Disney World reopening dates pending Gov. DeSantis approval

Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11.

The phased reopening plan was presented Wednesday during a meeting with the Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force.

Under the plan, Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom would open July 11. Epcot and Hollywood Studios would open July 15.

The plan has been endorsed by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings and sent to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s office for final approval.


ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) — Officials from Walt Disney World will present plans for reopening Disney’s Central Florida theme parks to Orange County’s economic recovery task force on Wednesday.

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings said during a news conference Tuesday that Disney and SeaWorld are slated to make presentations about reopening during the 10 a.m. meeting.

Demings said two health officials with the county were at the theme parks on Tuesday conducting inspections.

If the task force approves the reopening plan presented by Disney, it will go to the mayor, and once he signs off on the plan he will send an endorsement letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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