Santa’s Cottage

Meet Santa in his cottage and get your photo taken with him and your family. Also, share some laughs with Santa’s friendly elves. Santa’s cottage is located in Christmas Village. Please note that Santa has extended his appearances at SeaWorld through Jan. 3! 

SeaWorld’s Christmas Tree of Lights

Enjoy nightly lighting of Southern California’s largest Christmas tree. SeaWorld's breathtaking 320-foot Christmas Tree of Lights has been a San Diego tradition since 1969.

Breakfast with Shamu and Santa

Breakfast with Shamu and Santa is a seasonal event happening during the weeks leading up to Christmas. Advance reservations are recommended as some seatings do sell out quickly. Find out more here.

Santa's Reindeer 

One of the highlights of our Christmas Celebration is having two of Santa’s reindeer vacationing in the park for the holidays. Located adjacent to Animal Connections and the Reindeer Games.

The Christmas Village

Santa's cottage is located here, along with culinary delights and Christmas merchandise. Santa's elves can be found outside the cottage as well as caroling groups and other Christmas performances on the nearby village stage.

The Happiest Christmas Tree

Located in the Christmas Village, the Happiest Christmas Tree dances the night away to everyone's favorite Christmas tunes. Shows run every 10 minutes starting at 5 p.m.