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'''SeaWorld''' is a chain of aquatically-themed amusement parks owned by [[SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment]].
 
'''SeaWorld''' is a chain of aquatically-themed amusement parks owned by [[SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment]].
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==SeaWorld Orlando==
 
==SeaWorld Orlando==
 
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In May 2017, it was announced that a ''Sesame Street'' themed area would be added to SeaWorld Orlando, aimed with a 2022 open date.<ref>[http://www.sesameworkshop.org/press-releases/5474/ Sesame Workshop press release]</ref> A year later, an announcement was made that the new area, '''Sesame Street at SeaWorld''', would open in Shamu's Happy Harbor on March 27, [[2019]]. The area will be designed after the ''Sesame Street'' set, with locales such as [[123 Sesame Street]] and [[Hooper's Store]], and will feature walk-around characters, wet and dry rides and the Sesame Street Party Parade, which had already debuted in the other SeaWorld parks a year prior.<ref>[http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/tourism/os-bz-seaworld-seasame-street-20180502-story.html SeaWorld: Sesame Street land will open spring 2019 in Orlando], Orlando Sentinel, May 2, 2018.</ref>
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'''Rides''':
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On March 27, 2019, SeaWorld Orlando opened a ''Sesame Street'' themed area, '''Sesame Street at SeaWorld'''. The area is designed after the ''Sesame Street'' set, with locales such as [[123 Sesame Street]] and [[Hooper's Store]], and features walk-around characters, wet and dry rides and the Sesame Street Party Parade, which had already debuted in the other SeaWorld parks a year prior.<ref>[http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/tourism/os-bz-seaworld-seasame-street-20180502-story.html SeaWorld: Sesame Street land will open spring 2019 in Orlando], Orlando Sentinel, May 2, 2018.</ref> Exclusive video and audio featuring the Muppets was recorded especially for interactive sections of the area. A special Elmo Bubble Wand available in the shopping center enables additional interactive features around the area as well.
*"Abby' Flower Tower"
 
*"Big Bird's Whirl and Twirl"
 
*"Cookie Drop"
 
*"Count-Around Playground"
 
*"Elmo's Choo-Choo Train"
 
*"Rubber Duckie Water Works"
 
*"Slimey's Slider"
 
*"Super Grover's Box Car Derby"
 
   
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Annual Passholders were given a preview of the new land on March 23 and 24, 2019. A special launch event was held on March 26, featuring a short appearance by [[Elmo]], [[Abby Cadabby]] and [[Rosita]].
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'''Attractions''':
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Image:abbyflowerotwer.jpg|'''Abby's Flower Tower'''
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Image:Bbwhirltwirl.jpg|'''Big Bird's Whirl and Twirl'''
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[[Image:SeaWorld-Playground.jpg|thumb|200px|Count-Around Playground]]
 
*''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Elmo and the Bookaneers (2007)|Elmo and the Bookaneers]]'', stage show
 
*''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Elmo and the Bookaneers (2007)|Elmo and the Bookaneers]]'', stage show
 
*''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Elmo and Abby's Treasure Hunt (2008 to present)|Elmo and Abby's Treasure Hunt]]'', stage show
 
*''[[SeaWorld stage shows#Elmo and Abby's Treasure Hunt (2008 to present)|Elmo and Abby's Treasure Hunt]]'', stage show
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*'''Count-Around Playground''' (removed shortly after "Sesame Street at SeaWorld" opening day)
   
 
==SeaWorld San Diego==
 
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*'''Abby Cadabby's Rocking Wave''': a ride that rocks forwards, backwards and sideways
 
*'''Abby Cadabby's Rocking Wave''': a ride that rocks forwards, backwards and sideways
 
*'''Little Bird's Splash''': a water area "where kids can play in 22 water elements such as bubblers, geysers, jets and dumping buckets."
 
*'''Little Bird's Splash''': a water area "where kids can play in 22 water elements such as bubblers, geysers, jets and dumping buckets."
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*'''Super Grover's Box Car Derby''': a kiddie roller coaster (opened in 2019, replacing Shamu Express).
   
 
As with SeaWorld San Diego, a version of the [[Neighborhood Street Party]] parade at Sesame Place debuted in 2018, also titled the '''Sesame Street Party Parade'''.
 
As with SeaWorld San Diego, a version of the [[Neighborhood Street Party]] parade at Sesame Place debuted in 2018, also titled the '''Sesame Street Party Parade'''.
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==Walk-Around Characters==
 
==Walk-Around Characters==
[[Elmo]], [[Big Bird]], [[Abby Cadabby]], [[Cookie Monster]], [[Ernie]], [[Bert]], [[Rosita]], [[Grover]], [[Oscar the Grouch]] (joined in 2015), [[Zoe]], [[Count von Count]], [[Honkers]] (purple and orange), [[Prairie Dawn]], [[Telly Monster]]
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[[Elmo]], [[Big Bird]], [[Abby Cadabby]], [[Cookie Monster]], [[Ernie]], [[Bert]], [[Rosita]], [[Grover]], [[Oscar the Grouch]] (joined in 2014), [[Zoe]], [[Count von Count]], [[Honkers]] (purple and orange, San Antonio only), [[Prairie Dawn]] (joined in 2018), [[Telly Monster]]
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 06:12, November 4, 2019

SeaWorld

SeaWorld is a chain of aquatically-themed amusement parks owned by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.

SeaWorld OrlandoEdit

SeaWorld-SSArea

"Sesame Street at Sea World" concept art

SeaWorld-SSblock

On March 27, 2019, SeaWorld Orlando opened a Sesame Street themed area, Sesame Street at SeaWorld. The area is designed after the Sesame Street set, with locales such as 123 Sesame Street and Hooper's Store, and features walk-around characters, wet and dry rides and the Sesame Street Party Parade, which had already debuted in the other SeaWorld parks a year prior.[1] Exclusive video and audio featuring the Muppets was recorded especially for interactive sections of the area. A special Elmo Bubble Wand available in the shopping center enables additional interactive features around the area as well.

Annual Passholders were given a preview of the new land on March 23 and 24, 2019. A special launch event was held on March 26, featuring a short appearance by Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Rosita.
Attractions:

Concept art:

Sesame Street at SeaWorld teaser videos:

Former attractions:

SeaWorld-Playground

Count-Around Playground

SeaWorld San DiegoEdit

Sesame Street Bay of Play opened at SeaWorld San Diego in 2008, replacing Shamu's Happy Harbor.

The following rides are found at SeaWorld San Diego:

  • Abby's Seastar Spin: a spinning teacup ride
  • Elmo's Flying Fish: a rotating flying attraction, similar to Disneyland's "Dumbo the Flying Elephant" ride
  • Oscar's Rockin' Eel: a rocking tugboat ride themed like an eel

In 2018, a version of the Neighborhood Street Party parade at Sesame Place debuted, titled the Sesame Street Party Parade.

Former:

SeasonalEdit

For Halloween (2009-2010), their character breakfasts feature Count von Count.[2] Abby Cadabby's Halloween Adventure is a 4,000 sq ft pathway filled with interactive elements, where kids help find Abby's magic wand. In 2011, Count Von Count's Spooktacular Breakfast was offered as character dining.

A Sesame Street Christmas is a stage show added in December 2009. Character dining at the park was seasonally themed to "Elmo and Friends Christmas Breakfast".

SeaWorld San AntonioEdit

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Sesame Street Bay of Play 2011 Commercial

Sesame Street Bay of Play 2011 Commercial

Sesame Street Bay of Play was added to SeaWorld San Antonio in 2011.

The following rides are found at SeaWorld San Antonio:

  • Big Bird's Spinning Reef: a Ferris wheel
  • Elmo's Dolphin Dive: a vertical drop ride
  • Abby Cadabby's Rocking Wave: a ride that rocks forwards, backwards and sideways
  • Little Bird's Splash: a water area "where kids can play in 22 water elements such as bubblers, geysers, jets and dumping buckets."
  • Super Grover's Box Car Derby: a kiddie roller coaster (opened in 2019, replacing Shamu Express).

As with SeaWorld San Diego, a version of the Neighborhood Street Party parade at Sesame Place debuted in 2018, also titled the Sesame Street Party Parade.

SeasonalEdit

In 2011, a Sesame Street Brunch ran as the character dining event. The 2009 show continued at Nautilus Amphitheater, while Elmo's Christmas Wish was added at Happening Stage.

Walk-Around CharactersEdit

Elmo, Big Bird, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, Ernie, Bert, Rosita, Grover, Oscar the Grouch (joined in 2014), Zoe, Count von Count, Honkers (purple and orange, San Antonio only), Prairie Dawn (joined in 2018), Telly Monster

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  1. SeaWorld: Sesame Street land will open spring 2019 in Orlando, Orlando Sentinel, May 2, 2018.
  2. Donna Balancia, "A scary October at SeaWorld", Florida Today, September 29, 2007.

External linksEdit

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