Mine charges $7-$20, but I understand it costs a great deal to put on & is spectacular.
I didn't see it last year, but volunteered in the lobby.
This year I might volunteer again, but not pay to see it.
The whole idea of tickets selling out seems a bit odd. Outreach being a bit hampered and the first shall be last, etc. I wouldn't want someone to miss out because I bought the last ticket. I wish them well, though.
Thanks for reading.