Disney Springs to begin phased reopening on May 20

Disney Springs beginning phased reopening on May 20

ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney officials announced Disney Springs at Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort will begin a phased reopening on May 20.

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Posted by Disney Springs on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Officials said a limited number of shopping and dining experiences that are owned by third-party operating participants will begin to open during the first phase.

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The rest of Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed, including theme parks and resort hotels, Disney officials said.

Disney Springs officials said it will begin to reopen in a way that incorporates enhanced safety measures, including increased cleaning procedures, the use of appropriate face coverings by both cast members and guests, limited-contact guest services and additional safety training for cast members.

Officials said during the initial opening phase, Disney Springs will have limitations on capacity, parking and operating hours.

Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Handout/Getty Images)