Masks now optional for guests in outdoor common areas at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World will no longer require guests to wear masks in outdoor common areas beginning on May 15, 2021. However, masks will still be required in attractions (and their queues), theatres, restaurants (except when actively eating/drinking), stores and public resort areas. Masks will also be required on all Disney transportation.

Guests should consult the graphic below for guidance on when masks are required.

Theme park entrances are considered an outdoor common area and masks will be optional in these locations.

Cast members will still be required to wear masks in both indoor and outdoor locations at this time. That policy is subject to change at any time, and given the rate of changes seen at Walt Disney World, may drop sooner than later.

Disney is changing their health and safety regulations more quickly than many expected. In addition to the new outdoor mask rules, Walt Disney World is also dropping its temperature screenings and increasing capacity at all of its theme parks.

Guests visiting now or in the near future should keep a close eye on Disney’s website (or this website) to stay informed of the latest regulations.

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