Disneyland Resort announces closure due to coronavirus

by Brittani Tuttle

After Governor of California Gavin Newsom’s executive order banning all public gatherings of more than 250 people, Disney has announced the temporary closure of the Disneyland Resort due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


UPDATE – 03/27/20: Disneyland Resort is now closed until further notice. Read our latest update here.

A statement shared by the Disneyland Resort says:

While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Disneyland Resort, after carefully reviewing the guidelines of the Governor of California’s executive order and in the best interest of our guests and emplooyees, we are proceeding with the closure of Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure, beginning the morning of March 14 through the end of the month.

The Hotels of Disneyland Resort will remain open until Monday, March 16 to give guests the ability to make necessary travel arrangements; Downtown Disney will remain open. We will monitor the ongoing situation and follow the advice and guidance of federal and state officials and health agencies. Disney will continue to pay cast members during this time.

Disneyland Resort will work with guests who wish to change or cancel their visits, and will provide refunds to those who have hotel bookings during this closure period.

Official statement from Disneyland Resort

For questions and cancellations, guests are encouraged to call The Walt Disney Travel Company at (714) 520-5050.

Stay tuned for more updates as this situation develops, and check out our regularly-updating page with all current major theme park closures in the U.S.


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