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Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular Returns

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is Back this Year with Even More Fun for Your Little Ones

Plus Kids Can Visit the Park for Free in October

San Diego CA – Where can kids meet some fun and funny Halloween characters, pose for pictures with mesmerizing mermaids and trick-or-treat in a sea-inspired atmosphere? It’s all happening at SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular®, where Halloween meets the sea. Also, kids can visit the park for free in October with the purchased of a full-priced adult admission.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular festivities are geared for kids 12 years and under, who are invited to come in costume and enjoy trick-or-treating and colorful costumed characters from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the following weekends: Sept. 27–28, Oct. 4–5, Oct. 11–12, Oct. 18–19 and Oct. 25–26, 2014. Youngsters can also take in some Halloween-themed shows, including one starring SeaWorld’s prankster-loving pinnipeds Clyde® and Seamore®.

The hub of Halloween Spooktacular is Otto and Penelope’s Pumpkinfish Patch (on the lawn in front of Animal Connections), where kids can decorate cookies, paint pumpkins and meet a crazy cast of characters such as Colonel Cornelius Candy Corn, a spirited explorer accompanied by his female friend Lady Candy Corn. Other new characters roaming the Pumpkinfish Patch this year are Red the Licorice Kid and his cowgirl pal Sally Taffy, along with Princess Davine and her guards, Chuck and Gourdy. Also new this year are DJs Rock Candy and Cotton Candy, who get the party started and keep it going all day during Halloween Spooktacular, playing music and leading activities. Back by popular demand are Allure and Capri, beautiful mermaids that pose for photo ops; Goodie and Greta Gumdrop; and a silly School of Fish.

Plus, families won’t want to miss SeaWorld’s Halloween-themed shows, including Clyde & Seamore’s Spooky Adventure at Sea Lion and Otter Stadium and Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween over at Sesame Street® Bay of Play®.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular highlights include:
Trick-or-Treat Sweets: Kids are encouraged to come in costume to trick or treat among 10 sea-themed stations. Trick-or-treat bags are provided.

Otto and Penelope’s Pumpkinfish Patch:
Visit our unique and colorful undersea pumpkin patch where pumpkinfish roam and guests can engage in a multitude of activities, including posing for photos among a decorative pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, cookie decorating and meeting a variety of ocean-inspired costume characters such as Colonel Cornelius Candy Corn, Lady Candy Corn, Red the Licorice Kid, Sally Taffy and Princess Davine.

Mermaid’s Grotto: Visit our beautiful mermaids, Capri and Allure, and pose for pictures in their magical clam shell grotto located at the Pumpkinfish Patch (at Animal Connections).

Spooktacular Shows:
Clyde and Seamore’s Spooky Adventure, at Sea Lion and Otter Stadium, guests can revisit sea lions Clyde® and Seamore® and their buddy O.P. Otter® for all the kooky fun as they visit Uncle Schmedley’s Castle.

Sesame Street’s Countdown to Halloween at Sesame Street’s Bay of Play musical stage, features Count Von Count, Elmo, Zoe and friends. Kids can also capture photos of their favorite Sesame Street character and enjoy interactive games.

Guests can take advantage of a special kid’s admission offer and make SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooklacular even more fun. SeaWorld is offering one child, ages 3 to 9, free admission with one full-paid adult admission during October. The same offer is valid at Dine With Shamu. Plus, kids age 10 to 12 can participate for free in SeaWorld’s Dolphin and Beluga Interaction Programs with one paid adult participation. Children must be at least 48 inches tall to participate in BIP and DIP.

SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular is included with park admission. For more information, call (800) 257-4268 or visit www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com (click on Events, then Halloween Spooktacular).
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