Theme Park News


Following in Busch Gardens’ footsteps earlier this week, SeaWorld Orlando released their event schedule for 2012 yesterday. Here’s what guests can expect to find at the aquatic theme park in just two months:

Kids will get a kick out of Saturdays at SeaWorld next year with the New! Just for Kids! Festival for ages 2-9. Kids will be able to enjoy performances by kid-favorite entertainers, such as Choo Choo Soul and Max and Ruby, as well as fun, family activities that will take place Saturdays, Jan 14-Feb 4.

Bands, Brew & BBQ will hit the park beginning on Feb 11 with twice as much rockin’ fun when the park hosts concerts Saturdays and Sundays. The event runs Feb. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 and March 3-4. That’s four weekends of smokin’ hot concerts, sizzling BBQ and a thirst-quenching beer garden.

Celebrity animal expert, Jack Hanna will spend a weekend showing off amazing animals from around the world March 24-25.

The Hispanic festival Viva La Musica spices up SeaWorld Saturdays in April and early may with traditional Latin food, specialty drinks, and Grammy and Latin-Grammy-award winning performances. The fiesta runs April 14, 21, 28 and May 5.

Cool off during those hot summer days at SeaWorld’s annual Summer Nights. All summer long, June through August, guests will enjoy waves of fun with fantastic nighttime shows, thrilling coasters under the stars, and a nightly fireworks and fountain finale.

October brings in Orlando’s friendliest Halloween event, Halloween Spooktacular but in 2012 its better than ever1 Children can trick-or-treat, encounter whimsical sea creatures, and catch silly and spooky shows on Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 27-28.

We’re not even at Christmas in 2011 and SeaWorld has already announced Christmas 2012 events! SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration brings elves, Elmo, Santa and Shamu to the annual holiday bash. Waves of holiday spirit splash over the park in a watery, wintery, wonderland on select nights from Nov. 23-Dec. 31.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Happy New Year! Celebrate the New Year SeaWorld style with a spectacular musical celebration and bold fireworks for an unforgettable evening!

If you can’t wait until 2012 to enjoy all of the sea animals and fun SeaWorld has to offer you can find discounted tickets right here on For just $67.00 for adults and $59.00 for children you can spend the day meeting Shamu, riding the mighty Kraken, spending some up-close-and-personal time with dolphins and so much more!

Stay tuned for more details on this year’s holiday fun at SeaWorld. The festivities start soon so make sure you check back soon.