Christmas Shows

Christmas Celebration Shows

O Wondrous Night

O Wondrous Night tells the greatest story never told – the story of the Nativity as seen through the eyes of the animals who experienced it. This magical Christmas experience features a variety of amazing puppetry, more than 30 carols and dance set against the backdrop of traditional Christmas music. This glorious live-stage show celebration will charm, entertain and delight people from all walks of life. Everyone will be entertained by and the true glory of Christmas.

Singing, special effects, amazing animals and holiday spirit combine to make O Wondrous Night yet another reason to make SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, the largest in all of Texas, an annual part of your family’s holiday tradition for years to come.

Shows & Experiences

Photos with Santa

Guests of all ages can share wishes and dreams with our one-of-a-kind, cowboy hat wearing, Texas Santa Claus, presented by the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. Experience a heart-warming visit and create holiday memories that you can only have at SeaWorld San Antonio.

Tunnel of Lights

Reflect on the season as our tunnel of lights comes alive with the sounds of a country Christmas.

Elves Christmas Story

Help our acrobatic elf balance the nice list and stack up the cheer. Weather Permitting

SeaWorld San Antonio Merry Mariachis

Merry Mariachis

Join us every Saturday during Christmas Celebration for this guest favorite! A dash of Santa, a hint of Christmas, and a whole lot of mariachi! The Merry Mariachis fill Beluga Pathway with the sounds of the season. Weather Permitting

A Wondrous Animal Connection

Learn about some of the animals featured in our newest Christmas show O Wondrous Night.

Christmas Market Country Singers

Hear some of your favorite Christmas songs but with a country twist! We have brought in local Texas musicians to wow you as you walk through our Christmas Market area - near Rio Loco.
Weather Permitting

Sesame Street Shows, Parades & Photos

Cookie Monster with a family enjoying Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld San Antonio.

NEW! Jinglin' Around the Block Party

Jingle your way to Sesame Street Bay of Play to join our Jinglin’ Around the Block Party! Fill your holidays with music, dancing, laughter and plenty of Christmas cheer with your favorite Sesame Street friends!

Photos with Sesame Street Friends

Enjoy photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends in their festive holiday attire.

Sesame Street Christmas Parade

The whole family is sure to sing, dance, and be merry with their favorite Sesame Street furry friends, including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, and more.
Weather Permitting

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Shows & Photos

Photos with Rudolph and Friends

Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Clarice, Bumble, and their other friends at SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration.

Rudolph's Misfit Brass Band

Listen to the smooth stylings of The Misfit Brass Band, as they swing you into the spirit of Christmas. Weather Permitting

Rudolph's Christmas Tree Light Show

See the swirling lights of our LED Christmas tree paired with the sounds of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all related elements © & TM under license to Character Arts, LLC. All rights reserved.

Daily Schedule

Presentations and activity times may vary each day. Check our schedule for up to date times.
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Christmas Celebration Shows FAQs

What are fun things to do during Christmas in San Antonio?

Holiday shops, shows, food, lights and more are offered during Christmas Celebration. With so many fun things to do at SeaWorld San Antonio during this Christmas season, guests may explore the park to get the most of their visit.

What time does SeaWorld San Antonio open during Christmas Celebration?

See our park hours page to find times for our Christmas Celebration event.

What shows are offered during Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld San Antonio?

Listen to Merry Mariachis play festive tunes, watch the greatest story never told with O Wondrous Night, and more during your time at Christmas Celebration. With loads of holiday entertainment available, choosing which shows to see will be the hardest decision!