PHOTOS, VIDEO: Plexiglass Dividers Testing on Boats at “it’s a small world” in the Magic Kingdom


There’s so much that we share, but COVID-19 shouldn’t be one of those things. That’s why plexiglass dividers are being tested on the boats in “it’s a small world” at the Magic Kingdom. There’s a large section of hard plexiglass installed behind each row. We did notice that these dividers still have a gap along … Read more

PHOTOS: New COVID-19 Health & Safety Signage Installed at the Entrance Gates to Disney California Adventure


As Disney California Adventure prepares to reopen select shopping and dining offerings for the holiday season, safety signage has been installed at the park gates reminding them of the new rules in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. We spotted this diligent Cast Member installing a sign on the fence outside the entrance turnstiles. The … Read more

PHOTOS: Westward Ho Prepares to Reopen at the Magic Kingdom


Westward Ho is getting ready to say howdy to guests once again at the Magic Kingdom. Social distancing markers have been installed outside the stand in preparation for guests. The markers extend down the road in Frontierland, past the currently unavailable popcorn stand. The circular markers note where guests should stand to order while maintaining … Read more

Governor Ron DeSantis Extends Thanks to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Executives for Theme Park Roundtable Conference

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Following yesterday’s “One Goal, One Florida” theme park roundtable, Governor Ron DeSantis thanked both Universal Orlando Resort and the Vice President of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Jackie Swisher for their participation. Governor DeSantis said it was “great to be at” Universal Orlando, who hosted the roundtable. Universal provided a surprise appearance by Professor Doctor Penelope Tibeaux-Tinker … Read more

Walt Disney World Golf Suspends Cash Payments in Clubhouses, Introduces “Park & Play” Program

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walt Disney World Golf has instituted several changes to help keep golfers safe while they tee off. From Walt Disney World’s Sports Media Director, Darrell Fry on Disney Parks Blog: If you’re looking to get outside and hit the links at Walt Disney World Resort, I’m excited to share with … Read more

A Complete Guide to the Reopening of the Magic Kingdom

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For the first time in nearly four months, the Magic Kingdom is once again welcoming guests at Walt Disney World. Of course, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, major changes have been made to the park experience, including temperature screenings, mandatory face masks, social distancing, and more. If you’re planning a visit, or if you … Read more

PHOTOS: DINOSAUR Returns with Social Distancing and Vehicle Screens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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After a months-long hiatus, The Dino Institute has once again opened its doors at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and that means it’s time for some prehistoric adventure on DINOSAUR! Good to see you again, Aladar! While FastPass+ isn’t currently available, social distancing markers have been set up at both entrances. Inside, markers are found only in … Read more

PHOTOS: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Reopens with No Interactive Queue Elements, New Social Distancing Dividers at the Magic Kingdom

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Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to Seven Dwarfs Mine Train we go! We went for a ride during the Magic Kingdom’s cast member previews to see what changes have been made to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. Guests were spaced in accordance with social distancing. As with most attractions at the Magic Kingdom, … Read more

PHOTOS: Splash Mountain Reopens with Long Wait Times at the Magic Kingdom Ahead of Re-Theme

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Though its days (months?) may be numbered, Splash Mountain reopened at the Magic Kingdom today during cast member previews, to some of the longest waits throughout the entire park. Disney has announced that the ride will close at the Magic Kingdom and Disneyland to be re-themed to The Princess and the Frog, though no official … Read more

PHOTOS: Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe Reopens With New Safety Precautions and Seating at the Magic Kingdom

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Cast member reopening previews have begun at the Magic Kingdom, and the fan-favorite Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe is once again open for business in Tomorrowland, with new safety precautions in place. Outside, entrances and exits are clearly marked on the doors, while a sign encourages guests to use Mobile Order, complete with a QR code. … Read more

PHOTOS: The Ganachery Reopens with Made-to-Order S’mores and New Safety Measures at Disney Springs

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Seeing the many shops and restaurants of Disney Springs reopening after their months-long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic is always good news, but this one is especially sweet. The Ganachery has reopened at Disney Springs, allowing guests to once again enjoy its creative variety of chocolates. To help control crowds and enforce social distancing, … Read more