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4th of July Celebration

Fireworks Every Night

Celebrate the 4th of July with a bang! Join us for nightly fireworks June 30 - July 4.

In honor of Independence Day, you can get in the patriotic spirit when you witness a dazzling fireworks display—free with admission to SeaWorld! This stunning mix of pyrotechnics, set to a triumphant musical score, is ready to illuminate SeaWorld’s skyline and captivate you with spectacular flames, sparks, and surprises.

Join the fun and save on Annual Passes, tickets and Fun Cards during our 4th of July Sale!

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4th of July Celebration

SeaWorld San Diego 4th of July Fireworks Celebration FAQs

What is the SeaWorld San Diego 4th of July Weekend Celebration?

SeaWorld San Diego hosts a 4th of July Celebration every year, accompanied by inspiring music. The fireworks are synchronized to the music to create a memorable experience celebrating America's Independence Day. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and can be viewed from around the park.

Is the 4th of July Celebration included with SeaWorld San Diego park admission?

Yes, the 4th of July Celebration is included with regular park admission. Tickets are as low as $64.99 and you can save up to 35% on Annual Passes during the 4th of July Sale.

When is the best time to arrive for the SeaWorld San Diego fireworks show?

Find a great spot around SeaWorld at least 15 minutes before showtime for the best view of the 4th of July fireworks celebration.

Are wheelchairs and strollers available for rent during the SeaWorld San Diego 4th of July Celebration?

Yes, wheelchairs and stroller rentals are available at SeaWorld San Diego.

Can I bring food and beverages to the SeaWorld 4th of July Celebration at San Diego?

No, SeaWorld San Diego does not allow outside food and drinks brought into the park. Please see guest services for dietary need exceptions.

Can I re-enter the theme park if I leave during the SeaWorld San Diego 4th of July Celebration?

Re-entry is allowed on the same day if you keep your ticket or receive a hand stamp upon exit. However, policies can change, so it's best to check with park staff on the day of your visit.

Is a lost and found service available during the SeaWorld San Diego 4th of July Celebration?

SeaWorld San Diego has a lost and found where guests can report or claim lost items. Please report any lost or found items to Guest Services.

Are there other events during the 4th of July weekend at SeaWorld San Diego?

Yes, the 4th of July Celebration is just one of the highlight events at SeaWorld San Diego during 4th of July weekend. You can enjoy live entertainment and presentations as part of Summer Spectacular, exciting animal experiences, and thrilling rides.

Summer Spectacular

SeaWorld is ALL-NEW this summer! Experience three ALL-NEW theater shows including an action-packed water stunt spectacular, an ALL-NEW summer splashtacular parade, nightly fireworks, and so much more!

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Fireworks at SeaWorld San Diego