SAN DIEGO, CA. (November 8, 2022) – SeaWorld San Diego is bringing festive cheer and special traditions to families this holiday season at its annual Christmas Celebration with new and returning fan favorite offerings. Exciting new offerings includes two all-new holiday theater shows, live reindeer available for viewing, Mrs. Claus’s Christmas Cavalcade, an all-new holiday fireworks show, and more. Returning holiday fun includes photo opportunities with Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, the beloved SeaWorld Christmas Brass Band, delicious hot chocolate and more. The park will transform into a winter wonderland of snowfall that guests can enjoy as well as a daily tree lighting of a newly reimagined 320-foot SkyTower Tree of Lights and a twinkling 30-foot Christmas tree. Holiday celebrations, including Hanukkah and Kwanzaa festivities, are running on select dates November 14 through January 8, 2023.
ALL-NEW festive Entertainment for the Whole Family
Make new holiday traditions with ALL-NEW shows and experiences sure to become guest favorites in no time! From soulful renditions of holiday classics to a special cavalcade with Mrs. Claus, there’s no shortage of ways that guests can fill their days and evenings at Christmas Celebration! ALL-NEW performances and activities include:
Experience a Winter Wonderland in Southern California
With wintery décor, snowfall throughout the park, and eye-catching displays including the iconic and newly reimagined 320-foot SkyTower Tree of Lights and holiday fireworks, guests will enjoy a wonderland of holiday fun. Guests can renew holiday traditions by following the reindeer hoof prints to visit Santa and have an opportunity to share their Christmas wishes with him. Plus, everyone’s favorite reindeer is nearby at Rudolph's Christmastown where Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ will make spirits bright with a photo to take home and cherish. Other returning festive fun includes:
“We’re excited to once again bring holiday magic to our guests during SeaWorld Christmas Celebration and help create special memories for the families who have made us a part of their holiday traditions,” said Tim Hamilton, Vice President of Entertainment at SeaWorld San Diego. “We hope guests will love the new offerings we have this year, as we made sure there was something for everyone – from our new shows featuring beloved holiday songs, to our new holiday fireworks show, snowfall throughout the park our dazzling Christmas lights, and of course Santa Claus.”
SeaWorld will also be celebrating Hanukkah and Kwanzaa with more details to come. Event times and dates are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Please see seaworld.com/san-diego/park-info/theme-park-hours for the daily schedule.
Give the Gift of Unlimited Visits and Unbeatable Benefits with a SeaWorld San Diego Annual Pass
Embracing the season of giving, guests can give or receive a gift of SeaWorld San Diego Annual Passes. For as low as $12.50 a month, with no down payment, guests get unlimited access to family and thrill rides along with seasonal and special event celebrations like Inside Look, Seven Seas Food & Wine Festival, Electric Ocean, Craft Beer Festival, and Spooktacular, plus amazing perks, and exclusive offers. Members receive 12 months of visits with the best benefits ever, including FREE parking, up to six free guest tickets, and special savings on merchandise, Quick Queue, and more.
Visit www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com for more information and to purchase tickets, Fun Cards, or Annual Passes. Fans can stay up to date with park events, attractions and more by following SeaWorld San Diego on Facebook and Instagram.
About 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 40,000 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.