THE TIME IS “NOW” TO GET A 2017 SEAWORLD FUN CARD AND ANNUAL PASS
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 7, 2016) — The all new Ocean Explorer, Orca Encounter and Electric Ocean™ nighttime summer extravaganza make SeaWorld® San Diego the place to be in 2017. With a Fun Card or Annual Pass, guests can enjoy a year full of excitement at an incredible value.
Southern California’s best value is back. Purchase a 2017 Fun Card and guests can pay less than a day and visit the rest of 2016 and all of 2017. Purchasing the 2017 Fun Card by Dec. 31 also provides guests free parking January through March.
Buy a SeaWorld 1-Year Annual Pass and get unlimited visits for 15 months as well as free parking and savings on in-park food and merchandise, behind-the-scenes tours and animal interaction programs. At $159 guests also experience no blackout dates, receive exclusive Monthly Rewards valued at more than $400 and access to special preview events.
SeaWorld is a “must” experience for 2017. Along with its exciting new attractions – the largest attractions opening in the park’s history – an exciting lineup of extraordinary seasonal events are all the more reasons to visit SeaWorld all year long.
Here’s a peek at the next 15 months of fun and excitement:
Kids FREE in October:
Take advantage of SeaWorld’s amazing Kids FREE offer in October. As part of San Diego’s “Kidvasion” campaign, this fantastic offer includes free child admission to the park with one full-paid adult admission in October. The same offer is valid at Dine With Shamu® and Breakfast with Shamu exclusive dining experiences. Additionally, one kid age 10 to 12 and at least 4 feet tall can experience SeaWorld’s Dolphin Interaction Program or Beluga Interaction Program for free with one full-paid adult participant. Purchase and visitation must take place between Oct. 1-31.
Halloween Spooktacular: Every weekend in October
Halloween Spooktacular® is San Diego’s premier not-too-spooky family-fun extravaganza. New this year for Spooktacular is a family-friendly celebration of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, where colorful papel picado flags, vibrant Ofrendas and large Catrinas invite guests to learn about and take part in the festivities of this traditional Mexican holiday. Other fun-fishy Halloween activities includes free candy at 12 ocean-themed trick-or-treat stations throughout the park, along with an undersea pumpkin patch with wacky, roaming costume characters that pose for photos with guests. Back by popular demand are Halloween-themed silly spooky shows Clyde & Seamore’s Big Halloween Bash and Sesame Street’s Who Said Boo?, which are sure to leave guests spellbound.
Christmas Celebration: Select Dates, Nov. 19 – Jan. 1, 2017
Unwrap the frosty fun of sea lions, snow and Santa at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration®. Brighten the holiday spirit with extraordinary animal shows, Santa’s Christmas Village and more than one and a half million low-energy use twinkling lights embracing the park. New in 2016: the beloved Christmas character Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™. Guests can meet and take photos with Rudolph, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster at the all-new Rudolph’s Christmastown. Also new this year is Snow Hill. This wintery themed area will be packed with real snow and sled lanes geared for smaller children.
NEW! Ocean Explorer: Opens Summer 2017
Ocean Explorer will combine multiple aquariums, exciting rides and digital technologies to engage park guests in an experience centered on exploration and adventure inspiring them to protect the wonders of our oceans.
NEW! Orca Encounter: Debuts Summer 2017
This all-new, inspiring, educational Orca Encounter reinforces SeaWorld’s ongoing commitment to education, marine science research and rescue of marine animals. These live documentaries will be based on orca behavior in the wild: what they eat, how they hunt, how they navigate and how they communicate, helping guests gain a deeper appreciation and respect for the orcas and empowering them to preserve the future of these majestic animals.
NEW! Electric Ocean: Debuts Summer 2017
As the sun sets, Electric Ocean will light up the park with an ocean of brilliance and vibrant energy that will transform the park into an underwater world of colorful luminescence. This brand new, nighttime summer spectacular will immerse guests in a glowing sea of wonder with bioluminescent-like lighting, music and pathway entertainment.
Pass Member Appreciation Months: January and September
Special Seasonal Events:
Jack Hanna Appearance – Select Dates: January 2017
Lunar New Year – Select Dates: January & February 2017
Magic Weekends – Weekends in March 2017
Seven Seas® Food Festival – Select Dates: Spring 2017
Halloween Spooktacular – Select Dates: September & October 2017
Christmas Celebration – Select Dates: November & December 2017
About SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) is a leading theme park and entertainment company providing experiences that matter, and inspiring guests to protect animals and the wild wonders of our world. The company is one of the world's foremost zoological organizations and a global leader in animal welfare, training, husbandry and veterinary care. The company collectively cares for what it believes is one of the largest zoological collections in the world and has helped lead advances in the care of animals. The company also rescues and rehabilitates marine and terrestrial animals that are ill, injured, orphaned or abandoned, with the goal of returning them to the wild. The SeaWorld rescue team has helped more than 28,000 animals in need over the last 50 years.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. owns or licenses a portfolio of recognized brands including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens® and Sea Rescue®. Over its more than 50-year history, the company has built a diversified portfolio of 12 destination and regional theme parks that are grouped in key markets across the United States, many of which showcase its one-of-a-kind zoological collection of over 800 species of animals. The company's theme parks feature a diverse array of rides, shows and other attractions with broad demographic appeal which deliver memorable experiences and a strong value proposition for its guests.