Disneyland has decided to reopen the Downtown Disney shopping and dining experience on July 9 amid the coronavirus pandemic. But the reopening comes with a number of changes to be aware of if you’re planning to make the switch.

  • Disneyland said: “By visiting the Disneyland Resort, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.”

What’s going on:

  • Disneyland received approval from California to reopen the Downtown Disney district, which will happen on July 9.
  • The district will be opened from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
  • Some locations might have limited hours.

How to enter:

  • Guests can only park at the Simba lot, which is near the Paradise Pier Hotel.
  • Visitors will need to ender from the west entrance near the Simba lot, or the east entrance near Harbor Blvd.

Additional procedures:

  • Guests who visit Downtown Disney will need to pass temperature checks.
  • People will need to wear masks while at the property.
  • Enhanced cleaning measures have been added.
  • Physical distancing barriers and markers have been added.

What else is reopening?

Disneyland plans to reopen its theme park on July 17 — the 65th anniversary of the park’s first day.