All-New Summer Spectacular at SeaWorld San Diego

SeaWorld San Diego has unveiled its all-new 2024 Summer Spectacular, which began this month and runs through Monday, September 2.

You are invited to dive into the excitement through new interactive experiences, shows, a summer concert series, and even more up-close animal encounters throughout the park, all in honor of SeaWorld’s 60th Anniversary this year.

The best way to experience the event at the best value is by becoming a Pass Member and receiving unlimited park admission all summer long with no blockout dates.

SeaWorld Summer Spectacular

All-New Live Shows & Entertainment

“So Much More to Sea” 60th Anniversary Parade Featuring Shamu and Crew

In celebration of SeaWorld’s 60th anniversary, enjoy an interactive parade featuring the park’s ocean crew and fan-favorite SeaWorld characters embarking on an exciting adventure full of endless discovery!

Enchanted Wonders Fireworks

Enchanted Wonders Fireworks takes place in the skies high above SeaWorld San Diego. As the sun sets and the night sky comes alive, you’ll be treated to a dazzling display of color, beloved music from Blue Horizons and Shamu Rocks, and lyrics created just for SeaWorld.

Live Performance—ShowShamu and Crew: Together Again

Come sing and dance with Shamu and Crew (Sam, O.P, Coral, Shivers, Pete, and Penny) as they reunite to rebuild Shamu’s Happy Harbor for their SeaWorld 60th Anniversary Celebration!

With a little elbow grease, teamwork, and a touch of nostalgia Shamu and the Crew will start the 60th Anniversary celebration with some style! The show will take place at Mission Bay Theater.

SeaWorld Summer Spectacular

Stunt Show—BMX Blast! Powered by BODYARMOR

BMX Blast! is a high-energy stunt show celebrating the history of extreme sports in Southern California. Sing along as a live band cranks out the pop-punk hits of the late nineties while world-class stunt riders showcase tail whips, bar spins, and back flips.

You won’t want to miss these big tunes, big ramps, and big air! Shows are located at Nautilus Amphitheater.

Sea Lion Presentation

Starting on June 7, “Flippers, Facts, and Fun: The Sea Lion Experience” is a new sea lion presentation that will have you laughing and learning lots of fun facts about sea lions.

Pirates Ahoy! The Battle for Mermaid Cove

Get ready for a swashbuckling adventure on the high seas with this water stunt spectacular! Watch as daring pirates battle against mesmerizing mermaids in a thrilling display of water stunts and acrobatics.

This action-packed stunt show will have you on the edge of your seat and fully immersed in the alluring world of mermaids and pirates. Shows are daily at Bayside Amphitheater.

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2024 SeaWorld Summer Spectacular Concert Series Every Saturday

The 2024 Summer Concert Series takes place every Saturday during summer from July 13 to August 24 and features an impressive lineup of chart-topping performers, including Jesse McCartney and Ginuwine.

From rock and R&B to pop, there’s a concert for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday, July 13 | Jesse McCartney

Jesse, a pop heartthrob, reached number one on the charts with his solo hits “Beautiful Soul” and “Leavin.” Don’t miss his infectious hooks and heartfelt lyrics!

Saturday, July 20 | Ginuwine

Ginuwine, an R&B sensation known for his hit song “Pony,” weaves tales of love and passion through his soulful lyrics and irresistible melodies. Be there to experience his smooth voice and undeniable charisma!

Additional concerts will be added and announced at a later date. All concerts are included with park admission. Reserved seating can be purchased here.

Delicious Summer Food & Drink Options

Satisfy summer cravings with SeaWorld Summer Spectacular’s mouthwatering lineup of food and drink options. This year, you can expect all-new menu items alongside returning fan favorites!

NEW: Shamu and Crew Character Breakfast

Join Shamu and his Crew as they celebrate SeaWorld’s 60th Anniversary! Enjoy a delicious breakfast while being surrounded by the magic of SeaWorld’s iconic characters.

NEW: Tasty Dishes

Ride a wave of flavors with the all-new Beef Short Rib Bao Buns, Pork Tonkotsu Ramen, Wonton Nachos, Chicken Stir Fry Noodles, and more.

Returning Fan Favorites

Enjoy returning menu items that burst with summery flavors, including fish tacos topped with chipotle crema, fresh shrimp ceviche, pollo asado nachos, and more. Quench your thirst with a Watermelon or Hibiscus Lemonade with a Tajin rim!

Frozen Treats

There’s no better way to beat the warm California sun than with a refreshing frozen dessert! Pop on over to Rita’s Italian Ice for tasty frozen drinks like Shark Gelati, Italian ice, and frozen custards. Dreyer’s Ice Cream Parlor also offers hand-dipped ice cream cones or enormous brownie sundaes.

Salty Snacks and 75 Cent Beer

Cheers to summertime with a nice cold 7oz beer for just 75 cents at High Tides Brew (one per guest per visit). Pair it with a Shamu-shaped pretzel or a new souvenir popcorn bucket.

Summer Spectacular

“Jewels of the Sea: The Jellyfish Experience” Exhibit Coming Soon

In 2024, step into a new and mesmerizing world of underwater wonders at the brand new “Jewels of the Sea: The Jellyfish Experience” exhibit. Providing an immersive and interactive experience, the new exhibit is the first of its kind for SeaWorld parks.

The all-new aquarium experience will feature three unique galleries with a wide range of different kinds of glowing and graceful jellies.

Through educational components and behind-the-scenes upgrade opportunities, you’ll learn about the beauty and diversity of the translucent species, their behaviors and patterns, and how they have adapted to some of the most extreme environments on Earth.

Dive Into Summer Savings

For a limited time, admission tickets, Fun Cards, and Annual Passes are up to 50% off here.

Annual Pass Members receive 12 months of visits with the best benefits ever, including FREE parking, up to six free guest tickets, and special savings on merchandise, Quick Queue, and more.

Pass Members are first for everything, first to ride any new attraction, first to view new animal exhibits, and first to know about major park announcements. Pass Members will be the first to view “Jewels of the Sea, A Jellyfish Experience.”

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See you there!

For more information, park hours, and to purchase tickets, visit here. Follow SeaWorld on Facebook and Instagram for the latest Summer Spectacular and concert details and information.

See you there, San Diego!

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