Join our 2022 Passport to Thrills Celebration

Join Our 2022 Passport to Thrills Celebration

As a Pass Member, you’ll be able to enjoy dedicated ride times on Emperor before it opens for all guests. But now as an additional bonus, you have the opportunity to experience Emperor as a VIP at our new event: The Passport to Thrills Celebration! This special event will feature exclusive ride times, special entertainment, refreshments, and more. In order to attend this celebration, you must embark on an exciting new adventure and complete a thrills-themed mission.

Your Passport to Thrills mission, should you choose to accept it: just visit SeaWorld San Diego three times* from September 17 - December 31: Howl-O-Scream; October: Halloween Spooktacular; November: Christmas Celebration; and any day December 1-31. From the Halloween fun of Spooktacular to the merriment of our Christmas Celebration, there are countless reasons to visit this year, so don’t wait to get started!

  • Emperor at SeaWorld San Diego

    Be a First Rider on Emperor!

    Be among the first to ride and experience Emperor, like a VIP!


    To be a VIP Emperor rider:


    • Visit SeaWorld San Diego during select timeframes between September 17 - December 31, 2021 (Limited to one visit per day):
      • Howl-O-Scream event dates and times on September 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 using a Pass Member ticket purchased through the Pass Member Portal.
      • Spooktacular event dates Saturdays and Sundays in October.
      • Christmas Celebration select dates in November.
      • Any day December 1 - 31.
      • You may visit as often as you’d like, but your three eligible visits will only be counted once over the timeframes listed above.
    • Must be opted in for email in order to be eligible
    • Must be a SeaWorld San Diego Annual Pass Member, active through February 28, 2022

  • Program valid for active Silver, Gold, and Platinum SeaWorld CA Pass Members. Not valid for Fun Card, CA 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 September 17, 2021 – December 31, 2021 on the eligible dates to qualify to attend the 2022 Passport to Thrills Celebration. Visits to Howl-O-Scream will only be recorded when using Howl-O-Scream tickets purchased from the Pass Member portal while logged in to your account. Annual Pass must be active through February 28, 2022 to attend event. Limited to one visit per day. RSVP for the event is required. No guests. Date of Passport to Thrills Celebration to be announced.

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