Walt Disney World has announced a phased re-open approach for its parks. WDW’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Park are proposing July 11, 2020 as an opening date, and Epcot and Hollywood Studios are targeting July 15, 2020. Once it is approved by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and the committee, it needs final approval from Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The proposed opening will take place in phases and will require a reservation for park entry to limit park capacity. There will be physical distancing, guests and cast members will be required to wear face masks, plexiglass at registers and other places where distancing is difficult will be installed. Parades and fireworks will temporarily suspended to enable distancing. Character meet and greets as well as playgrounds are also temporarily suspended. Temperature checks will be conducted.
SeaWorld also presented an opening plan, proposing June 11 as the public reopening date. Face masks, staggered seating, social distancing in lines are all part of the proposed plan. At rides, there will be hand sanitizer both as guests board and deboard.
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