Walt Disney World‘s Pop Century Resort is a top choice for all ages! Young guests will enjoy the large icons, and older guest will bask in the nostalgic moments the resort will bring to mind.
Classic Hall is home to Guest Registration, Concierge Service, and Everything Pop Shopping and Dining. The area is well staffed with Cast Members to help with everything from checking in to making dining reservations.
The Everything Pop gift shop provides Pop Century exclusive souvenirs, fun Disney themed items, and sundries.
Guests can grab a quick meal or snack at the Everything Pop Food Court. The menu has a variety of offerings, and this is the only location at Walt Disney World to order Tie Dyed Cheesecake!
One of the best things about Classic Hall are the shadow boxes in the lobby! It’s worth a visit to Pop Century just to admire these and stroll down Memory Lane. The shadow boxes contain items from the 1950s to 1980s. It’s fun to say, “Hey! I remember this!”
Pop Century Through the Decades
The resort is divided into four sections that include the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980/1990s. Each area of the resort showcases nostalgic items from that era.
The 1950’s section highlights the classic film Lady and the Tramp as well as a jukebox and bowling theme. The stairwells are bowling pins! The 1950’s section has a swimming pool in the shape of a bowling pin.
The 1960’s section serves as the main hub at the resort as it’s the central area past Classic Hall. Baloo, Play-Doh, and the Hippy Dippy Pool are highlights in this section. The Hippy Dippy Pool is the area that hosts fun and games as well as nightly Movies Under The Stars. A Yo-Yo serves as the stairwell here!
Moving along through the years, the 1970’s section has a courtyard of Foosball. A Big Wheel Bike and Mickey Mouse Phone serve as building icons. Giant 8 Track Tapes are the stairwells!
The 1980’s and 1990’s section is home to Roger Rabbit and a large laptop. A Rubik’s Cube and Walkman radio serve as stairwells. Pop Century’s computer themed pool has a keyboard in the pavement.
Pop Century Recreation and Photo Opportunities
Guests at the Pop Century Resort can enjoy the Bowling Pin pool, the Hippy Dippy pool, and the Computer pool. The Hippy Dippy pool hosts games and activities during the day. In addition, the Pop Century Resort offers Movies Under The Stars near the Hippy Dippy pool. Cast Members showcase their dance skills by breaking out into The Hustle at various times of the day, and guests are welcome to join in the fun!
The Pop Century Resort has a giant Twister game, a ping pong table, a playground, and cornhole. Groovy photo opportunities are everywhere!
If Pop Century Resort guests want to add exercise to their vacation, there is a lovely jogging path that is nice for a run, jog, or stroll. The path runs beside Hourglass Lake and is lined with interesting signs about the decades. It’s a pretty area to explore, and the Art of Animation Resort is a short walk across a bridge. There are more great photo opportunities to be had at the Art of Animation Resort.
After enjoying all of this fun in the sun, guests can do laundry if needed at one of the three laundry facilitates at the Pop Century Resort.
The Pop Century Resort offers a vibrant vibe and is a fun place to stay. Everything from the nostalgic music played throughout the resort to the shadowboxes in the lobby provides an opportunity for guests of all ages to enjoy the groovy atmosphere!
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