Sights & Sounds


Location: Outside Beluga Stadium

Beluga stadium comes alive with these hard to miss Nutcracker stilt walkers. Watch out collectors, this duo won’t fit on your mantle!

Tree Top Angel

Location: Front of the park

Plucked right from the top of the tree, our Christmas Princess will create memories that last a lifetime. Be sure to get your camera ready to have your photo taken with her! 

Christmas Market

Location: Rio Loco Area

This area of the park will be transformed into a South Texas Christmas like no other. FM 1225 will feature chili peppers, cowboy boots and wreaths made of cactus.  It will be the only place in the park to pose with our 12-foot-tall Cowboy Boot Tree, enjoy our blue grass band with your family, and visit with Santa Claus.

SeaWorld's Santa

Location: Christmas Market

He’s making his list and checking it twice – at SeaWorld! Don’t miss your chance to meet jolly old St. Nick in person. All ages are welcome and invited to take a special photo with Santa and tell him what they want for Christmas. (Go ahead, Dad, ask for that new HDTV). SeaWorld's Santa will be featured through Dec. 24th.

Candy Cane Forest

Location: Near SeaFire Grille

You can sip hot cocoa as you experience over 100,000 lights in this self-guided area of the park. Everything is striped red and white. From the 8-foot-tall candy canes to the red and white floral designs, Candy Cane Forest will leave you craving a peppermint or two!

Snowman Village

Location: Penguin Plaza

Head on over and pose for a few pictures with our SeaWorld snowmen.  These zany characters have been frozen in time! The Rocker, The Punker and even The King will quickly become a must see favorite at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration.

The Jingle Belles

Location: Candy Cane Forest

What happens when you combine swing and soul? The Jingle Belles, that’s what! This trio of sassy holiday vocalists will put a fresh and funky twist on some holiday favorites.

The Peppermints

Location: Candy Cane Forrest

This quartet of singers will dazzle and amuse guests with their tightly woven harmonies and over-the-top personalities! Guests that stop to watch The Peppermints will certainly leave humming a carol or two.

Merry Mariachi’s

Location: Near Sea Lion, Walrus and Otter Stadium

A dash of Santa, a hint of Christmas and a whole lot of mariachi, The Merry Mariachi's will soon become a SeaWorld favorite! If nearby the Sea Lion, Walrus and Otter Stadium you may hear a “grito” or two! Don't miss them before December 24!

The Blue Pine Trio

Location: Christmas Market

Sure to cause a toe tapping good time, this troupe of troubadours will play their way into SeaWorld’s Christmas Market, located in the Rio Loco area of the park.

Celebration Bass

Location: TBD

The streets of SeaWorld come alive with the traditional music styling’s of Celebration Bass, a talented five person ensemble playing your favorite Christmas hits.