Event FAQs

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Do I need to purchase tickets online or can we buy at the park?

Guests must purchase date and time-specific admission to the ALL-NEW Sesame Street Parade of Lights Drive-Thru Experience in advance.

Do Pass Members or Fun Card Holders receive a discount?

SeaWorld Annual Pass Members save 50% on their event admission. Pass Members also receive an additional discount on food, drink, and merchandise. Log in to your Pass Portal to purchase. 

Fun Card Holders save 25% on their event admission. Log in to your Pass Portal to purchase. 

Are there any vehicles which are not permitted?

The following types of vehicles are prohibited at the event: Buses, mini busses, bicycles, motorcycles or scooters, and cars with trailer attachments.

Max Vehicle Dimensions:

  • Height: 9ft 2in
  • Width: 6ft 7in
  • Length: 22ft 2in

What is your refund/exchange policy?

All admission orders are non-refundable. Admission non-refund terms and conditions are agreed to before purchase. In special circumstances, we may be able to help reschedule your experience to another date and session that has not already sold out. If there is a cancellation or delay of the experience, we will help with rescheduling. Please contact [email protected] for more information. Be sure to include your admission order number.

We came when the weather wasn’t ideal, can we get our money back?

We do not offer any refunds due to inclement weather. If the weather limits visibility and is to the point we cannot operate, we will reschedule your experience for a different date.

Will I be required to wear a face covering?

We have worked diligently with state and local health officials, government leaders, medical and epidemiology experts, and attraction industry leaders to develop protocols and guidelines to safely reopen our park, including requirements for guests and team members to wear face coverings.

Face coverings are required for guests (over the age of two) at transaction points during the experience (admission, merchandise, culinary) or if approached by a team member. Guests are not required to wear face coverings while driving through the experience. 

Guests who do not comply with the face covering policy as stated above will not be permitted to enter or remain in the park.

Can we have people in our truck bed?

Everyone will need to be inside of the vehicle with a seat belt.

Will there be interaction with our Sesame Street friends?

You can interact with your favorite furry friends. All interactions will be done in a creative way from inside your car without needing to open the window.

Will food and beverage be available on site for purchase?

Snacks and beverages are available for online pre-order and to buy at the event while remaining in the comfort of your own vehicle. Menus and availability may vary by session. Cash will not be accepted at this time.

Will there be merchandise for sale?

There is a limited amount of merchandise bundles available for pre-order to pick up at the event while remaining in the comfort of your own vehicle. There will also be other merchandise sold at the Sesame Street Parade of Lights. Cash will not be accepted at this time. 

Are there restrooms available?

Restrooms will only be available at the beginning of the drive-thru. Please ask an Ambassador and they can show you where it is. Reminder, guests are required to wear face coverings and practice safe social distancing while outside of their vehicle.

Once we exit the Sesame Street Parade of Lights, can we come back the same day?

Guests may not return after exiting the Drive-Thru on the same day without paying admission again. Admission confirmations expire once guests exit the Drive-Thru.

Can I coordinate my booking with another car?

You can purchase multiple admissions for the same time session, as long as there is availability, although the specific position of each car within the group cannot be guaranteed.

Can I take photos or record the experience?

We do allow photography at the event for personal use only. For any other use, please contact us in advance at [email protected]

What happens if my car breaks down, overheats, etc. while I’m in the Sesame Street Parade of Lights?

If your car can still move, please drive to the side of the road (but stay on the roadway) and place your flashers on. If you cannot move your car, just place your flashers on. One of our team members will come to assist you. Do not exit the vehicle.

Since I am in my vehicle, will I be allowed to smoke?

Smoking is not permitted on the premises whether inside or outside your vehicle.

Will I have to go through Security before entering?

Vehicle and belongings are subject to visual inspection prior to entering the experience. All vehicles must open their windows to complete this inspection.

The following items are not permitted to be brought into SeaWorld San Diego for the safety of our guests and team members:

  • Weapons of any kind or objects that appear to be weapons (to include self-defense sprays, pocket knives, toy guns, squirt guns, water blasters, etc.)
  • Articles of clothing with offensive language or images
  • Flags, banners, signs, or voice amplification devices used for the purpose of conducting demonstrations or to incite a crowd
  • Alcoholic beverages, marijuana, drug paraphernalia or other illegal substances
  • Fireworks and other flammable items
  • Laser pens, laser pointers or similar focused light devices
  • Portable stereos and loud music