Christmas 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, animals, 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. Experience a heart-warming visit and create holiday memories that you can only have at SeaWorld San Antonio.

Merry Mariachis

A Christmas Celebration guest favorite returns! A dash of Santa, a hint of Christmas and a whole lot of mariachi! The Merry Mariachis fill Coca-Cola Lane with the sounds of the season. Weather Permitting

NEW! Ocean Discovery: A Splash of Christmas

Celebrate the season with our graceful beluga whales and acrobatic Pacific white-sided dolphins as they swim, leap, and splash to the Nutcracker Suite.

NEW! A Wondrous Animal Connection

Learn about some of the animal stars in our newest Christmas show O Wondrous Night.

Tunnel of Lights

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

NEW! The Snowman Jam

Come jump, jingle and jive as the DJ remixes some of your favorite Christmas tunes and surrounds you with a festive flurry.

Elves Christmas Story

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

Christmas Market Country Singers

Join us as we feature real Texas Country artists in our Christmas Market area.
Weather Permitting

Sesame Street Shows, Parades & Photos

Elmo's Christmas Wish

Elmo, Cookie Monster, Grover, Zoe, and Rosita sing and dance about their favorite holiday, and talk about what each of them wants for Christmas.

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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