Disney World parks will have a few different rules in place if and when it reopens this summer.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many businesses are tackling reopening plans that work within local guidelines. Theme parks — known for big crowds and lots of shared spaces — present a particular challenge.
But recently, Disneyland Shanghai opened back up to guests with new safety measures in place…and now Disney has revealed their plans to reopen Disney World in Florida as well.
In an official statement, Disney Parks revealed what the reopening of Disney World in Orlando will most likely look like. Here’s everything you need to know:
Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks plan to reopen on July 11, with EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios following on July 15. That’s less than two months away!
There will be «limits on attendance and controlled guest density,» enforced through a new reservation system.
Events that draw big crowds — such as parades and nighttime spectaculars/fireworks — will not return until later.
«High-touch» experiences like makeovers and playgrounds will be unavailable at the start.
Character meet-and-greets will be unavailable upon reopening as well, but characters will still be out in the park.
Guests ages 3 and up will be required to wear face coverings.
Guests and cast members will be screened for temperature before entering the park.
The parks are encouraging cashless transactions.
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