SeaWorld Orlando Kicks-Off Sesame Street Land’s 5th Birthday Celebration with the All-New “Just for Kids Weekend”

Beginning January 27, guests are invited to share in hands-on activities, an exciting new parade, exclusive photo opportunities with YouTube sensations Blippi & Meekah, and more  

SeaWorld Orlando is kicking off their exciting lineup of kids’ events beginning January 27-28 with the introduction of the ALL-NEW Just for Kids Weekend! Guests will be immersed in more fun than ever before with hands-on activities, character photo opportunities, and live entertainment. The festivities align with the launch of Sesame Street Land’s 5th Birthday Celebration, where guests will experience the ALL-NEW Sesame Street Birthday Parade, a Sesame Street Birthday Breakfast Bash, limited-time visits from special Sesame Street friends, and more birthday fun! In addition to these all-new event offerings, the fan-favorite event, Elmo’s Birthday Celebration, returns on January 29. Full of interactive birthday fun, Elmo’s Birthday Celebration features a groovy DJ dance party, a “Happy Birthday” sing-along, a birthday storytime, birthday crafts, and special birthday photo opportunities with everyone’s favorite furry friends.

Just for Kids Weekend

Families can enjoy live entertainment, character photo opportunities, and exciting activities at the SeaWorld Rescue Center, ensuring endless fun for all. The festivities begin as soon as guests enter the front gates with photo opportunities with The SeaWorld Crew, featuring Coral, Sydney, Shivers, and Puck! Dive into the ALL-NEW activity, Rescue Junior, at the Rescue Center, where kids will meet and play with our SeaWorld Rescue Dive Team.  To add even more excitement to this event filled with family fun, guests will also have the opportunity to meet YouTube sensations Blippi and Meekah!

Meet Blippi and Meekah at Nautilus Theater 

Join us for an exclusive meet and greet with the beloved children’s characters, Blippi and Meekah, on January 27-28! The dynamic duo will be hosting multiple FREE meet and greet sessions at the Nautilus Theater throughout the weekend. Limited space is available, so make sure to secure your reservation in advance. Keep an eye on or sign up for our mailing list for the latest information.  

Sesame Street Land’s 5th Birthday Celebration

It’s time to celebrate Sesame Street Land’s 5th Birthday! Join us for this exciting celebration, including the ALL-NEW Sesame Street Birthday Parade, a delicious Birthday Breakfast Bash, and special meet and greets with Sesame Street friends! The Sesame Street Land 5th Birthday Celebration runs January 27 – April 28, and features exciting offerings including:

  • ALL-NEW Sesame Street Birthday Parade: Sing, dance, and celebrate with your favorite furry friends during this colorful, energetic parade! Featuring fantastic floats and high energy music, this parade will have the whole family singing and dancing along with Elmo and his furry cast of friends as they stop to celebrate with the Birthday song along the parade route in Sesame Street Land.
  • Birthday Breakfast Bash: This fun-filled experience featuring a delicious buffet breakfast with your Sesame Street friends is sure to delight kids and parents alike. Enjoy traditional breakfast favorites and partake in fun singing and dancing. Reservation pricing begins at $20.00/child and $34.00/adult. To experience the Birthday Bash Breakfast, reservations can be made on our website, 
  • Birthday Scavenger Hunt: Guests can purchase the Birthday Scavenger Hunt map at Hooper’s Store. Go on a scavenger hunt throughout Sesame Street Land to find all the party balloons. Once completed, guests can return the map to Hooper’s Store to receive their special Sesame Street prize! 
  • Sesame Street Visiting Friends: Throughout the event, several special Sesame Street friends will be visiting for a limited time to help celebrate, including:
    • Mr. Snuffleupagus: January 27 – February 4
    • Murray Monster: February 10 – 11, February 17 – 18
    • Baby Bear: February 24 – 25, March 2 – 3
    • Honker and Dinger: March 9 – 10, March 16 – 17
  • Birthday Storytime with Big Bird: Located at Big Bird’s Nest, guests can gather to hear some of his favorite birthday stories.
  • Birthday Photo Opportunities: Visit Photos with Elmo & Friends in Sesame Street Land throughout the day to get exclusive one-on-one time with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and more of your Sesame Street friends!
  • Happy Birthday Sesame Street Land Sing-A-Long: Guests can join us on the 123 Stoop in the Sesame Street Neighborhood to sing “Happy Birthday” to Sesame Street Land!

Elmo’s Birthday Celebration 

Guests can keep the party going with Elmo’s Birthday Celebration, taking place daily between January 29 – February 4, included with park admission. Guests can take part in Sesame Street character meet-and-greets, a family-friendly DJ dance party, photo opportunities with Elmo and friends, and more surprises in select locations around Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld, including: 

·         Elmo’s Birthday Storytime: Everyone can gather at the VIP Parade Viewing Area for Birthday Storytime with Elmo and hear about Elmo’s Super-Duper Birthday. 

·         DJ Dance Party: Stop by Sesame Street Land for an exciting DJ Birthday Dance Party! Dance, sing, and groove along with your Sesame Street friends during this interactive DJ Birthday Dance Party in the VIP Parade area!

·         Happy Birthday Elmo Sing-Along: Join us on the 123 Stoop in the Sesame Street Neighborhood to sing “Happy Birthday” to Elmo!

·         Birthday Photo Opportunities: Visit Photos with Elmo & Friends in Sesame Street Land throughout the day to get exclusive one-on-one time with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby and more of your favorite furry friends!

·         Elmo’s Birthday Craft Area: Decorate a birthday card for Elmo! There will be plenty of fun ways to express your artistic skills and spread birthday joy.

Best Way to Play 

The best way to take in everything Sesame Street Land at SeaWorld Orlando has to offer is with the free Preschool Card. Both SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando are offering an ocean of adventures perfect for some of the parks’ youngest guests with the 2024 Preschool Card. It is now available for registration exclusively for Florida residents. SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando will offer kids ages 5 and younger a FREE Preschool Card valid for visits through December 31, 2024, for unlimited admission to both parks. This offer allows children to experience unlimited access to their favorite Sesame Street experiences, up-close animal encounters, family-friendly entertainment, and awe-inspiring animal presentations. For even more unbeatable benefits, guests can purchase a SeaWorld Orlando Annual Pass for as low as $14.50/month + tax with NO DOWN PAYMENT. With an Annual Pass, guests will enjoy 12 months of visits with special benefits like exclusive access to “Penguin Trek” through the “Passport to Chills” program, FREE parking, FREE guest tickets, access to special VIP events, savings on merchandise and more! Some restrictions and block out dates apply. Annual Passes and Fun Cards can be purchased at 

About SeaWorld  

SeaWorld is a leading marine life theme park and accredited zoo and aquarium that provides experiences that matter while educating and inspiring guests of all ages to care about marine life. Welcoming millions of guests every year, the parks offer fun and enriching experiences from up-close animal encounters and year-round educational programs to award-winning marine-life themed rides and attractions, special events and exciting entertainment. For more than 60 years SeaWorld has advanced the conservation of marine life in and outside its parks through science, education, and exceptional animal care that is Humane Certified by American Humane and accredited by the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. SeaWorld is one of the largest marine animal rescue organizations in the world, helping more than 40,000 animals to date. The SeaWorld Conservation Fund, a non-profit foundation established in 2003, has provided more than $20 million to nearly 1,400 organizations to advance critical research on every continent. A portion of park proceeds goes toward supporting these longstanding conservation commitments. SeaWorld parks are in Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). SeaWorld is part of the SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS) portfolio of theme park brands. For more information, visit us at 

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