With its theme parks closed indefinitely during the spread of COVID-19, many are wondering when Disneyland and Walt Disney World will reopen. The due to concerns about the spread of the . Both Shanghai Disney and Hong Kong Disney closed in late January, followed by the Tokyo Disney Resort in late February. Disneyland Paris closed March 12.
Until they reopen, you can enjoy theme park content through thelike virtual ride-throughs of attractions, , a viewing of Disneyland’s new Magic Happens parade and sing-alongs with the Dapper Dans from Main Street.
Disneyland: July 17
The phased reopening will begin with the Downtown Disney shopping and dining district on July 9, followed by both theme parks — Disneyland and California Adventure — on July 17 and then the Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Paradise Pier Hotel on July 23, Disney said Wednesday.
Parades and nighttime spectaculars like fireworks are cancelled for now. Character meet and greets will also be unavailable, although the characters will still be present in the parks. The launch of Disneyland’s newest area, the Marvel-themed land Avengers Campus, is still postponed indefinitely from its original July launch.
Walt Disney World: July 11
Disney plans to. The Orlando parks will have social distancing and wellness measures, including temperature screenings, wearings masks, keeping guests six feet apart while lining up for attractions and a guest reservation system to limit capacity.
Fireworks, parades and character meet and greets have been suspended. Disney World also isn’t selling any new tickets for now — instead, it will focus on guests who have existing tickets and reservations, like those who made bookings prior to the pandemic and had to postpone, as well as annual passholders.
Disney World resorts and hotels will begin reopening next month, starting with Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground on June 22.
limited parking, fewer entrances, temperature screening before entry, masks required, physically distanced lines and barriers, reduced hours, no entertainment and more sanitization and disinfectant. Disney-owned stores and restaurants in Disney Springs began reopening May 27.May 20 with
Disneyland Shanghai: May 11
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced May 5 that the. It has , a reservation system to gain entry to the park, an entry control system, social distancing requirements, tape markings keeping guests distanced while in lines for rides, masks, temperature screenings, contact tracing and government-required health procedures.
Shanghai began opening restaurants and stores on March 9 in Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and at the Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, requiring all guests to undergo temperature screening, present a green Shanghai QR health code at dining venues, constantly wear a mask and “maintain respectful social distances at all times.”
Tokyo Disney Resort: Post-June 2020
Japan began reopening in late May, with schools, restaurants and most other businesses now open again. An update on June 4 from Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea said it will decide a reopening date once the government’s guidance has lifted.
Disneyland Paris: September 2020
France is one of the hardest-hit European nations. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe reopened stores and schools as of May 11, beaches June 1 and restaurants and cafes June 2. Public events with more than 5,000 people are against the law until September.
The latest update from Disneyland Paris came on June 10, when it noted the parks would “remain closed until further notice.” You can get a refund if your planned trip was booked to take place prior to July 14.
Hong Kong Disneyland: Unknown
Hong Kong’s guidance for coronavirus doesn’t mention theme parks, but its guidelines for mass assemblies include hand sanitizer in all public areas, surgical masks, cleaning and disinfecting common items and floors and providing PPE to anyone who’s designated to take care of visitors who fall ill.
Hong Kong has limited public gatherings to four people and advised social distancing of 5 feet. While Hong Kong Disneyland Park remains closed, with the latest update on the park’s website coming on May 5, Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre is still open.
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