Orange County Officials Say Decision to Reopen WDW Rests with Disney

With the news of Disneyland Resort cancelling their previously announced July 17 reopening date due to the State of California, many guests are wondering what the future holds for Walt Disney World with Florida’s COVID-19 spikes.


CNN Business and Politics Corespondent, Cristina Alesci, took to Twitter to announce the following:

Alesci tweets: “JUST IN: An Orange County official tells me the county has no plans to revisit a decision to reopen Disney’s parks in Florida. “That decision rests with @Disney officials and the governor,” says a county spokesperson “


Walt Disney World is scheduled for their phased reopening beginning July 11 (Magic Kingdom & Animal Kingdom) and July 15 (EPCOT & Hollywood Studios). As Disney fans eagerly await the reopening, the number of cases of COVID-19 continue to reach record highs for the state.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.