SeaWorld Orlando’s Christmas Celebration becomes a nightly event starting tomorrow, December 16, 2011. The event, which features elaborate stage productions, nightly fireworks, live music and a variety of beautiful decorations that bring the holidays to life. Plus, the Christmas Celebration at SeaWorld is included with the purchase of SeaWorld Orlandotickets.
One of the highlights of the SeaWorld Christmas Celebration is the Sea of Trees, which has been expanded this year to include 100 trees around the park’s center lake, each twinkling, lighted and choreographed to holiday tunes. Programmed performances are scheduled several times, throughout the night.
New for the 2011 season is the show “O Wondrous Night – The Greatest Story Never Told.” The 30-minute show features puppetry and dance, backed by traditional holiday music. The “Never Told” aspect of the show comes from the perspective in which it is told, as the original Christmas story is told through the eyes of the animals present. Real animals take the stage in a magical moment of the show. Look for sheep, doves, an alpaca, an ox and three camels. Over 35-songs are included in the show, weaving in a variety of styles, from somber to joyous.
Visitors will also want to make time for Winter Wonderland on Ice!, at the Bayside Stadium, is an ice skating extravaganza featuring that is highlighted by water fountains, fireworks and cutting edge skate routines. Holiday Reflections: Fireworks and Fountains Finale celebrates the season with soaring fountains, luminous lights and festive fireworks, choreographed to popular Christmas carols. Other shows popular at Sea World Orlando include Clyde and Seamore’s Countdown to Christmas, Shamu Christmas Miracles and A Sesame Street Christmas.