Cinderella's Castle Will Light Up Blue to Honor Healthcare Workers — Plus, Disney Tributes Around the Globe


Disney parks around the world are honoring medical workers for World Health Day amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

World Health Day — which is celebrated annually on April 7 — pays tribute to nurses, doctors and healthcare teams who work endlessly to keep us healthy, and it takes on an extra special meaning this year due to the current coronavirus crisis.

Despite being closed to visitors, parks from Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida to Disneyland Paris in France, the world-famous theme parks are are “uniting across the globe with a message of thanks and appreciation to celebrate the brave healthcare providers who are helping so many,’ a blog post from the company explains.

The celebration kicked off at Shanghai Disney Resort, where the Enchanted Storybook Castle at the park’s center lit up with the words “thank you” written in various languages for medical professionals all over the world.

Walt Disney World lit up its iconic Cinderella Castle with a bright blue hue, as a beacon of hope and gratitude.

Magic Kingdom cast members created their own moment of thanks right on the middle of Main Street U. S.A. (see above), holding up signs showing their appreciation for those bravely battling COVID-19.

At Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, custodial cast members expressed their heartfelt gratitude at Paradise Gardens Park at Disney’s California Adventure, writing out “thank you” in flower petals.

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