Immerse yourself in a sea of lights, holiday entertainment, and much more!
Gather your family and join all your festive friends at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™, select dates Nov. 14 – Dec. 31. The park transforms into a winter wonderland sparkling with holiday shows, delicious food and beverages, and over 3 million beautiful lights, all brought to you with enhanced safety measures and limited capacity.
Reservations for SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration are now open through the end of the year, so create unforgettable holiday memories together with the kind of magical Christmas celebration you can only find at SeaWorld.
New This Year!
It’s a Wonderful Night: A New
Story to Tell
You haven’t experienced the spirit of the season
quite like this before. SeaWorld is bringing over 30 of your favorite Christmas
carols back to the stage with new clever surprises and lighthearted laughs.
Check back soon for details on this reimagining of an old favorite for
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, coming to the Nautilus Theaterwith limited capacity and physical distancing.
Ice Skating at Bayside Stadium
for this year, guests can now experience outdoor ice skating! You and your
family can skate alongside the water of SeaWorld’s central lagoon throughout
the day in our beautiful winter wonderland. Capacity will be limited to promote
physical distancing and all guests must wear crew length socks and gloves. Additional
charge required which includes rental of ice skates, socks and gloves can also
SeaWorld will be celebrating more holidays than ever before. For the first year
ever, join us as we honor the festival of lights! From December 10 through 18,
gather with your friends and family in a socially distant experience to view
the traditional lighting of the menorah throughout Hanukkah.
Another new experience for the holidays this year,
SeaWorld will celebrate the festivities of Kwanzaa! Taking place December 26through January 1, guests can enjoy a joyous time of reflection and
celebration of African heritage with the nightly lighting of the kinara.
Photos with Santa Claus
Take a visit to the top of the world to
meet the Arctic’s most famous resident, Santa Claus, at SeaWorld’s Wild Arctic
for a safe alternative to family photos with everyone’s favorite jolly elf! One
party at a time will greet Santa in the expansive family room and have
the opportunity to sit (physically distant) in Santa’s sleigh with Santa seated
above and behind, separated by a plexiglass partition.*Photo packages available.
Happy Holidays from Sesame
It’s furry and bright on our favorite street! Join us as we celebrate
Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa with our Sesame Street friends as they sing
and dance to their favorite holiday songs.
Rudolph and his friends star in this movie that will get
the entire family in the holiday spirit, playing daily in the Sea Port Theater
with limited capacity and physical distancing. This special movie experience is
approximately 10 minutes long and begins every 30 minutes.
Sea of Trees
Take a walk through a wintery, watery wonderland and immerse
yourself in the expansive holiday Sea of Trees Located in SeaWorld’s lagoon
where the glistening forest sparkles to music and lights up the water—and your
eyes. With 360-degree views from around the park, there is plenty of space to
enjoy with safe physical distancing. As the lights dance to holiday classics,
your heart will soar with wonder and delight at this truly awe-inspiring
Christmas treat. Plus, a magnificent centerpiece towers 70 feet above the
Winter Wonderland on
Christmas comes to life on a
stage of ice, jewels and lights as skaters dazzle and delight in a
show-stopping, ice skating extravaganza with physically distant seating
arrangements. A sea of sparkling trees and towering fountains
dancing in the background come together to create a don’t-miss experience for
the holidays that the entire family will enjoy.
Rudolph’s Christmas Town
Returning for another year of festive fun, guests
can immerse themselves in the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at
Rudolph’s Christmas Town. Stroll outdoors past life-size story book vignettes
featuring the classic tale, and meet beloved characters including Rudolph and
Bumble. This attraction has limited capacity to promote physical distancing.
Nestled along the park’s
Bayside Pathway, the Christmas market features festive entertainment and
delicious culinary delights from an all-NEW chef and mixologist created holiday
menu. Guests will also encounter
playful elves and a charming model train village. Relax near the warm glow of
the fire pit with a fan-favorite seasonal beer or mulled wine, or chose from a
variety of NEW unique holiday inspired beverages rooted in classic Christmas
capacity and physical distancing measures will be in place. These unique
limited time options include specialty cocktails like the “Winter Wonderland
Hot Toddy” made with winter cider, honey whiskey and a chain infusion and the
festive “Peppermint Cocoa” made with peppermint schnapps.
The spirit of the season is in every bite of holiday food pairings
throughout the park such as the ale-cured and smoke-cured pork slider, the mini
chicken philly or the “Traditional Christmas Dinner Stack” which layers roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes,
gravy, and cranberry sauce over texas toast. The market also
features a variety of peppermint desserts like the peppermint bark cheesecake.
The best way for guests to savor and save during the holidays is with a
Christmas Celebration Tasting and Brew Sampler Lanyard, starting at ONLY $35.00
for a 5-punch lanyard or a 10-punch lanyard for $50.00.