A Sesame Street parade, a waterslide, a summer celebration and a beer festival are among the new experiences coming to SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio in 2018.
The daily Sesame Street Parade features favorite Sesame Street friends, ten themed floats, contemporary tunes including Sesame Street favorites and three performances throughout the parade route, to debut in spring 2018.
Taumata Racer, named for a famous hill in New Zealand, is slated to open in spring 2018 at Aquatica San Antonio. The high-speed waterslide from WhiteWater West sends riders zoom downhill head first on foam bodysurfing mats. A competitive ride with six side-by-side lanes, Taumata Racer launches riders in an entry tunnel that makes a swooping, 180º turn before straightening out to make two additional descents over the 375-foot (114m) slide length and 55-foot (17m) drop in under 10 seconds.
Bier Fest is inspired by more than 200 years of Oktoberfest traditions and will feature a lineup of more than 100 beers from around the globe, including a variety of local favorites. Finally, n ight-time experience Electric Ocean will headline SeaWorld’s summer offerings with a nightly firework display and party zones to create an electrifying dance club atmosphere.