SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular San Diego: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Get the families’ costumes ready! Spooktacular returns to SeaWorld San Diego on September 15, 2023, and haunts through October 21, 2023.

Spooktacular is a family fun Halloween event, a spectacle that includes everything from trick-or-treating with SeaWorld’s colorful characters to enjoying delicious treats at the candy station trail. So, put your best costume, collect an abundance of treats, or enjoy interactive arts and crafts like face paint with your kids.

Let them build lasting memories of walking around the theme park with their goodie bags filled with their favorites.

Of course, take snapshots with SeaWorld’s lovable characters and bask in the enchantment of the park’s whimsical decorations. A day brimming with excitement, flavors, and enchantment awaits you all!

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Round up your boo crew for a frighteningly fun and festive event.


SeaWorld San Diego Spooktacular Tickets

This Halloween event is included with your SeaWorld San Diego Park admission.

Package Your Spooktacular San Diego Tickets

Planning to unravel all the marvels of America’s Finest City? Then bundle your SeaWorld San Diego tickets with other fantastic area attractions and hotels:


SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular San Diego Highlights

Trick-or-Treat Trail

Discover all the Halloween fun this fall and the not-too-spooky celebration filled with trick or treat trails and get the best goodies. 

Halloween Parade

There’s a whisper in the wind that the annual Spooktacular parade, where vivid characters could adorn themselves in whimsical Halloween attire, will kick off the celebration.

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If the stars align, imagine extending a friendly wave to your favorites and taking in the colorful decorations.

Live Performances and Dance Parties

Let the melodies of joy and merriment envelop you at SeaWorld Orlando, creating an enchanting atmosphere that appeals to all ages. Make sure to party with your kiddos and let them enjoy the infectious energy of a live performance and Halloween dance party.

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Unleash your inner explorer at this family friendly activity, where you’ll get to embark on a captivating search for ten hidden, animal-themed painted pumpkins scattered throughout the park. Arm yourself with a unique Pumpkin Hunt Map, adorned with stickers that celebrate each pumpkin discovery.

After you’ve conquered the challenge, head to the SeaWorld Store before or up until Oct 31 to claim a well-earned prize with your completed map.

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

Seasonal Delights

Tickle your taste buds and quench your thirst with a range of scrumptious seasonal offerings specially crafted for Halloween at this daytime event. With snacks that entice and drinks that refresh, you’ll be fueled up and ready to enjoy the park’s adventures!

SeaWorld San Diego Halloween Spooktacular Details

The full information is set to be revealed soon. Keep an eye out and check back later for more updates. 

SeaWorld Spooktacular Special Deal

Deck out your little ones in their most charming costumes because here’s some exciting news: Kids Go FREE to SeaWorld San Diego! For every full-priced paid adult ticket ($109.99), you get the delight of bringing one free child along.

SeaWorld San Diego Spooktacular Date

Spooktacular at SeaWorld San Diego scares Saturdays and Sundays September 15, 2023, to October 31, 2023. 

SeaWorld San Diego Spooktacular Venue

Located at 500 Sea World Dr. San Diego, CA 92109.

Experience Spooktacular at SeaWorld San Diego

Get into the Halloween spirits and spend your day at SeaWorld San Diego for the best family-friendly Spooktacular event. Create spooky memories with your kids and let them explore the colorfully decorated trails and meet SeaWorld’s fun characters.  It’s time to dive into a day of pure fun at the park!

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Your kids will be grooving to lively dance parties, indulging in scrumptious treats, and collecting goodies that will leave them beaming. And the cherry on top – enjoy the chance to snap photos and take in the captivating decorations. A day brimming with excitement, flavors, and enchanting memories is ready to unfold! 

Can’t get enough of the park’s Halloween celebration? You can also enjoy a cultural journey as SeaWorld introduces you to the vibrant Mexican Halloween tradition. Double the fun by making your way to Dia de Los Muertos.

Don’t let the Halloween fun end! Extend your enjoyment by visiting your animal pals and exploring exhibits that showcase their lovable cuteness and incredible smarts. Witness the brilliance of these animals up close.

Plus, once you’ve had your fill of trick or treating and aquatic animal encounters, you can experience thrilling rides too. Grab your SeaWorld San Diego tickets today.  


Start Date:

September 15, 2023

End Date:

October 31, 2023



SeaWorld Events San Diego

500 Sea World Dr
San Diego, CA 92109 United States


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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

Anne is a Filipino writer who formerly managed and created marketing strategies and materials for numerous websites and eCommerce platforms. Now, her voice...

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