With Rides, Water Slides, Special Events, Character Stage Shows, Parades and more!


SAN DIEGO, CA, (May 24, 2024) – Sesame Place® San Diego officially kicks off summer with the highly anticipated return of Sesame Summer Splash beginning Friday, May 24 to Monday, September 2. Included with park admission, guests can enjoy Sesame Place’s amazing water attractions and line up of sun-sational events all summer long!


Get ready for a splash-tastic adventure the whole family will enjoy! Guests can cool off on Sesame Place’s family-friendly water slides and water play areas – including The Count’s Splash Castle, the park’s newest addition which features 111 play elements across the multilevel play structure. Little ones will love splashing around in Elmo’s Silly Sand Slides, while older children will enjoy the thrill of Cookie’s Monster Mixer and Bert's Topsy Turvy Tunnels.

The excitement doesn’t end there! Sesame Summer Splash brings a wave of amazing events all season long, guaranteeing non-stop summer fun for everyone. 

Sesame Summer Splash Event Highlights:

  • Oscar the Grouch’s Birthday – Celebrate Oscar The Grouch’s special day on Saturday, June 1! Even though Sesame Place’s resident grouch despises all things “nice” like rainbows, candy, and chocolate, come shower him with birthday wishes during your visit!
  • Father’s Day – Take Dad to Sesame Place for a day of fun! Enjoy exciting shows, rides, parades, and more! Don’t miss the festive Sesame Street Party Parade, grab a special Father’s Day giveaway for Dad, and join Sesame Place for a craft that the whole family can do together!
  • Tango’s Gotcha Celebration – From July 12- 14, guests can celebrate Elmo’s adopted puppy, Tango, and the day she made her way to Sesame Street. Guests can meet Tango throughout the day and are invited to go on a scavenger hunt around the park to find all the puppy items Elmo needs to take care of Tango! Parkgoers can pick up a free scavenger hunt sheet at Guest Services. 
  • Welcome to Our Street! Live Character Show – Elmo, Abby, Grover, Rosita, and Cookie Monster want to put on a show to welcome their new friends to Sesame Street but can’t decide what kind it should be. With the help of DJ Dani, our Sesame Street friends realize that by working together, they can put on the biggest, most spectacular welcome show of all! Located daily in Sesame Street Theater.
  • Sesame Street Party Parade – Join the colorful and energetic Sesame Street Party Parade for a lively family experience! With fantastic floats, high energy music, and performers jumping rope and hula hooping alongside beloved Sesame Street characters, this award-winning parade will have everyone ready to party! Located along Parade Route.
  • Dine with Elmo & Friends – Opening this summer, the Sunny Day Café invites guests to join their favorite furry friends for a dining adventure the whole family will love! The new indoor building is where families will make precious memories and enjoy a delicious family-friendly buffet-style meal. Sesame Street friends will join diners for an immersive experience with singing, dancing, and photo opportunities. 

Splish Splash into Savings

For guests looking to enjoy summertime fun at Sesame place, tickets can be purchased for up to 30% off for a limited time. For families looking for year-round fun, a Season Pass offers unlimited visits all year long! Season Passes offer the best benefits and unbeatable savings – including free parking, discounts on food and merchandise, exclusive rewards, and more.This summer, Season Pass Members will be able to book reservations to the ALL-NEW Dine with Elmo & Friends before the general public – which is just one of many unbeatable benefits available with a 2024 Sesame Place Season Pass!

Sesame Place San Diego is located at 2052 Entertainment Circle in Chula Vista. For more information and to purchase tickets and Season Passes, visit SesamePlaceSanDiego.com. For the most recent updates, fans can follow Sesame Place San Diego on Facebook and @SesamePlaceCa on Instagram. 

About Sesame Place San Diego

Sesame Place San Diego is the only theme park on the West Coast based entirely on the award-winning show, Sesame Street. Conveniently located just 20 minutes from San Diego and 2.5 hours from Los Angeles, this 17-acre theme park is perfect for families with kids of all ages and has been designated as a Certified Autism Center. The new theme park features 18 Sesame Street-themed rides and exciting water attractions, a family-friendly rollercoaster and a 500,000-gallon wave pool – one of the largest in Southern California. The park also features an engaging musical play area, an interactive Sesame Street Neighborhood complete with the iconic 123 Stoop, daily live character shows, an award-winning parade, one-of-a-kind photo opportunities and of course, everyone’s favorite furry friends. Celebrate family-friendly events all year long at Sesame Place, including Elmo’s Springtacular, Sesame Summer Splash, The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular, and A Very Furry Christmas.