Disney Parks Closure & Reopening Information

Disney Parks - Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland & Shanghai Disneyland
Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disney Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland & Shanghai Disneyland

With the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic Disney Parks around the world are closed or will be closed soon. Below is a listing of the parks and the current status. I have included official statements and links to the parks official pages for more information where available –

  • Disneyland Resort
  • Walt Disney World Resort
    • Magic Kingdom & Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Reopened July 11, 2020 (Closed – 3/15/20 – 118 day closure)
    • EPCOT & Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Reopened July 15, 2020 (Closed – 3/15/20 – 122 day closure)
    • Park Hopping – Suspended Upon Reopening (Limited to Return January 1, 2021)
    • Blizzard Beach & Typhoon Lagoon – Scheduled to reopen March 7, 2021 (Closed 3/15/20)
    • Disney Springs – Phased Reopening Began May 20, 2020 (Closed – 3/17/20 – 66 day closure)
    • All Disney Transportation – Phased Reopening Began June 22, 2020  (Closed – 3/18/20)
    • Hotels – Phased Reopening Began June 22, 2020 (Closed – 3/20/20)
      • All Disney Vacation Club Resorts at Walt Disney World – June 22, 2020
      • Disney’s Fort Willderness Resort & Campground – June 22, 2020
      • Disney’s Contemporary Resort – July 10, 2020
      • Disney’s Pop Century Resort  – July 10, 2020
      • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – July 29, 2020
      • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort – August 24, 2020
      • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – September 21, 2020
      • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – October 16, 2020
      • Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – November 1, 2020
      • Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort – February 9, 2021
      • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Summer 2021
      • Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s All-Star Music Resort – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Boardwalk Inn – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort – No Date Announced
      • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – No Date Announced
  • Tokyo Disney Resort
    • Parks – Reopened July 1, 2020 (Closed – 2/29/20 – 123 day closure )
    • Hotels – Reopened June 30, 2020 (Closed – 4/1/20)
    • Ikspiari – Reopened  June 1, 2020 (Closed 2/29/20)
    • Resort Line – Operating on regular schedule
  • Disneyland Paris
    • Parks Closed on –
      • Closed 10/30/20 – 02/12/21
      • Reopened 7/15/20 (Closed 3/14/20 – 123 day closure)
    • Disney Village Closed – Reopened 7/15/20 (Closed 3/15/20 – 122 day closure)
    • Hotels Closed –
      • Disney’s Newport Bay Club –  Reopened 7/15/20
      • Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne – Reopened 7/20/20 (Closing Oct 1 through March 1, 2021)
      • Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe – Reopened 8/3/20
      • Disneyland Hotel – Reopening 9/7/20
      • Disney’s Sequoia Lodge Hotel 5/21/21
      • Disney’s Davy Crocket Ranch – no date announced
  • Hong Kong Disneyland
    • Park – Reopened on September 25 –
      (Original closure 1/26/20- 6/17/20 – 144 days, Second Closure 7/15/20-9/25/20 – 72 days)
    • Hotels – Open
  • Shanghai Disney Resort
    • Park – Reopened  May 11, 2020 (Closed -1/25/20 – 107 day closure)
      Increased to 50% capacity on 8/24 (had been 30%)
    • DisneyTown, Disneyland Hotel & Wishing Star Park – Phased reopening started 3/9/20

Other Disney Properties/Businesses:

  • Disney StoresPhased Reopening Underway – varies by store/region  (Closed 3/17/20)
  • Disney Cruise Line
    • Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – All sailings through January 31, 2021
  • Disney Vacation Club
    • Disney’s Vero Beach Resort – Reopened June 15, 2020 (Closed 3/20/20 – 87 day closure)
    • Disney’s Hilton Head Resort – Reopened June 15, 2020 (Closed 3/20/20 – 87 day closure)
    • Disney’s Aulani Resort –  Reopening is planned for November 1, 2020 – (Closed  3/24/20)

 


Disneyland (Anaheim)

Last Updated 6/24/20

June 24, 2020 –
The State of California has now indicated that it will not issue theme park reopening guidelines until sometime after July 4. Given the time required for us to bring thousands of cast members back to work and restart our business, we have no choice but to delay the reopening of our theme parks and resort hotels until we receive approval from government officials. Once we have a clearer understanding of when guidelines will be released, we expect to be able to communicate a reopening date.
June 10, 2020 – Phased Reopening of the Disneyland Resort Set to Begin in July

While the Disneyland Resort is currently closed, we are pleased to share our proposed plans for a phased reopening:

  • The Downtown Disney District will begin opening on July 9. Pending state and local government approvals, Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will plan to reopen on July 17, and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel will plan to reopen on July 23.
  • Upon reopening, certain parks, hotels, restaurants, attractions, experiences and other offerings will be modified or unavailable, will have limited capacity and will be subject to limited availability or even closure, and park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. View important details.
  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. View important details.

Last Updated 6/01/20

  • Disneyland Resort theme parks, hotels and the Downtown Disney District are currently closed and a reopening date has not been identified.
  • Upon reopening, certain parks, hotels, restaurants, attractions, experiences and other offerings will be modified or unavailable, will have limited capacity and will be subject to limited availability or even closure, and park admission and offerings are not guaranteed. View important details.
  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. View important details.

3/27/20 – Message
While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our Guests and employees remain The Walt Disney Company’s top priority. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials, the Disneyland Resort will remain closed until further notice. We will continue to carefully evaluate this complex and fluid situation.

 


Walt Disney World

Last Updated 7/4/20

Walt Disney World Transportation Re-opening schedule

Last Updated 6/06/20

  • Walt Disney World theme parks will open beginning July 11 for Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park followed by EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios on July 15. Learn more.
  • Additionally, Disney Vacation Club properties at Walt Disney World and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will begin to reopen to Members and Guests on June 22. Disney Vacation Club properties in Vero Beach, Florida, and Hilton Head, South Carolina, will open on June 15. Disney Springs has already begun to reopen. Upon reopening, theme parks, Disney Resort Hotels, restaurants and other offerings may be modified, limited in capacity and subject to availability or closure. Learn more.
  • We have taken enhanced health and safety measures. Follow all posted instructions while visiting Walt Disney World Resort. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. View important details.

Official Site Links & Posts:


Tokyo Disney Resort

Tokyo Disneyland & Tokyo DisneySea reopened on July 1st.

On July 10, 2020 – Tokyo Disney Resort Announced the cancellation of all special events and festivities through March of 2021 (Tokyo Disney Resort Event Cancellations)

Last Updated 6/23/20

Last Updated 5/25/20

he temporary closures of Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have been extended in response to the state of infections of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as requests from the government and local municipalities.

The reopening of the Parks was to be decided in mid-May; however, based on the extension of the state of emergency declaration, hereafter, the decision on the reopening date will be made and announced once the requests from Government and local municipalities have been lifted.

Additionally, the opening date for the Tokyo Disneyland major expansion area will be determined once the situation can be gauged after reopening both parks.

Tokyo Disney Resort Official Information Page

Tokyo Disney Resort Hotels:

The temporary closures of The Disney Hotels (Disney Ambassador Hotel, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta, Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, and Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel) have been extended in light of the increasing spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and in response to the requests from the government of Japan and local authorities.

The reopening of the hotels, which had been planned for April 20 or beyond, has been extended further. The reopening date will be determined in mid-May, after which a new announcement will be sent out.

Please note we are currently not accepting new, or changes to, reservations for accommodations, restaurants, banquets and weddings.

Information regarding when reservations can be made will be posted on the Tokyo Disney Resort Official Website.

Tokyo Disney Resort Hotel Information Page

Disney Resort Line:
The last train of the day for the Disney Resort Line is 8:03 p.m. from April 6, 2020, and will operate about every 14 minutes.

Bon Voyage and Disney Fantasy (gift shops located in Tokyo Disney Resort related hotels) – Closed

Ikspiari:  Closed 2/29/20 – Reopening 6/01/20
Most businesses will be reopening on Monday June 1st.  Entrances will be limited and guest temperature checks will be required .
More details on Ikspiari reopening (Japanese Only)


Disneyland Paris
Last Updated 11/25/20

While we were hoping to be able to reopen during the Christmas holiday season, the latest government measures announced for France do not allow us to deliver the Disneyland Paris experience and therefore the destination will remain closed until 12 February 2021.

Last Updated 10/29/20

In line with latest direction from the French authorities, Disneyland Paris will be closing end of day on October 29th.

In anticipation of celebrating the Christmas holiday season we will be taking reservations from December 19 – January 3 and hope to be open based on prevailing conditions and government guidance at that time.

Disneyland Paris will be closed from January 4 through February 12.

Last Updated 6/22/20

Disneyland Paris announced a phased reopening of the resort starting with the Disneyland Park, Walt Disney Studios Park, Disney’s Newport Bay Club Hotel and Disney Village as of 15 July 2020.
Full announcement

Last Updated 3/30/20

Temporary Closure of Disneyland Paris
As a result of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and in line with government measures, Disneyland Paris will remain closed until further notice. We look forward to welcoming guests to our resort again once it is advisable to do so.

Disneyland Paris Official Information Page — Details on Ticket, Hotel, Vacation Packages


Hong Kong Disneyland

Last Update 9/22/20

Reopening Press Release

  • Hong Kong Disneyland Park will officially reopen on Sep 25, 2020 with reduced capacity, health and safety measures and a visit reservation system for all guests. All guests entering the park are required to undergo temperature screening and wear face masks.
  • During the initial reopening stage, the park will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, (except public holidays and designated days) until further notice.
  • All guests are required to reserve their visit beginning 7 days prior to arrival. Magic Access members may reserve 1 day in advance, beginning from Sep 22. Reservations for other guests will begin at 12 p.m. on Sep 23.
  • Social distancing measures will be implemented. Character experiences will be adjusted to avoid close interaction. Indoor live performances will be suspended.
  • Special arrangement will be provided for unused park tickets, date-specific products, hotel bookings and Magic Access memberships.

Last Update 7/13/20

  • As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland Park will temporarily close from July 15, 2020.
  • The resort hotels will remain open with adjusted level of services. Enhanced health and safety measures that reflect the guidance of health and government authorities have been put in place, such as social distancing measures and increased cleaning and sanitization.
  • We are in contact with health authorities and the government about the situation.
  • For more information on ticket, Magic Access membership and hotel booking arrangements.

Updated 6/14/20

  • Hong Kong Disneyland Park will officially reopen on Jun 18, 2020 with reduced capacity, enhanced health and safety procedures and a new reservation system for all guests. All guests entering the park will be required to undergo temperature screening and wear face masks. Learn more.
  • All guests are required to reserve their visit beginning 7 days prior to arrival. Magic Access members can reserve 1 day in advance, beginning from Jun 15, 2020 and reservations for other guests will begin at 12 p.m. on Jun 16, 2020. Learn more.
  • At reopening, the park will implement social distancing in queues, restaurants, attraction vehicles and other facilities. Character experiences requiring close interaction and close-up photos will be temporarily suspended. Learn more.
  • Extensions will be provided for unused park tickets, Magic Access memberships and other date-specific products. Learn more.
  • Free cancellations for park tickets and hotel room bookings within the specified period are available. Learn more.

Useful Links:

Previous Announcements:

Last Updated 3/12/20
Temporary Closure of Hong Kong Disneyland Park
As a precautionary measure in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, we are temporarily closing Hong Kong Disneyland Park out of consideration for the health and safety of our Guests and Cast Members. We are in close contact with health authorities and the government about the situation and will announce a reopening date once they determine it is advisable.

 


Shanghai Disney Resort
Last Update 8/17/20 –

China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism recently issued the “Notice on Further Business Resumption of Tourism Enterprises,” which raises the operating capacity of tourism sites from 30% to 50% of permitted capacity. As a result of this policy change, and as overall market conditions continue to rebound, Shanghai Disney Resort is increasing the daily capacity of the resort’s theme park, Shanghai Disneyland, and, effective August 24, 2020, will transition the current Advanced Reservation Period to a new reservation phase, aiming to provide more flexibility for guests to plan and enjoy their park visit. During this new reservation phase, the park will continue to fully comply with regulatory directives on reservations, staggered arrival and applicable capacity controls.

With the increased daily capacity beginning August 24, 2020, Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass holders and General Admission Ticket holders will be able to visit the park on any eligible day based on the condition of their pass or ticket*. All other guests will be able to purchase park tickets and visit the park on the same day, subject to ticket availability. To comply with regulatory directives, all guests, including Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass holders and infants under 3 years old or under 1.0 meter in height, will still be required to make a reservation by submitting their visitation date and personal information to obtain a Shanghai Disneyland Reservation QR Code prior to their arrival at the park’s Main Entrance.

Starting from the first day of the new phase on August 24, 2020, the validity period of Annual Passes and General Admission Tickets that were impacted by the park closure and Advanced Reservation Period will be extended accordingly. Click here for more details.

Previous Updates for Shanghai Disneyland –

Last Updated 6/01/20

Please note that at this time Shanghai Disneyland is currently open for visitation on an “Advanced Reservation” only basis, with enhanced health and safety measures and controlled capacity.

Tickets are available via the resort’s official online channels and official travel partners’ channels, with a limited number of tickets available each day. Guests are required to purchase dated admission tickets prior to their arrival, and Annual Pass holders must make a reservation for their visit date and time through the resort’s official online channels before their visit to the park.

Beginning 13:00, June 1, 2020, guests with General Admission tickets will be able to make a reservation to Shanghai Disneyland from June 3 through June 7. For reservations for visits after June 7, please read the “General Admission Ticket Advanced Reservation Procedures and Requirements” for more information by clicking here.

Please read the press release of Shanghai Disneyland’s reopening announcement issued on May 6, 2020 for detailed operation measures and ticketing information by clicking here.

Press release with Shanghai Disneyland re-opening details


Disney Cruise Line
Last Update: 11/23/20

Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of All Departures Through January 31, 2021

Our team at Disney Cruise Line remains focused on the health and well-being of our Guests and team members. We continue to carefully review the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are working toward resuming operations.

As we continue to refine our protocols for our eventual return to service, we have decided to cancel all sailings departing through January 2021. Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder and Disney Dream through February 1 and the Disney Fantasy through February 6.

Last Update: 11/03/20

Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of All Departures Through December 31, 2020

Our team at Disney Cruise Line remains focused on the health and well-being of our Guests and team members. We are carefully reviewing the guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and working together with industry partners on a path to resuming operations.

As we continue to refine our protocols for our eventual return to service, we have decided to cancel all sailings through December 2020. Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Fantasy through December 26; Disney Wonder and Disney Magic through December 30; and the Disney Dream through December 31.

 

Last Update: 9/16/20
Sailings are cancelled on board the Disney Fantasy through December 6; the Disney Dream and Disney Wonder through December 11; and the Disney Magic through December 12.

Last Update: 8/6/20
Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of All Departures through at least October 31, 2020

In alignment with the announcement made on August 5, 2020 by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) regarding the voluntary extension of suspended passenger operations from U.S. ports, Disney Cruise Line is cancelling sailings through at least October 31, 2020.

 

Last Update: 7/20/20
Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of Departures for the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy and Disney Wonder through September 30, 2020 and Disney Magic through October 2, 2020

Last Update: 6/19/20
Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of Departures for the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy through September 15, 2020

In alignment with the announcement made on June 19, 2020 by Cruise Lines International Association regarding the voluntarily extension of suspended passenger operations from U.S. ports, Disney Cruise Line is cancelling Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy sailings through September 15, 2020.

Disney Cruise Line has already suspended Disney Wonder sailings through September 14, 2020, and Disney Magic sailings through October 2, 2020.

Last Updated: 5/13/20
Disney Cruise Line Extends Suspension of New Departures Through Monday, July 27, 2020

With the well-being of our Guests, Crew Members and Cast Members our top priority, and in line with direction from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Disney Cruise Line has suspended all-new departures through Monday, July 27, 2020.

Disney Cruise Line Official Information Page


Aulani
Last Updated 9/24/20 –

  • Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is working toward a phased reopening to begin on November 1, 2020.
  • Aulani Resort is currently closed. Upon reopening, rooms, experiences, restaurants, amenities and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure. Offerings are not guaranteed.
  • We have taken enhanced health and safety measures. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.
  • There are specific instructions and requirements for all visitors to Hawaii, which may include mandated quarantine or pre-travel testing. View information about these requirements on the Hawaii Tourism Authority website. State requirements are subject to change. Please continue to stay updated on the latest travel alerts leading up to your planned stay. View important details.

Last Updated: 3/27/20

The safety and well-being of our Members, Guests and employees remain The Walt Disney Company’s top priority. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, will remain closed until further notice.

Aulani A Disney Resort & Spa Official Information Page – Contains a listing of what will be closed


Previous Notices:

On 3/15/20 Disney Released an Update On Twitter:

March 15, 2020 Update -

Official Disney Statement on Closures – Tweeted out on 3/12/20

Official Disney Statement on Closure

On 3/27/20 Disney Released an Update on Twitter:

March 27, 2020 update

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