Orange County and Los Angeles county have moved into the Orange Tier for reopening after being restricted due to the global health emergency. That’s big news for theme park fans.
Alas, we’re still waiting on details for how guests will be able to buy tickets for their Disneyland resort adventure. However, both a valid ticket and a park reservation will be required to enter the park.
Disneyland, which has already announced an April 30th reopening, will now be able to open at 25% capacity instead of 15%. The same goes for Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Magic Mountain.
In addition to the lower capacity, parks will have to implement health and safety regulations such as hand washing stations, social distancing in queues and mask wearing. They will be able open indoor dining at 25% capacity as well.
Indoor attractions shorter than 15 minutes in duration have been approved to reopen, but guests and cast members will have to wear their masks during the experience and parties will be separated by at least six feet on the attraction vehicle.
Universal Studios Hollywood has announced a reopening date of April 16 with an AP preview of the 15th. That’s two weeks earlier than Disneyland. But LEGOLAND in Carlsbad and Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia have both announced they will open this week.
No official date has been announced for Knott’s Berry Farm, but they are having their Boysenberry Festival right now anyway.
Other locations like Movie Theaters are able to open at 50% capacity (or 200 people which ever is fewer) while outdoor sports and live performances can relaunch with 33% capacity once local health officials give the all clear. That signal could come as early as tomorrow.