The SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration festivities begin on November 12, 2021, and you can experience more cheer than ever until January 2, 2021!
For 2021 SeaWorld Orlando has been transformed into a winter wonderland with more than 3 million sparkling lights to welcome a new holiday entertainment and fireworks finale while returning favorites will bring a smile to your heart!
SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration takes place on select (but most) nights and is included with your admission to SeaWorld Orlando.
All-New SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration Offerings
NOW NIGHTLY! Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale
Each Christmas Celebration night, SeaWorld Orlando celebrates the season during Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale, featuring soaring fountains, dazzling lights, and festive fireworks, choreographed to joyous holiday musical favorites.
Experience an amazing SeaWorld Christmas connection that illuminates the night sky. At Park Close on select Christmas Celebration nights.
Elmo’s Christmas Wish Show
Join Cookie Monster, Rosita, Grover, and Zoe as they help Elmo find his Christmas wish!
Families are sure to be singing and dancing along while watching this fun holiday show.
Sounds of the Season
Be there as festive weekend music makes its way to SeaWorld for this year’s Christmas Celebration!
See a variety of talented acts take to the Nautilus Theater stage to bring the spirit of the season to life.
These special live concerts and theatrical performances are held on event days from November 12 through January 2.
Returning to SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration
Sesame Street Christmas Parade
The Sesame Street Christmas Parade features fantastic, festively decorated floats with show-stopping performances that celebrate the magic of the holiday season! The whole family will experience an energetic Christmas celebration with Sesame Street friends, including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Bert, Ernie, and more. Guests are sure to sing, dance, and be merry with their favorite furry friends.
Winter Wonderland On Ice
Christmas comes to life on a stage of ice, jewels, and lights as skaters dazzle and delight in a show-stopping, ice skating extravaganza.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Guests will find themselves immersed in the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Rudolph’s ChristmasTown.
Stroll outdoors past life-size storybook vignettes featuring the classic tale, and meet beloved characters including Rudolph and Bumble.
Rudolph’s Movie Experience
Rudolph and his friends star in this special-effects movie that will get the entire family in the holiday spirit, playing daily in the Sea Port Theater.
Public Ice Skating at Bayside Stadium
Guests can experience outdoor ice skating as they skate alongside the water of SeaWorld’s central lagoon throughout the day in a beautiful winter wonderland.
Holiday Flavors to Savor
The Christmas Market, nestled along Bayside Pathway, features festive entertainment and delicious culinary delights. At this bustling market, guests will discover one-of-a-kind gifts and snack on scrumptious holiday treats.
What could be better than relaxing near the warm glow of the fire pit with a holiday craft brew and a wonderful view of the vibrant Sea of Trees or singing along to musicians who bring the sounds of the season to life on the gazebo stage???
You can also find the tastes of the season throughout the park with the return of fan-favorite beverages, including the decadent Butterscotch Hot Chocolate, or try something new like the Peppermint Berry Julep or the Mistletoe Margarita.
Want to enjoy a bevy of SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration treats? Make sure to purchase a Christmas Celebration Tasting and Brew Sampler ( 5 for $35 and 10 for $50). Don’t forget to show your Annual Pass to save even more!!!
Even More to Celebrate
Celebrate the festival of lights at SeaWorld! From November 28 through December 6, gather with your friends and family to view the traditional lighting of the menorah in Sesame Street Land throughout Hanukkah.
Join SeaWorld’s celebration of Kwanzaa! Taking place December 26 through January 1, guests can enjoy a joyous time of reflection and celebration of African heritage with the nightly lighting of the kinara in Sesame Street Land.
New Year’s Eve
Spend the final day of 2021 enjoying SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration then ring in the New Year as vibrant fireworks fill the night sky at midnight on December 31.
Best Way to Enjoy the Holiday Festivities
The best way to experience SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration and New Year’s with family and friends is with a SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass.
For a limited time, Florida residents can become a Pass Member for as low as $12.75 per month. Pass Members can receive park benefits and rewards like priority access to new attractions, FREE parking, in-park discounts, and much more.