ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH/WFLA) — Walt Disney World is relaxing the mask requirements for some outdoor areas.
Beginning Thursday, face coverings will be optional for guests while enjoying outdoor attractions, outdoor queues, and outdoor theaters.
Masks are still required indoors for all guests ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status. This includes buses, monorail, Skyliner, and upon entering and throughout all attractions.
According to Walt Disney World, “neck gaiters, open-chin, triangle bandanas and face coverings containing valves, mesh material or holes of any kind are not acceptable face coverings.” Costume masks are also not allowed.
Below is a full list of where face coverings are required and optional:
|Face Coverings Required||Face Coverings Optional|
|Upon entering and throughout all attractions||Yes|
|All indoor theaters, including theater entrances||Yes|
|All transportation except ferry boats, including transportation entrances||Yes|
|All indoor locations, including restaurants, except when actively eating or drinking while stationary||Yes|
|Outdoor common areas||Yes|
For the latest information on Disney’s face covering policies, please visit the theme park’s website.