California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Disneyland and other theme parks in California need to show more stability before they can reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, Deadline reports.

  • “We don’t anticipate in the immediate term any of these larger parks opening until we see more stability in terms of the data.”
  • “We feel there’s no hurry to put out guidelines, and we continue to work with the industry.”
‘The time is now’: California legislators pressure governor to reopen Disneyland

Guidelines for Disneyland to reopen reportedly leaked online. The Orange County Register recently reported the proposed reopening guidelines included three requirements:

  • Disney must operate at 25% capacity.
  • Disney must limit guests to those living within a 120-mile radius to the park.
  • Disneyland can reopen once the county reaches “minimal” risk level.
This California man made his own Disneyland in his backyard

A group of California state lawmakers sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom at the end of September that said it was time to reopen, which I wrote about for

  • “We  believe the time is now to move forward with theme park reopenings. Theme parks have spent the past six months preparing to reopen in a responsible manner. They have comprehensive plans that include capacity reductions, thorough health and safety protocols, and park-wide modifications to support these efforts.”