Disney still raises flags despite coronavirus shutdown

Coronavirus - Disney still raises flags despite shutdown

The music is silent. The paths are empty. The gates are closed to guests.

But despite the shutdown of Walt Disney World and Disneyland because of COVID-19, the flags are still flying at one Disney property.

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Every day, the security team on duty at the Florida theme park is still raising the stars and stripes high above Main Street while still observing social distancing, Disney Parks official blog said.

Walt Disney World Resort president Josh D’Amaro shared what the company called #DisneyMagicMoments on his Instagram account Wednesday.

Both the East Coast and West Coast parks are closed until further notice, company officials announced recently.

Even though Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is temporarily closed, a team of essential Disney cast members is still on site, including the Disney Security team, which continues to raise and lower the American flag each day in Town Square at Magic Kingdom Park. Continuing that tradition is a reminder of the gratitude Americans have for veterans and active-duty military service members around the world. (Disney)
Even though Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is temporarily closed, a team of essential Disney cast members is still on site, including the Disney Security team, which continues to raise and lower the American flag each day in Town Square at Magic Kingdom Park. Continuing that tradition is a reminder of the gratitude Americans have for veterans and active-duty military service members around the world. (Disney) (Disney/WDWNews.com)