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Shows & Tours

  • Christmas Celebration Reserved Seating Package

    SeaWorld Christmas Celebration

    Save time in the park and enjoy Reserved Seating for each of our Christmas Celebration show Presentations.

    Package includes seating in our reserved section for our brand-new Christmas shows A Stocking Full of Soul at Mission Bay Theater and A Joyous Celebration at Nautilus Amphitheater.  Also includes reserved seating for fan favorites Dolphin Island Christmas and Clyde & Seamore's Christmas Special returning this season.  Take advantage of this 4-show Christmas package as seating is limited. 
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $24.99 /ea.
  • A Joyous Celebration Reserved Seating

    A Joyous Celebration Christmas Show at SeaWorld San Diego

    Save time in the park with Reserved Seating for our brand new outdoors show A Joyful Celebration.

    Located at Nautilus Amphitheater nightly starting Nov. 18th.  The magic of Christmas will come alive at A Joyous Celebration, a family-friendly show with energetic dancing, familiar Holiday songs, bright lights, and a Broadway style set! A Joyous Celebration will bring out the Yuletide cheer in audiences of all ages. 
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $6.99 /ea.
  • A Stocking Full of Soul Reserved Seating

    A Stocking Full of Soul Christmas Show

    Save time in the park with Reserved Seating for our brand-new indoor show A Stocking Full of Soul.

    Located at Mission Bay Theater on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays starting Nov. 18th.  Join "America's Got Talent" Finalist Bryan Cheatham, as he and his friends sing and dance the night away, getting ready for his big Christmas Celebration! Experience a soulful celebration of Holiday classics with appearances by some of your favorite SeaWorld characters in this original production.  
    Prices Starting at
    Guest $7.99 /ea.
  • Very Merry VIP Tour

    Christmas Tour

    Unwrap the magic of the holidays all while celebrating Christmas time at SeaWorld! For those who want it all, our Christmas Celebration tour is just for you! Guests will also enjoy priority access to take your photo with Santa!

    Tour includes:

    • Private Tour Guide from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    • Meet Reindeer and Mrs. Claus
    • Reserved show seating for Joyous Celebration and Clyde and Seamore’s Christmas Show
    • Priority access to photo opportunity with Santa
    • Hot Chocolate Souvenir Mug, along with complimentary refills
    • Behind the Scenes look at Turtle Reef

    Park admission is required, and not included in the price of the tour.
    Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour time to check-in at the Guided Tours Patio (located in front of Guest Services). Late arrivals will miss components of the tour.
    A minimum of two guests per reservation is required.
    All children under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
    Cancellation of your tour or changes in your group size must be done at least 48 hours in advance of your scheduled event night or 100% of your payment will be forfeited.

    Prices Starting at
    Guest $129.00 /ea.


  • Santa’s Holly Jolly Brunch at Dine with Orcas

    Festive Entrees and Desserts available during SeaWorld San Diego Christmas Celebration

    Enjoy a delicious chef crafted meal on a private poolside patio next to Orca Whales with a special visit from Santa!

    Santa's Holly Jolly Brunch is an hour long experience on select dates during Christmas Celebration.  Advance reservations are recommended as some seating times do sell out quickly. Day-of reservations can be made at the ticket booths or Guest Services just inside the park; if space is available. Book now; this is an exclusive, up-close, experience you won’t want to miss!
    Located outdoors
    * Entire area is smoke free
    * 1 hour long experience
    * Santa will be there for a special photo opportunity
    * Experience majestic orcas up-close from our private, poolside patio. 
    Prices Starting at
    Adult (Ages 10+) $49.99 /ea.
    Child (Ages 3-9) $29.99 /ea.
    Infant $0.00 /ea.

Photo Package

  • Santa Priority Photo Access

    Child whispering to Santa

    Skip the lines and get priority access to meet Santa and get a special photo package reservation with Santa at Santa's Christmas Shoppe!

    Santa Priority Photo Access includes priority line access for up to six (6) guests to meet Santa and a special photo bundle that includes:
    • 2 6X8 Prints
    • 2 Acrylic Frames
    • 1 Photo Ornament
    • 4 Photo Magnets
    • Priority Access to meet Santa for up to six (6) guests in the group.

    Group may not exceed six (6) guests due to capacity.Not for resale.  No cash value. Non-refundable.  Ticket cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed.  May not be combined with other discounts or special offers.

    Group (Up to 6 People) $80.00 /ea.

Holiday Extras

  • School Break Holiday Camp (Grades 1-5)

    Busch Gardens Williamsburg Winter Wonders Mini-Camp

    School is out so let’s play! Each day we will visit animal exhibits, join in some camp-tastic songs, games, and crafts, and experience all that SeaWorld Camp has to offer.
    ● For grades 1st-5th grade.
    ● Program is Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

    The Holiday Break camp dates:
    Dec. 19-23
    Dec. 26-30
    For grades 1st-5th grade. Program is 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
    • 1 camp t-shirt that must be worn
    • A reusable water bottle
    • 1 snack

    Campers need to bring their own lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. After purchase, the guardian will be sent registration and health history forms to be completed before the program begins. Parking passes and check in information will be sent closer to the date of the program.

    Camper $199.00 /ea.