ORLANDO, Fla. -- SeaWorld Orlando is ready to get into the holiday spirit.

  • SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration kicks off Nov. 17
  • Features live shows, holiday food, character greetings 

The theme park will transform into a winter wonderland on November 17, when it kicks off its Christmas Celebration. The annual event runs select days through December 31 and features live shows, holiday food, and special appearances by Santa and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Other activities include O Wondrous Night, a live nativity show with life-sized puppets and 30 carols; Sea of Trees, a Christmas tree trail featuring more than 100 trees; and Rudolph's ChristmasTown, which includes life-size story book vignettes featuring the classic tale.

At the Christmas Market, visitors can find holiday dishes as well as a model train village.

SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration is included with admission to SeaWorld Orlando.

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