At SeaWorld, the Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular runs each weekend from late September and is suitable for the whole family. The 2018 dates are September 22, 23, 29, 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28 and the fun begins at 12 noon each day and ends at 8 pm. It offers a family friendly trick-or-treat experience all included in the standard admission. Costumes are encouraged but only children aged 12 and under may wear masks.
Throughout the park there is the chance to meet many unusual sea creature characters including sea witches, mermaids, polar bears, penguins, pumpkin fish and a walking and talking spider crab.
Penelope’s Garden Party
Penelope’s Party Zone is now called Penelope’s Garden Party on the Bayside Pathway near the Bayside Stadium and features a DJ, dancing, crafts, games, bubbles and colourful sea-themed characters.
Seaworld’s Halloween Spooktacular dates for 2018
Countdown to Halloween Live Musical Stage Show
There is also the Countdown to Halloween Live Musical Stage Show featuring Count Von Count, Elmo and friends from Sesame Street at the Seaport Theater where the whole family can sing and dance along.
Halloween Dance Party
End you day at SeaWorld with a special line dancing party featuring Princess Penelope and her undersea friends in the Village Square. The party starts one hour before the park closes.
At the Mermaid Grotto you can meet a mermaid. There are also photo opportunities.
Sweet Treat Decorating
At the Sweet Treat Decorating Post you get the chance to decorate your own cookie for a nominal fee when you buy a special kit with cookie, frosting and toppings.
Waves of Trick-or-Treat Fun
You can dress-up in your favourite costume and go trick-or-treating around SeaWorld’s “spooktacular” exhibits. The Spooktacular map leads you to 15 different sea-themed stations each featuring lots of treats and candy including Tootsie Roll®, Airheads® and Junior Mints®.