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Sesame Place Theme Park to open in San Diego

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and Sesame Workshop announced the all-new Sesame Place San Diego theme park opening March 26. The first to celebrate the park opening will be Season Pass holders who will be invited to exclusive grand opening events filled with character meet-and-greets, photo opportunities, collector items and more.

The new 17-acre park will be the only Sesame Place location on the West Coast and the second location in the country. The park will be open year-round with 18 “Sesame Street”-themed rides and water attractions, including a kid-friendly rollercoaster and a 500,000-gallon wave pool. The park will also feature a musical play area, an interactive “Sesame Street” Neighborhood complete with the 123 Stoop, daily live character shows, parades, photo opportunities and more.