As we close in on 2019, SeaWorld Orlando is looking ahead to the New Year with lots of new entertainment and some popular favorites. If you’re planning a trip to the Orlando theme park in 2019, here’s everything that’s happening:

Three Kings Day Celebration
SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off the New Year with the Three Kings Day January 1-6. Families are invited to help commemorate the arrival of the Three Wise Men during this celebration. The celebration will include specialty cuisine and experiences that honor the traditions of Latin cultures. This is the final event in SeaWorld’s holiday season.

NEW - Inside Look
Guests are invited to take a sneak peek at some never before opened areas at the park during the Inside Look event. SeaWorld’s renowned veterinarians and animal experts will offer an intimate look at the day-to-day care they provide for animals. Visitors will also get to meet the SeaWorld Rescue Team and learn more about their work. Inside Look will take place twice during 2019 - Weekends Jan 12-27 and Weekends May 11-19.

NEW - Elmo’s Birthday Weekend
In Feb, SeaWorld will celebrate Elmo’s Birthday with an interactive DJ dance party, fun party games and surprise visitors. The party is in celebration of the brand new Sesame Street coming to SeaWorld in the spring of 2019!

Seven Seas Food Festival
The Seven Seas Food Festival will return to SeaWorld Feb. 9 - May 5 with even more tasty items. Guests will be able to enjoy globally inspired dishes paired with local craft beers and beverages from around the world. The festival will also include live performances at Bayside Stadium featuring top artists.

Electric Ocean
In summer 2019, the park will once again light up the night during the popular Electric Ocean event. From May 24 - Sept. 1, SeaWorld will offer exciting nighttime shows and electrifying music. The nighttime fun ends with a spectacular fireworks, lasers and fountains finale.

Craft Beer Festival
The SeaWorld Craft Beer Festival extends to four weekends in 2019, beginning September 7 and running through Sept. 29. The festival will once again feature 100+ brews on draft at locations around the park. Guests will also enjoy unique food items designed to pair with the festival’s extensive brew selection.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
One of SeaWorld’s biggest family-friendly events, Halloween Spooktacular will have even more spooky surprises in 2019. Beginning Sept. 21 and running through Oct. 27, guests can enjoy the all-new Sesame Street Halloween Parade, featuring fantastic floats, performances and everyone’s favorite furry friends. The Spooktacular also includes a Halloween Dance Party, trick-or-treating around the park and the opportunity to meet whimsical characters inspired by the sea.

Praise Wave
Celebrate Christian music with the return of Praise Wave weekends Nov. 2-17. Live concerts from the hottest names in Christian music will take over the Music Plaza Stage.

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
From Nov. 23 - Dec. 31 celebrate the holiday season during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. The Orlando theme park comes to life with more than 3 million lights, stunning live shows, holiday treats and even appearances by Santa Claus and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.