We’ve spoken at length about the California and . We’ve even compiled a list of everything we know about each . and and how likely it is that they’ll open in the foreseeable future of the
But a big question that is on everyone’s mind is;
if you could go to your local and tomorrow; would you?
And if you could; would you share pictures and videos of your trip on social media?
Our commenters have been vocal about the health and safety procedures in place at , the new character meet and greet policies, and (most controversially) the issue of whether the theme parks should open to locals only.
As a reminder, has begun implementing measures and has even insisted that guests wear masks and use until . This also applies to . All visitors must also take a before entering the .
If and until , the experience would be fundamentally different from what we fans know it to be., extra and even a became standard policy at
We all want to see the day when our favorite , as well as in California will reopen to every soon. But if your favorite or opened to a select group of guests tomorrow until the concludes, and you were in that group, would you visit the ? and California theme parks are announced to be . We continue to hope that (including
In a community full of opinions, the question remains; would you feel comfortable sharing photos and videos of you at a ? We want to hear from you and find out your thoughts. Here are the four likely scenarios:
Parks and Resorts Only Open to Locals
If the Walt Company does decide to open Walt World and to locals only, and you live in and California will you feel comfortable sharing your trip on Facebook / Instagram / Twitter?
Disney Parks and Resorts Only Open to Annual Passholders
This is perhaps even more controversial. If the locals (that are not annual passholders) aren’t even allowed in, would you worry about the potential backlash of posting pictures or videos of you enjoying The , California Adventure, or any other ?
Disney Parks and Resorts Only Open to Resort Guests
It is possible that , would you feel weird about posting pictures of the or other on your social platforms? guests may be allowed in before everyone else on a first-come-first-served basis. With a limited number of guests and locals being unable to visit their own city’s
Everyone Is Allowed Into the Disney Parks and Resorts
This is the biggie. If everyone is allowed in and and health and safety procedures similar to ‘s policies are in place, then the risk is potentially at its highest. Some fans will, of course, wait it out, but would you feel bad sharing photos of you enjoying the parks when big crowds are still inadvisable?
The continues to be a huge point of contention among fans discussing the of each . It’s a difficult time, and many would argue that posting pictures of the parks to social media when other fans aren’t allowed in might be ‘rubbing salt into the wounds’, as it were.
But what do you think, fans?
My opinion, as someone who had their Disneyland Paris trip cancelled, is ‘to each their own’. If the theme parks are open, then the Walt Company feels that it’s acceptable to enjoy your vacation like a normal trip, complete with social media posting. Just be prepared for some potential flack and bear in mind that you might be somewhere that someone else wishes they could be. If you have friends on your list that might get upset, use some common sense, and be kind.
However, every lovers when you comment on their posts, regardless of how early they’ve returned to the happiest place on earth. fan is entitled to their opinion. Just make sure that you’re being respectful and kind to your fellow
We’d love to hear from you on this one. Would you feel comfortable sharing your trip on social media if you were allowed into the parks and resorts tomorrow? Let us know in the comments below.
Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this OpEd article do not reflect the opinions of Inside the Magic overall.