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Masks, Scream Mitigation & “Limit People Mixing”: Theme Park Rules In California?


Nothing says “I’m having fun” like being forced to block your screams on a roller coaster while having interactions with other families limited. To each their own! Hopefully that’s your idea of a good time if you plan on going to amusement parks in California anytime soon.

The California Amusement Parks and Attractions boasts: “Our members directly employ more than 135,000 workers and produce more than $14 billion in annual state commerce. We are the economic foundation of many communities throughout the State.” They provide a plan to reopen the parks on reopencaamusementparks.com

That list includes: “Limit People Mixing: Ability to limit amount of mixing people from differing households and communities.” It also looks to mitigate screams on rides with the suggested rule: “Face covering usage and/or modifications to seat loading patterns will be required on amusement park rides to mitigate the effects of shouting. Additionally, on rides, guests generally face in one direction.”

It seems as if Disney in California is opening on April 30th at 15% Capacity. Read more about it here.


What do you think: Proper precautions or restrictions gone too far? Returning to a full normal seems to slip further & further away. The 15 Days To Slow The Spread 1 Year Anniversary just passed — and returning to pre-Covid America doesn’t seem any closer than it did on that fateful day.

Stay strong & God bless you!


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