Summer Nights

From June 20 - August 9, SeaWorld features Summer Nights, where families can stay later for more thrills and laughs. Stay late for more thrills, more laughs and more excitement for the whole family. Ride your favorite coasters under the stars. Laugh along with a late showing of the all-new Sea Lion High. Enjoy special performances like “Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night.” And each day finishes with a bang with a nightly fireworks finale. Summer Nights also means “Celebrating America” nighttime concerts each weekend. There’s so much going on at SeaWorld, you’ll want to come early and stay late for Summer Nights. Festivities include:

  • Celebrate America Concert Series - Every Saturday and Sunday guests can enjoy all-American performances by a variety of artists and genres at this all-new summer concert series. The celebration of America continues throughout the park with all-American food and daily happy hours.  Plus, pass holders can enjoy a complimentary sample of a tasty brew. Concerts will take place in the Nautilus Theater and are included with park admission.
  • Clyde & Seamore’s Sea Lion High – Turn up the laughs with nighttime showings of this all-new sea lion comedy adventure.  Full of fun and big personalities of sea lions, walruses and otters, the show takes place in an aquatic-themed  high school where laughter and education go hand in hand (er, flipper).
  • Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night – Experience this returning fan-favorite, a high-energy show featuring original music, amazing production elements and see SeaWorld’s majestic killer whales.  Shamu Stadium will transform with stylistic lighting and colorful backdrops to create a social and celebratory atmosphere ending with a fireworks finale spectacle.
  • Late-Night Thrills –SeaWorld’s thrill rides are a whole different experience when the sun goes down. Guests can experience Kraken, a thrilling roller coaster, and Manta, a facedown, headfirst roller coaster where riders can skim, glide and fly like a manta ray, and many more.

SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass Members always get the exclusive benefits that make these events even more memorable. Pass Members can Log In for more information about how to secure their reserved seating to Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up the Night.

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Celebrating America Concert Series - Every Saturday and Sunday guests can enjoy all-American performances by a variety of artists and genres at this all-new summer concert series. The celebration of America continues throughout the park with all-American food and daily happy hours. 

July 5 - Lee Greenwood

Lee Greenwood is an icon in country music, with more than 30 albums to his credit, seven #1 songs and 25 charted singles.  He has won numerous industry awards including male vocalist of the year for the Academy of Country Music, male vocalist of the year from the Country Music Association, and a Grammy for top male vocal performance. He also won CMA song of the year for the famous “God Bless the USA.” This song still inspires and connects Americans coast to coast and has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America.

July 4 - American Military Spouses Choir

American Military Spouses Choir has given the “Force Behind the Force” a voice. All members are married to active United States Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Guardians. They inspire audiences with rousing renditions of inspirational songs and original music, and songs that show support to their fellow military family and service members.  The choir has appeared as a top 15 act on the hit summer NBC series “America’s Got Talent” and sung at the residence of Vice-President Biden. They have appeared on The Queen Latifah Show, The Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family and the Homeward Bound Telethon benefitting programs designed to treat PTSD and TBI.

June 28 – Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar is an award-winning country music artist who has released eight albums, won two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, and been named Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year. As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real Love” and the perennial favorite “Just Another Day in Paradise.” Known as one of Nashville’s top tunesmiths, his songs other artists have taken to number one include “My Next Thirty Years” by Tim McGraw, “She’s Right On The Money” by Alan Jackson, and Jo Dee Messina’s “Bye, Bye” and “I’m Alright.”

June 27 – Crystal Gayle

Crystal Gayle is a legendary, multiple-award-winning American country music singer with more than 20 number one country hits. She was the first female artist in country music history to achieve platinum album sales and has been awarded numerous times by the Grammy’s, the Country Music Association, the Academy of Country Music, the American Music Awards, and the American Music Operators Association. In 2009 Crystal was honored to receive her own star on the fabled Hollywood Walk of Fame. She is best known for her most popular song, the Grammy-winning "Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.”

June 20 & 21 – Trick Pony

This contemporary country duo brings a unique style and blend of harmonies to country music, creating Trick Pony’s signature sound. Their albums produced eight charted singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including four Top 20 hits: “Pour Me,” “On a Night Like This,” “Just Do What I Do,” and “On A Mission.”    

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Reserved Concert Seating Package:
This package includes one reserved seat to the concert at Nautilus Theater plus a meal voucher valid at most in park restaurant locations. 
  • Seating in the reserved area is available first come, first served. 
  • Please see reserved seating attendant at Nautilus Theater for assistance.
  • Seating Inventory is limited
  • Meal voucher is redeemable for an entrée (including its accompanying side) and regular sized non-alcoholic beverage.

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