Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens June 18: What You Should Know

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Disneyland in Hong Kong is set to reopen on June 18, after five months of closure.

Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens June 18: What You Should Know [Source: Disney Parks Blog]
Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens June 18: What You Should Know [Source: Disney Parks Blog]

Stephanie Young, Hong Kong Disneyland’s Managing Director, announced the exciting news on June 14.

Here’s everything you should know about it!

Statement from Hong Kong Disneyland’s Director 

Young made it clear that she is grateful for the fans’ understanding and patience, when they had to close the theme park.

The closure was caused by the global situation, which also resulted in other Disney theme parks to close.

We took measured steps to maintain guest offerings at our hotels, with adjusted levels of service, and in May we reopened additional dining experiences. Today, as our surrounding community takes steps towards recovery, I’m thrilled to announce that Hong Kong Disneyland will also reopen to the public on June 18.

Stephanie Young, Managing Director of Hong Kong Disney Resort
Dining Experience at Hong Kong Disney Resort [Source: Disney Parks Blog]
Dining Experience at Hong Kong Disney Resort [Source: Disney Parks Blog]

What You Need to Know Before You Visit

So, what should guests be aware of before the reopening?

Just like Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Springs, Hong Kong Disneyland will also implement new and enhanced health and safety measures.

During the initial phase, the park will resume its operations at reduced guest capacity.

For this reason, visitors must first make their reservations through the park’s official website beginning from 7 days before their visit.

Screenshot of the Park Reservation Page from Hong Kong Disneyland's Website [Source: Hong Kong Disneyland]
Screenshot of the Park Reservation Page from Hong Kong Disneyland’s Website [Source: Hong Kong Disneyland]

Magic Access members can reserve 1 day in advance starting from June 15.

Meanwhile, reservations for other guests will start on June 16, at 12 p.m.

Furthermore, Hong Kong Disneyland will extend Magic Access memberships, unused park tickets, and other date-specific products.

Free cancellations for hotel room bookings and park tickets will also be available within the specified period.

All guests must wear face masks except when dining.

They must also undergo temperature screening before they enter the park.

The park will implement physical distancing in attractions, vehicles, restaurants, queues, and other facilities throughout Hong Kong Disneyland.

Social Distancing at Shanghai Disneyland [Forbes]
Social Distancing at Shanghai Disneyland [Forbes]

According to Young, they will also increase sanitization and disinfection in high-guest contact areas to ensure cleanliness.

Regarding the visitor experience, Young said:

While some things will look and feel different than before, the magic continues, and we’re excited to once again share our park with you because the magic begins with you. 

Stephanie Young, Managing Director of Hong Kong Disney Resort

For more information, visit Hong Kong Disneyland’s website.

A Sneak Peek of the Castle of Magical Dreams 

The Castle of Magical Dreams attraction is also on its final transformation stage.

We’re also thrilled to share a sneak peek of magic in the making as we enter into the final stage of our Castle of Magical Dreams transformation, which will be a magnificent centerpiece of the park.

Stephanie Young, Managing Director of Hong Kong Disney Resort

This means guests could get a glimpse of it when Hong Kong Disneyland reopens!

Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens: Summary

In conclusion, here are the key points to remember:

Hong Kong Disneyland Reopening Preparation Checklist [Source: Hong Kong Disneyland]
Hong Kong Disneyland Reopening Preparation Checklist [Source: Hong Kong Disneyland]

The reopening of the theme park is indeed good news, as it will be the second Disney park to reopen, after Shanghai Disneyland.

Disney is doing its best to spread the Mickey Mouse magic regardless of the situation, making it possible for guests to make new magical memories.

Meanwhile, as Young mentioned, other theme park communities are remaining hopeful and preparing for their reopening moments.

Next, get all the latest details on the new virtual reservation system.

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