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How Much Do Sports Stadiums Actually Mark Up Concession Prices?

A look inside the stadium markup.

How Much Do Sports Stadiums Actually Mark Up Concession Prices?

We’ve all wondered about the cost of stadium concessions. It’s rarely restaurant quality, but often well beyond restaurant price. Why is that? We spoke to some local and national insiders to glean the numbers behind the numbers (which are all, ahem, ballpark figures). The truth seems to be exactly what you muttered under your breath: They charge those prices because they can.

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