Considering the constantly changing Coronavirus situation and in an abundance of caution, the following theme parks and family destinations have made changes and some are temporarily closing:
LEGOLAND® California temporarily closed its theme park, water park and SEA LIFE® aquarium on Saturday, March 14 through March 31, 2020. However, the LEGOLAND® Hotel will remain open during this time. Spokesperson for LEGOLAND California Resort stated “The health and safety of our guests and our staff is always our top priority and we are continuing to implement preventive measures in line with the recommendations of the CDC guidelines. Employees will continue to work on site as scheduled. For guests wanting more information, please visit: LEGOLAND.com/covid-19/.”
Out of an abundance of caution and in response to the guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health, Universal Studios Hollywood has temporarily closed the park from Saturday, March 14 through March 31. They will continue to monitor the situation. Universal CityWalk will remain open. They have created flexible programs for guests who have purchased tickets. Guests with specific questions can call this number for more information: 1-866-258-6546. What if you have a ticket for a date when the theme park is closed? Can you get a refund? Tickets purchased for park visits during the anticipated closure period, from March 14 through March 31, will be automatically extended for use through December 18, 2020. If you cannot visit during this time, you can apply the value of a wholly unused ticket toward a new purchase.
What if you have an Annual or Season Pass? Annual or Season passes will be extended by the number of days our theme park is closed (for those who purchased Annual Passes using FlexPay, additional information will be forthcoming). Existing benefits and restrictions will continue to apply.
Disney closed Disneyland and California Adventure in Anaheim, on Saturday, March 14 through the end of the month, because of the coronavirus outbreak. “While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at Disneyland Resort, after carefully reviewing the guidelines of the Governor of California’s executive order and in the best interest of our guests and employees,” a spokesperson for Disneyland Resort said in a statement.Hotels at Disneyland Resort will remain open until Monday, March 16, “to give guests the ability to make necessary travel arrangements,” the statement said. “We will monitor the ongoing situation and follow the advice and guidance of federal and state officials and health agencies. Disney will continue to pay cast members during this time,” the statement said. For questions and concerns call (714)520-5050.
Descanso Gardens is a place of reflection and nature. We hope you will find peace here amid all the troubling news around coronavirus (COVID-19). In response to this serious crisis, Descanso has decided to operate as an outdoor-only venue until the situation is safe again. This means the Boddy House and Sturt Haaga Gallery will be closed through April. All indoor programming and events will be canceled or re-imagined as outdoor events. At Descanso Gardens, the health and safety of our visitors, staff, volunteers, and members are our highest priority. We will continue to act and respond based on the advice of government officials, public health authorities, and medical professionals, as well as, continue to implement increased safety and cleaning measures. The following programs are being postponed or reimagined for outdoor spaces. Please visit descansogardens.org/updates for the latest information.
- Drop-in Origami Cancelled (March 14)
- Radical Botany: Screening and Discussion Cancelled (March 15)
- Kintsugi Workshop Cancelled (March 22)
- Cultivate: Spring Blooms Postponed (April 4)
- Urban Forager Cooking Class Postponed (April 19)
- Spring Flower Children’s Workshop Postponed (April 22)
- 20/20 Joyful Visions: A Garden Club of America Show Postponed (April 25–26)
As of March 13, the Los Angeles Zoo will be closed through March 31, 2020 to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Based upon this morning’s directive from Mayor Eric Garcetti to limit visitors to 50 at a time at public facilities, and with the health and safety of our community foremost in our mind, the Los Angeles Zoo will close to the public, effective Friday, March 13 through March 31, 2020. Zoo employees will continue to report to work as normal, in order to care for our animals and facility. At this time, we do not have any indication that this virus is of immediate concern to any of our zoo animals. Our animal health experts on staff are in communication with public health officials, along with local and national veterinary networks, to stay up-to-date on animals in human care and any potential risks. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. If you have purchased general admission tickets, your tickets are valid for one year from the date of purchase, and you are welcome to use them any time within that year.