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  • On Aug 16, 2023
    Mallory from TX Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Does my 3 year old require a ticket to Disney parks?

    Hey, Mallory. Welcome to planDisney.

    Three is a magical age for your child to visit Walt Disney World Resort. From catching that first glimpse of Cinderella Castle, to enjoying that first Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar, to taking that first ride on Peter Pan's Flight, there's nothing like experiencing the magic through the eyes of your Mouseketeer.

    If you want to capture those magical moments, check out the Memory Maker. We purchased this on our last trip and we took home so many fun and memorable photos. Little kids love the magic shots that are available too!

    Mallory, kids under the age of 3 are considered "Guests of Mickey" and, therefore, don't need a theme park ticket. However, since your child is 3 years old, they are required to have a ticket for kids aged 3-9. I know that's not the answer you wanted to hear, Mallory. Even so, these tickets are slightly cheaper than adult tickets. Disney doesn't ask for proof of age. This is done on an honor-based system. However, the policy is that your child will need a ticket in order to enter the theme parks. 

    I hope that's clarifying, Mallory. Thanks for stopping by planDisney. See ya real soon!


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Meet the Panelist: Mike, Virginia

I'm Mike, a Disney-loving "scouser." I have a wonderful wife and two young children who share my obsession for all things Disney. I've always been enchanted by the magic of Walt Disney World Resort - the charming music, captivating beauty, enthralling attractions, and breathtaking shows spark my imagination and fill me with a sense of awe. I'm perpetually planning my next Disney adventure! If you're interested in makin' memories at "The Most Magical Place on Earth" then you've got a friend in me.
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