Theme parks to begin submitting reopening plans to Orange County

Some of the major theme parks are expected to submit their full plans for reopening on Thursday.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Some of the major theme parks are expected to submit their full plans for reopening Thursday.

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings said Universal Studios would be presenting their plans at the Orange County Reopening Task Force meeting.

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“Those plans will indicate on what dates they plan to reopen at various levels,” Demings said, adding the parks will most likely do some sort of phased reopening.

The following attractions and parks submitted their reopening plans for approval which will be reviewed by the Orange County Task Force on Thursday:

  • Fun Spot America
  • Gatorland
  • ICON Park
  • Face Amusement
  • K1 Speed: Indoor Kart Racing
  • Magical Midway
  • Nona Adventure Park
  • Sling Shot
  • Starflyer
  • WonderWorks
  • Aloma Bowl
  • Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
  • Boardwalk Bowl

The mayor must review the proposal. Then he will visit each site with his team. After the plan is OK’d, it will be sent to the governor, who gives the final go-ahead.

While the theme parks have remained closed, Disney Springs and Universal CityWalk have reopened within the past week with new safety procedures in place.

About one-fourth of the stores and shops at Disney Springs reopened Wednesday, an exciting step forward for guests, business owners and employees.