2020 Disney Vacations During COVID-19

Before booking any non-essential travel, please consult the rules for your home country and destination.  For Canadians, you can consult the Global Affairs website


Disneyland Paris - France

There is reduced capacity and some resort hotels are not currently operating.  Enhanced health measures are in effect and recently, entertainment offerings were greatly reduced or cancelled.  

Entry into the park is being controlled through a reservation system.

As of July 21, 2021, guests to Disneyland Paris will be required to comply with the new "Health Pass" system introduced in France.

Hong Kong Disneyland - Hong Kong SAR

The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort re-opened on February 19, 2021.

To keep up-to-date, visit:


Shanghai Disneyland - China

Shanghai Disneyland is open and as of August 24, 2020 is permitted to have 50% capacity.  To learn more about entry requirements, visit https://www.shanghaidisneyresort.com/en/one-day-general-admission-ticket-advanced-reservation/.

Tokyo Disneyland Resort - Japan

Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea, and Ikspiari, and resort hotels are open.

Enhanced health measures are in effect.  Character meetings are currently operating on a reservation system, although some entertainment offerings were greatly reduced or cancelled.  Disney Light the Night fireworks and Nightfall Glow parade are also operating (weather permitting).

Entry into the park is being controlled through fixed date tickets and a lottery system for annual passholders.


The United States border remains closed for non-essential travel from Canada until at least September 21, 2021.  Check requirements in your home country prior to booking a vacation at a US-based Disney resort. 

As of July 30, 2021, guests are required to wear masks indoors.

Disneyland Resort - Anaheim, CA

The Downtown Disney district and theme parks are currently open using a park reservation system to California residents.

As of July 30, 2021, guests are required to wear masks indoors.

There are no FastPass reservations through the MaxPass service which is being retired, however a new Disney Genie​ app is scheduled to launch in Fall 2021.

For more information on park re-opening, visit https://disneyland.disney.go.com/experience-updates/.

Walt Disney World Resort - Orlando, FL

Visit DisneyWorld.com/Updates​ for more information on park reopening.

Theme Parks Are All Open

All theme parks are currently open and guests may visit with a valid park reservation.  

There are no FastPass reservations, however a new Disney Genie app is scheduled to launch in Fall 2021.

A modified park hopping process began on January 1, 2021.  Park to park transportation has fully resumed.

All character spots and parades are not currently running.  Parades and character meetings have been replaced with cavalcades through each park at random times during the park hours.  Extra magic hours are scheduled to resume in a new modified form as of October 1, 2021, and add-on evening parties are operating on a modified basis.  

Disney Springs and Boardwalk Area Are Open 

Disney Springs and the Boardwalk area are both open. ​

Disney Transportation

Disney Transportation is running  servicing all theme parks, Disney Springs, and resort hotels, with the exception Polynesian monorail resort line station (under renovation). 

Disney's Magical Express is also operational but will close permanently at the end of 2021.

Resort Hotels

Some Disney resorts and many of the non-owned Disney hotels on property are not open and will be phased-in, with all resort hotels scheduled to open by December 2021   It’s also important to note that entry into an open theme park is not guaranteed if you stay on property and you’ll be subject to the same reservation system.

The Disney Dining Plan package with your stay, you will be refunded that portion as the Disney Dining Plan is currently unavailable.  

Pin Trading

Trading with Cast Members has been temporarily paused during COVID-19.  Pin Boards are still available at select locations in Disney Parks, Disney Resorts, and Disney Shopping Districts.  For some general guidelines, visit our Disney Pin Trading During COVID-19 page.