WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Legoland Florida will now require visitors to wear face mask in certain areas of the resort.

What You Need To Know

  • Guests required to wear face masks in certain parts of Legoland Florida

  • Policy change was made after Winter Garden ordinance went into effect

  • The ordinance goes into effect Tuesday evening

Starting July 14 at 5 p.m., Legoland visitors ages 8 and older will be required to wear a face masks in all enclosed areas of the resort as well as on all attractions.

"Facial coverings are required in indoor locations across the Resort as well as on all rides in the theme park for all guests eight (8) years and older," according to the updated policy on the Legoland website.

Previously, Legoland only encouraged visitors to wear masks at the resort.

The change to Legoland face mask policy is part of an emergency ordinance issued by the city of Winter Haven that requires people to wear a face covering in any indoor location besides their home, when not maintaining social distancing from others.

The ordinance goes into effect Tuesday evening.

Legoland is encouraging visitors to bring their own face masks from home but says it will still have disposable masks available.

Legoland Florida was among the first theme parks in Florida to reopen amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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