Disney Parks Closure & Reopening Information Due to COVID-19

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
    • Disneyland & Disney California Adventure – April 30, 2021 – (Closed 3/14/20 – 412 days)
    • Hotels Closed – (Closed 3/16/20)
      • Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel – Reopened April 29, 2021 Hotel & May 2, 2021 DVC
      • Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel – Reopened June 15, 2021
      • Disneyland Hotel – Reopened July 2, 2021
    • Downtown Disney – Reopened July 9, 2020 (Closed – 3/17/20 – 114 day closure)
  • 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 – Scheduled to reopen March 7, 2021 (Closed 3/15/20)
    • Typhoon Lagoon – January 2, 2022 (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 Wilderness 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 – March 22, 2021
      • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – May 30, 2021
      • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – June 6, 2021
      • Disney’s Boardwalk Inn – July 2, 2021
      • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – July 19, 2021
      • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – August 26, 2021
      • Disney’s All-Star Music Resort – September 16, 2021
      • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort – October 14, 2021
      • Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort – October 28, 2021
      • Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort – March 31, 2022
  • 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  –
      • Reopened June 17, 2021 (Closed 10/30/20)
      • Reopened July 15, 2020 (Closed 3/14/20 – 123 day closure)
    • Disney Village  –
      • Reopened June 17, 2021 (Closed 10/30/20)
      • Reopened July 15, 2020 (Closed 3/15/20 – 122 day closure)
    • Hotels –
      • Disney’s Newport Bay Club
        • Reopened June 17, 2021
        • Reopened 7/15/20-10/30/20
      • Disney’s Hotel New York –
        • Reopened as Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel on June 21, 2021
      • Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne – Closed —
        • Reopened July 1, 2021
        • Reopened 7/20/20 (Closing Oct 1 through March 1, 2021)
      • Disney’s Davy Crocket Ranch
        • Reopened July 13, 2021
      • Disney’s Hotel Santa Fe –
        • Reopened October 23, 2021
        • Reopened 8/3/20-10/30/20
      • Disney’s Sequoia Lodge Hotel –
        • Reopen December 1, 2021
        • Reopened 5/21/21-10/30/20
      • Disneyland Hotel
        • Closed for renovation, no reopening date announced
  • Hong Kong Disneyland
    • Park – Closed 1/7/2022 expected to reopen on 4/21
      • Fourth Closure – 01/07/22 – 04/20/22
      • Third Closure – 12/01/20 – 2/18/21 – 80 days
      • Second Closure 7/15/20-9/25/20 – 72 days
      • Original closure 1/26/20- 6/17/20 – 144 days
    • Hotels – Open but limited
  • Shanghai Disney Resort
    • Park –
      • Closed November 29, 2022
      • Reopened November 25, 2022 (Closed October 31, 2022)
      • Reopened June 30, 2022 from closure on 3/21/22
      • Reopened May 11, 2020 (Closed -1/25/20 – 107 day closure)
        Increased to 50% capacity on 8/24 (had been 30%)
    • DisneyTown & Wishing Star Park
      • Reopened November 17, 2022  (Closed October 31, 2022)
      • DisneyTown Reopened 6/16/22
      • Wishing Star Park Reopened  6/10/22
      • Closed 3/21/22
      • Phased reopening started 3/9/20
    • Disneyland Hotel
      • Reopened 6/16/22
      • Closed 3/21/22
      • 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 Dream returned to sailing August 9, 2021
    • Disney Fantasy returned to sailing Sept 11, 2021
    • Disney Wonder returned to October 1, 2021
    • Disney Magic cancelled through November 4, 2021 (Except for limited UK cruises this summer)
  • 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
      • Reopened November 1, 2020 – (Closed 3/24/20)

 


Disneyland (Anaheim)

Last Updated 4/8/21

Last Updated 3/17/21

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 Update 5/17/21
    The Disneyland Paris Theme Parks to reopen June 17, 2021 as well as the Newport Bay Club and Disney Village. Hotel New York – Art of Marvel opening June 21. No other opening dates announced. Full press release
  • Last Updated 3/12/21
    Due to prevailing conditions and travel restrictions across Europe, Disneyland Paris will not reopen on April 2 as initially planned. We are optimistic that we will be able to reopen soon, and we will share updates when possible. Please check back on the website for regular updates
    If you have a booking with us, you will have flexibility to modify your arrival date or cancel your reservation without fees up until the last moment before your planned arrival.Please check here for our latest commercial conditions.We truly appreciate your continued understanding and cannot wait to welcome you again.
  • Last Updated 1/18/21
    Due to the prevailing conditions in Europe, Disneyland Paris will not reopen on Feb. 13 as initially planned.
    If conditions permit, we will reopen Disneyland Paris on April 2, 2021 and will welcome reservations from that date forward. Given the current context our plans continue to evolve, but please know that we will make every effort to share with you any updates as soon as it is possible.
  • 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 2/17/21

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, 2020and 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

Update 11/28/22 – In order to follow the requirement of pandemic prevention and control, Shanghai Disneyland will be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, November 29, 2022. We will notify guests as soon as we have a confirmed date to resume operations.
Disneytown, Wishing Star Park and the two resort hotels will continue to operate normally.

Update 11/24/22 – Shanghai Disneyland has resumed operations on November 25, 2022. For ticket information, please refer to the Shanghai Disney Resort official website, app, Weixin/WeChat account, the resort’s Reservation Center, or contact the resort’s official travel trade partners.

Update 10/31/22 – In order to follow the requirement of pandemic prevention and control, Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park will be closed starting Monday, October 31, 2022, with immediate effect. We will notify guests as soon as we have a confirmed date to resume operations.

Update 3/21/22 –
Due to the current pandemic situation, Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park will be temporarily closed from Monday, March 21, 2022. We will continue to monitor the pandemic situation and consult local authorities, and will notify guests as soon as we have a confirmed date to resume operations.

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