Disneyland Expecting Triple-Digit Heat This Weekend!

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Stay Cool at DTD

There are always large crowds expected at the Disneyland Resort on holiday weekends and this Labor Day Weekend will be no different. With Downtown Disney District being the only part of Disneyland that has reopened since its closure in March, this weekend should definitely bring in a considerable amount of Guests looking for their dose of Disney. It’s already starting to get busy as the Disneyland Today Twitter feed shared that they had closed-off parking temporarily to everyone except for Guests with dining reservations.

Ballast Point
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Downtown Disney Parking

This Twitter feed is a great way to stay updated during your visit to Disneyland, whether it’s to Downtown Disney or Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure when they reopen. Downtown Disney has been offering free parking at the Simba Parking Lot to all Guests since it reopened in July. Due to its limited capacity, and in order to maintain physical distancing, the parking lot periodically closes when Downtown Disney starts to get busy. So, staying updated while making your trip down to Disneyland will make for a much more enjoyable visit.

Expected Disneyland Heat Wave

Heading into this Labor Day Weekend, another thing to keep on your radar is the weather. Disneyland is expected to be in the triple digits this weekend and though it’s not rare of Southern California, it’s a pretty rare for Disneyland. The city of Anaheim has an excessive heat warning going out on local and national weather channels which lasts through the weekend. Downtown Disney may be at a limited capacity, but it’s good keep this in mind for walking around outside when you’re waiting in a virtual queue.

Excessive Heat Warning
Credit: ITM

Tips for Handling the Heat at Disneyland

The Disneyland Ambassadors shared some tips for handling this heat wave that’s hitting Southern California like continuing to check the Twitter feed mentioned above to stay updated on parking and entrance to the district, stay hydrated, and find some shade. Since we’re still waiting on Downtown Disney to be able to open indoor dining again based on the “Blueprint to a Safer Economy,” we’ll need to find some other ways to stay cool in these extreme temperatures outside. A couple of other tips we have for you are bring an extra mask for if you get sweaty and find a spot for a nice cold treat. Salt & Straw, Black Tap, Ballast Point,and Jamba are all open right now for just that!

Some helpful reminders if visiting #DowntownDisney this weekend from @DisneylandAmbassador

Posted by Disneyland Resort Cast and Community on Friday, September 4, 2020

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