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Disneyland Raises Prices to $96 a Person

"Like any business, we periodically evaluate our pricing and make adjustments based on a variety of factors," said Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown.

Disneyland. Patch file photo.
Disneyland. Patch file photo.

As of Sunday it cost visitors to Disneyland Resort an additional $4 per person to get in, according to the Orange County Register. That raises admission from $92 to $96 per person. The increase comes at a time when attendance is surging, in part because of the Cars Land attraction, which opened in June 2012.

"Like any business, we periodically evaluate our pricing and make adjustments based on a variety of factors," Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown told the Register. "A ticket to our theme parks represents a great value, particularly when you look at the breadth and quality of attractions and entertainment we offer."

In recent years, Disneyland admission has increased annually, and has nearly doubled since 2003, the Register reported.

Amid near-record attendance, sales of Southern California Passports, which allow local residents to visit more than 200 days per year, including Sundays, for one price are being suspended. The move is designed to reduce crowding on Sundays, the Register said.

People who already have the Passports, and those that have expired within a 90-day period, will still be able to renew

Southern California Select passes, which do not include weekends, are still available.

—City News Service

What do you think of the price increase? Tell us in the comment section below.


Julia Nelson May 20, 2014 at 03:43 PM
I went to both parks over the weekend and had a blast. Disneyland was PACKED, so the next time I go, it will be early in the week. California Adventure less crowded and easier to navigate. Yes, it's expensive, but I haven't been in several years. Disclosure: my sister paid for the visits. She got the California insider tickets at Vons for $130 each for 2 parks. I can see where a family would have to plan a long time for a visit. Vito, you might enjoy California Adventure. Part is built like Los Angeles in the '40s and '50s. I was born 4 months after Disneyland opened.
Vince May 21, 2014 at 12:27 PM
Disneyland exists for masochists. If your idea of fun is walking like a Penguin all day, dodging strollers, standing in line for hours, getting herded like cattle when the shows start and have to take out a second mortgage to pay for it.....then Disneyland is the place for you. Enjoy.
Yvonne May 22, 2014 at 10:32 AM
You read my mind!
Larry W May 22, 2014 at 08:21 PM
If you think that it's overcrowded and lines are too long, then you should want prices to go up until it reduces the crowd to an "acceptable level." Economics says that this is the approach to both maximizing profit (Disney is a publicly traded company) and ensuring that you are providing better service. If $200 tickets will reduce the crowd and wait times by 25%, count me in.

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