Category: Covid

L.A. theme parks to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test results

L.A. theme parks to require proof of COVID vaccination or negative test results

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Large Los Angeles County theme parks like Universal Studios Hollywood and Six Flags Magic Mountain may have to ask guests for proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative coronavirus test starting next month under a planned health officer order, officials said. On Wednesday, L.A. County’s health department announced a that a new ... Read More

Florida Getting Nearly As Many Tourists As It Did Pre-Pandemic, Report Finds As Covid Surges

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Topline As Florida now faces one of the largest Covid-19 surges in the world, a new report from the state’s tourism board finds its tourism industry has largely rebounded, with nearly as many visitors—and even more Americans—traveling to the state between April and June as in 2019. Travelers at the Orlando International ... Read More

Disney World Loosens Mask Mandate Amid Florida Covid Surge

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Topline Walt Disney World in Florida will no longer require guests to wear face masks when they’re on rides or in line outdoors as of Thursday, Disney announced Wednesday, loosening the resort’s mask rules just weeks after they were reimposed amid a massive Covid-19 surge in Florida. Guests wearing face masks ride ... Read More

Disney shares new Christmas Party and Epcot nighttime show as HHN reveals houses

Disney shares new Christmas Party and Epcot nighttime show as HHN reveals houses

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** There’s been a whirlwind of Disney updates in the past seven days, so if you feel like you may have missed some, most, or even all of them, never fear! I am here to catch you up on everything that’s gone down, from space eats to waterfront shows and all that comes in between in this week's ... Read More

Mask up for outdoor mega-events but not LA theme parks

Mask up for outdoor mega-events but not LA theme parks

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** LOS ANGELES — Visitors of Universal Studios Hollywood and Six Flags Magic Mountain won't need to mask up outdoors. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health implemented a new health order for people who attend concerts, car shows and other mega-events to wear face masks outdoors — regardless of vaccination status. ... Read More

Summer fireworks return to Walt Disney World theme parks

Summer fireworks return to Walt Disney World theme parks

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Summer fireworks return to Walt Disney World theme parks Fireworks are once again lighting up the night sky over Walt Disney World theme parks. The magical tradition was put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic. LAKE MARY, Fla. - Fireworks are once again lighting up the night sky over Walt Disney World ... Read More

Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

Iowa amusement park became a political force before accident

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa amusement park where a ride accident killed one boy and critically injured another has become increasingly influential in Iowa politics as the state has trended Republican.Adventureland Park CEO Michael Krantz has donated $175,000 to county, state and federal Republican candidates since 2014. That made him ... Read More

Calypso water theme park reopens with COVID-19 precautions

Calypso water theme park reopens with COVID-19 precautions

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News The attraction last opened in the summer of 2019 and was closed for 2020. Author of the article: Staff Reporter File: Calypso Water Theme Park Photo by Pat McGrath /Postmedia Article content Limoges’ popular Calypso Waterpark is open for business, but visitors should prepare for some ... Read More

Disneyland reopening marks California’s Covid-19 turnaround

Disneyland reopening marks California’s Covid-19 turnaround

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ANAHEIM, Calif. — Disneyland swung open its gates to cheering visitors donning sequined Minnie Mouse ears and snapping selfies Friday, marking a dramatic turnaround in a state so overwhelmed with coronavirus cases just four months ago that patients were being treated in outdoor tents.California’s world-famous theme park, which reopened after an unprecedented ... Read More

As theme parks revise pandemic guidelines, Florida reports 4,623 new COVID-19 cases

As theme parks revise pandemic guidelines, Florida reports 4,623 new COVID-19 cases

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**** Please visit the themeparks official websites for their latest guidelines and openings **** ORLANDO, Fla. – Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort announced Wednesday that changes are coming to Florida theme parks with renewed guidance from health officials.Starting Saturday, Disney will no longer require temperature checks of its cast members, while guests visiting the parks will no longer be required to go through temperature screening ... Read More