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Holidays at SeaWorld San Diego: Christmas Celebration
November 22, 2023

There is year round fun to be had at SeaWorld San Diego, but especially during the holiday season. Learn all about the seasonal surprises and celebrations during Christmas Time at SeaWorld San Diego.
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Holidays at SeaWorld San Diego

Breathe in the cool ocean air and take in all the seasonal celebrations at SeaWorld San Diego. If you have never visited during the Holidays at SeaWorld San Diego, you have got to join us this year.

This year's holiday season at SeaWorld San Diego begins November 17, 2023 and concludes January 7, 2024. Here are a few of the highlights you can expect during the Christmas Celebration:
  • Dazzling new Christmas shows
  • Meet Santa and Rudolph
  • Snowfall in San Diego
  • SeaWorld Christmas parade
  • 30 foot Christmas tree
  • Musical tunnel of lights
  • Holiday drinks and treats
  • Thrilling rides and more
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SeaWorld San Diego’s Christmas Celebration

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration is a magical experience your family will remember forever. And remember, it's all included with admission to the park! You get so much value and magic during the holidays at SeaWorld San Diego.

Let’s swim into all the holiday fun you can have this year at SeaWorld.

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O.P. Otter’s Holiday Sing-A-Long

Join in a unique sing-a-long you’re sure not to see (or hear!) anywhere else. At the Mission Bay Theater, sing your jolly hearts out with O.P. Otter as he leads everyone in classic holiday songs.

Coca-Cola Lane

New in 2023, this lighted pathway is full of candy cane red and white sparkling lights! Enjoy the walk through experience filled with festive music, holiday treats and of course holiday Coca-Cola beverages.

A Stocking Full of Soul

Stop by the Nautilus Amphitheater on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays for “America’s Got Talent” favorite Bryan Cheatham. New in 2023 Bryan and his friends sing and dance the night away, getting ready for his big Christmas Celebration! This soulful celebration of Holiday classics won’t be the same without you, so be sure to add it to your must-do list.

Mrs. Claus’ Christmas Parade

A classic returns! Mrs. Claus and her band of merry elves as they make their way throughout the park twice daily, usually around 4:00 and 7:00 pm. You can also join Mrs. Claus for storytime at Skytower Tree of Lights Stage throughout the day.

Donner and Blitzen’s Lazer Light Show

Stick around after dark because Donner and Blitzen have a nightly show at the front of the park this season. Experience a canopy of laser beams that submerges you with rays of color and a festive soundtrack. And don’t forget to stick around for magical snowfall each evening, too!

SeaWorld San Diego’s Holiday Menu

In between rides, shows and all the holiday festivities, don’t forget the huge selection of holiday cheer in the form of food and drinks.

Holiday Cocktails & Craft Beer

Get even more festive with an ice-cold brew, a glass of wine or one of SeaWorld’s specialty holiday cocktails. Pass Member discounts apply.

Festive Entreés, Desserts & Hot Chocolate

Guests with a sweet tooth and a hearty holiday appetite will delight in the season with festive entrees, desserts, and SeaWorld’s famous hot chocolate with candy toppings. Pass Member discounts apply.
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Visit SeaWorld this Holiday Season

We haven’t even touched on everything you can experience this Christmas in San Diego like meeting Santa in Santa’s Village (priority access is available for purchase), meeting Rudolph & Friends at Holly Jolly Marketplace and shopping at The Christmas Shoppe and various other stores throughout the park. There’s truly so much to enjoy!

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