SeaWorld Summer News 2024

SeaWorld Summer News 2024

SeaWorld Summer News 2024 – Just in time for summer, SeaWorld Orlando, voted one of the best theme parks in the U.S. by USA Today’s 10Best 2024 Readers Choice awards, is excited to give guests a new place to chill with the much-anticipated grand opening of the all-new Antarctica Realm. Plus, the park has unveiled its new summer’s lineup, including exciting events taking place every weekend, such as the ALL-NEW Shamu and Crew Better Together Breakfast, the sizzling Viva La Musica event and the return of fan-favorite, Bands, Brew and BBQ. Additionally, for the perfect ending to the perfect day, Ignite, the awe-inspiring fireworks display, is back, capturing the magnificence of the ocean and painting it across the night sky on select summer evenings.

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SeaWorld Summer News 2024


All-New Experiences, Live Shows & Entertainment 

  • NEW Antarctica Realm: This immersive new area will be home to the highly anticipated family launch coaster, Penguin Trek, set to open this summer. In the realm, guests can cool off at “South Pole Sips,” the latest addition to SeaWorld Orlando’s vibrant bar scene, offering ice-cold draft beer, canned selections, and tantalizing frozen cocktails. The beloved Expedition Café is also reopening within the Antarctica Realm, boasting a diverse menu that caters to every palate, from healthy grab-and-go options to delectable dishes inspired by Italian and Asian cuisines. Guests can also enjoy up-close encounters with penguins in the expansive penguin habitat, making Antarctica a must-visit destination for guests of all ages.
  • NEW “So Much More to Sea” 60th Anniversary Parade Featuring Shamu and Crew: In celebration of SeaWorld’s 60th Anniversary, guests of all ages can enjoy an ALL-NEW interactive parade featuring the park’s ocean crew and fan-favorite SeaWorld characters, Shamu and Crew, embarking on an exciting adventure full of endless discovery! 
  • NEW Cirque-Style Show, Xceleration: Guests can catch an exhilarating ALL-NEW live stunt show, Xceleration, featuring hip hop music, BMX, roller skating and skateboarding at the air-conditioned Nautilus Theater.
  • NEW Shamu and Crew Better Together Breakfast: This summer, guests can start their day hanging out with Shamu and Crew while enjoying a delicious breakfast. Reservations are required and capacity is limited.  
  • NEW Sea Lion Presentation: Starting on June 7, the debut of Flippers, Facts and Fun: The Sea Lion Experience, a NEW sea lion presentation that will have guests laughing and learning lots of fun facts about sea lions.
  • NEW Rescue Tails: Rescue Tails features amazing animals, where guests will hear inspiring tales of rescues while learning about the importance of conservation at Seaport Theater.
  • NEW Limited-edition 60th Anniversary Food & Beverage, Merchandise and Collectibles: Guests can commemorate SeaWorld’s milestone 60th Anniversary with special exclusive food and beverage offerings, collectables, and memorabilia throughout the year, including a new souvenir popcorn bucket, new souvenir sipper, special 60th anniversary beer on draft, and snacks and sips like Shamu-shaped pretzels, Seaberry Splash Dippin’ Dots and Rita’s Shark Gelati.

Returning Live Shows & Entertainment 

  • Returning- Ignite Fireworks: As the sun sets, the night sky comes alive! Ignite fireworks show returns to SeaWorld Orlando, featuring an incredible display of fireworks, music, lights and pyrotechnics that brings the brilliance of the sea to the sky above.
  • Club SeaGlow: Summer nights become unforgettable when filled with music, lights, dancing and more, at Club SeaGlow, at Bayside Stadium, on select nights. A DJ will be spinning dance music all evening, creating an electrifying atmosphere glowing with excitement.

Where and When:

SeaWorld | Summer 2024


The best way to take in the 60th Anniversary Celebration and everything happening at SeaWorld Orlando this year is with an Annual Pass. With an Annual Pass, guests will enjoy 12 months of unlimited visits and special benefits like exclusive access to our newest attraction coming soon, “Penguin Trek”, FREE parking, FREE guest tickets, access to special VIP events, savings on merchandise and more! Special offers on tickets and passes, including limited-time Memorial Day deals, are available at SeaWorld Orlando. Join in celebrating SeaWorld’s 60th Anniversary and explore “So Much More to Sea” this summer!

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