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List of Central Florida Closures and Reopenings

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I’ll update with the latest news on the major parks in Central Florida

Updated on May 20 at 7:10pm.

Kennedy Space Center will reopen on May 28.

World of Disney, Marketplace Co-op, and D-Luxe Burger will reopen at Disney Springs on May 27.

Parts of ICON Park are reopen. The Wheel at ICON Park (aka the Orlando Eye) and the StarFlyer remain closed.

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is reopen with limitations.

Phased opening of CityWalk at Universal will began on May 14. You can learn more here

Phased opening of Disney Springs will begin on May 20. Some Disney owned establishments will open on May 27. You can learn more here

Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort will remain closed until further notice. Universal Orlando Resort will remain closed at leased through May 31.

Here’s a list of the major closures in Central Florida, not including sporting events. I will update this list when I have more information, so keep checking back. If you know of something that I missed, please contact me.

If there is a concert, sports game, festival, or another type of gathering that you plan to attend, double check before you head out. Check the website, if possible, before calling, since phone lines are jammed at the moment. 

Theme Parks:

Walt Disney World – the theme parks, water parks, and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex are closed. Disney Springs will begin a phased reopening on May 20. They are scheduled to remain closed until further notice. Check the Walt Disney World website for all closures. 

Drawn to Life Previews, which were scheduled to start on March 20, have been suspended. Customers affected with be contacted.  

Universal Orlando Resort – the theme parks are closed. They are scheduled to stay closed through at least May 31. 

SeaWorld Orlando – the park is closed. No date for reopening has been announced.

Aquatica – the water park is closed. No date for reopening has been announced.

Discovery Cove – is closed. No date for reopening has been announced.

Busch Gardens Tampa – the park is closed. No date for reopening has been announced.

LEGOLAND – the theme park and water park are closed. LEGOLAND accommodations remain open at a low-occupancy level.

Other Area Attractions:

MEGACON Orlando has changed the dates from April 16-19 to June 4-7, 2020.

The Crayola Experience – remains closed.

The Holy Land Experience – remains closed.

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – will reopen on May 28.

ICON Park – closed until further notice.

Gatorland – closed until further notice.

Old Town –  most parts are closed, but some of the restaurants are open for take-out. 

Fun Spot America – closed until further notice.

Orlando Science Center – is closed until “it is safe to reopen”.

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens – is reopening on May 13.

Florida State Parks – are reopen. 

Cruise Lines:

Disney Cruise Line – suspending departures, starting on March 14. This will continue through June 18 in the East, and July 2 in the West.

Royal Caribbean – suspending departures, starting on March 14. The goal is to be operational again on June 12.

Norwegian Cruise Lines – suspending departures into June.

Virgin Voyages – postponed inaugural sailing until July 15, 2020.