Walt Disney World will begin opening their theme parks in mid-July, and now we know how they will handle passes to their parks.
Disney has unveiled their new ‘Park Pass System’ which will manage attendance at the parks. This new reservation system will limit the number of people in the parks to help keep physical distancing under guidelines set up by the state.
Disney’s ‘Park Pass System’ for reserving your visit is actually going to be pretty simple. It will require use of a “My Disney Experience” account, which keeps track of your tickets to parks, as well as reservations for dining, ride wait-times, and lots of other information useful at the parks.
Once you have your passes, whether they are for a day, multi-day, or an annual pass, you’ll need to link that pass to the account. (It’s easier than it sounds.) Once you have you and your party linked, you’ll have access to a calendar of available dates. For now, only one park can be reserved per day, so park-hopping will return at a later date.
The first to have the opportunity to make park reservations are those staying at Disney’s resorts, beginning June 22. Annual Passholders who do not have resort reservations will be able to begin making park reservations beginning June 26. Those who already have passes, but without hotel reservations, will be able to begin making park reservations beginning June 28.
The opening dates for the parks, as previously announced, will be June 11 for Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom, while Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot will open July 15.
Here are some changes coming to Walt Disney World when it reopens in July.