California Theme Park Annual Pass Prices

Purchasing an annual pass is ideal for any frequent theme park visitor, but memberships to famous California amusement parks, like Disneyland or Knott’s Berry Farm, vary in price.

Here’s a list of Golden State theme park annual pass prices so you can find the best deal for you and your family.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Known as the “Thrill Capital of the World”, the amusement park offers around 20 roller coasters, live shows, various dining options and kid-friendly play areas.

Six Flags offers three different tiers for its annual passes, with the lowest pass selling for $89.99. All annual passes to Six Flags include discounts on food and merchandise, unlimited tours and parking.

The 2023 Diamond Pass, the theme park’s most expensive annual pass, costs $249.99.

More details can be found on the theme park’s website.

Knott’s Berry Farm

Families can meet Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the whole Peanut gang, embrace the California beach lifestyle along the boardwalk, or experience the Wild West on a trip to Knott’s Berry Farm.

Like Six Flags, Knott’s offers three tiers for its annual pass, the lowest priced at $10 per month (after an initial payment of $35) or $135 if you purchase in full. Blackout dates vary by pass type.

All season tickets include unlimited visits to Knott’s, one free ticket, and discounts on food and merchandise.

Gold and Platinum passes, two of the highest pass tiers, also include unlimited visits to Knott’s Soak City, the water park that usually opens around May.

More details can be found on the theme park’s website.

Disneyland Resort

The “Happiest Place on Earth” offers four annual passes to park visitors. Known as “Magic Keys,” the passes offer discounts on select foods and merchandise, as well as Genie+, a service that lets customers skip the lines at certain attractions.

The more expensive passes offer discounts on parking and the Disney Photo Pass.

The cheapest pass option, Imagine Key, is only available to Southern California residents and costs $449. The most expensive pass is the Inspire Key, priced at $1599.

Monthly payment options are available for all passes.

Blackout dates vary by subscription.

Hollywood Universal Studios

Visitors to the park can visit The Simpsons in Springfield, USA, explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, or tour working film sets on Studio Tram Tours. Season passes at Universal start at $179 for California residents or $219 for out-of-state annual pass holders.

There are four types of passes that customers can choose from. Monthly payment options are available for all passes except the California Neighbor Pass, the website says.

All passes include discounts at select City Walk stores, cheaper tickets to Halloween Horror Nights, and invitations to special events in the park.

Blackout dates vary by subscription.

More details can be found on the theme park’s website.

sea ​​world

At SeaWorld, guests can see shows featuring animals, ride roller coasters, or explore interactive exhibits. The park offers three season passes, with the lowest option costing $12.50 per month.

All passes include free parking, guest tickets, and food and merchandise discounts.

The most expensive season pass costs $22.50 per month or $270 if paid in full.

More details can be found on the theme park’s website.


Families can explore the world of Legos with four season pass options. The Silver Pass, priced at $170.99, is only available online and gives families access to Legoland all year round.

Gold, Silver, and Elite Passes allow guests access to Legoland, Legoland Water Park, and the Sea Life Exhibit. These passes offer monthly payment options starting at $14.99.

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