What's on at SeaWorld Orlando this Christmas?

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What's on at SeaWorld Orlando this Christmas?
Get ready for SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration!
It’s almost time to take part in the festivities at SeaWorld Orlando, as the park receives a very festive makeover.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration is taking over the park from 23 November - 31 December, transforming it into a winter wonderland with over three million sparkling lights. 

Guests will experience fantastic entertainment and even get to visit Santa himself. New for this year, guests will have the added chance to dine with Santa Claus too, enjoying a festive meal prepared with the help of his Kitchen Elves.


seaworld christmas celebration

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Returning for another year is all the festive fun of the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, at Rudolph's ChristmasTown. You’ll see life-size storybook vignettes featuring this classic tale, and meet beloved characters, including Rudolph, Clarice, Bumble and Yukon Cornelius. 


seaworld's christmas celebrations

O Wondrous Night

Enjoy a live nativity complete with over 30 carols, life-sized puppets and animals in a spectacular Christmas favourite based on the The Christmas Story. This tale is told through the eyes of the animals that were there, this is a touching, light-hearted and glorious musical that celebrates Christmas in every sense. 


Witness the power and beauty of killer whales in this astounding show. Including the sweeping vocal majesty of a unique soundtrack to the visual majesty of SeaWorld’s killer whales, this show is sure to take you on a spectacular voyage into the heart of the festive season.


seaworld's christmas celebrations

Winter Wonderland on Ice

See Christmas come to life on a stage of ice, jewels and lights, as skaters dazzles and delight in this show-stopping experience. A sea of sparkling trees and towering fountains dancing in the background all come together to create this don’t-miss show.


seaworld's christmas celebrations

Sesame Street Christmas Parade

NEW for 2019, the Sesame Street Christmas Parade is perfect for families to get into the festive spirit. Witness fantastic floats, decorated lavishly to mark the celebrations. 

Sea Lion High’s Christmas Pageant

Join the students and faculty of Sea Lion High for their hilarious new Christmas Special.


seaworld's christmas celebrations

Sea of Trees 

Embark through a wintery, watery wonderland as you are immersed in a sea of twinkling Christmas trees that sparkle to music as they light up the water. Images come to life on over 100 trees, including a giant centerpiece that towers 70 feet above the water. 

Christmas Shopping

Walk along the water’s edge for some Christmas shopping at the Shoppes at Waterfront, while a magical flurry of snow falls over the park. 

Santa’s North Pole Village 

Stop by Santa’s North Pole Village, where Santa’s Little Helpers are the furriest friends you’ll ever meet! See Santa’s elves and this festive team of adopted dogs, cats, birds, rats and even pigs, as they all work together, play together, and create heart-warming Christmas memories in an all-new SeaWorld Pets Ahoy Experience. Meanwhile, guests can also share wishes and dreams with Santa Claus while exploring SeaWorld’s Wild Arctic this Christmas. Animal-encounters and a heart-warming visit with Santa makes for a truly festive adventure. 


seaworld's christmas celebrations

The Christmas Market

Along the park’s Bayside Pathway is the delightful Christmas Market, featuring festive entertainment and delicious culinary delights. There’s also playful elves, a charming model train village and seasonal entertainment, making it the centerpiece of SeaWorld’s exciting Christmas event. Feel like relaxing? Head to the warm glow of the fire pit and enjoy a Christmassy cocktail, while experiencing a wonderful view of the vibrant Sea of Trees. 

New Year’s Eve 

Ring in the New Year at SeaWorld Orlando on 31 December as vibrant fireworks fill the night sky at midnight!

Three Kings Celebration

And, after the excitement of Christmas has passed, keep the festive spirit going with SeaWorld’s Three Kings Celebration, from 4-6 January, 2020. Commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men with authentic festive cuisine and celebratory experiences, held in honour of the cherished tradition of Latin cultures. 

Ready to explore SeaWorld Orlando this festive season? Click here to browse our attraction tickets now. 

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