As Thankgsiving ends, Christmas begins at SeaWorld Orlando. The holiday festivities start on November 24 and run daily until December 31. Included with regular admission, guests can enjoy all their favorite shows with a special holiday twist, get exclusive meet and greet opportunities with Santa and his friends, and get a glimpse at unique seaside decorations.
Decorations & Entertainment
The Sea of Trees is a true display of winter wonderland on the water, with over 100 trees sparkling and illuminating the water along to classic holiday tunes.
Along Bayside Pathway is The Christmas Market, featuring unique artisans, delightful holiday treats, and festive entertainment. In addition to musicians on the Gazebo Stage, playful elves and the Christmas Council Comedy Team are hanging around trying to get a laugh out of passersby.
Temporarily replacing Sea Lion High, Clyde and Seamore’s Countdown to Christmas is a hilarious holiday comedy starring a the lovable sea lions who are joined by a comical elf, jolly walrus and mischievous otters for a fun Christmas celebration. At Shamu Stadium, Shamu’s Christmas Miracles tells the story of “the everyday miracles that surround us all year long” accompanied by seasonal music.
The Sesame Street crew comes together at Seaport Theater for Elmo’s Christmas Wish, a festive musical celebration. Rosita, Grover, Zoe and Cookie Monster all work together to help Elmo find his Christmas wish.
In the Nautilus Theater, O Wondrous Night tells a unique version of the nativity story with live animals and life sized puppets. With over 30 Christmas carols, special effects, and lighting, this show
Winter Wonderland on Ice brings Christmas to life on an ice covered stage at Bayside Theater. With the Sea of Trees as its backdrop, the show is a dazzling display of skating, holiday costumes, and classic carols.
During the Christmas Celebration, Wild Arctic is rerouted on a new journey to the North Pole. Once you’ve completed your ride to the top of the world, you’ll find Santa sitting at the North Pole, waiting to hear all of your Christmas wishes.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and friends lead the festivities at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. Guests can find Rudolph, Clarice, Bumble, and Yukon Cornelius celebrating with holiday spirit at Rudolph’s ChristmasTown. For even more quality time with Santa’s most famous reindeer guests can reserve a Dinner with Rudolph, a holiday inspired buffet with special appearances by the red-nosed legend. The menu features seasonal favorites as well as kid-friendly cuisine and several gluten-free offerings followed by assorted holiday desserts. You can check out the full menu here, and book reservations here.
The Christmas Celebration Package features reserved seating at all shows, accommodations and one free night at your choice of partner hotels, and unlimited visits to SeaWorld for the length of your visit. All SeaWorld benefits offered at your selected hotel are included as well. Get more information on hotels and booking here.
Christmas Show Seating Packages are available and include reserved seating at the park’s most popular Christmas shows; O Wondrous Night, Countdown to Christmas, Winter Wonderland on Ice, and Shamu’s Christmas Miracles. Choose from Red, Silver, and Gold packages that all vary in show times and price.