This Just In: Hong Kong Disneyland Reportedly Began Testing Its Soft Reopening Today!

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Hong Kong Disneyland has been prepping for its reopening for quite some time now. From putting up temperature screening tents to placing social distancing markings on the ground, the Disney park is slowly getting ready to reopen its gates to visitors. Although Disney has still not yet announced an official reopening date, the theme park has been gearing up for when its ready to welcome back guests.

And now, it looks as though the theme park is ready to take its next step — Hosting a soft reopening. According to Twitter User, @hkdl_of_fantasy, Hong Kong Disneyland is getting ready for its reopening by testing a soft opening with Cast Members. From May 19 – May 21, Hong Kong Disneyland will be reopening to Cast Members only.

On April 29, we reported that Hong Kong Disneyland was preparing for a reopening. The preparations focused heavily on maintaining safe social distancing for when visitors come and for the Cast Members who work there. One day later, we reported that Hong Kong Disneyland took the next step in the reopening process by bringing back select Disney Character Dining with certain Disney Characters for visitors before officially reopening their theme park.

We also recently reported that Hong Kong Disneyland was setting up other protocols such as markings on the ground, temperature check tents, and safety protocol signs.

Related: Will Disneyland and Disney World Still Offer Dining with Disney Characters in the Future?

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Please note at this time Hong Kong Disneyland has not yet announced an official reopening date. Inside the Magic will continue to update you as we get more information on the Hong Kong Disneyland reopening.

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More On The Temporary Park Closure of Hong Kong Disneyland

The current official announcement on the Hong Kong Disneyland website reads:

As a precautionary measure in line with preventive efforts taking place across Hong Kong, we are temporarily closing Hong Kong Disneyland Park out of consideration for the health and safety of our Guests and Cast Members. We are in close contact with health authorities and the government about the situation and will announce a reopening date once they determine it is advisable. The Hong Kong Disneyland hotels are available for future bookings and Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre remains open.

The Standard Park Ticket is valid for six months from the purchase date. If needed, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort will assist in the refund for Guests who have purchased tickets for admission to Hong Kong Disneyland Park or have booked a resort hotel. For additional details, please click here or email to guest@hongkongdisneyland.com.

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