The Mouse House was Originally slated to re-open next Wednesday, Disneyland and Disney World are now closed indefinitely amid the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Walt Disney Co. announced on Friday that the California and Florida parks will remain closed ‘until further notice’ and hourly park employees will continued to be paid until April 18th.
Disney said in a statement: “While there is still much uncertainty with respect to the impacts of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our guests and employees remains The Walt Disney Company’s top priority. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts and government officials, Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed until further notice.”
Disneyland and Disney World both closed up shop over the weekend of March 14th followed by the closure of Disney’s stores, shopping districts and hotels. California and Orlando are currently under stay at home order.