Disneyland Paris Remains Closed Through April: The Latest On Disney’s Global Theme Parks

Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020.


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Disney has now set a time frame to reopen its iconic distinctive theme park, Disneyland in California, nonetheless was compelled to backtrack on plans to reopen Disneyland Paris this month. 

Disney had shut down its world theme parks indefinitely due to the speedy unfold of COVID-19 in early 2020, starting with Hong Kong Disney and Shanghai Disneyland in January remaining yr. The Tokyo Disney Resort adopted in late February, with Disneyland Paris, Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Disney World in Orlando, Florida closing March 12.

Right here’s when Disneyland and Disneyland Paris can open as soon as extra, and when Disney WorldTokyo DisneyShanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland reopened their gates.

Disneyland Paris: Reopened July 15-Oct. 29; now closed indefinitely

Each theme parks at Disneyland Paris reopened July 15, with restricted attendance beneath a reservation system, bodily distancing and additional emphasis on cleaning. However the French parks then closed again at the end of the day on Oct. 29 in line with new French guidance following one different wave of COVID-19 situations all through the nation.

Disneyland Paris initially hoped to reopen from Dec. 19 until Jan. 3 to rejoice the holidays, nonetheless in an Instagram submit Nov. 25, Disneyland Paris confirmed it would remain closed through the holidays. The subsequent plan was to reopen on Feb. 13, nonetheless this was pushed to April 2 — and now pushed once more as soon as extra, with no opening date in sight.

“Attributable to prevailing conditions and journey restrictions all through Europe, Disneyland Paris isn’t going to reopen on April 2,” Disney talked about on March 12. “We’re optimistic that we will reopen rapidly.”

Disneyland: April 30, 2021

Below new California theme park guidance issued March 5, Disneyland may have the flexibility to reopen if it has decrease than 7 new each day situations per 100,000 people and constructive verify prices of 8% most as of April 1. Disneyland’s Orange County is already sitting below these thresholds as of April 6. 

Disneyland and California Journey will reopen April 30 — you probably can study each factor on Disneyland’s reopening proper right here.


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Hong Kong Disneyland: Reopened June 18-July 15 and Sept. 25-Dec. 2; reopened as soon as extra Feb. 19

Hong Kong Disneyland reopened on June 18, 2020, with lowered functionality, enhanced nicely being measures and a model new reservation system — nonetheless then closed down as soon as extra on July 15 after a spike in coronavirus situations inside the space. The theme park reopened Sept. 25, nonetheless remained closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays and required advance online reservations.

Hong Kong Disneyland was forced to close down for a third time on Dec. 2 on account of a resurgence in situations. “As required by the federal authorities and in keeping with preventive efforts taking place all through Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park is briefly closed,” the park talked about. “We’re in shut contact with nicely being authorities and the federal authorities regarding the state of affairs and may announce a reopening date as quickly as they determine it’s advisable.”

Disney Parks has now reopened Hong Kong Disneyland on Feb. 19 for the third time to proceed celebrations for the park’s fifteenth anniversary. Hong Kong Disneyland may be open five days per week, remaining closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To attend, you may as well make a reservation seven days sooner than arriving — or 9 days in case you’re a Magic Entry Platinum member of the theme park. You’ll moreover need to bear a temperature screening, placed on a face masks and scan the “LeaveHomeSafe” QR code.

Disney World: Reopened July 11

Disney reopened Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on July 11, with Epcot and Hollywood Studios following on July 15. The Orlando Disney parks have social distancing and wellness measures, along with temperature screenings, masks, conserving associates six toes apart whereas lining up for sights and a reservation system to limit capacity. Fireworks have been suspended. Disney World resorts and lodges began reopening in late June.

Disney Springs procuring and consuming area reopened Could 20 with limited parking, fewer entrances, temperature screening sooner than entry, masks required, bodily distanced traces and obstacles, lowered hours, no leisure and additional sanitization and disinfectant. Disney-owned outlets and consuming locations in Disney Springs began reopening Could 27.

Disney World has launched it could actually begin using iPhones and Apple Watches as tickets to the parks later this yr, with the Floridian resort set to celebrate its 50th anniversary in October. As of April 8, associates may even be allowed to take off their masks when they take outdoor photos at Disney World theme parks.


Disney World’s fireworks current is on preserve, though the Magic Kingdom has a deliberate reopening date of July 11


Tokyo Disney Resort: Reopened July 1

Disney Parks launched on June 23 that will probably be opening Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea on July 1.

The Tokyo Disney Resort talked about June 4 that the opening date for the Tokyo Disneyland most important progress area may be determined as quickly because the state of affairs could also be gauged after reopening every parks.” The intensive progress — which encompasses a Beauty and the Beast-themed area and a Baymax ride — was initially slated to start out opening on April 15, 2020.

Disneyland Shanghai: Reopened Could 11

Disney CEO Bob Iger launched Could 5 that the Shanghai park would reopen Monday, Could 11. It has limits on attendance, a reservation system to comprehend entry to the park, an entry administration system, social distancing requirements, tape markings conserving associates distanced whereas in traces for rides, masks, temperature screenings, contact tracing and government-required nicely being procedures. It elevated functionality from 30% to 50% of the park on Aug. 24, and as well as restarted its fireworks current.

Shanghai began opening restaurants and stores on March 9 in Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and on the Shanghai Disneyland Lodge, requiring all associates to bear temperature screening, present a inexperienced Shanghai QR nicely being code at consuming venues, frequently placed on a masks and “maintain respectful social distances at all times.”

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