SeaWorld’s Magic Weekends

This year's spring break visit to SeaWorld San Diego was extra special because we were there during SeaWorld's Magic Weekends. Every weekend in March features different illusionists and magic themed fun in the park. The headliner talents perform 25-30 minute shows, included with your park admission, at the Mission Bay Theater in the park. The weekend we visited featured Michael Grandinetti, an illusionist that has also been seen on NBC, Entertainment Tonight, ESPN and more. Our Read More... {Read More...}

Christmas at SeaWorld with Rudolph and Friends

This year Christmas at SeaWorld has a fun new addition - all your favorite characters from the classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer film. We have attended Christmas at SeaWorld for the past several years and while they have all been awesome, this year certainly is at the top of the family favorite list. We were invited to attend the media party but also visited the park a couple of more times that weekend to make sure we soaked up all that Rudolph holiday goodness.  You'll find all Read More... {Read More...}

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular 2016

Fall is a favorite time of year with great weather and many outdoor festivals. It's also time for some of our favorite events including SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular®. We have been attending the Halloween Spooktacular in San Diego for many years and love seeing the additions to the event each year. It's also a great reason to create DIY marine animal costumes! SeaWorld's Halloween Spooktacular is every weekend through October. The fun is a great reason to attend but it's also a perfect Read More... {Read More...}

Sea Lion Kids Craft

This post was originally published September 19, 2013. With a great love for sea lions, my daughter's most favorite things to do during a SeaWorld San Diego visit is spend time at Pacific Point. In anticipation of one of our many visits to the park we had some fun making a sea lion kids craft. My daughter's very first visit to SeaWorld is where her fascination with sea lions began. With her knowledge of sea lions maturing over the years due to amazing learning opportunities at SeaWorld, Read More... {Read More...}

Tips for visiting SeaWorld with young children

Our family visits SeaWorld more than any other of our frequented attractions or theme parks. We are about a six hour drive away from San Diego and find ourselves there a couple of times each season. Our seven year old daughter was just a baby during her first visit and we have watched her great knowledge of the oceans and marine animals mature with every park visit. We started the process again with our second baby's first visit at just four months old last year. I receive emails all year long Read More... {Read More...}

I still choose to support SeaWorld

Three years ago, before Blackfish, if you asked my opinion of killer whales at SeaWorld I would have told you I stand confidently behind the organization intent on providing research to benefit whales in their natural environment. I would have told you I have made a great effort to teach my daughter whales belong in the ocean but science makes it necessary for us to study whales in captivity. Just after the world was stunned by Blackfish, I shared why I choose to support SeaWorld. And now years Read More... {Read More...}