From the Orlando Sentinel and written by DEWAYNE BEVIL
Disney Springs has revealed a list of restaurants and stores that will reopen Wednesday, May 20, the first day for the Walt Disney World shopping and entertainment complex to operate since the resort shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic in March. Forty-four outlets will be in operation as part of its phased opening.
Restaurants will include Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, Boathouse, Chicken Guy, Earl of Sandwich, Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC, 4 Rivers Cantina Barbacoa Food Truck, Frontera Cocina, Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co., Paradiso 37, Planet Hollywood, Polite Pig, STK Orlando, Sunshine Churros (Marketplace and West Side locations), T-Rex, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Wine Bar George and YeSake.
Stores opening Wednesday include Anthropologie, Art Corner, Basin, Chapel Hats, Columbia Sportswear, Crystal Arts by Arribas Brothers, Edward Beiner eyewear, Free People, Happy Hound, Luxury of Time by Diamonds International, Pandora Jewelry, Pele Soccer, Pop Gallery, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Royally Yours, Sanuk, Savannah Bee Co., Sosa Family Cigars, Sugarboo & Co., UGG, Uniqlo, UNOde50, Volcom, Vera Bradley and Zara.
The reopening of Disney Springs is among the first steps to getting Walt Disney World, including its theme parks, available to the public again. No opening date has been announced for the parks or Disney hotels.
World of Disney, the complex’s giant retail store, Marketplace Co-op and mobile ordering for D-Luxe Burger will become available on May 27, Disney said.
At this time, visitors to Disney Springs must have temperature checks before entering and they will be required to wear face coverings except when sitting for a meal. The only parking available will be in the Orange and Lime garages.
There will be limited capacity at Disney Springs as a whole and within the stores. Social distancing will be encouraged.