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New Orleans Square

New Orleans Square makes masterful use of a small amount of space. It was the first land added to Disneyland after the parks opening and had to be squeezed into a bit of unused space behind Frontierland along the rivers of America.

The main part of New Orleans Square is themed to that city's French Quarter with its narrow streets and hidden courtyards. As with the real thing, it is a good idea to pay attention to what is going on up on the balconies. Haunted Mansion expands the theme out into the antebellum mansions of the southern bayou.

General Information - Hide Section
  • Location: The west side of the park.
  • Date Opened: 7/24/1966
  • # of Rides and Attractions: 2
  • # of Entertainment and Shows: 0
  • # of Dining Locations: 6
 
Rides and Attractions - Hide Section
  • Haunted Mansion— Ride through the scenes of the world's best haunted house attraction. Currently open as Haunted Mansion Holiday
  • Pirates of the Caribbean— This floating ride takes you through scenes of a pirate invasion's rise and fall.

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    Dining - Hide Section
    • Blue Bayou— Enjoy table service dining while watching riders on Pirates of the Caribbean float by.
    • Café Orleans— Soups, sandwiches, and salads with a Cajun influence.
    • Club 33— A private club accessible only to members.
    • French Market Restaurant— New Orleans options, with a view of Rivers of America.
    • Mint Julep Bar— Get a non-alcoholic version of the South's signature drink along with some sweet treats.
    • Royal Street Veranda— You can't go to New Orleans (Square) without having some gumbo.

    Stores and Shopping - Hide Section
    • Cristal d'Orleans— Fine crystal products. Custom engraving and monogramming is available.
    • Jewel of Orleans— This antique jewelry shop is independently operated by Diannes Estate Jewelry of San Fancisco. Most things in the store are on the very expensive side but the service is first class.
    • L'Ornement Magique— Disney inspired Christmas ornaments with Christopher Radko designs featured.
    • La Mascarade d'Orleans— Pins and pin collecting accessories.
    • Le Bat en Rouge— Fancy t-shirts and apparel as well as other unique souvenirs.
    • Parasol Cart— Mary Poppins-style parasols. Custom painting and monogramming is available.
    • Pieces of Eight— Pirate merchandise is available at this shop at the exit to Pirates of the Caribbean.
    • Port Royal— Nightmare Before Christmas-themed merchandise.
    • Portrait Artists— Disney-trained artists quickly produce personal chalk portraits.
    • Royal Street Sweets— Disney snacks and suckers at this location that has the look of a streetside stall.

    In the Past... - Hide Section
    Here you will find a list of selected rides, shows, or restaurants that have been removed fromNew Orleans Square, never to return.

    • Rides and Attractions
      • The Disney Gallery— An exhibit space for Disney artworks. Opened July 11, 1987; closed August 7, 2007. Replaced by the Disney Dream Suite.
      • Entertainment, Shows and Special Events


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