fishing trips. Starting at $270 per two-hour trip.
Cabana Beach Club — located outside Walt Disney World Dolphin. Rent pedalboats and hydrobikes. Annual Passholders receive 15% off the regular price of boat rentals, subject to availability; certain restrictions apply. Call 407-934-4000, ext. 6158 for more information or to make reservations.