Military members can get FREE admission to SeaWorld!

Military members can get FREE admission to SeaWorld!
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Veterans can enjoy a free day at Seaworld, and for just $10 more than the price of a single-day ticket, everyone can enjoy SeaWorld through all of 2021!
Clara Bosonetto | April 29, 2021

For a limited time, SeaWorld’s Waves of Honor program offer former military personnel and up to three guests complimentary one-day admission to SeaWorld Orlando (limit of 4). Tickets must be redeemed at the park by June 27 (blackout dates May 29). The Veteran must be present with their 3 guests and the former service member must provide military ID at the front gate.

SeaWorld Orlando’s Waves of Honor offers a separate promo for any U.S. veterans or retired Veterans and three guests 50% off admission to SeaWorld Orlando (limit 4). Tickets must be redeemed at the park by December 19. The Veteran must be present with their 3 guests.

Qualified service members and veterans include active, retired, honorably separated officers and enlisted personnel of the U.S. military.

SeaWorld answers the most Frequently Asked Questions on this awesome offer. It ends on June 27, 2021.

SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Antonio, and San Diego are welcoming guests back with extended operating schedules, exciting experiences, open-air events, inspiring animal presentations and exhibits, thrilling attractions, and fan-favorite events.

Experience each of the parks’ animal interactions, presentations, and exhibits and take a ride on the attractions and on state-of-the-art roller coasters. Each SeaWorld park has 100+ acres of outdoor grounds with enhanced health and safety measures in place.

As part of the safety measures, advance and date-specific reservations are required to secure admission to all theme parks.

Park annual passes at all parks provide admission for 12 months including admission to popular events. All single or multi-day tickets must be purchased online. Should you plan to visit SeaWorld Orlando or San Diego more than once through 2021, buy the Fun Card for the regular price of a single-day ticket. Upgraded Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum Annual Passes maximize the in-park experience. Children under 3 do not require a reservation or ticket for entry.

Here’s an example of park admission prices for SeaWorld Orlando:

  • Single-Day Tickets are valid for one visit on the date selected at the time of purchase, $89.99 each. Add on All-Day Dining* for $119.99.
  • Enjoy two parks for $119.99 at any combination of the theme parks: SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and Adventure Island. Admission + All-Day Dining*, $169.99.
  • The best value is the SeaWorld Orlando 2021 Fun Card. Visit all of 2021 for $99.99. Or upgrade for unlimited visits to SeaWorld Orlando + Aquatica for $153.99.
  • A Three-Park Ticket includes admission to SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. Ticket-only prices are $131.99 or add All-Day Dining* for $206.99.
  • Enjoy all four Florida parks with unlimited visits for 14 consecutive days and free parking at any combination of SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, and Adventure Island for $199.99.

*All-Day Dining: Once per hour, you can grab one entrée, one side or one dessert, and a regular-sized non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-paid parking is strongly encouraged. Other ticket add-on options include the Dolphin Encounter, Dine With Orcas, and the Penguin Encounter. Check out all available add-on options here.

If you plan to visit SeaWorld Orlando or SeaWorld San Diego before mid-May, you can purchase a separate optional ticket for the Seven Seas Food Festivals. Orlando hosts the event every Friday-Sunday through May 9, while you can catch it every Friday-Sunday through May 2 in San Diego. SeaWorld San Antonio will host this annual Seven Seas Food Festival beginning Friday, April 2 through May 31.

Tickets for the 10-sample lanyard start from $60 or a 15-sample lanyard from $75. Annual Pass Members can enjoy even more savings with 3 free samples included in the purchase of an 18-sample lanyard. The festival features different global cuisine choices, over 70 wine and cocktail selections plus 70+ craft beer options. For even more fun, the park will also host live music shows during the event.

Here’s more about the live music performances and special events to be held at SeaWorld Orlando in 2021:

  • Saturday, March 13: Vanilla Ice
  • Sunday, March 14: Jeremy Camp
  • Sunday, March 21: Scotty McCreery
  • Saturday, March 27: Night Ranger
  • Sunday, March 28: Blue Oyster Cult
  • Saturday, April 3: Tribute artists including Almost ABBA, Donna Summer Tribute, and Bee Gees Now
  • Sunday, April 4: Tribute artists including Depeche Mode, INXS, and U2
  • Saturday, April 10: Tribute Artists: Hotter Than July Stevie Wonder Tribute, Turnstiles Billy Joel Tribute, and Greggie and the Jets Elton John Tribute
  • Sunday, April 11: Craig Morgan
  • Saturday, April 17: Iconic American bands including Southern Cross: A Tribute to CSNY, Bad Moon Rising: A Tribute to CCR, and Alter Eagles: A Tribute to The Eagles
  • Sunday, April 18: Joe Nichols
  • Sunday, April 25: Tribute artists including Jaded – Aerosmith, Never Stop Believin’ – Journey, and Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
  • Saturday, May 1: Edwin McCain
  • Saturday, May 8: Jesse McCartney
  • Sunday, May 9: Kansas

Additional 2021 events at SeaWorld Orlando include the following:

  • Electric Ocean at SeaWorld select dates May 28-September 5
  • Guy Harvey Weekend from July 19-20 and November 27-28
  • Craft Beer Festival on Fridays-Sundays August 13-September 12
  • SeaWorld Spooktacular on weekends September 18-October 31
  • Sesame Street Kids’ Weekend from November 6-7
  • SeaWorld Holiday Celebration November 21-January 2, 2022

See Clark’s travel planning and booking guide for the best tips on stress-free travel, and check out for travel insurance.

(Editor’s note: The travel industry is currently under great stress, and the money you pay now may be lost if companies go out of business. See more here.)
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