WDW Ticket Increase Guide



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Walt Disney World has had hundreds of tickets over the years. Presented here is a guide tracking the price increases of the benchmark tickets (one day admission, annual pass, pemium annual pass) since WDW opened in 1971.

General Admission prices from 1971 to 1981 included tax. Prices from 1981 on do not include sales tax.

Number of price increases by month since 1971

January - 4 May - 4 September - 4
February - 8 June - 11 October - 5
March - 5 July - 0 November - 3
April - 3 August - 5 December - 4


Date of
Increase
Price of
One Day
Increase Price of
Annual Pass
Increase Price of
Premium AP
Increase Comments
Oct 1971 $3.50          
General admission price at opening of Magic Kingdom
Feb 1972 $3.75 $.25          
Apr 1973 $4.50 $.75          
Jun 1974 $5.25 $.75          
Dec 1975 $6.00 $.75          
1976 $6.00 No Increase        
No ticket prices raised in 1976
Jun 1977 $6.00 No Increase        
All tickets raised except General Admission
Jun 1978 $6.50 $.50          
Apr 1979 $7.00 $.50          
Mar 1980 $7.50 $.50          
Nov 1980 $8.00 $.50        
2nd price increase of the year
Oct 1981 $9.50 $1.50        
General Admission replaced by One Day Ticket in 1981
Jun 1982 $13.25 $3.75          
Sep 1982 $15.00 $1.75 $100      
2nd increase of 1982. Annual Pass introduced.
Oct 1983 $17.00 $2.00 $125 $25      
Feb 1984 $17.00 No Increase $125 No Increase    
Only minor gates (RC & DI) increased
Jun 1984 $18.00 $1.00 $135 $10      
Jun 1985 $19.50 $1.50 $140 $5      
Nov 1985 $21.50 $2.00 $140 No Increase    
2nd increase of 1985
Mar 1986 $23.00 $1.50 $140 No Increase      
Jun 1986 $24.50 $1.50 $155 $15    
2nd increase of 1986
Dec 1986 $26.00 $1.50 $155 No Increase    
3rd increase of 1986
Dec 1987 $28.00 $2.00 $165* $10    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
May 1988 $28.00 No Increase $165* No Increase    
Only selected tickets were increased. *Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
May 1989 $29.00 $1.00 $180* $15    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
Feb 1990 $31.00 $2.00 $180* No Increase    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
Feb 1991 $33.00 $2.00 $189* $9    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
Jun 1992 $34.00 $1.00 $190* $10    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
May 1993 $35.00 $1.00 $199* $9    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
Mar 1994 $36.00 $1.00 $199* No Increase    
*Add RC & DI to AP for $10 more
Nov 1994 $36.00 No Increase $205 $6 $319  
2nd increase of 1994. Premium Annual Pass introduced.
Feb 1995 $37.00 $1.00 $205 No Increase $319 No Increase  
Dec 1995 $37.00 No Increase $220 $15 $319 No Increase  
Feb 1996 $38.50 $1.50 $220 No Increase $319 No Increase  
Oct 1996 $38.50 No Increase $236 $16 $329 $10  
Mar 1997 $39.75 $1.25 $269 $33 $359 $30  
Sep 1997 $39.75 No Increase $288 $19 $389 $30  
Apr 1998 $42.00 $2.25 $288 No Increase $389 No Increase  
Sep 1998 $42.00 No Increase $299 $10 $399 $10  
May 1999 $44.00 $2.00 $299 No Increase $399 No Increase  
Oct 1999 $44.00 No Increase $309 $10 $415 $16  
Jan 2000 $46.00 $2.00 $324 $15 $434 $19  
Jan 2001 $48.00 $2.00 $349 $25 $469 $35  
Sep 2002 $50.00 $2.00 $369 $20 $489 $20  
Jun 2003 $52.00 $2.00 $369 No Increase $489 No Increase  
Feb 2004 $52.00 No Increase $369 No Increase $489 No Increase
Disney raised Ultimate Park Hopper Prices only
Mar 2004 $54.75 $2.75 $379 $10 $499 $10  
Oct 2004 $54.75 No Increase $379 No Increase $499 No Increase
Disney raised single day admission to water parks and DQ only
Jan 2005 $59.75 $5.00 $395 $16 $515 $16
Magic Your Way Base ticket (one day-one park) replaced One Day park tickets
Jan 2006 $63.00 $3.25 $415 $20 $539 $24  
Aug 2006 $67.00 $4.00 $434 $19 $559 $20
2nd increase of 2006
Aug 2007 $71.00 $4.00 $448 $14 $579 $20  
Aug 2008 $75.00 $4.00 $469 $21 $599 $20  
May 2009 $75.00 No Increase $469 No Increase $599 No Increase
Disney raised single day admission to water parks only
Aug 2009 $79.00 $4.00 $489 $20 $619 $20  
Aug 2010 $82.00 $3.00 $499 $10 $629 $10  
Jun 2011 $85.00 $3.00 $519 $20 $649 $20  
Jun 2012 $89.00 $4.00 $574 $55 $699 $50  
Jun 2013 $95 - MK
$90 - other theme parks
$6.00 or $1.00 $609 $35 $729 $30 Disney offered 1 day tickets for Magic Kingdom at $95 adult and 1 day tickets for Epcot, Animal Kingdom or Hollywood Studios at $90 adult.
Feb 2014 $99 - MK
$94 - other theme parks
$4.00 $634 $25 $754 $25  
               


Other Walt Disney World Historical Ticket Pages on AllEars®.net:


1970's 1980's 1990's
2000's 2010's MYW Price History
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CM and Comp Tickets Meal & Miscellaneous Tickets Historical Price Increases