More UK/USA opening delays as Far East parks reopen

Staffordshire, England, UK

As UK theme parks fall in line with government guidelines shutting their doors and more American parks delay openings, parks in China and Japan begin to welcome guests again as the Novel Corunavirus pandemic begins to subside in the Far East. Click the headline for more information

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Global Pandemic closes parks worldwide

Burbank, California, USA

The Coronavirus global pandemic has closed or delayed the opening of almost every amusement park in the USA, Europe, Far East and Middle East. Strangely, Australia’s big four theme parks have vowed to remain open to visitors amid the outbreak, despite a government ban on public gatherings. Click the headline for more information

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Japan parks close due to COVID-19

Urayasu, Chiba, Japan

Following last month’s China theme park closures, Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea parks announced they will close for the next two weeks due to concern regarding the spread of the Coronavirus. All other parks including Universal Studios, Fuji-Q Highland and Nagashima Spa Land, have also closed. Click the headline for more information

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Legoland New York’s opening date

Goshen, New York, USA

It’s been over three years since planning began and today Legoland New York announced that the brand new park will be opening on America’s Independence Day holiday, July 4th, 2020. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions across seven themed “lands”, the park also confirmed that it will be the largest Legoland park in the world. Click the headline for more information

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Legoland Korea plans back on track

Dorset, England, UK

Merlin Entertainment announced that plans to open a Legoland Park in South Korea will commence. Legoland Korea will be located on the island of Hajungdo in Chuncheon and is scheduled to open in 2022. The project was officially announced in 2014, with a 2017 opening date, but construction came to a halt after prehistoric ruins were discovered at the site. Click the headline for more information

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Go ahead for Legoland New York

Goshen, New York, USA

The Goshen town Planning Board approved an umbrella resolution for Legoland New York, giving the $500 million theme park approval for its site plan and clearing and grading permits, completing a 17-month-long review process.
Located around 65 miles away from New York City, the park will feature more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, in addition to a 250-bedroom Lego hotel. This will be Merlin’s tenth Legoland, taking the best elements from every Legoland park worldwide and combining them to create an ultimate Lego experience. Click the headline for more information

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Dubai Parks and Resorts officially opens

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai became home to the largest theme park destination in the Middle East, as Dubai Parks and Resorts officially opened for business. The new mega destination is comprised of three separate theme parks, a water park, a themed dining and retail district as well as a luxury themed hotel. The complex includes a Legoland Theme Park and Legoland Water Park; a Hollywood-inspired park called Motiongate Dubai; and the world’s first Bollywood theme park based on some of its biggest movie blockbusters. Click the headline for more information

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