Due to COVID Outbreak, Disney Park Makes MAJOR Operational Changes

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Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak in France, Disneyland Paris is making some major changes to some of their offerings, including suspending their fireworks show.

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Disneyland Paris will be making several changes to select operations and offerings, including suspending Disney Illuminations and changing Frozen: a Musical Invitation to a selfie spot for three weeks. The iconic Christmas parade will also suspended show stops and Guests can only receive table service at bars, meaning they cannot stand with a drink in the bar area.

DLP Report shared the news on Twitter, writing:

In light of the current situation, these changes will apply from January 3:
– Disney Illuminations suspended for 3 weeks
– Frozen: a Musical Invitation replaced by selfie spot for 3 weeks
– The Christmas Parade will no longer perform show stops
– table service only at bars

Related: Disney Park Immediately Cancels New Year’s Eve Due to COVID-19 Spread

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has affected travel and Disney Parks around the world as of late due to the recent outbreak. In fact, the new surge COVID-19 omicron variant recently caused some concerns during the busiest travel week of the year as flights were being canceled left and right. 

Additionally, the state of Florida, which is home to many theme parks and vacation destinations including Walt Disney World, reported record-breaking new COVID case numbers for Christmas Day.

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Related: Disney Park to Likely Change Vaccination Requirements as Omicron Spreads

Are you surprised to see Disneyland Paris make changes to operations due to the ongoing pandemic? Let us know in the comments below.

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