Magic Key- Disneyland’s Annual Pass Program – All Prices, Perks, and Details!

The Disneyland Magic Key program is a variation on the previous long standing Disneyland Annual Passholder program.

The Magic Key pass allows you access to Disneyland along with levels of discounts depending on the tier you purchase. It's a great option for Disneyland fans that will be visiting the parks often.

“Magic Key” – Disneyland Annual Passholder Program

The Magic Key program is available across four different tiers ranging in price from $449 (for Southern California residents only) to $1599 (highest level of perks). The pass levels have varying discount amounts for merchandise and food & beverage and allow for different amounts of park reservations to be held at any one time.

All NEW SALES of Disneyland Magic Key Passes Paused

Updated 11/17/2022 – All new Magic Key passes have been paused just one day after the sale of new passes resumed. Disney shared the below quote.

“Due to the incredible popularity of our Magic Key program, we have stopped sales on the Believe Key pass. While we know this will be disappointing news to Disneyland fans, it’s important that we help protect the experience for Magic Key holders and the value those passes provide. Renewals for current Magic Key holders within their renewal window (up to 30 days before pass expiration) will continue for all available pass types at this time.” – Disneyland Official

Earlier details below.

Disney shared that the Magic Key annual pass program will once again be open to new members starting today (11/16/2022). Sales will open no earlier than 9 am PT.

Three of the four Magic Key passes are open for new sales. The top two passes, the Inspire and Believe passes, and the SoCal resident only Imagine pass will all be on sale. Currently the mid-tier Enchant pass will not be open for new purchases. Read below for all of the details on the specifics of blackout dates, discounts offered, and pricing on each of these passes.

Disney has already stated that passes are subject to availability. Disney may pause sales on passes once again. Various levels of passes may be unavailable from time to time.

For those who opt to take part in the Disneyland Magic Key monthly payment program, a $179 down payment is required for new pass purchases. This down payment is not required for those who are renewing their Magic Key via monthly payment program.

In a statement, Disney shared that they are specifically excited about offering the passes in the lead up to the holiday season to encourage fans to give the gift of the magic as Disneyland moves into a big year next year celebrating the 100th Anniversary of The Walt Disney Company as Disneyland as the centerpiece of the celebration.

Below we have all the details on the passes and information on how you can save using discount tickets.

Reservations are required for all pass levels. Reservations can be made the day of if they are still available. The monthly payment option is available for California residents.

Discount Hack for Disneyland Annual Pass Program

NOTE: The below hack to save on Disneyland Magic Keys does not work for renewals of passes. This hack will work once again when new Magic Key passes go on sale.
There is a HACK to save money on the Disneyland Annual Pass program. You can purchase our exclusively discounted tickets from Get Away Today and upgrade those tickets into your Annual Pass at the full rack rate of the tickets.
Here's an example. When you purchase a Disneyland 4-day park hopper ticket through our private discount linksto Get Away Today you only pay $381 per ticket instead of the ticket booth rate of $395. That's a savings of $14 per ticket. That savings will be passed on to you if you upgrade your ticket to an Annual Pass. The full value of the $395 ticket will be applied towards your Annual Pass payment even though you only paid $381. There is an even bigger savings when you purchase a 4-day EXTRA DAY FREE ticket that is valid for five days for $392 as opposed to the $415 ticket booth rate. That is a $23 per ticket savings!
The steps for upgrading a discounted ticket into an Annual Pass are:
  • Purchase your discounted Disneyland ticket via our private links to Get Away Todayso that you get an additional savings
  • Make your park reservations for any time within the 13 days of the first use of the ticket
  • On the final day of your ticket after you have entered the park for the first time, go into the Disneyland app and select the option to upgrade your ticket to a Magic Key Disneyland Annual Pass. That's right, it is so simple you only have to use your app!
The only ticket type that cannot be upgraded to an Annual Passport is any of the California resident ticket specials. If you purchased one of these tickets from Get Away Today and you want to switch the ticket so that you can upgrade to an Annual Pass, reach out to them and they will help you make the switch.

Disneyland Annual Pass 2022 Prices and Levels

Click here for the blackout dates from Disneyland- this will be important information to know for when you select your pass.

Inspire Key PassInspire Key Disneyland


  • 6 park reservations at a time
  • Standard theme park included at select lots (excluding block out dates)
  • 20% off select merchandise
  • 15% off select food & beverage
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service day of visit
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads

Believe Key PassBelieve Key Disneyland


  • 6 park reservations at a time
  • 50% off standard theme parking at select lots (excluding block out dates)
  • 10% off select merchandise
  • 10% off select food & beverage
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service day of visit
  • Unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads

Enchant Key PassEnchant Key Disneyland


  • 4 park reservations at a time
  • 10% off select merchandise
  • 10% off select food & beverage
  • 25% off standard theme parking at select lots (excluding block out dates)
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service day of visit

Imagine Key Pass

magic key disneyland renewal details


  • Only available for Southern California Residents living in zip codes 90000 to 93599
  • 2 park reservations at a time
  • 10% off select merchandise
  • 10% off select food & beverage
  • 25% off standard theme parking at select lots (excluding block out dates)
  • 20% off Disney Genie+ service day of visit

Theme Park Reservations

All Magic Key holders will be required to make a theme park reservation for their visit. You can book a reservation up to 90s in advance.

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8 comments add your comment

  1. I fear this heralds Price Increases. Probably increasing premium payment days at busy periods. Whilst Disney have not been shy in milking visitors on tickets, we must accept they will need to recover the lost revenue of 2020.

    • I expect that Disney will create a new type of loyalty program in the future. There have long been rumors of a pass that would be more like pre-paying for a certain number of days!

  2. Done and Done. Only way Disneyland visits would ever work for me is with an annual pass or the equivalent. limited use tickets will never work for So. Cal. locals. Of course it will be a few years before Disneyland resort returns to anything similar to the way it was before 2020

    • I would expect that Disney will still create a pass that will allow locals and others who are dedicated fans to visit at a lower price. We will just have to wait and see the details. Disney wants to serve their best fans.

  3. My husband was a conductor on the Disneyland Railroad, and I was a tourguide when we met 56 years ago. Now, at 81 and 75, we can’t even get into Disneyland parking lot for a vaccine, much less bring our youngest grandchildren back into the park. And the two year old has a MinnyMouse mask I made for her! Jimminy Crickets!

    • What a great history with the parks! Once this is all over there will absolutely be a way for Disney’s best fans to visit the parks in a similar system to the Annual Passholder program.

  4. I purchased tickets and had a vacation planned, but Disneyland shut down. Can I still use my tickets?

    • Yes, once the parks reopen your tickets will be extended. If you purchased through our travel partner, Get Away Today, you can also transfer the credit to use for a Walt Disney World vacation.

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