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December 2022 SeaWorld Pass Member News

November 29, 2022
Holiday fun and unique experiences await Pass Members in December.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is in full swing! Enjoy festive holiday treats and brews, pick up your free Pass Member ornament, and take advantage of other exclusive offers and exciting happenings this month at SeaWorld.

P.S., Don’t forget it is your last month to complete the Passport to Thrills to get your FREE Pipeline: The Surf Coaster Quick Queue to use in 2023!

Bonus Guest Ticket Offer
Ice skating at SeaWorld Orlando
Make the holidays even merrier by bringing a friend to SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration! As a Pass Member, you can get a bonus guest ticket for just $39.50. That’s a savings of up to 70% for a limited time! Purchase and use your guest ticket anytime Dec. 21, 2022 – Jan. 3, 2023.

Pro tip: There’s no need to wait in line at the park! Get to the fun faster by logging into the online Pass Portal using your barcode and zip code, and then simply scan your digital ticket at the gate right from your phone.

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Time is Running out to Complete Your Passport to Thrills!
Pipeline The Surf Coaster Concept Artwork
SeaWorld is home to more coasters than any other theme park in Orlando and Spring 2023 will see a brand-new addition to the already incredible lineup of thrills as Pipeline, the world’s first surf coaster debuts. Pass Members can get a FREE one-time Quick Queue for the new attraction by visiting the Pass Member Lounge (open noon – 4 p.m. daily) three days Nov. 4 – Dec. 31, 2022. The Quick Queue you receive on your third visit to the Pass Member Lounge will then give you expediated access any one day from grand opening through Dec. 31, 2023.

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More Time To Enjoy The Pass Member Lounge
Infinity Falls entrance during SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
We know Pass Members loves having a place to relax and recharge during their visit to SeaWorld Orlando. That’s why starting Dec. 28, we’re giving Annual Pass Members even more time to visit the Pass Member Lounge! The new operating hours for this exclusive lounge will be from one hour after park opening until one hour prior to park closing. Not sure where the Pass Member Lounge is located? It is inside Waterway Bar & Grill next to Infinity Falls and exclusively for active Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Florida Platinum Pass Members.

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Pipeline Car Debuts in Park
Pipeline The Surf Coaster at SeaWorld Orlando
Excited to ride the world's first surf coaster opening at SeaWorld Orlando in Spring 2023? You can now get a first glimpse of the ride vehicle as it debuts in park Friday, Dec. 9 for viewing and photos. This unique first of its kind ride vehicle will be available for viewing for a limited-time so grab your Pass and get to the park soon!

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Pass Member Exclusive Merchandise Offer
Christmas Souvenirs
Get your Christmas gifts for less with this Pass Member exclusive offer of 50% off these cuddly Christmas plush. Regularly $19.99 Pass Members can purchase them starting December 1 for only $9.99. Don’t wait to get these for the ‘nice’ ones on your Christmas list this year!

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Bring your appetite to SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
SeaWorld Christmas Celebration Food Samples
Festive food and specialty drinks will be making their return to SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration! Stay warm with winter classics like hot cocoa and holiday cookies. The best way to enjoy all these eats at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is with a festival sampling lanyard! Pay once and enjoy your combination of up to 10 festival items.

BONUS: Pass Members enjoy two bonus samples, giving you 12 samples for the price of 10!

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Pin Trading Lanyards Return
Pin Trading
The tradition of pin trading began at SeaWorld Orlando in 2018 where guests trade with our park ambassadors to find their favorite souvenir pin. After switching to pin trading boards in 2020 the tradition of our pin trading lanyard returns December 18! Guests can find Ambassadors with newly refreshed pin trading lanyards in all of the SeaWorld Orlando retail shops ready to trade for your most sought after pin. Whether your favorite features one of our iconic animals or signature roller coasters there is a perfect pin out there for everyone.

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Pass Member Exclusive Doughnut
Coaster Coffee doughnut
Stop by Coaster Coffee Company to purchase a Pass Member exclusive doughnut, Dulce de Leche, now - Dec. 31. This new doughnut is filled with Dulce de Leche buttercream, rolled in cinnamon sugar, and then topped with a caramel drizzle to make a perfect holiday treat!

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New Month = New Cup
SeaWorld Pass Member Collectible Sharks Glass
Take home a different limited-edition, Pass Member-exclusive glass this month! Pick up the newest addition to our yearlong Pass Member-exclusive series for just $10 at SeaWorld Store, Under the Sun, Coconut Bay Traders, Glacial Collections, or Fins Gifts. No other discount applies.

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40 Years of Partnership with Florida Public Schools
Manta Aquarium
Since 1982, SeaWorld Orlando and Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) have provided hands-on education about conservation including marine life, veterinary care, hydroponic gardening, beekeeping, and environmental conservation. SeaWorld works closely with OCPS Eco Club students, inspiring the next generation of conservationists.

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An Exciting Year of Pass Rewards
SeaWorld Pass Members Cards at Manta roller coaster
As 2022 comes to a close, another year of exciting monthly rewards are on the horizon for SeaWorld Annual pass Members in 2023! From returning Pass Member favorites like SeaWorld Bucks, VIP Ride Night, and discounted guest tickets, to ALL-NEW rewards and free gifts. Be sure to sign-up for emails to get reminders of all that awaits you in the new-year and to be the first to know when new rewards are added!

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Free Pass Member Exclusive Glass Ornament - Sold Out
SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member 2022 Christmas Ornament
Happy Holidays from SeaWorld! December means it is time for Pass Members to pick-up their annual FREE exclusive ornament. This year we are honoring our never-ending commitment to support healthy oceans and our new coaster, Pipeline, opening Spring 2023 with a glass wave. This hand-crafted ornament means no two are alike and are available starting December 1 to pick-up at Coconut Bay Traders, while supplies last!

Remember, each Pass Member must be present to pick-up their ornament – so visit early before they are gone!

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All offers available for active SeaWorld Orlando Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Florida Platinum Pass Members unless noted. Not valid for Fun Card, Florida Teacher Card, Preschool Card, Friends & Family Pass, or Transferable Pass. All offers have limited availability and are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. See website for full offer details, park hours, and show schedule before arrival. Pass discount varies by tier.

$39.50 Guest Ticket Offer: Available only via Pass Member online portal or self-service ticket kiosks from December 21, 2022 – January 3, 2023 Pass Member must be present at the park for the guest ticket holder to gain admittance. Tickets are nontransferable, nonrefundable, not for resale, void if altered, will not be replaced if lost or stolen, and may be confiscated without restitution for misuse. Not valid with any other offers. Not valid on previous purchases, multi-day tickets, Annual Passes, or amenities. Parking not included. Guest ticket must be purchased and used between December 21, 2022 – January 3, 2023.

Pass Member Lounge: Hours and lounge availability are subject to change without notice.

Pipeline Passport to Thrills One-Time Quick Queue Program: Program valid for active Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Florida Platinum SeaWorld Orlando Pass Members. Not valid for Florida Teacher Card, Preschool Card, Friends & Family Pass, or Transferable Pass. Program subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Pass Member must be opted in for email in order to be eligible. Must visit at least three times from November 4, 2022 – December 31, 2022 and scan Annual Pass at the Pass Member lounge to qualify. Annual Pass must be active through redemption of the one-time Quick Queue. Limited to one visit per day. Upon third scan, Pass Member will receive a free-one time Quick Queue for Pipeline: The Surf Coaster valid for a one time redemption from Pipeline's grand opening to December 31, 2023. Capacity limited. All ride height and safety restrictions apply. Quick Queue ticket cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No guests.

Pass Member Exclusive Merchandise Offer: No additional discounts apply.

Christmas Food & Beverage Lanyard: Pass Members get 12 samples for the price of 10. No further discounts apply to lanyards. Must be 21 years of age or older to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages. Each redemption requires valid photo ID. This product is nonrefundable, nontransferable, and not valid for resale. Menu is subject to change and availability.

Free Holiday Ornament: Limit one per active SeaWorld Orlando Pass Member. Available on a first-come, first served basis while supplies last. Each Pass Member must be present and show active Pass to redeem.

Events: Event dates, times, offerings, and schedules are subject to change without notice.

Park hours and operating schedule subject to change without prior notice.