Shanghai Disneyland has temporarily closed its gates due to health concerns. This is due to the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus in the surrounding areas. The closure also impacts Disneytown including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park. The following statement has been posted on the homepage for the Shanghai Disney Resort.
Shanghai Disney Resort Statement
Temporary Closure of Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park – January 24, 2020In response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak and in order to ensure the health and safety of our guests and Cast, Shanghai Disney Resort is temporarily closing Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park, starting January 25, 2020. We will continue to carefully monitor the situation and be in close contact with the local government, and we will announce the reopening date upon confirmation.
Shanghai Disney Resort will assist in the refund for guests who have purchased tickets for admission to Shanghai Disneyland, have booked a resort hotel, or have booked tickets for Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production through the original ticket purchase channel, and we will introduce the detailed procedure and guidelines via the resort’s official platforms as soon as possible.
We wish our guests a healthy and happy Spring Festival!
Shanghai Disney Resort
January 24, 2020
At this point, a reopening date has not been announced. Disney always puts the safety of its guests as a top priority. Due to the severity of this outbreak, it can be assumed that until it can insure the safety of the guests visiting the Shanghai Disney Resort that Disney will not reopen the closed attractions. DAPS MAGIC will continue to monitor this story and post updates on when the Shanghai Disney Resort will be reopening as more information becomes available.