Disneyland Park Closed Due to Reaching Capacity
Disneyland reported earlier this afternoon that they have stopped selling tickets to Disneyland Park as it has reached capacity.
Disney California Adventure tickets remained available. Disneyland tweeted that they would follow up with updates.
PARKS UPDATE: We have temporarily stopped selling tickets to Disneyland Park. As of 11:40 am, Disney California Adventure Park tickets remain available. Updates to follow.
— Disneyland Today (@DisneylandToday) December 27, 2019
News quickly spread through media outlets as they shared photos of the park filled to capacity. The week between Christmas and New Year’s is traditionally a very busy week at Disneyland and Walt Disney World in Florida.
Disneyland closes gates as holiday crowds fill the park https://t.co/BH6SaCL6Ij
— Pasadena Star News (@PasStarNews) December 27, 2019
Guests trying to enter Disneyland through the parking garage were greated with a sign that stated, “Disneyland Closed.”
— Karee (@MamaKaree) December 27, 2019
According to FoxLA.com, “Guests with Annual Passports are still allowed admission into the park at this time. Park officials say Disneyland Park has been busy all day.
There is no estimated time of when tickets will go back on sale.”
Park officials say Disneyland Park has been busy all day and have stopped selling tickets after reaching capacity. https://t.co/OI8d4pxMs6
— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) December 27, 2019
“Visiting the Disneyland Resort during the holidays is a tradition for many people and on high demand days like today, we do all we can to welcome as many guests as possible,V” Disneyland officials said in a statement.
#Disneyland has officially closed its gates today due to capacity limits. Pictured is the shuttle drop off point outside of #Disneyland. The current estimated reopening time is after 5PM. pic.twitter.com/lZ3Qy4BPhd
— Mackenzie Quinn (@kenziequinnnews) December 27, 2019
VIDEO UPDATE: YouTube creator Five Fires posted the video he captured throughout the day and you can see how large the crowds were.
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Headline photo credit: File photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG