Huge news for children and children-at-heart alike!

By Meghan Overdeep
December 09, 2019
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Today, SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit behind Sesame Street, announced the continuation of their longtime partnership as well as the development of two additional Sesame Place theme parks in the United States. Huge news for children and children-at-heart!

The current Sesame Place theme park, located in Langhorne, Pennsylvania is the nation's only theme park based entirely on the popular children's program. According to a release, a second Sesame Place theme park will open in a to-be-determined U.S. location no later than 2021. And that's not all. The organizations also announced that a new Sesame Street land will open in SeaWorld Orlando by fall 2022.

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"We know that the magic of theme parks gives families a unique and powerful way to experience and delight in the Sesame Street characters," said Jeffrey D. Dunn, Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop. "Building more Sesame Place theme parks will enable us to connect with even more families and provide funding that supports our nonprofit mission."

The Sesame Place theme park features a variety of exciting family rides, water slides, live character shows, a daily parade, and seasonal events that help bring the educational world of Sesame Street to life beyond the show.

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"We share Sesame's goal of educating and entertaining generations of children, and the extension of our partnership furthers SeaWorld's mission to provide guests with experiences that matter," said Joel Manby, President and Chief Executive Officer of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. "We are thrilled to be able to grow the presence of Sesame Place theme parks in the U.S. and help our company diversify its brand portfolio and expand into new areas."

How about that?

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