After offering the same price range for three years in a row, The Walt Disney Co. is about to hike Disney World ticket prices for a second time in 2022. This should come as little surprise to anyone well-versed in Disney history, however. The price of a basic ticket to the Happiest Place on Earth has gone up more than four dozen times since the Magic Kingdom opened in October 1971, according to the Disney travel information site AllEars. Today, you'll pay well over $100 for just one day of fun, making tips on how to do Disney on a budget more essential than ever. Here's a timeline of the park's most notable price hikes.