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When your favorite San Diego theme parks, attractions plan to reopen

Posted at 1:50 PM, Jun 12, 2020

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — San Diegans have been itching to visit several local theme parks and attractions since they were closed in March due to COVID-19.

Now that California has approved zoos and outdoor museums to reopen under safety guidance, several local spots have announced reopening dates in time for summer. Theme parks are not permitted by counties or statewide to resume business yet, but some parks have already announced reopening dates.

The state's guidance can be found online here.


Visitors may have to reserve their visit, in some cases, and should prepare for physical distancing and facial covering requirements at attractions.

Here's a look at local attractions that have announced when they're reopening:

June 10

  • Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

June 12

  • San Diego Air & Space Museum

June 19

  • San Diego Automotive Museum

June 20

  • San Diego Zoo
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park
  • Sea Life Aquarium at Legoland California

June 22

  • Japanese Friendship Garden

July 1

  • USS Midway Museum | Info
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego | Info
  • (Planned for July 1) SeaWorld San Diego | Info

July 3

  • Fleet Science Museum | Info
  • San Diego Natural History Museum | Info
  • The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park | Info
  • Living Coast Discovery Center | Info

July 4

  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps | Info
  • Museum of Photographic Arts | Info
  • San Diego History Center | Info
  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum | Info

July 9

  • San Diego Museum of Art | Info

Reopening Pending

  • Disneyland Park | Info
  • Disney California Adventure Park | Info
  • (Planned for after Aug. 1) Legoland | Info
  • Balboa Park Carousel
  • Belmont Park
  • San Diego Museum of Man
  • San Diego Art Institute
  • Spanish Village Art Studios in Balboa Park
  • Timken Museum of Art
  • The Old Globe
  • Worldbeat Center