SeaWorld Spooktacular San Antonio: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Spoil your little goblins and ghosts with a Halloween party to remember filled with joyful costumes, scrumptious treats, and an atmosphere bursting with excitement. SeaWorld Spooktacular is back from September 14 and haunts through October 29, 2023, and it’s bringing along a bag full of treats and delightful surprises! 

So gather your kids and let them enjoy traditional Halloween favorites. Little ones get to collect their favorites at the trick-or-treat trails, meet their Sesame Street friends, including Elmo and Big Bird, and join the pumpkin painting kid friendly event. Plus, witness a fantastic mix of live shows and join dance parties.

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Ready to stir up the spooky fun this Halloween and build lasting memories your family will cherish? Follow along as we dive into the magic of SeaWorld Spooktacular. 

SeaWorld Antonio Spooktacular Tickets

This family-friendly Halloween event is included with your SeaWorld San Antonio admission.

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Spooktacular SeaWorld Antonio Highlights

Spookley the Square Pumpkin™ Maze

Wind your way through the Spookley the Square Pumpkin Maze. While exploring the hay maze, don’t miss the chance to snap a photo with the park’s newest Spooktacular addition.

Trick or Treating

Join your kiddos in a delightfully fun trick or treating pumpkin experience. Make sure to wander through different spots within our Spooktacular area to gather all the best treats. This event is specifically designed for guests aged 12 or younger. Be quick, as supplies are limited and offered while stocks last.

Dia de los Muertos

Embrace an authentic cultural experience that holds special significance in South Texas, available day and night! The path will be adorned with alebrijes (Mexican folk art figures of mythical creatures), the air will carry the melodies of traditional Mexican folk music, and the presence of sugar skull characters will breathe life into this celebration of honoring loved ones.

Sesame Street Photo Opportunities

While enjoying the trick or treating pumpkin painting kid-approved Halloween activities that the whole family will love, pose for pictures with your beloved Sesame Street friends, who are sure to be dressed in festive Halloween attire. Capture the joy of the moment and treasure the memories as you drop by the Sesame Street photo areas.

Sesame Street Halloween Parade

Be thrilled by the Sesame Street Halloween Parade, an annual spectacle showcasing ten marvelous floats adorned in the festive spirit! Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and their lovable furry pals will draw audiences of all ages, leading them to join in the festivities.

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As the parade unfolds, you’ll be entertained by Halloween shows and characters creative costumes.

Two women with blue and purple hair in witches costumes standing in front of a giant Jack-O-Lantern for Spooktacular at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, USA
photo credit: SeaWorld Orlando via Facebook

Reusable Bags

The park advises everyone to bring reusable bags or Halloween buckets for treats. You can also purchase at shops found around the Bay of Play.


Join the Halloween fun by dressing up in your favorite costumes! All guests are invited to participate, but please be aware that costume masks and hoods are not permitted. It’s important to follow the park’s normal dress code. You can enjoy the joy of face painting kid friendly Halloween designs as well. Just remember that face painting is only allowed if done by park artists and is not permitted otherwise.

SeaWorld Spooktacular San Antonio Date

Spooktacular runs from September 14,2023 and runs to October 29, 2023. The festivities start at 11:15 AM to 6 PM.

SeaWorld San Antonio Spooktacular Venue

Located at 10500 Sea World Dr. San Antonio, TX 78251.

Experience Spooktacular at SeaWorld San Antonio

Spooktacular returns to SeaWorld San Antonio for a frightfully fun day bursting with Halloween favorites like tricks, treats, shows and characters creative exhibits, and magical sea creatures. 

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Hang with Elmo and Cookie Monster while dressed in your best Halloween costumes. Then, get in the holiday spirit with the park’s ghastly fun decorations and kid friendly Halloween shows. Make sure to snap pictures of you and your family to remember this great experience. With the park’s magical and ghastly decorations, you’ll never run out of places to pose with your boo crew.

This non-scary event is sure to be a hit for all ages. Head on to Tripster and get your SeaWorld San Antonio tickets today! While at it, you can also experience the park’s other Halloween events like Howl o Scream with your vacation package.


Start Date:

September 14, 2023

End Date:

October 29, 2023



Upcoming Events at SeaWorld San Antonio - Tripster Travel Guide

10500 Sea World Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251 United States


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