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2020 Special Events at SeaWorld® Orlando

From live concerts to holiday celebrations and events made for foodies, SeaWorld® Orlando offers annual events for everyone in the family. Get details below, and stock up on authorized discounted tickets from Visit Orlando to stretch your money further at SeaWorld!

Three Kings Celebration Daily, Jan. 4-6
Families are invited to help commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men during SeaWorld’s Three Kings Day celebration. This festive event brings SeaWorld’s holiday season to an incredible close with specialty cuisine and celebratory experiences that honor the cherished traditions of Latin cultures.

Inside Look Weekends, Jan. 10 – 26, Weekends, May 9-17, and Weekends, Nov. 7-15
Guests can go behind the scenes and visit areas never opened to the public during this new event. SeaWorld’s renowned veterinarians and animal experts will offer an intimate look at the day-to-day care they provide for animals large and small. Visitors will also get to meet the SeaWorld Rescue Team and learn more about their life-saving work.

Elmo’s Birthday Celebration Jan. 27 – Feb. 3
SeaWorld Orlando is the place to be for Elmo’s Birthday Celebration! The festive, furry fun goes all weekend long with an interactive DJ dance party, creative coloring stations and a scavenger hunt. Of course, you’ll want a photo with the guest of honor— Elmo himself.

SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival Fri., Sat. Sun., Feb. 7 – May 3
The popular Seven Seas Food Festival is returning to SeaWorld in the spring with more to love. As guests sip and sample their way through the park, they will discover globally inspired flavors while enjoying local craft beers and beverages from around the world. The fun goes beyond the food with live performances at Bayside Stadium featuring top artists.

NEW Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends Weekends, May 9 – 17
Everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends are hosting a party just for kids on weekends this spring. Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby and all their favorite furry friends for fun-filled weekends May 9 - 17. Kids will enjoy hands-on activities, dance parties, photo opportunities with characters and much more throughout this family-friendly celebration. The event will be located in Sesame Street Land and is included with park admission.

Electric Ocean Select nights, May 22 – Sept. 6
As the sun goes down, the park comes alive with the glow of Electric Ocean at SeaWorld, returning next year for another summer of fun. With exciting nighttime shows and electrifying music, guests are immersed in a sea of wonder that ends in “Ignite,” a spectacular finale with fireworks, lasers and fountains.

Craft Beer Festival Fri., Sat. Sun., Aug. 14 – Sept. 20
SeaWorld’s Craft Beer Festival features more than 100 crafts brews. Sample an unbeatable mix of domestic, international and local Florida favorites. Plus savor more than 20 food items expertly paired to match your preferred brew. And to top it all off, festive entertainment will keep the party going all day long. This is the one craft beer celebration you won’t want to miss.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular Weekends, Sept. 19 – Nov. 1
Guests of all ages can join their favorite furry friends from Sesame Street as Count von Count, Elmo, Big Bird, and all the gang celebrate the season in our Sesame Street Halloween Parade. Families will also enjoy a Halloween Dance Party and meet spooky characters along our trick-or-treat trail. For this special event, children are welcome to dress in their Halloween costumes and take part in this frightfully fun Halloween experience.

Praise Wave Weekends, Nov. 7 – 15
With the return of Praise Wave, guests can celebrate Christian fellowship and inspiring music. Uplifting live concerts from the hottest names in Christian music will light up the stage at SeaWorld.

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration Nov. 21 – Dec. 31
Gather your family and meet your festive friends at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. SeaWorld transforms into a winter wonderland with over 3 million sparkling lights. Experience award-winning entertainment, from the Sesame Street® Christmas Parade to seasonal shows like O Wondrous Night®. Rub noses with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, or head to Wild Arctic and visit Santa himself. See the unforgettable Christmas Celebration you can only find at SeaWorld.

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