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SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2019

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration celebrates the true meaning of the season.

Holiday events take place select nights from November 23rd to December 31st 2019. There's plenty to be merry about with live shows, dazzling displays and Holiday festivities. Over 3 million twinkling lights transform SeaWorld Orlando into a wintry wonderland.

The Sea of Trees sparkle over the lagoon. Live shows bring the magic of Christmas to life. Rudolph and Santa greet guests. Christmas Markets lets you savor the flavors of the holidays and hunt for Christmas gifts.

All events are included in regular park admission. Upgrades are available for reserved seating and priority access for Meet & Greets.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2019 Shows

O Wondrous Night

'The greatest story never told’ comes to life with the help of a host of animals. Camels, sheep, alpaca, a zebu, goats and a flock of white doves keep everyone entertained during this light-hearted celebration of Christmas.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations - O Wondrous Night

The whole family will be entertained and delighted with the puppetry and special effects that accompany the carol singing featuring amazing harmonies.

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Sea of Trees

The Waterfront transforms into a classic wintry, watery Holiday wonderland. Sparkling lights, joyous sights and a forest of 100 trees dance to seasonal classics that will set your heart soaring with awe and delight.

The Sea of Trees uses 8 miles of garland and 14 miles of cable to control the choreographed lights. It would take over 3 million household Christmas lights to create the same affect!

If you want a unique, elevated view overlooking the Sea of Trees, you can ourdchase a $10 Sky Tower ticket.

Shamu Christmas Miracles

Starring the world's most famous whale. Shamu and family invite you to experience the power and beauty of the nighttime show accompanied by pounding seasonal music that will thrill all ages.

Watch the family of whales leap from the water and soar through the air to celebrate the story of reflection and understanding, peace and friendship and the everyday miracles of life.


Winter Wonderland on Ice

A show stopping ice skating extravaganza featuring a talented troupe of skaters, dancing elves, penguins and reindeer backed by towering water fountains.

The show is packed with Holiday songs and dance formations with a little comedy thrown in for good cheer.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations - Winter Wonderland on Ice

The Sea of Trees as the backdrop makes for magical photographs.

Sea Lion High - Christmas Special

Get ready for Sea Lion High’s Christmas pageant. When things go wrong it’s up to Clyde and Seamore to save the holidays.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations - Clyde & Seamore's Countdown to Christmas

Pets Ahoy Holiday Spectacular

Santa's furry helpers join in this fun festive show. See adopted dogs, cats, birds, rats, and even pigs as they create holiday memories.

Rudolph's Movie Experience

Rudolph and friends star in this 10 minute telling of the Rudolph story. Special effects will have all ages in the Christmas spirit.

Rudolph's Movie Experience SeaWorld Orlando Christmas

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SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2019 Character Meets

Rudolph's ChristmasTown

Meet the world's favorite reindeer and his friends for Holiday photo snaps and fun. Rudolph will be joined by Clarice, Bumble and Yukon Cornelius. Life-sized vignettes tell the classic Rudolph Christmas tale.

From 4pm each day.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations - Meet Rudolph

Santa At Wild Arctic

He might just be the Arctic's most famous resident. You can meet Santa at the top of the world and check out all the animal encounters.

From 11.30am each day.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2019 Dining & Shopping

Christmas Market

Shopping: The centerpiece of SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations, the Christmas Market is the place to go for unique gifts and culinary delights. Kids will love the snow flurries too. You can even get a family picture inside a giant snow globe.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations - Marketplace

Market Place along the Bayside Pathway offers delightful elves, plenty of holiday cheer and live entertainment from the Christmas Council. Musicians play on the Gazebo Stage and there's a magical model train village. There's also a great view overlooking the Sea of Trees where you can take a seat by the fire pit.

Holiday Eats & Treats

This mini food festival is bound to tickle your taste buds. You'll find 10 booths located in the Christmas Market area. A further 12 food and beverage cottages and kitchens all offer seasonal delights too. There are over 40 holiday treats and specialty beverages to choose from.

Christmas Celebration Tasting and Brew Samplers are available. 5 items cost $27, 10 items cost $42.

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Dinner with Santa

You can meet Santa as you dine on an all you can eat holiday feast. This upgrade also includes reserved seating at the Winter Wonderland on Ice show.

Dinner with Santa includes:

  • Assorted Chef Crafted Salads
  • Traditional Sage Rubbed Turkey with Pan Gravy and Citrus Cranberry Relish
  • Slow Roasted Rosemary Infused Prime Rib with Horseradish Demi
  • Lobster Mac and Cheese
  • Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Corn Tortillas
  • Marinated Grilled Vegetables with Chimichurri Sauce
  • Pecan Crusted Sweet Potato Flan
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Butter and Parsley Red Potatoes
  • Assorted Freshly Baked Holiday Desserts

There's a kids menu too, plus gluten free options. Adults are $45, children 3 to 9 are $20. Children under 3 are free, but a reservation is required. All prices plus tax.

SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebration 2019 Upgrades

Reserved Show Seating

Don't want to wait in line? You can reserve seating for all the shows with several Show Seating packages available. We did this last year and thoroughly enjoyed strolling into the shows without waiting in line. It allowed us to arrive later for the shows and enjoy more time around the park.

You'll get one-time reserved seating for O Wondrous Night, plus unlimited reserved seating for:

  • Sea Lion High: The Christmas Special
  • Winter Wonderland on Ice
  • Miracles
  • Pet's Ahoy Christmas
  • One Ocean
  • Dolphin Days

The reserved show seating package is $30 per person. New Years Eve is $50 per person.

Priority Access Meet & Greet

  • Don't want to wait in line to meet characters? You can purchase a Priority Access Meet & Greet package. Priority Access includes both Rudolph and friends + Santa Claus.

For all Upgrades, book online at SeaWorld's Website.

We hope you enjoy your SeaWorld Orlando Christmas Celebrations.

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