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Active Military Offers

A military man and his wife walking together with a young child
A military man and his wife walking together with a young child

Active Military Promotion

Sesame Place Philadelphia is proud to support Active Military Members with special pricing and promotions.
To qualify for this promotion, you must be registered with ID.me. Once you are, click the button below to login to your ID.me account and see your offers.
Please note: You will be redirected to the id.me page to login, then be returned here for your offers
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For your service and sacrifice, we thank you.

We are proud to salute the men and women of our armed forces and their families. Waves of Honor offers any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman one complimentary admission per year to SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, or Sesame Place® Philadelphia. Offer applies to active duty military personnel and up to three direct dependents. Service members and their direct dependents must have a valid active military ID in order to participate. Inactive, standby and retired reserve members, military retirees, U.S. Merchant Marine and civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the program. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reserves the right to terminate the program.

  • Free single day admission for active duty member and up to 3 dependents.
  • One complimentary admission per year, per person to one park of choice.
  • Active duty service member must provide military ID
  • Not available at the front gate.
  • Offer is valid through December 31, 2022. Some block out dates may apply

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What is this program about?

Waves of Honor Complimentary Admission is a tribute to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces including active duty military, reserve soldiers, airmen, Marines, sailors and Coast Guardsmen.

What does it include?

Waves of Honor complimentary admission permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens® or Sesame Place® Philadelphia for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. The offer is valid for one park and one visit only.

Do military retirees qualify?

Only U.S. active duty military qualify for the Waves of Honor complimentary admission.

Do reservists and National Guardsmen qualify?

Certainly. All active and ready reservists and members of the National Guard, regardless of deployment status, qualify.

You offer a total of four free tickets. What if there are more people in my family?

You may purchase additional tickets by visiting a base MWR office.

My spouse is serving overseas. Can dependents visit the park without their service member?

Yes. You need to verify the active duty members military status using ID.me online. While spouses & family members of military personnel can create a ID.me, the complimentary/discounted tickets are accessible to those accounts verified as a service member, veteran, or retiree. Once verified you can print out up to three direct dependent single day admission tickets.

But I am a single parent serving overseas. My children are living with a relative. How can my kids visit?

The primary caregiver should contact the Guest Relations Department of the park they'd like to visit. They will make accommodations for minor dependents. Proof of military status and deployment is required.

I am service member from an Allied country, does this program apply to me?

No. The Waves of Honor Program only applies to U.S. military members.

What is ID.me?

ID.me allows verified members of the military community (e.g. Active Duty, Veterans, Retirees, Military Spouses and Military Family Members) to access programs intended exclusively for members of the military community. Please note that our brand partners may only accept certain subsegments of the military community for any particular offer. By way of example an “Active Duty” ID.me holder may be eligible for certain offers while a “Military Family” ID.me holder may not be eligible for that same offer. Learn more here.

What if I am having trouble validating my status with ID.me?

Please contact ID.me by going to www.id.me/faq.

  • Disclaimers

    Complimentary Admission Offer:

    Valid U.S. military identification reflecting active status or dependent ID required for offer and must match the name on the eTicket. Inactive, standby and retired reserve members, military retirees, U.S. Merchant Marine and civilian Department of Defense workers are ineligible for the program. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment reserves the right to terminate the program. Non-transferrable and non-refundable. Not for sale. Offer not valid for separate ticketed events for the following: Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Tampa, Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa. Ticket valid through A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place. Not valid with any other discounts, offers and has no upgrade value. Limit one complimentary admission per year, per person to one park. This offer is available to active military members from the U.S. only. Blackout date may apply. Must visit by December 31, 2022.