News Releases

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and Character Arts Announce Partnership Extension

Classic Christmas characters will continue to be featured at SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place holiday celebrations

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Removal of All Single-Use Plastic Straws and Single-Use Plastic Shopping Bags from its 12 Theme Parks

As part of its mission to protect animals and habitats worldwide, SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. announced that all 12 of its theme parks have removed all single-use plastic drinking straws and single-use plastic shopping bags.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Names Walter Bogumil Chief Strategy Officer

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. today announced the appointment of Walter Bogumil to the new position of Chief Strategy Officer, effective June 18, 2018.

SeaWorld and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Renew Partnership to Help Endangered Killer Whales in the Wild

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced an additional commitment of $1.5 million over three years from SeaWorld to the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program.

Battle for Eire - Action VR Ride Coming to Busch Gardens Williamsburg in 2018

A New Hero Takes Flight at The World's Most Beautiful Theme Park

New Attractions, Shows and Events Make SeaWorld Repeatable. New SOCAL Pass Under $100 Bucks Makes the Price Unbeatable.

Think you've seen it all at SeaWorld? Take a whole new look at what's in store for 2018.

SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop Announce Expanded Partnership to Include New Sesame Place Theme Park

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS), a leading theme park and entertainment company, and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street®, today announced the extension of their 37-year partnership.

SeaWorld Announces Partnership with Miral to Develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi

Miral and SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:SEAS) (“SeaWorld”) today announced their partnership to develop SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a first-of-its-kind marine life themed park on Yas Island.

SeaWorld Adopts Food Sourcing Policy That Focuses On Animal Welfare

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a leading theme park and entertainment company, today announced a new responsible food sourcing policy that will mean humanely raised and sustainably harvested food at all 12 parks, including SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place.

SeaWorld Entertainment Unveils Major New Attractions for 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) today announced its extensive line-up of new attractions, shows and events for 2017.

SeaWorld & Guy Harvey Partner for Ocean Health and Shark Conservation

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment (SEA) and world-renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey today announced a new partnership focused on ocean health and the plight of sharks in the wild.

Deck the Halls this Holiday Season at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Millions of Lights, Festive New Shows and the Season’s Brightest Travel Deals

New Seasons of SeaWorld Entertainment’s “Sea Rescue™” & “The Wildlife Docs™” Launch This Weekend on ABC Affiliates

Families and children across the country once again will have a front row seat to how animals are rescued and cared for when new seasons of “Sea Rescue” and “The Wildlife Docs” begin airing on Saturday mornings, starting October 3.

NFWF and SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announce New Ocean Health Initiative

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., today announced the creation of the Ocean Health Initiative, a new marine conservation program designed to protect and restore coastal and marine habitats across the country.

The Blair Witch Project's Robin Cowie Accelerates the Horror at Howl-O-Scream 2015

Legendary horror filmmaker Robin Cowie will lend the darkest corners of his mind to Busch Gardens® Tampa, Busch Gardens® Williamsburg and SeaWorld® San Antonio.

SeaWorld® Parks Named Winners In 2015 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

SeaWorld Park & Entertainment received top honors for several of its parks in the 2015 TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice™ awards.

“The Wildlife Docs” Nominated for “Outstanding Children’s Series” in the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards

The Wildlife Docs™ was nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the category of “Outstanding Children’s Series” by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. This is the show’s first Emmy nomination.

SeaWorld Launches National Television Advertising Campaign

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. today launched a national television and online advertising campaign that reinforces the truth about the company’s commitment to its killer whales.

New SeaWorld Advertising Campaign Highlights Leadership in Killer Whale Care, Counters Misinformation

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. launched a new advertising campaign highlighting the company’s leadership in the care of killer whales and contributions to protect whales both in human care and in the wild.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Names Joel Manby as President and CEO

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joel Manby as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 7, 2015.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: SEAS) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014.

SeaWorld Kids Makes A Splash with Launch of Mobile Games Collection

Get ready to plunge into fun, as SeaWorld® launches a collection of three mobile games designed to engage the imaginations of preschool and elementary aged children.

Discovery Cove® Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence

Park guests share highlights of the one-of-a-kind Orlando day resort experience

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Launches Enhanced Mobile App for SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sesame Place® Parks

New features include interactive park maps, one-touch purchasing,contextual messaging and games

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Second TV Show to Air on ABC Affiliates: The Wildlife Docs

Plus, Sea Rescue with Sam Champion Launches Third Season

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ Salutes Military with Waves of Honor™ Program

Program Provides Free Admission for Military Members and as Many as Three Direct Dependents to SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® Parks and Sesame Place®

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Refill ... SeaWorld® Designs New Conservation-Minded Cup to Interact with Coca-Cola Freestyle®

Custom Technology Engages Guests on a Personal Level

Opposing Trends Drive New Product Development at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™

New Products Answer Consumers' Demands for Technology, Nostalgia

Vacationers with Food Allergies
Now Have New and Personalized Dining Options at SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sesame Place® Parks

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ has introduced this fall a new line of allergy-friendly dining initiatives for guests at its 10 parks including SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® and Sesame Place®.

SeaWorld® Signs Licensing Agreement with Ruckus Media Group to Create Digital Storybooks for Mobile Platforms & Devices

Children Can Soon Enjoy Learning with SeaWorld® at Home and on the Go

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ Announces the U.S. Release of Turtle: The Incredible Journey®

Orlando-Based Theme Park and Entertainment Company Forms SeaWorld Pictures Division, Partners with Distributor Hannover House

A Great Team for the Planet, Polar Bears, and Park Vacationers

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment™ announced today a 10-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company that makes Coca-Cola® the “Official Refreshment Beverage” of our parks beginning January 1, 2012.

SeaWorld® Orlando, Aquatica®,
and Discovery Cove® Volunteer

Serving hundreds of people in need every day, the Salvation Army provides individuals with food, shelter, job assistance, counseling, and much more.

Scripps Researcher Conducting Cutting-Edge Killer Whale Heart Rate Study at SeaWorld San Diego

New research is being conducted with a killer whale at SeaWorld San Diego to evaluate cardiac function.

SeaWorld's Killer Whales Live as Long as Their Wild Counterparts

A new peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Mammalogy by the Oxford University Press adds important insights to the debate over how long killer whales in human care live.

SeaWorld® Parks Celebrate World Oceans Day

SeaWorld® celebrates this year’s World Oceans Day with special events and activities at its parks in Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Support for The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. today announced a commitment of $1.5 million over three years to a new partnership with The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) through the Killer Whale Research and Conservation Program (KWRCP).

SeaWorld has Rescued More Than 25,000 Animals

The SeaWorld Rescue Team has surpassed an important milestone: more than 25,000 animals rescued over the past five decades.

AZA Grants Accreditation to SeaWorld parks in Orlando and San Diego and Discovery Cove

AZA accreditation acknowledges that our facilities,husbandry and veterinary care meet those of the world’s most respected zoological organizations.

SeaWorld Suspends Sea Lion and Otter Show to Respond to High Number of Sea Lion Pup Rescues

The marine park has rescued more than 450 sea lions in 2015.

The SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund Finalizes 2014 Grant Recipients

Fifty-seven wildlife conservation projects around the world are receiving much needed funding from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund this year.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Announces Renewals of “Sea Rescue™” & “The Wildlife Docs™” on ABC Affiliates

“Sea Rescue™” and “The Wildlife Docs™” have been renewed for the 2014 and 2015 seasons of Litton’s Weekend Adventure airing nationwide on ABC affiliates. The 2014 season kicks off on Oct. 4 with new episodes of each series.

SeaWorld® Taps Coca-Cola’s Breakthrough PlantBottle® Technology To Create First Consumer Cup

Cup reduces carbon impact and advances planet-friendly vacations

Scientists Find Experimental Support for Killer Whales’ Ability to Learn New Dialects

A team of scientists from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) and SeaWorld® San Diego has provided the strongest evidence yet that killer whale dialects are learned.

Ten Reasons to Visit SeaWorld® and Busch Gardens® This Earth Day

This Earth Day, celebrate, connect with and care for the natural world at SeaWorld® and Busch Gardens®.

From Antarctica to Florida, 93 Wildlife Projects Receive More Than $1.2 Million from the SeaWorld® & Busch Gardens® Conservation Fund

Fund Surpasses $10 Million in Giving in 10 Years

SeaWorld® and Hubbs-SeaWorld Scientists Uncover Fatal Attraction: Dolphins Choking on Fish, Fishing Line

Scientists from SeaWorld® and the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute has uncovered an unusual cause of death among bottlenose dolphins in Florida's Indian River Lagoon

Animal Welfare Experts to Share Industry Insights with 35 Animal Shelter Organizations

For the first time, SeaWorld® Orlando is providing a platform for Florida animal shelters to share insights and best practices in the animal welfare field.

SeaWorld® and Busch Gardens® Parks Say Good-bye to Plastic Bags

Precedent-setting Move Keeps 4 Million Plastic Bags Out of Landfills Annually

SeaWorld’s Happy Tails™ Thanks More Than 10,000 Shelter Adopters with Free Park Admission Tickets

SeaWorld’s Happy Tails™ has thanked more than 10,000 animal lovers with free admission tickets to SeaWorld® for adopting a dog or cat from their local shelters.