UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT OFFERS FIRST-EVER “UNIVERSAL’S HOLIDAY TOUR” FEATURING ACCESS TO EXCLUSIVE HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES
On Select Nights, Guests Can take their Festivities to the Next Level with a Guided Tour filled with Exclusive Experiences, including meeting The Grinch, a Private Showing of “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” Special Access to the Holiday Tribute Store, and more
ORLANDO, Fla. (November 17, 2020) – Starting November 22, guests can take their holiday celebrations at Universal Orlando Resort to the next level with the all-new “Universal’s Holiday Tour,” a specially guided tour filled with exclusive access to holiday experiences across the theme parks.
Available on select dates this holiday season, the guided experience will give guests the opportunity to:
Universal’s Holiday Tour is available on select dates beginning November 22 through January 3, 2021, and can be booked by calling 1-866-346-9350 between 9 a.m.-7 p.m. EST daily, visiting www.universalorlando.com/HolidayTour or by emailing VIPExperience@UniversalOrlando.com. Pricing starts at $59.99 (plus tax) and separate theme park admission with a 2-Park 1-Day Park-to-Park ticket is required.
Universal Orlando passholders receive a special discount on the tour with pricing starting at $49.99 (plus tax) per ticket, per passholder. Passholders can book and take advantage of their discount through the VIP Call Center and in-park at the UOAP Lounge.
Universal Orlando continues to implement its enhanced health and safety procedures and guidelines focused on “screening, spacing and sanitization” across its entire destination, and those practices will be applied to all experiences taking place during Universal’s Holiday Tour. Key measures include requiring face coverings, enforcing social distancing, limiting capacity in each tour group and at each experience throughout the tour, including at “The Magic of Christmas at Hogwarts Castle,” and more.
Universal’s Holiday Tour has limited availability and advanced reservations are required. For more information about this offering and all of Universal Orlando’s Holidays experiences, plus incredible deals for guests to take advantage of this season - including the limited-time “Get 3 Days Free When You Buy 2 Days” offer that is available for purchase through January 6, 2021, the “Get 3 Days for $55 per Day plus tax” offer for Florida residents, and $100 savings on select annual and seasonal passes – visit www.UniversalOrlando.com.
SeaWorld San Diego’s Christmas Celebration Offers Unlimited Holiday Cheer at Limited Capacity Earlier than Ever Before
With enhanced health and safety measures, Christmas Celebration kicks off November 13 with amazing animals, furry and festive characters, classic Christmas festivities, and all-new holiday experiences for the whole family to enjoy
SAN DIEGO (Nov. 13, 2020) – SeaWorld’s fan-favorite Christmas Celebration is back this year with an ocean
of holiday cheer across more than 100 acres of outdoor space decked with sparkling lights, decorations,
holiday festivities, and an earlier start than ever before! SeaWorld is open as an accredited zoo with limited
capacity and enhanced health and safety measures. From sea lions, dolphins, penguins and sea otters, to
Santa Claus himself, SeaWorld’s premier Christmas event kicks off November 13 and runs on select dates
through January 4, 2021.
SeaWorld is ready to ring in the holidays! Treetops will glisten with twinkling lights at the Sesame Street
Christmas Village where families can enjoy physically-distanced photo opportunities with everyone’s
favorite furry friends. The ALL-NEW Santa Presents: Christmas Animals Around the World outdoor
presentation features live animals (including camels and reindeer), representing how the holidays are
celebrated in different parts of the world.
To celebrate the season safely, SeaWorld consulted with medical experts to offer a modified event with
required reservations and limited capacity. This seasonal event features open-air entertainment and
experiences as well as enhanced health and safety measures, including increased cleaning and sanitation,
temperature checks, face covering requirements and physical distancing. Christmas Celebration is included
with park admission and is free for Pass Members and Fun Card holders. Tickets are on sale now and
advance reservations are required for all visitors to manage capacity. Starting November 16, holiday
shoppers can dive into some deep-sea savings with SeaWorld’s “Black Friday” deals including incredible
savings on annual passes and Fun Cards.
WHAT’S NEW FOR CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION 2020:
CHERISHED TRADITIONS RETURN:
Eat, drink and be merry
Guests with a sweet tooth and a hearty holiday appetite will delight in the season as the park’s culinary
team presents NEW holiday inspired entrée items such as glazed ham sliders, a delicious winter kale and
pear salad, delectable desserts including cinnamon rolls, peppermint cheesecake, and of course
SeaWorld’s famous hot chocolate with a range of holiday-inspired candy toppings. Guests won’t want to
miss this fan favorite with peppermint crumbles and whipped cream. Grown-ups can get even more festive
with one of the park’s new winter cocktail options, or an ice-cold craft beer including holiday limited
releases. As always, Pass Members can enjoy special deals and a discount of up to 20 percent on all food
and beverage offerings to save more for other fun holiday shopping in the park!
Black Friday Deals:
’Tis the season to shop, and with SeaWorld’s biggest sale of the year, the perfect holiday gift is only a click
away. Value seekers can take advantage of these online-only offers Nov. 16–30:
Best Way to Play
Christmas Celebration is included with park admission for single-day visitors, Pass Members and Fun Card
holders. Tickets are on sale now and date-specific reservations are required for everyone. Visitors can take
advantage of up to $30 in savings on single-day tickets, or, for an even bigger value, purchase a SeaWorld
Annual Pass, which includes FREE parking, up to 50 percent off in-park purchases, access to special rewards and much more. Pass Members can enjoy all of SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration in 2020, plus the exciting lineup of seasonal events in 2021, AND the park’s all-new floorless dive coaster, Emperor, slated to debut next year. Every visit to a SeaWorld park helps support its animal rescue program, with more than 37,000 and counting.
Health and safety
In compliance with state safety guidelines for zoos, SeaWorld, a licensed, permitted and accredited zoo, is
operating with enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face
covering requirements, and temperature screenings. SeaWorld San Diego is committed to the health and
safety of our guests, employees, and the animals in our care. The park has worked diligently with state and
local health officials, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance our already strict
health, safety and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving
industry standards and methodologies, public health, and governmental directives, and advancing scientific
knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19. SeaWorld San Diego is excited to continue to provide our
guests with fun, inspiring and memorable experiences, while addressing important health and safety needs
during this time. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the
resort, including key operational changes, visit https://seaworld.com/san-diego/park-info/park-safety/faq/
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The Company is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The Company collectively cares for one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The Company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld® rescue team has helped more than 37,000 animals in need over the last 55 years. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens®, Aquatica®, Sesame Place® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than
55-year history, the Company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection. The Company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.
Limited Time Event Features a Unique Opportunity to Drive Thru the 125-Acre Park
While Enjoying Millions of Dazzling Lights, Themed Areas, and Distanced
Entertainment in a Safe, Outdoor Environment
LOS ANGELES, Calif.— November 13, 2020 — For the first time ever, Six Flags Magic Mountain, the Thrill Capital of the World, will showcase a drive-through holiday spectacular featuring millions of dazzling lights, festive holiday theming, and seasonal music favorites in an innovative, one-of-a-kind nighttime event for the whole family. While the thrill of the park’s iconic roller coasters will have to wait, this unique holiday experience will delight revelers of all ages, offering an exciting and fun way to celebrate the spirit of the season from the comfort and safety of their own cars.
“We are delighted to be reopening our park to safely celebrate the holidays with this unprecedented and magical event,” said Six Flags Magic Mountain President, Don McCoy. “We have successfully transformed the traditional operation of our beloved Holiday in the Park into a new drive-through experience that is sure to delight guests and team members alike. We are proud and honored to help our guests create special holiday memories, and to provide a feeling of hope and a small reprieve during this very difficult year.
As one of the largest holiday drive-through events in Southern California and the only one inside a theme park, the Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience will include eight immersive, distinctly different areas throughout the 125-acre theme park which will be filled with an exquisite palette of colorful twinkling lights, choreographed to festive music. Guests will enjoy distanced greetings from beloved holiday characters all decked out for the holidays, popular iconic holiday decorations, a drive-by featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus and their helpful elves, and much more:
• Rockin’ Universe in DC UNIVERSE™ features “dancing” lights customized to contemporary holiday music favorites in one of the largest light displays of its kind in Southern California;
• Merry Lane, located in METROPOLIS™ includes magnificent, larger-than-life 30-foot brilliantly lit ornaments with thousands of twinkling lights synchronized to holiday music;
• The Underground, a newly added section of the park this year, will feature several rarely-seen show cars from world-famous West Coast Customs’ vast collection, in a unique setting decked out for the season (car enthusiasts—get your cameras ready!);
• Winter Wonderland is the site of beautifully adorned pine trees with red and white lights at Katy’s Kettle, continuing with fanciful “ice” sculptures and tree-filled white lights simulating winter-like conditions along the hilly path toward Viper;
• Holiday Square is a kaleidoscope of breath-taking color, featuring falling “snow” and hundreds of thousands of lights on trees and buildings throughout the main gate area;
• Snowy Nights will delight guests with its high energy vibe and contemporary tunes while marveling at the magnificent silver and blue décor of the area;
• North Pole Plaza located in front of Golden Bear Theatre, is where Mrs. Claus and her merry, mischievous, and bumbling elves will entertain guests from afar; and
• Gleampunk District is the largest area of the event and is a journey back in time to the sights and sounds of the 19th century’s industrial revolution, featuring thousands of lights illuminating the tree-lined streets and the steampunk-inspired mechanical sculptures amid the light-blanketed planters. Santa will bid guests a joyous holiday farewell from the safety of his magnificent over-sized sleigh at the conclusion of the Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience.
The Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience will debut November 20 and run daily through November 29 (Thanksgiving week), Friday through Sunday the following two weeks, and daily December 18 through January 3, 2021, beginning at 6 p.m. each night. To control and manage capacity, limited reservations will be available each night and will be required by all guests in advance using Six Flags’ new online reservation system. Admission tickets for this first-ever event will be available on a first come, first served basis and will be sold per person for each night, with a minimum of two individuals per vehicle required. Admission is free with active Memberships and Season Passes, but reservations will be required. Ticket sales will not be available at the gate. For more information on Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru, visit our website at www.sixflags.com/magicmountain
The safety of guests and team members is always Six Flags’ top priority. The new Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience will offer a contactless experience that follows CDC, state, and county health and safety guidelines. To prevent overcrowding and provide proper social distancing, a limited number of cars will be allowed each night.
A full list of safety requirements for the event is available on the park’s website at www.sixflags.com/magicmountain, including LA County’s guidelines for vehicle-based events. Event requirements include use of masks if windows are down, no smoking, littering, stopping, or exiting vehicles. Due to the limited size of certain areas and terrain within the park, only cars, SUVs, vans, and pick-up trucks are permitted. No busses, RVs, commercial vehicles, dually pick-up trucks, trailers, or motorcycles will be allowed. A maximum speed of three mph and maintaining a safe distance between cars will be strictly enforced.
As part of Six Flags’ comprehensive safety procedures, all employees are required to wear masks and are temperature-checked and health-screened each day. Gloves are worn as appropriate, per guidelines. As directed by current state regulations, no additional services will be available. Six Flags encourages guests to plan accordingly for restroom breaks, gasoline, and food. Only portable toilets will be available at the entrance and exit.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 59 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
About Six Flags Magic Mountain Six Flags Magic Mountain, known as the Thrill Capital of the World, is home to more than 100 rides, shows, and attractions, including 19 world-class roller coasters like West Coast Racers, Twisted Colossus, Full Throttle, and X2. Holiday in the Park® is a registered trademark of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc.
Atlanta’s Most Dazzling and Safe Holiday Spectacular Returns November 21
AUSTELL, Ga. — November 13, 2020 -- With millions of lights and holiday thrills to delight, Holiday in the Park®, returns exclusively to Six Flags Over Georgia beginning November 21. The holiday wonderland will feature 14 intricately themed areas and 31 thrilling holiday rides, including eight world-class roller coasters. The one-of-a-kind holiday experience also lights up the park with more than one million LED lights, dazzling live outdoor shows and festive seasonal food, all combining to make Holiday in the Park the region’s most charming family adventure.
“Holiday in the Park is Atlanta’s premier destination for holiday thrills that can only be experienced at Six Flags Over Georgia,” said Park President Dale Kaetzel. “We take great satisfaction in offering our guests beautiful lighting displays and world-class rides in a safe and clean outdoor environment. This event has become a time-honored tradition and a favorite place for creating fond memories with family and friends during this special time of the year.”
Beginning November 21, Holiday in the Park will offer guest-favorite holiday thrills including:
Six Flags worked in partnership with its epidemiologist consultants to create a safe Holiday in the Park® experience that meets or exceeds federal, state, and local guidelines. Park attendance will be carefully monitored to avoid overcrowding and all Members, Season Pass Holders, and guests with single-day tickets will be required to make a reservation to attend Holiday in the Park®.
For more information on Holiday in the Park® and Six Flags’ comprehensive safety guidelines, visit www.sixflags.com/HolidayInThePark.
Holiday in the Park operates on select days beginning November 21 through January 3, including all of Thanksgiving week except for Thanksgiving Day. To purchase admission tickets, Season Passes or Memberships for the lowest prices of the season, visit https://www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia/store/ticketsw. Six Flags Over Georgia now accepts Card and Mobile Payments only, for a safer and faster experience.
About Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags White Water
Six Flags Over Georgia, the Thrill Capital of the South, is home to more than 40 rides and attractions including 12 world-class roller coasters and the seven-acre Hurricane Harbor water park. Six Flags White Water, the South’s Most Thrilling Water Park, boasts more than 30 state-of-the-art water slides, interactive children’s areas and wave pool. Six Flags Over Georgia and Whit Water are the premier destinations for thrilling, family fun.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 59 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.
New Event Celebrates the Holiday Season Safely
VALLEJO, Calif. — November 12, 2020 — Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, today announced a new, modified holiday event -- Holiday in the Park Lights. A seasonal mix of the animal-focused Marine World Experience, Holiday in the Park Lights is an outdoor event that features themed marine animal presentations, millions of twinkling lights, decorations around the park, and festive food offerings, in a safe and fun environment. Six Flags worked in partnership with its health and epidemiologist consultants to create a holiday experience that meets or exceeds federal, state, and local guidelines. Guests must make reservations to visit and park attendance will be carefully monitored to avoid overcrowding and ensure safe social distancing. Per state requirements, rides will not be in operation.
“Visiting Holiday in the Park has been an annual tradition for families all across Northern California for many years,” said Park President Janine Durette. “In these uncertain times, we believe that it is even more important to create an atmosphere where family and friends can enjoy the magic of the holiday season. The health and safety of our guests, team members, and animals remains our highest priority as we open our gates to welcome guests for Holiday in the Park Lights.”
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has successfully been operating as The Marine World Experience since July 2 with comprehensive safety measures that include the following:
Holiday in the Park Lights will operate select days, November 27, 2020 through January 3, 2021. Families can celebrate the holidays together with a variety of safe activities including:
During the opening weekend of Holiday in the Park Lights, November 27 through November 29, the park has partnered with The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, a member of Feeding America, to accept canned food donations in exchange for an admission ticket valid for use the same day. Six Flags Members and Pass Holders who donate will receive a Holiday in the Park mug or ornament while supplies last. For full details please visit sixflags.com/discoverykingdom.
About Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Hurricane Harbor Concord
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, the Thrill Capital of Northern California, is home to more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions, including 11 world-class roller coasters like Medusa and BATMAN: The Ride. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Concord, Northern California’s Most Thrilling Waterpark, features more than 22 rides and attractions like The Big Kahuna and Break Point Plunge. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom and Hurricane Harbor Concord are the premier destinations for thrilling, family fun.
About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 26 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 58 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.