Tickets To The Academy Awards Once Cost $5 [AUDIO]

February 21, 2012 12:01 am

The 84th Academy Awards are finally upon us this Sunday. People all around the world will watch as the Hollywood elite gather together to honor there very own.

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Cinema fans were once able to buy tickets with the very first ceremony ticket costing $5 a pop. However now tickets are no longer for sale, and reselling is strictly forbidden.

Unless you receive one of the 3,300 invitations handed out exclusively to Academy members, nominees, and presenters your out of luck.

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However the after and pre-parties are almost as much fun as the actual event, and some tickets to these events are auctioned off for charity.

If you want to rub elbows with Hollywood royalty a pair to Vanity Fair’s soiree are still available. Though I should warn you, last year’s went for $100,000.