Disneyland to reopen in April

One of the happiest places in the world will be reopening next month.

A locked gate stands at the main entrance of Walt Disney Co.’s Disneyland theme park in Anaheim on March 13. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Disneyland has announced that it will reopen at the end of April after it came to a standstill amid the pandemic.

Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock said in a statement, “The day all of us have long been waiting for is almost here. We’re excited to have more than 10,000 cast members returning to work as we get ready to welcome our guests back to this happy place.”

The park will be allowed to open at 15 per cent capacity but only with residents of California. Visitors will be limited to groups of no more than 10 people from no more than three households. Indoor dining will not be allowed and tickets must be bought in advance online.

The state recently stated theme parks can reopen beginning April 1 once the counties they operate in enter the red tier of its reopening plan. They

Disneyland has been closed since March 2020.