Disneyland ParisDisneyland Paris has shut its gates after the attacks that happened throughout Paris on November 13, 2015. The announcement was made on the Disneyland Paris website with the following statement:

In light of the recent tragic events in France and in support of our community and the victims of these horrendous attacks, Disneyland Paris has decided not to open its theme parks on Saturday 14 November. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected by these horrible events.

Disneyland Paris Website

This morning on the Disneyland Paris Facebook page, Disney CEO and Chairman of The Walt Disney Company also released a statement:

“On behalf of all of our employees at Disneyland Paris and throughout France, our hearts go out to the innocent victims of this horrible terrorist attack. We along with the world, pray for the victims, their families and their friends — and for all affected by this horrific act.”

Disneyland Paris is approximately 20 miles East of Paris in the suburb, Marne-la-Vallee.

Schools and museums also remained closed today and France remains at a heightened stance of security.