Following the announcements today that the state of California’s updated guidelines will allow a potential return to normal operations at places including Disney’s parks in Anaheim, Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock issued a statement of optimism.
We are encouraged that theme parks now have a path toward reopening this spring, getting thousands of people back to work and greatly helping neighboring businesses and our entire community. With responsible Disney safety protocols already implemented around the world, we can’t wait to welcome our guests back and look forward to sharing an opening date soon.
— Ken Potrock, President, Disneyland Resort
Per KTLA today, it was confirmed that “some outdoor ballparks, stadiums and theme parks” will be allowed to reopen as early as April 1. Of course, the reopening guidelines come with a host of specific details as to what levels of operation may resume. More broadly, the guidelines instill that only visitors from the state of California be allowed for now.
Additional details surrounding amusement and theme parks reopening guidelines are based on respective county numbers:
- Red Tier: limited to 15% capacity
- Orange Tier: limited to 25% capacity
- Yellow Tier: limited to 35% capacity
For now, restrictions at all levels include:
- No indoor dining
- Limits on indoor rides
As California cases continue to drop and vaccinations continue to rise, it seems all but certain that the next few months should show huge promising shifts for the state and its economy. Earlier this morning, Governor Newsom shared that the state of California has now administered more than 10 million vaccines at centers across the state including the Disneyland Resort super POD location.