Knoxville Parks and Rec: Now accepting applications for its 2020 Challenge Grant Program, which offers grants up to $2,500 to nonprofit projects associated with public parks or recreation facilities located within city limits. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Disney is proposing to reopen its Southern California theme parks in mid-July after what will be a four-month closure due to the coronavirus, the company said on Wednesday. The parks will reopen … (WJHL) – The Tennessee State Parks announced it will extend the closure of the 56 state parks due to COVID-19. While Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park remain closed at this time, pending government approvals, we currently plan to reopen one of the two Disney water parks on March 7, 2021. CORONAVIRUS NEWS: Coronavirus Timeline: Total COVID-19 cases near 175K, deaths now stand at … Updates at the Theme Parks. Disney Parks, Experiences and Products said in a statement that the goal is to reopen Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on July 17. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Most Tennessee state parks reopened Friday for day-use only as state officials work to reopen the state and economy in phases amid the COVID-19 crisis. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --Governor Lee announced Monday that most state parks will reopen Friday.© Provided by Knoxville WVLT-TV (Frozen Head State Park) . Most industries can operate in Phase Two if they can maintain safety and health precautions. Specific details on which parks will reopen first haven't been announced yet, but will be eventually be announced on the State Parks' website at this link. Knox Co. All 4 Walt Disney World theme parks are now open! Knox County and the City of Knoxville will begin a gradual, phased-in reopening of businesses Friday, May 1, 2020. The Oklahoma City Zoo and Utah's Hogle Zoo opened a week earlier, and some … This comes a day after Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the extension of … Knox County and the City of Knoxville will begin Phase Two of the community’s reopening plan on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Knox County Health Department announced today. Zoo Knoxville is one of the first zoos to reopen in the United States. The City of Knoxville has no date in mind as to when dog parks will reopen. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 26. Knoxville Museum of Art will reopen on July 1 Gatlinburg SkyLift Park and SkyBridge: The park and SkyBridge said it would reopen on Friday, May 22, a week earlier than it's original May 29 reopening.