Sesame Place San Diego Reveals Great Plans For 2024

Looks like several great things are planned for 2024.

Sesame Place San Diego Kicks Off 2024 With 11 Weekends of Special Family Fun During All-New Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest

Each weekend will celebrate a different furry friend and include unique and exciting activities for the whole family

WHAT: Sesame Place® San Diego, the only theme park on the West Coast based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®, is kicking off 2024 with the ALL-NEW Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest, a fantastic celebration of everyone’s favorite furry friends! Each weekend offers exciting family fun and is filled with unique activities that guests won’t want to miss, including special dance parties, storytimes, one-of-a-kind photo opportunities, plus more. Every Saturday and Sunday, a different Sesame Street character will host guests to a special and entertaining weekend based on their favorite things and characteristics.


The family-friendly event will run on weekends from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 17.


  • Captain Cookie’s Pirate Weekend – Jan. 13 – 14 – A swashbuckling adventure like no other, guests are encouraged to come in their best pirate g”ARRRR”b and join in the fun with Captain Cookie! The park will transform into a thrilling pirate’s haven with a special storytime, Treasure Treats with Captain Cookie Monster, and unique family photo opportunities!
  • Abby’s Magic Weekend – Jan. 20 – 21 – Guests will be mesmerized as they join Abby Cadabby for a magical weekend! From an all-new magic show to strolling magicians, guests will step into a world of fascination and wonder with a magic trick around every corner.
  • Ernie’s Birthday Bash Weekend – Jan. 27 – 28 – It’s time for guests to don party hats and celebrate Ernie! Guests can take part in a quack-tastic Golden Duck Hunt and make birthday cards for Ernie’s special day.
  • Elmo’s Rockin’ Birthday Weekend – Feb. 3 – 4 – Get ready to rock when Elmo throws a sensational birthday party! Guests will celebrate with a special birthday scavenger hunt, creative chalk art, and a special rockin’ Storytime with Elmo!
  • My Fuzzy Valentine Weekend – Feb. 10 – 11 – Guests can join a delightful Valentine’s Day celebration where they can make Valentine’s Day cards, enjoy valentine’s treats, and more!
  • Super Grover’s Everyday Heroes Weekend – Feb. 17 – 18 – Celebrate the everyday heroes in the local community during this special weekend! Guests can meet real-life heroes from the neighborhood including police officers and firefighters, enjoy a special Storytime with Super Grover, and dance along at a special dance party!
  • Tango’s Fur-ever Friends Weekend – Feb. 24 – 25 – Guests can join Tango and all her Sesame Street pals to celebrate pets everywhere! There will be a pet adoption event, Tango’s Treat Seek scavenger hunt, and a special dance party.
  • Oscar’s Trash-tastic Weekend – March 2 – 3 – Guests can dive into a trash-tastic weekend hosted by Oscar! The event’s all-new trash-themed games, storytime, and recycling activity will turn any frown upside down.
  • Big Bird Pajama Party Weekend – March 9 – 10 – Grab some cozy jammies for the ultimate pajama party! Guests can shake their tail feathers at a special dance party, hear a special Storytime with Big Bird, and more!
  • Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration & Furry Fest Finale Weekend Bash – March 16 – 17 – Guests can don their favorite greens and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the park with a St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt, a special storytime, and festive snacks! Season Pass Members who visit at least four times during Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest will also enjoy an exclusive Finale Weekend Bash event that will feature a meet & greet with Park President Jim Lake, up-close view of a Sesame Street Party Parade float, sweet treats, and more!

Guests who visit four times from January 13 through March 10 will earn invitation to an exclusive party with the Park President, where a variety of surprises await, including a limited-edition Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest Collector’s Pin. This exclusive event will feature a meet & greet with Park President Jim Lake, up-close view of a Sesame Street Party Parade float, sweet treats, and more!


Starting January 13, Season Pass Members will receive a free Sticker Collection Book. Inside, each page is dedicated to a specific Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest weekend theme. Every weekend offers an exclusive sticker for kids to place on the corresponding page.


The best way to play all year long with unbeatable benefits is with a 2024 Sesame Place Season Pass! With the new SoCal Season Pass available for a limited time, guests can enjoy unlimited visits and discounts all year for as low as $99 through January 7. Starting January 8, Kids Go Free is back with free admission for kids ages 3 to 9 when accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket. Plus, kids under three visit for free year-round!


Sesame Place San Diego is located at 2052 Entertainment Circle in Chula Vista. The park is open on Saturdays and Sundays during January and February. For more information and to purchase tickets and Season Passes visit For the most recent updates, fans can follow Sesame Place San Diego on Facebook and @SesamePlaceCa on Instagram.

WHEN: Elmo’s Furry Fun Fest will run on weekends from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 17.

WHERE: Sesame Place San Diego

2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, CA 91911