Press Releases

Press Releases



Viva la Música Brings Latin Beats & Flavors to Life at SeaWorld Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 28, 2016) – Viva la Música is sizzling at SeaWorld Orlando with new flavors and some of the hottest Hispanic artists in the industry. This fiery, festive celebration runs for two more weekends – May 7 and 14 and is included with park admission.

SEAWORLD & GUY HARVEY PARTNER FOR OCEAN HEALTH AND SHARK CONSERVATION

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 27, 2016) – 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.

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Nine Endangered Sea Turtles After 15 Weeks of Rehabilitation

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 21, 2016) – More than 47 sea turtles have been rescued and cared for by the SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team this year.

MAKO MAKES FIRST TEST RUN AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

Orlando, Fla. (April 15, 2016) - Mako made its debut run along its 4,760-foot steal track at SeaWorld Orlando this week.

Viva la Música Brings Latin Beats & Flavors to Life at SeaWorld Orlando

First two Saturdays will feature Latin sensations Jerry Rivera and Víctor Manuelle

TWO NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS FEED THE FRENZY FOR THE COMING OF MAKO HYPERCOASTER

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 4, 2016) – The Mako frenzy continues to swell at SeaWorld Orlando with two new announcements today:

SeaWorld Orlando “Turns Park Inside Out”

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 30, 2016) – Today, in conjunction with Manatee Appreciation Day, SeaWorld Orlando opened Manatee Rehabilitation, an area for park guests to see the behind-the-scenes rescue and rehabilitation work SeaWorld does to help save wild manatees.

ENTERTAINER JOE PISCOPO VISITS DISCOVERY COVE

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – Artist, comedian and performer Joe Piscopo spent a fun-filled day at Discovery Cove in Orlando this past weekend. Piscopo’s day was full of animal interactions and up-close, inspiring experiences.

SCOTT STAPP – LEAD VOICE OF CREED – VISITS DISCOVERY COVE WITH THE FAMILY FOR A FUN-FILLED DAY

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 24, 2016) – Grammy-award winning singer Scott Stapp, most notably known for being the lead vocalist and founding member of the rock band Creed, visited Discovery Cove in Orlando today with his wife, philanthropist and VH1 reality star Jaclyn, and their two children, Daniel and Milan.

GUESTS SWIM WITH THE FISHES … HELP SAVE THE REEFS

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 22, 2016) — Guests who swim among tropical fish at Discovery Cove in Orlando now have a new connection to the world’s oceans: When they swim in the park’s Grand Reef, or participate in the SeaVenture® underwater dive experience, they are surrounded by -- and supporting – a conservation research program that aims to protect the world’s most fragile ocean reefs.

New York Yankee Carlos Beltrán Chills Out with Penguins at SeaWorld Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 21, 2016) – New York Yankee Carlos Beltrán visited SeaWorld Orlando today with his family for Spring Break vacation.

FOOTPRINT COMPLETE FOR ORLANDO’S LONGEST COASTER

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2016) – SeaWorld Orlando has installed the final piece of Mako’s nearly mile-long steel track – completing the footprint of what will be Orlando’s longest coaster (as well as fastest and tallest).

MULTI-GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST MICHAEL W. SMITH TO PERFORM AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO’S PRAISE WAVE MARCH 26

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 14, 2016) – Experience a day of fun, faith and fellowship at SeaWorld Orlando’s Praise Wave Saturdays March 12 through 26.

SEAWORLD’S FREE EDUCATIONAL LIVE VIDEO CALL SESSIONS BRINGS ORCAS INTO CLASSROOMS, WINS AWARDS

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 10, 2016) - Whether they live in snowy Detroit or land-locked Atlanta, students all over the world who want to learn about killer whales, or orcas, can now get up close to these amazing animals right inside their classrooms.

RESCUED SOUTH CAROLINA MANATEE RETURNS TO WARM WATER AFTER THREE MONTH REHABILITATION AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 11, 2016) – The SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team returned a rehabilitated manatee on Thursday to the warm Florida water ways after being rescued from a power facility in Charleston, S.C. this past December.

DISCOVERY COVE NOW LETS GUESTS DESIGN THE PERFECT VACATION PACKAGE

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 10, 2016) — With a few mouse clicks, Discovery Cove guests can now transform a single-day experience into an entire vacation that includes accommodations at one of the park’s official partner hotels.

GOSPEL ARTISTS BEBE WINANS AND THE CLARK SISTERS HIT THE STAGE AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO’S PRAISE WAVE MARCH 19

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 7, 2016) – Experience a day of fun, faith and fellowship at SeaWorld Orlando’s Praise Wave Saturdays March 12 through 26.

MEET BABY SKYE: DISCOVERY COVE WELCOMES NEWBORN DOLPHIN

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 3, 2016) – Discovery Cove in Orlando has a whole new reason to celebrate dolphin awareness month this March with the birth of Skye – a 52-pound newborn dolphin.

SEAWORLD ORLANDO’S PRAISE WAVE MAKES A SPLASH WITH MERCYME TAKING THE STAGE MARCH 12

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 1, 2016) – Experience a day of fun, faith and fellowship at SeaWorld Orlando’s Praise Wave Saturdays March 12 through 26.

STEVE MILLER BAND AND DAUGHTRY TO ROCK AT SEAWORLD® ORLANDO’S BANDS, BREW & BBQ™ FESTIVAL

ORLANDO (Feb. 22, 2016) – SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival takes place over four sizzling weekends.

SCOTTY MCCREERY AND DENNIS DEYOUNG TO HIT THE STAGE AT SEAWORLD® ORLANDO’S BANDS, BREW & BBQ™ FESTIVAL

On Saturday, February 20 hot country music star, Scotty McCreery will take the stage.

Three SeaWorld Parks Announce Increase to Starting Pay in Competitive Orlando Market

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2015) – SeaWorld Orlando today announced it will increase the minimum starting pay rate for employees

ALABAMA AND FOREIGNER TO PERFORM AT SEAWORLD® ORLANDO’S BANDS, BREW & BBQ™ FESTIVAL

ORLANDO (Feb. 15, 2016) – SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival takes place over four sizzling weekends.

Chilly Temps Allow SeaWorld to Return Four Rescued Manatees

Rescuers from American Humane Association’s Red Star Rescue program join the effort

SEAWORLD® ORLANDO’S BANDS, BREW & BBQ™ FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND WITH SMASH MOUTH and GLADYS KNIGHT

ORLANDO (Feb. 8, 2016) – It’s time again to eat, drink and rock at SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ festival every Saturday and Sunday, February 13 through March 6.

SEAWORLD® ORLANDO’S BANDS, BREW & BBQ™ FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH INCREDIBLE SAVINGS AND NEW PACKAGES

It’s time again to eat, drink and rock at SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ festival every Saturday and Sunday, February 13 through March 6.

SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team Returns Final Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Rescued off the North East Coast in 2012

SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team members returned a juvenile Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle to the Florida waters at Canaveral National Seashore following more than a year of extensive treatment and rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando.

SeaWorld Orlando Helps Care For Three Sandbar Sharks Involved In I-95 Crash

SeaWorld Orlando Helps Care For Three Sandbar Sharks Involved In I-95 Crash

ORLANDO’S TALLEST, FASTEST AND LONGEST COASTER WILL SOON BEGIN ITS ASCENT AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

ORLANDO’S TALLEST, FASTEST AND LONGEST COASTER WILL SOON BEGIN ITS ASCENT AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO

Most Sea Turtles Returned in 5 years by SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team

Most Sea Turtles Returned in 5 years by SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team

Viva la Musica Heats up at SeaWorld Orlando

Viva la Música Heats up at SeaWorld Orlando
First Day to Star Award-Winning Artist Olga Tañón

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 11 Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles to the Atlantic Ocean

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 11 Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles to the Atlantic Ocean

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 3 Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles to the Canaveral Coast

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 3 Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles to the Canaveral Coast

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Rescued Manatee Back to its Original Home

Today marks Manatee Appreciation Day, a day to bring awareness to this endangered species

SeaWorld Orlando's All-New "Clyde and Seamore's Sea Lion High" to Open April 16

Today SeaWorld Orlando announced the opening date of April 16 for the all-new show “Clyde and Seamore’s Sea Lion High.”

SeaWorld® Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ™: Bill Engvall and Alan Jackson to Headline Fourth and Final Weekend of Event

Announced today are the headline performers for the fourth and final weekend of the event: one of the top comedians in the country, Bill Engvall, and country music superstar Alan Jackson.

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 25th Manatee of the Year

Earlier today, following ten weeks of rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld’s Animal Rescue Team returned a female manatee to the waters of Crystal River, Fla.

Detroit Tigers Second Baseman Ian Kinsler Got To Meet Some of SeaWorld Orlando’s “Coolest” Animal Friends – Penguins

Ian Kinsler, second baseman for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball spent the day hanging out with some of SeaWorld Orlando’s “coolest” animal ambassadors.

SeaWorld® Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ™: Travis Tritt and Larry the Cable Guy to Headline Third Weekend of Event

Announced today are the headline performers for the third weekend of the event: country music legend Travis Tritt, and favorite award-winning comedian and multi-platinum recording artist Larry the Cable Guy.

SeaWorld Orlando Returns 13 Sea Turtles to Canaveral National Seashore

The SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team returned another wave of 12 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles and one loggerhead sea turtle to the warm Florida waters by Canaveral National Seashore this morning at approximately 9:30 a.m.

SeaWorld Rescue Team Uses Rescue Boat to Return Two Rehabilitated Manatees Home

Today, SeaWorld’s Animal Rescue Team, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Sea to Shore Alliance (Sea2Shore) donned life vests and jumped aboard SeaWorld’s rescue boat to return two rehabilitated manatees to the waterways near Merritt Island, Fla.

Atlanta Braves’ Pitcher Jason Grilli Relaxes at Discovery Cove During Baseball Spring Training

This past weekend, Atlanta Braves baseball player Jason Grilli traded in his rigorous practice schedule to immerse himself in the tropical oasis of Discovery Cove® in Orlando with his family.

SeaWorld® Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ™: Rodney Atkins and Kool & The Gang to Headline Second Weekend of Event

SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival takes place four sizzling weekends in March – starting this Saturday – with new headline acts announced each week.

SeaWorld® Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ™ Festival kicks Off March 7-8 With Live Performances By Toby Keith and Lynyrd Skynyrd

SeaWorld Orlando’s Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival returns for four sizzling weekends starting Saturday, March 7. The event honors America’s Heroes and features live concerts from top classic rock and country bands and artists, tasty BBQ and thirst-quenching beer.

Dolphin Helps U.S. Army Veteran Make Wife’s Dream Come True at Discovery Cove

This past weekend, United States Army veteran Federico Arce proposed to his wife, Diana, at Discovery Cove® in Orlando.

SeaWorld Orlando Announces Final Artist for Praise Wave Christian Music Festival Feb. 28, Gospel Great Fred Hammond

Each Saturday on February 21 and 28, guests can enjoy live performances by the hottest names in Christian music, celebrate in an atmosphere filled with Christian friendship (and good food) and -- of course -- enjoy SeaWorld’s thrilling rides, shows and attractions.

SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team Returns 11 Sea Turtles at Canaveral National Seashore

Our Animal Rescue Team returned 10 Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles and one juvenile loggerhead sea turtle to the Florida waters at Canaveral National Seashore.

SeaWorld Orlando's All-New Praise Wave Continues Feb. 21 Featuring Steven Curtis Chapman

Each Saturday on February 14, 21 and 28, guests can enjoy live performances by the hottest names in Christian music, celebrate in an atmosphere filled with Christian friendship (and good food) and -- of course -- enjoy SeaWorld’s thrilling rides, shows and attractions.

SeaWorld Orlando Announces First Artists for All-New Praise Wave Christian Music Festival

Experience a day of fellowship and fun at SeaWorld Orlando’s new Praise Wave Christian music festival this month.

SeaWorld Donates 11,000 Books to Orange County Public Schools

SeaWorld donated 11,000 “Franklin and Friends” books to Orange County elementary students for “Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida” with a special visit today to Fern Creek Elementary School.

Baseball Giant Buster Posey Chills Out Before Spring Training with Penguins at SeaWorld Orlando

Buster Posey, All-Star San Francisco catcher, visited SeaWorld Orlando today with his family for a vacation before the start of spring training.

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Two Rehabilitated Manatees to Blue Spring State Park Today

Following months of rehabilitation, SeaWorld’s Animal Rescue Team and the Lowry Park Zoo returned two rehabilitated manatees to the waters of Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla.

First Tawny Frogmouth Chick of the Year Hatches at SeaWorld Orlando

The SeaWorld Orlando Aviculture Team welcomed the first tawny frogmouth chick of the year.

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark, Hosts 6th Annual Special Olympics Florida’s Polar Plunge

Aquatica Orlando is usually warm and tropical, but once each year the wave pool is chilled down so you can experience the ‘thrill of the chill’ while also supporting a great cause.

SeaWorld Orlando Rescues Second Manatee This Week

Yesterday morning, the SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue Team rescued an injured male manatee from the Indian River Intracoastal Waterway in Oak Hill, Fla.

SeaWorld Orlando Kicks off 2015 with Wild Days

Kick off the year at SeaWorld Orlando with Wild Days and connect even deeper to the wild and wonderful world we all share.

SeaWorld Orlando Offers Free Pass for Preschoolers

SeaWorld Orlando is celebrating the new year and families with young kids with a limited-time offer.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Penguin Chicks are Growing Rapidly

The penguin chicks that recently hatched at SeaWorld Orlando are healthy and growing rapidly, some nearly tripling in size and weight.