After the Closure since March because of the coronavirus crisis, Disneyland Paris is opening its door for the public from 15th July 2020 with limited capacity and restrictions on mandatory face masks regulation for age above 11 years. To limit the number of tickets each day to maintain social distancing, visitors need to register in advance online, hence no tickets will be sold on the gate. Guests won’t be able to use Fast Passes
Disneyland Paris President Natacha Rafalski said “As President of Disneyland Paris, I’ve been fortunate to work alongside our team of dedicated cast members who have demonstrated tremendous commitment to preserving the magic for our guests and fans during our unprecedented closure. The last several months have tested us and our community – both personally and professionally – but together we have persevered with optimism and determination.”
She added “We are grateful for the resilience of our cast members and the local community, the enthusiasm of our guests and fans, and the positive momentum of the many reopening are in the tourism industry throughout Europe. We’ve been so touched by our guests around the world who’ve found creative ways to maintain their connection to Disneyland Paris from home.”
Ms. Rafalski said that the health and safety of guests and cast members remain the priority as they begin their phased reopening. As to maintain social distancing, children will be banned from shaking hands, hugging, or kissing their favorite Disney characters, although the entertainers will still be at the park. On The Phase opening of the park from July 15, the indoor performance, Parade, and Disney Illuminations Night-Time Spectacular are on hold, which will return ‘at a later date’.
Disneyland owned hotels are even opening gradually with the opening of the parks. The Newport Bay Club hotel will be opening on July 15, Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne will open from July 20, while Hotel Santa Fe will open from August 3. The Disneyland Hotel will stay shut until September 7 and the Sequoia Lodge Hotel and Davy Crocket Ranch will not open this summer.