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Viva La Música Returns to SeaWorld with Festive Music, Food and Fun for Whole Family

San Diego CA— SeaWorld guests can spice it up this spring during the return of Viva La Música presented by Coca-Cola. The popular Latin music series will feature four weekends of live performances from award-winning regional Mexican musical artists, plus special culinary offerings, a live DJ and community dancers, all in a family-friendly atmosphere flavored with the fiery flair of Hispanic culture. Viva La Música, included with park admission,* will take place weekends May 4–5, May 11–12 and May 18–19 and June1–2, 2019.

Los Tucanes de Tijuana, Los Rieleros del Norte and Lupillo Rivera are among the headliners performing two shows a day at the park’s newly renovated Nautilus Amphitheater. In addition to the headlining concerts at Nautilus Amphitheater, Viva La Música will also include a festival area called the Zócalo (located between Wild Arctic and Penguin Encounter). The Zócalo will feature performances by community dance groups and a live DJ to pump up the party atmosphere. Fish tacos, street tacos, nachos and pupusas (thick cornmeal flatbread typically stuffed with beans, cheese, chicharrón and squash) will be available to purchase in this area.

Viva La Música concert schedule**

Saturday, May 4           Los Tucanes de Tijuana
Sunday, May 5               Pancho Barraza

Saturday, May 11        Lupillo Rivera
Sunday, May 12            Pesado

Saturday, May 18        Chiquis with special guest Luis Coronel
Sunday, May 19            La Séptima Banda with special guest El Dasa con Mariachi

Saturday, June 1          Régulo Caro
Sunday, June 2              Los Rieleros del Norte with special guest Kevin Ortiz

**Performance schedule and talent lineup are subject to change

Need-to-know info:

  • Concerts are at 3:30 and 6 p.m. at Nautilus Amphitheater.
  • Concerts are included with park admission, but a wristband is required to attend.
    • Wristbands will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the plaza near Explorer’s Café when the park opens.
  • During Viva La Música, SeaWorld is open until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and 7 p.m. on Sundays.
  • *Park admission does not guarantee a concert seat.

SeaWorld admission is $91.99 for ages 10 and older; $86.99 for ages 3–9.  The best way to enjoy all four weekends of Viva La Música is with a 2019 SeaWorld Fun Card, which allows repeat admission to SeaWorld through Dec. 31, 2019 all for the price of a single-day admission. With a Fun Card in hand, guests can also come back again and again to enjoy all of SeaWorld’s seasonal events in 2019 and the park’s all-new, dueling coaster Tidal Twister, slated to open May 24.