Masks to be optional for guests in ‘outdoor common areas’ at Disney World

Guests still need a mask while entering an attraction

Face masks no longer required outdoors
Face masks no longer required outdoors

ORLANDO, Fla. – Masks will be optional in “outdoor common areas” at Disney World, according to the theme park’s website.

Masks will also be optional on pool decks on theme park property. This all starts on Saturday.

Guests will still have to wear a mask upon entering and throughout all attractions, in all theaters, theatre entrances, in transportation, transportation entrances and all indoor locations.

[RELATED: Universal Orlando to stop requiring face masks outdoors]

If a guest is stationary while eating food or drinking a beverage, the guest is allowed to be maskless.

Cast members no longer go through onsite temperature screenings and guests will no longer have to go through temperature screenings starting May 16.

Face masks no longer required outdoors
Face masks no longer required outdoors

[RELATED: SeaWorld Orlando says fully vaccinated guests don’t have to wear masks]

Park officials said they will also encourage everyone to get a coronavirus vaccine.

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Universal Orlando announced guests will no longer have to wear masks outdoors when on theme park property starting on Saturday.

SeaWorld Orlando announced fully vaccinated guests will not have to wear masks at the park.

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