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Theme Parks Covid-19 Protocols

School will be out before we know it so, it’s time to start planning those Summer Vacation trips! We put together a list of all the Covid-19 protocols from different theme parks. Here’s what you need to know before you go! Keep in mind that these protocols might change.

Covid policies for Splash Kingdom in Shreveport and Holiday Springs in Texarkana have yet to be released. Both parks open in late May.

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park (Hot Springs, Ark.)

Consider purchasing the following items online to minimize wait. We encourage the use of credit cards whenever possible.

Bring as few items as possible into the park. Park Security will be doing bag checks

face masks will be optional for guests visiting Magic Springs. We continue to encourage you to wear a mask while indoors or when social distancing from other guests outside your group is not possible. Covid-19 cases continue to trend favorably, vaccinations are still being generously administered and the public is more educated about masks. Magic Springs continues to encourage everyone to get vaccinated and wear masks if they desire.

Be patient – as social distancing will create added wait times at high volume locations such as: Park Entrance, Entrance to Rides & Water Attractions,  Food Stands & Retail locations and Season Pass Office.

Social distancing will cause reduced capacities on most attractions. For your safety please follow all posted guidelines.

The following locations will be closed for guest safety: Select Games Locations, Old Time Photo, SkyShark,  Additionally, waves are not currently operational at Wave Pool due to social distancing requirements.

Seating in Water Park will be reduced to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Due to fewer anticipated guests may we suggest a weekday visit so as to ensure the best visit possible.

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Six Flags (Arlington, Tex)

Debit/credit card and mobile payments only at all locations.

Once you enter the park, you must:

  • Guests and team members who have been fully vaccinated are not required to wear masks while in the parks; and
  • Adhere to the social distancing and sanitization guidelines posted throughout the park.

Six Flags reserves the right to modify these requirements on a case-by-case basis to accommodate any circumstance that in Six Flags sole discretion warrants a modification to this policy.

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Universal Studios

Face Masks are optional for fully vaccinated guests. Non-vaccinated guests are asked to wear face coverings at all indoor locations.

Temperature check required (Hollywood, Ca. only).

Limiting capacity and following social distancing guidelines throughout all attractions, restaurants and shops throughout the destination.

Increasing our already-aggressive cleaning and disinfection procedures, and frequently cleaning all high touch surfaces.

All team members will undergo temperature checks and wear face coverings.

All team members will participate in extensive training on our new procedures.

Walt Disney World and Disneyland

Face Masks required for all guest ages 2 and up while indoors and Disney World. Disneyland still  requires masks for all guests 2 and up.

Disneyland Resort will end Onsite Temperature Screenings on June 15, 2021. Disney World does not require temperature checks

Enhanced cleaning and housekeeping.

Reduced contact.

Physical distancing.

Hope you have a safe and fun summer vacation with these helpful Covid-19 protocols from your favorite theme park!

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