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It is indeed very frustrating times for Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, SeaWorld San Diego, Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California's Great America and LEGOLAND California as after six months of closures due to COVID-19, they continue to wait for the green light from the government in order to be able to reopen their gates.

On a positive note, Disney's Downtown Disney has been reopen since July 9, Knott's Berry Farm has been operating on a limited basis turning itself into "Taste of Knott’s" food festival and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom reopened as The Marine World Experience with guests able to explore the parks zoo exhibits. 

We have heard this week from Governor Gavin Newsom in response to a scathing report from Disneyland Resort President, Ken Potrock that the governement is "activevly working" on a plan and more information should be given soon. As of writing, still no specific details have been given regarding when the reopening of Disneyland Resort and the other California theme parks will be possible.

There is no doubt with the current COVID-19 situation in California that this isn't an easy decision. It is a controversial issue with some people desperate for the theme parks to reopen so cast members and employees can get back to work and fans can get their much needed theme park fix. For others fears of safety over the spread of COVID-19 mean that they strongly think the opposite and that theme parks should remain closed.

The Big Debate -Should The Government Give Disneyland Resort and Other California Theme Parks The Green Light To Reopen Their Gates?

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Disneyland Resort is ready, Universal Studios Hollywood, SeaWorld San Diego, Knott's Berry Farm, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California's Great America and LEGOLAND California are all ready. Detailed plans are in place, health and safety protocols are in place, the parks are ready they are just waiting for the go ahead from the government.

VOTE NOW

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Should The Government Give Disneyland Resort and Other California Theme Parks The Green Light To Reopen Their Gates? That's the question, let us know what you think:

  • Yes
  • No

CLICK HERE to vote and don't forget to share it with your friends and families. 

We always love hearing your views and have a great community of followers which we are very proud of. Please be respectful of others when replying to comments. For you to have your say, leave a comment below or on our Facebook page and we will include a number of these in our Results article which will be posted soon on Theme Park Tourist.

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