Looking for a super fun way to spend the holidays with your family? SeaWorld has you covered! Each year, our family loves to go to Florida and visiting SeaWorld is always at the top of our list of places we have to go! In fact, we will be visiting in the very near future and can’t wait to share our experience with you!  Check out all these great attractions below and book a trip with your family to create memories that will last a lifetime!

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In addition to the incredible seasonal shows and attractions, the amazing Sea of Trees includes more than 100 massive trees, each sparkling, lighted and choreographed to classic holiday tunes, making a dramatic display around SeaWorld’s center lake.

 

Deck the Halls this Holiday Season at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Millions of Lights, Festive New Shows and the Season’s Brightest Travel Deals

Dive into the holiday season at SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place. With more lights, shows and great travel deals, families are sure to get in the holiday spirit. You may even bump into Santa and his reindeer!

Orlando, Fla.  – SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
Select dates November 22 through December 31, 2014

From Santa to Shamu® and presents to penguins, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is where holiday memories are made.   Journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express Experience, then share a smile at the South Pole with a playful penguin while visiting the park’s newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®.

Don’t Miss
Holiday-themed shows Shamu® Christmas Miracles, O Wondrous Night, the dazzling Sea of Trees and Winter Wonderland on Ice. The Christmas Market features unique artisans and culinary delights.

What’s the Deal?
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is included in the price of admission.  The Kids Free Christmas Vacation Package includes hotel accommodations at a SeaWorld partner hotel and a free ticket for kids ages 3-9 with each paid adult ticket.

For park hours and more details about SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, visit SeaWorldOrlando.com.  Join the holiday conversation at #SeaWorldChristmas.

O Wondrous Night -- Shares the greatest story never told, with more than 30 carols, based upon The Christmas Story and told through the eyes of a variety of live animals.

O Wondrous Night — Shares the greatest story never told, with more than 30 carols, based upon The Christmas Story and told through the eyes of a variety of live animals.

 

San Diego, Calif. – SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
Daily November 15 through January 4, 2015

With special holiday-themed animal shows, real snow, live reindeer, Santa and more than one million holiday lights, SeaWorld San Diego offers something for the whole family, including Southern California’s largest Christmas tree, the 320-foot Christmas Tree of Lights.

New attractions include the Shamu® Christmas Miracles and Dolphin Island Christmas shows, and a magical area called Santa’s Christmas Village.

Clyde & Seamore’s Christmas Special features the prankster-loving pinnipeds in a hilarious Christmas-themed sea lion and otter show.

Don’t Miss
SnowWorld, a winter wonderland in Southern California. Featuring lots of snow, sledding hills and a snowball target area. The Reindeer Training Academy features real reindeer for guests to meet up-close.

What’s The Deal?
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is included in the price of admission

For park hours and more details about SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, visit http://www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com

Shamu® Christmas Miracles -- SeaWorld invites guests to experience the grace and beauty of our Shamu family at our nighttime holiday show, Shamu Christmas Miracles.

Shamu® Christmas Miracles — SeaWorld invites guests to experience the grace and beauty of our Shamu family at our nighttime holiday show, Shamu Christmas Miracles.

San Antonio, Texas – SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
Select Dates November 22 through December 31, 2014

The season meets the sea at SeaWorld San Antonio’s Christmas Celebration.   The park will be transformed into a wintery, watery wonderland where families of all ages can enjoy stunning live shows, sip hot cocoa and stroll through a sea of sparkling lights.

Don’t Miss
SnowWorld, a winter wonderland in Texas.   Featuring lots of snow, sledding hills and a snowball target area.

What’s The Deal?
Now through Dec. 31 when guests purchase a new SeaWorld San Antonio Fun Card they’ll get Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark™, included for free. This limited-time holiday offer includes admission to both parks through Sept. 7, 2015, plus this year’s SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration®. Details on this and other offers can be found on http://www.SeaWorldSanAntonio.com.

 

Williamsburg, Va. — Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s Christmas Town™
Select Dates November 21 through December 31, 2014

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The world’s most beautiful theme park is transformed into one of the largest holiday celebrations in the country as Busch Gardens Williamsburg opens its sixth season of Christmas Town™.

Eight million lights adorn nearly every building and tree in the 100-acre park.   It takes a 70-person team thousands of hours and just over three weeks to install and transform the park to a winter wonderland. More than 1,500 fresh-cut Christmas trees are placed throughout the park’s pathways and hills, 700 wreaths decorate doors and windows and 20,000 ornaments are carefully placed on trees.

Many of the park’s world class rides and attractions are also open (weather permitting), including Verbolten, an indoor/outdoor, multi-launch roller coaster. The park’s tallest ride, Nächt Tower, takes guests 240-feet above the park, providing a Santa’s eye view of the eight million twinkling lights.

Don’t Miss
Scrooge No More! a new holiday show at the Globe Theatre.

What’s the Deal?
Purchase Christmas Town tickets online and save $5

Tampa, Fla. – Busch Gardens Tampa’s Christmas Town™
Open 23 select dates November 28 through December 31, 2014

Christmas Town™ transforms Busch Gardens® Tampa into a holiday wonderland of wintery surprises and all things Christmas, filling guests’ senses with seasonal sights, sounds and flavors, and continuing a beautiful family tradition.

From the nostalgic Holiday Hills to the nature-inspired Jungle Jubilee, more than a million lights will blanket Busch Gardens at Tampa Bay’s Biggest Christmas Celebration.   Fan-favorite shows including Christmas on Ice and Elmo’s Christmas Wish return, and guests can ride some of Busch Gardens’ most popular thrill rides, including Cheetah Hunt, SheiKra, and America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury™.

Don’t Miss
The Bottle Christmas Tree, a conservation collaboration project that transformed 5,000 recycled plastic bottles into a Christmastime masterpiece with the help of local schools.

Take a ride on the Christmas Town Express for the biggest Christmas carol sing-a-long on wheels.

Penguins! Come chill with these dapper little creatures and marvel at their underwater antics at the brand new Penguin Point, complete with a giant penguin photo opportunity.

What’s the Deal?
Busch Gardens Tampa’s Christmas Town is included in the price of admission.
For more event information, visit ChristmasTown.com or www.BuschGardensTampa.com

 

Langhorne, Pa. – Sesame Place’s A Very Furry Christmas
Select Dates November 22 through December 31, 2014

Sesame Place®, the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®, brings back its festive, family-friendly holiday celebration featuring millions of twinkling lights, festive decorations, whirling rides and live shows.

Sesame Place’s giant 1-2-3 Christmas Tree greets guests at the front of the park (and makes a great photo spot) Don’t miss delicious holiday treats, holiday shopping, and a visit with Santa in his Furry Workshop. In addition to the park’s Christmas-focused attractions, the park’s new Cookie’s Monster Land featuring five rides, a three-story net climb and a soft toddler play area, will also be open for guests.

Don’t Miss
The nightly illuminated Neighborhood Street Party Christmas Parade and the new Christmas themed Elmo the Musical – Live at Sesame Place.

What’s the Deal?
A Very Furry Christmas is included in season pass admission.
Save $5 and get a second visit free during A Very Furry Christmas by visiting www.sesameplace.com

 
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ inspires millions, through the power of entertainment, to celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world. The company has been creating innovative entertainment experiences that blend imagination with nature for more than 50 years and is best known for its 11 U.S. theme parks. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment 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 animal collections in North America and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. They rescue and rehabilitate ocean marine animals that are ill, injured and orphaned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld rescue team has helped more than 23,000 animals in need over the last four decades.