Character buffet meal prices go up every year – no real surprise there. This year’s bump includes “surge” pricing – basically, you will pay more during ‘peak’ vacation season. It’s now $59.99 per adult to eat at Crystal Palace (and other character dining locations).
This has prompted me to dust off the old Walt Disney World Dining book I used to publish. The 2006 edition (to give us a nice round number of 10 years ago) had this on page 50:
In case you’re thinking this is just inflation, the Westegg inflation calculator says $28 from 2006 is equivalent to $34 in 2015.