SeaWorld San Antonio’s Halloween Safe and Limited Capacity Spooktacular

Source: SeaWorld San Antonio


Modified with enhanced health and safety measures, popular daytime Halloween celebration returns as SeaWorld hosts safe festivities, weekends September 25 – November 1

SeaWorld is offering more treats than tricks this year at its modified Halloween Spooktacular. In this year’s peculiarly eerie month of October that includes five weekends and two full moons (a rare blue moon on Halloween night!), this not-so-scary Halloween experience has been adapted for safe adventures and fun, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays from September 25 through November 1. Guests can enjoy traditional Halloween favorites like physically-distant trick-or-treating at stations staffed by ambassadors with gloves and face coverings, a spacious pumpkin patch picnic, kid-friendly Halloween shows and characters with physically-distant viewing, creative costumes, and a wide-open outdoor hay maze to get lost in. This daytime event is perfect for both kids and those who are kids at heart to explore the friendly frights of the park’s 250 acres.

While the kids enjoy Halloween fun, parents can enjoy a treat of their own as SeaWorld extends its popular Bier Fest! Extended until November 1, this added month of the popular beer festival gives grown-ups even more opportunities to enjoy 60 different brews and sample popular pub foods.

Both Spooktacular and Bier Fest have been modified to allow guests to safely visit the park, roam its expansive grounds and enjoy autumn events with cooler temperatures. In addition to enhancing the park’s already strict health and safety measures, capacity will be significantly limited to create even more open space for a visit that provides plenty of opportunity to maintain physical distancing in a safe environment. Guests are encouraged to make reservations early as reservations are required and limited to manage capacity. Reservations can be made at  

“With talk of Halloween being cancelled this year, we are excited to share that our Halloween Spooktacular, modified to reflect the important needs of our guests including limited capacity, is back to provide friends and families a chance to get out and enjoy the fall open air in our parks,” said Byron Surrett, President of SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio. “Our guests have come to love our seasonal events like Spooktacular and Bier Fest, and we are committed to hosting them in a safe and comfortable environment.

Halloween Spooktacular Highlights:

  • Halloween Hay Maze: Twist and turn your way through a silly Halloween maze that’s tons of fun for younger and older guests alike! Capacity will be limited to promote social distancing.
  • Trick-or-Treating: Costumed youngsters can trick-or-treat for ghoulish goodies at three different locations, all while maintaining safe physical distancing. Each trick-or-treat station features an assortment of candy favorites, and fun characters like pirates, scarecrows, and princesses distributing candy in face coverings and gloves for optimal protection.
  • Pumpkin Patch Picnic: Located at Rosita’s Cantina, this traditional autumn favorite combines a delicious meal with exciting character appearances all while safely social distancing. With protective food service barriers, widely spaced single-party tables, sanitization between meals and more, guests are bound to have a safe, fun time for the whole family.
  • Photo Opportunities: This fun-filled family experience features physically distanced photo opportunities with colorful fall backdrops as well as with some of the friendly characters park-goers have come to love and enjoy.

Best Way to Play

As an added bonus, guests can experience SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular and extended Bier Fest when purchasing a 2021 Season Pass, enjoy the rest of the 2020 season for FREE, and play through the end of 2021! For a limited time only, the new 2021 Season Pass also includes unlimited admission to Aquatica, San Antonio’s BEST waterpark, for FREE. The fun and incredible value doesn’t end there. The park’s Silver, Gold, and Platinum Annual Passes are packed with more benefits than ever (the best in SeaWorld’s history) to enjoy the parks year-round including up to six (6) free bring-a-friend tickets, VIP parking, up to 50% off in-park discounts, free access to animal interactions, and much more. Upgrading to the Silver, Gold, or Platinum Pass also provide the option to pay using EZ Pay monthly payment plans for as low as low as $6.49 a month. 


SeaWorld San Antonio is committed to the health and safety of our guests, employees, and the animals in our care. The park has worked diligently with state and local health officials, outside consultants and attraction industry leaders to enhance our already strict health, safety and cleanliness standards. These protocols and guidelines will be modified based on evolving industry standards and methodologies, public health, and governmental directives, and advancing scientific knowledge on the transmissibility of COVID-19. SeaWorld San Antonio is excited to continue to provide our guests with fun, inspiring and memorable experiences, while addressing important health and safety needs during this time. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the resort, including key operational changes, visit

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