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Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks at SeaWorld

San Diego CA— SeaWorld is celebrating Independence Day with a variety of special events around the park, including a flag ceremony, beer garden, live entertainment, and a dazzling fireworks show to light up the sky. The extended 15-minute Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular show is set to a festive musical soundtrack that will start at 9:40 p.m. Guests who want the best view of the fireworks can purchase reserved seating tickets in advance for seats in the Orca Encounter amphitheater or Sea Lion and Otter Amphitheater.

Earlier in the day, guests ages 21 and older can enjoy SeaWorld’s Red, White and Brew Beer Garden with cold craft beer, delicious foods, and live music by pop-artist Melanie Pfirrman and singer/instrumentalist Natalie O’Brien.

In addition to festivities on July 4 itself, SeaWorld will offer continuing celebrations throughout the extended holiday weekend, with park hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.:

  • July 4
    • Natalie O’Brien 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
    • Melanie Pfirrman 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7:20 p.m.
    • Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Fireworks 9:40 p.m.
  • July 5
    • Melanie Pfirrman 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
    • Sophie Rae 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7:20 p.m.
    • Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Fireworks 9:50 p.m.
  • July 6
    • Sophie Rae 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
    • Melanie Pfirrman 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7:20 p.m.
    • Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Fireworks 9:50 p.m.
  • July 7
    • Angela Fuhrwezi 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
    • Bailey Thompson 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7:20 p.m.
    • Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Fireworks 9:50 p.m.
  • July 8
    • Jessica Lerner 11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
    • Soul, Tones, & Groove 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7:20 p.m.
    • Beer Garden 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Throughout the summer, guests of all ages can also enjoy SeaWorld’s award-winning Electric Ocean, an electrifying summer celebration that runs on select dates through Sept. 3. Cirque Electrique and IllumiNight are two incredible nighttime shows featuring an array of dancers, vibrant costumes, acrobatics, energizing music and much more. Other Electric Ocean experiences not to be missed include Club Current, Atlantis Ignites, Manta Re/CHARGED, Sea of Life, Laser Reef and School of Glow.

For more information, call (619) 222-4SEA or visit www.SeaWorldSanDiego.com.