New “Just for Kids!” kicks off Sea World Orlando 2012 events


Saturdays at Sea World Orlando will be even more family friendly in 2012 as Sea World Orlando will kick off an all new “Just For Kids!” weekend. The event kicks off many events coming to Sea World Orlando for the 2012 season, and will be every Saturday starting January 14th.

Kids concerts from such acts as Choo Choo Soul and Max And Ruby highlight days full of family activities and fun shows.  The fun continues all year with the return of Bands, Brew &BBQ, Viva La Musica and Summer Nights.

The full details:

  • NEW!  Just for Kids!
Spend super-fun Saturdays at this all-new kid festival for ages 2-9. Performances by kid-favorite entertainers, such as Choo Choo Soul and Max and Ruby, as well as fun, family activities will take place Saturdays, Jan. 14 – Feb. 4.
  • Bands, Brew & BBQ
    2012’s Bands, Brew & BBQ will be twice as fun when the park hosts rockin’ concerts Saturdays AND Sundays this year, on Feb. 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, and March 3-4. That’s four weekends of smokin’ hot concerts, sizzling BBQ and a thirst-quenching beer garden to wash it all down.
  • Jack Hanna Weekend
    Join celebrity animal expert Jungle Jack Hanna for a fantastic weekend on the wild side, March 24-25, featuring amazing animals from all over the world.
  • Viva La Música
    This Hispanic festival spices up SeaWorld Saturdays in April and early May while showcasing traditional Latin food, specialty drinks, and Grammy and Latin-Grammy-award winning performances. Join the fiery fiesta on April 14, 21, 28, and May 5.
  • Summer Nights
    The after-dark excitement at SeaWorld continues all summer, June through August. When the sun sets, waves of fun wash over the park with fantastic nighttime shows, thrilling coasters under the stars, and a nightly fireworks and fountain finale.
  • Halloween Spooktacular
    Orlando’s favorite family-friendly Halloween event is back and better than ever, as an underwater “fantasea” takes over SeaWorld weekends in October.  Children (and adults, too) can trick-or-treat, encounter whimsical sea creatures, and catch silly and spooky shows on Oct. 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28.
  • SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
    From elves to Elmo, and Santa to Shamu, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration inspires lifelong family memories as waves of holiday spirit splash over the park in a watery, wintery wonderland. This heart-warming holiday event takes place select nights from Nov. 23 – Dec. 31.
  • New Year’s Eve at SeaWorld
    Celebrate our connection to the sea, sea life and the world we share as we ring in the New Year, SeaWorld style. Kick off the New Year on Dec. 31, with a spectacular musical celebration and bold fireworks that create an unforgettable evening.
Florida residents can save even more by purchasing a Fun Card. The Fun Card allows residents to pay for a single day admission ticket and get the remainder of 2012 for free.
No further details have been released about the lineups for either Bands, Brew and BBQ or Viva La Musica as of yet.
For more information on Sea World Orlando, including tickets and Fun Cards, visit the official Sea World website.