Update on Disney Cancelled Tours, Experience and More

As we prepare for the reopening of our theme parks, we’re taking a measured and deliberate approach to our planning that applies appropriate new health and safety measures. We continue to follow guidance from government and health officials for responsibly operating our theme parks, so we can make the right adjustments to our offerings.

At this time, some dining locations are currently unavailable. Learn more about updates to dining during the phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort.

During the initial reopening period, some special events, tours and other experiences may be modified, limited in capacity or unavailable in order to promote physical distancing.

What You’ll Need

Please check this page often, as details may change.

Before your special event, tour or experience, please be aware that you’ll need:

  • Face coverings for each Guest age 2 and up—which must be worn in all public areas, except while eating
  • Interested in an in-park experience? To enter one of the parks, in addition to valid admission, each Guest is required to make a theme park reservation

Also, it’s highly recommended to have:

  • The latest version of the My Disney Experience app on your mobile device, with location services and notifications enabled
  • A cashless or contactless form of payment

Booking Windows

Learn about updates to booking windows for dining and experience reservations

Special Events

Learn about updates to special events at Walt Disney World Resort.

Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival
We’ve cooked up a creative, modified experience to make this our longest festival yet—giving you plenty of time to enjoy the Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! This new take on the beloved foodie festival will debut July 15 and continue through the fall, offering over 20 signature global marketplaces like Hawaii, Hops & Barley and Islands of the Caribbean, spaced out around the park.

Floral fun from the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will carry over! Look for Remy, our newest topiary, in the France pavilion, along with merchandise from the spring festival. Taste of Epcot International Food & Wine Festival merchandise will join the fun after the festival begins. For scavenger hunt fans, you can look forward to a new experience that celebrates the best of both festivals.

To allow for physical distancing, the Eat to the Beat Concert Series will not take place this year. There will be plenty of music to enjoy at America Gardens Theatre with local Epcot entertainment such as Mariachi Cobre, the JAMMitors and more—and performances spread throughout the day.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Many hallmarks of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party—like stage shows, parades and fireworks—cannot take place in this new, unprecedented environment. With that in mind, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. If you already bought tickets, we will reach out to you in the coming weeks to assist with refunds.

Disney H2O Glow Nights
This nighttime hard ticket event at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will not take place for the remainder of 2020. If you already bought tickets, we will reach out to you in the coming weeks to assist with refunds.

Holiday Events
Check back later for updates about holiday events, such as Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, which includes Candlelight Processional. We are monitoring our new environment closely, and will make a decision on these events as we continue to learn more from government and health officials.

Rest & Recreation

Discover sports and recreation options—and find out what’s currently offered.

  • Golf and FootGolf are available on a regular schedule at Walt Disney World golf courses
    ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will remain closed during the initial reopening period
    Miniature golf will be unavailable during the initial reopening period
  • Surfing activities—including group lessons and private sessions—will be unavailable during the initial reopening period
  • Spas, salons and Harmony Barbershop will remain closed during the initial reopening period

Resort Recreation

Find out what’s happening at Disney Resort hotels—including updates to Resort activities, recreation, rentals and pool cabanas.

Unique Tours

The following unique tours are unavailable:

Backstage Magic
Behind the Seeds
Disney Private VIP Tours
Disney’s Family Magic Tour
Disney’s Keys to the Kingdom Tour
Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
Taste of Magic Kingdom Park VIP Tour
The UnDISCOVERed Future World
Ultimate Day of Thrills VIP Tour
Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour
Ultimate Nights of Adventure VIP Tour
Up Close with Rhinos
Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom Tour
World Showcase: DestiNations Discovered
Wild Africa Trek
Wild Africa Trek (Morning)
Adventures in Dining

The following dining events are unavailable:

Afternoon Tea at the Garden View Tea Room
Cake Decorating Experience at Amorette’s Patisserie
Circle of Flavors: Harambe at Night
Dine with an Animal Specialist
Dining with an Imagineer – Cítricos
Dining with an Imagineer – The Hollywood Brown Derby
Disney Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland
Epcot Forever Dining Package
Fantasmic! Dining Package
Festival of the Lion King Signature Dining Package
Highway in the Sky Dine Around
Jiko Wine Tasting
Rivers of Light Dining Package
Savor the Savanna: Evening Safari Experience
Sense of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Signature Celebration at Cinderella’s Royal Table
Taste of Magic Kingdom Park VIP Tour
Tiffins Talks
Victoria & Albert’s Chef’s Table Dinner
Wanyama Safari
Wonderland Tea Party at 1900 Park Fare
Spectacular Sweet Spots

The following dessert parties are unavailable:

Fantasmic! Dessert & VIP Viewing Experience
Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise
Fireworks Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace
Fireworks Dessert Party with Plaza Garden Viewing
Frozen Ever After Dessert Party
Pirates & Pals Fireworks Voyage
Rivers of Light Dessert Party
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Nature Experiences

The following nature experiences are unavailable:

A Path Less Traveled Tour
Behind the Seeds
Caring for Giants
Dine with an Animal Specialist
Epcot Seas Adventures – Aqua Tour
Epcot Seas Adventures – DiveQuest
Epcot Seas Adventures – Dolphins in Depth
Savor the Savanna: Evening Safari Experience
Sense of Africa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Starlight Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Up Close with Rhinos
Wanyama Safari
Wild Africa Trek
Wild Africa Trek (Morning)
Make-Believe & More

The following experiences are unavailable:

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
Captain Hook’s Pirate Crew
Character Couture
Perfectly Princess Tea Party
Pirate Adventure Cruises
Pirates & Pals Fireworks Voyage
Wonderland Tea Party at 1900 Park Fare
Modifications, Cancellations and Refunds

We understand how much excitement, thought and time goes into planning your visits to Walt Disney World Resort and realize some of these changes may be disappointing. Please know we will be here to help you, as our Cast remains focused on delivering magical experiences and incredible storytelling for everyone who visits.

During this unprecedented period, some of our policies and offerings have been modified:

  • Existing dining reservations and experience bookings have been cancelled.
  • All pre-paid dining and experience reservations impacted by the closure have been refunded.
  • Reservations made at locations impacted by the closure will not be charged a cancellation or no-show fee.
  • Tables in Wonderland
  • Learn about updates to Tables in Wonderland.

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