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Seasonal Events at SeaWorld Orlando

If there’s one thing you can promise about SeaWorld Orlando, it’s that they almost always have something going on. This park knows how to throw a party, and with so many on the calendar, it’s easy to miss out if you’re not careful. Use the navigation links below to learn more about each event. 

electric ocean
Electric Ocean at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando 2023 Events and Seasonal Festivals

Inside Look – January 7 – 15
Learn more about the rescue and care for the many animals that reside at SeaWorld Orlando. From feeding to enrichment, various opportunities are provided to deepen your understanding of their efforts.

Sesame Street Kids’ Weekend at SeaWorld – January 21 & 22
This family-friendly event is hosted by Sesame Street Land. Kids can come interact with characters, get their faces painted, and enjoy other fun activities. Included with park admission.

Elmo’s Birthday Celebration – January 28 – February 3
Come and celebrate our favorite monster’s birthday! With special meet and greets and photo opportunities, this is a birthday party your little one won’t soon forget. Included with park admission.

SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival – February 3 – May 7
Running during Spring weekends, this festival allows guests to eat and drink their way around the lagoon. Didn’t get to try everything in one trip? No sweat – this festival runs for nearly four months. Included with park admission.

Mardi Gras – February – March
The good times are always rollin’ at SeaWorld Orlando! This festival celebrates the Gulf Coast in the form of food, drink, and good company. Included with park admission. 

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – March
Everyone is lucky when celebrating St. Patty’s at SeaWorld! Come join in on the fun. Included with park admission.

Cinco de Mayo at SeaWorld – April – May
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at SeaWorld with food, music, and live entertainment. Included with park admission.

Viva la Musica – TBD
On weekends in May, come to SeaWorld to be entertained by this festival that celebrates Latin food, music, and culture. Included with park admission. 

Electric Ocean  – TBD
SeaWorld brings the night to life in this vibrant summer series that celebrates the ocean. Included with park admission. 

Fourth of July – TBD
Celebrate Independence Day with food, festivities, and fireworks at SeaWorld Orlando. Included with park admission.

Craft Beer Festival – TBD
Over 100 craft beers and distilled spirits are available at SeaWorld Orlando for a few weeks at the end of each summer. Included with park admission. 

Howl-O-Scream – TBD
SeaWorld Orlando’s premier Halloween event. A separately-ticketed, after-hours event that is only for the brave of heart. 

SeaWorld Spooktacular – TBD
SeaWorld Orlando’s daytime Halloween event for kids. Included with park admission. 

Sesame Street Kids’ Weekend at SeaWorld – TBD
This family-friendly event is hosted by Sesame Street Land. Kids can come interact with characters, get their faces painted, and enjoy other fun activities. Included with park admission. 

Guy Harvey Weekend – TBD
Guy Harvey, the renowned artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist, and explorer will be conducting meet-and-greets, autographs, and photo opportunities at the Guy Harvey store in the Waterfront.

SeaWorld Christmas Celebration – TBD
Enjoy the holiday season with your friends at SeaWorld. Delight in seasonal shows and taste holiday treats. Included with park admission. 

New Year’s Eve – December 31
Celebrate the start of 2023 at SeaWorld Orlando with a fireworks celebration to help ring in the new year! Included with park admission.

Note that the above list includes SeaWorld’s annual events – for a list of special events and celebrations that might be happening, follow Orlando Informer on Twitter and Instagram.