Disney Raises Ticket Prices At U.S. Theme Parks; Magic Kingdom Now $105

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive.

The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disneyland, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday. A one-day ticket for either Disneyland or California Adventure in Anaheim, California, is now $99 for anyone 10 or older, the company said. That’s up from $96.

Single-day tickets for the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, are now $105, up from $99.

Disney has continued to see strong attendance growth at its theme parks and resorts.

For the quarter ended Dec. 27, revenue for the segment rose 9 percent to $3.9 billion, as attendance at the company’s California and Florida parks climbed 7 percent, with Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort each setting all-time quarterly attendance records.

A measles outbreak linked to Disney’s Southern California theme parks hasn’t hurt attendance.

Earlier this month, CEO Bob Iger said in an interview with CNBC that the company was seeing no discernible impact on attendance or bookings from the outbreak, which was revealed last month.

More than 70 people in California, including six Disneyland employees, and about two dozen others in six states, Mexico and Canada have been sickened in the outbreak.

Among other price changes that took effect Sunday: A one-day ticket to Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom now is $97, up from $94.

Disney also bumped up ticket prices for children ages 3 to 9.

Kids in that age bracket will be charged $93 for a single-day ticket at Disneyland. That’s up from $90. For the Magic Kingdom, that ticket is now $99, up from $93. For the other theme parks it’s now $91, up from $88.

Disney typically raises ticket prices at its U.S. theme parks annually, said Suzi Brown, a Disneyland Resort spokeswoman.

“We continually add new experiences, and many of our guests select multiday tickets or annual passes, which provide a great value and additional savings,” she said.

2 Replies to “Disney Raises Ticket Prices At U.S. Theme Parks; Magic Kingdom Now $105”

  1. It horrible that the prices have hit so high at the Disney parks. It is really sad that this has happened. This show that Disney is taking advatage of the general public. If Disney was alive I think he would be shocked. It has change from a family vacation spot to a money maker. It has lost the family values. The park entertainement and rides are out dated. Just because the movies fail in the movie theaters is not a good reason to take it out on the people going to the parks to make up for your losses and all the studio companies that you recent purchased , Marvel , Starwars etc. Need to change Disney values to make teh place a family of now can afford.

  2. To who it may concern. It is really sad that Disney has become like the Empire in star wars . The empire and has taken what Walt Disney made years ago and just made into cash machine. The price for the parks are totally out of hand. Also just her they were trying to strong arm the movie industry due to some recent flops. I think if Disney was still alive he would thin the people in charge have forgotten the general public.

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