Disney Cruise Line offers guests an extra layer of magic with special themed sailings.  Chart a course for more magic as you celebrate the holidays and share in special day-long celebrations on select Disney cruises. Howl in delight during a haunting Halloween on the High Seas. Meet Santa and have a jolly good time at a tropical holiday party. You can even step into the epic saga of Star Wars and thrill to an amazing Marvel Day at Sea. As you sail, delight in enchanting entertainment, activities and décor throughout the ship.

Marvel Day at Sea

Marvel Day At Sea on Disney Cruise Line

During Marvel Day at Sea, take a stand alongside some of Marvel’s mightiest heroes for an exciting day-long adventure—available on select sailings from Miami.

Unleash the hero within—and experience the thrills of the Marvel Universe—during a day-long extravaganza where family fun rules.

Join some of your favorite Marvel Super Heroes (and villains) from The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy—as well as Spider-Man—for one epic day filled with one-of-a-kind entertainment, unforgettable meet-and-greets, and special offerings you won’t find anywhere else.

During Marvel Day at Sea guests will enjoy:

Mighty Encounters –  Snap photos of Super-Heroes from a safe distance and brave training sessions with some of Marvel’s greatest, such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Captain America.

Thrilling Entertainment – Witness a breathtaking Super Hero spectacular and join Star-Lord and Gamora inside Fathoms.

Action-Packed Activities – A movie marathon, a costume celebration, and unique youth club programs are just some of the Marvel-themed goings-on happening on the ship.

Marvel Day at Sea Sail Dates

5-Night Western Caribbean Cruises
January 8, 2022
January 22, 2022
February 5, 2022
February 14, 2022
March 5, 2022

5-Night Bahamian Cruises
January 17, 2022
January 31 2022
February 19, 2022
February 28, 2022

Note: Entertainment and other events are subject to change without notice. Merchandise offerings are available while supplies last.

Star Wars Day At Sea

Star Wars Day at Sea

Celebrate the legendary saga and its characters in an event of galactic proportions aboard Disney Cruise Line.

Star Wars Day at Sea—available on select Caribbean cruises—combines the power of the Force and the magic of Disney—in an out-of-this-world adventure unlike any other! Onboard experience the heroes, villains, and sensational action of the saga up close. Be transported to “a galaxy far, far away” for an entire day of family fun, including:

Epic Encounters – Feel the Force during surprise sightings and stellar character experiences with over a dozen Star Wars Characters—including Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3PO and Darth Vader.

Out-of-this-World Entertainment – Witness the power of this epic saga in a stirring Star Wars-themed spectacle and be moved by the powerful, signature music as fireworks light up the night out at sea.

Galactic Activities – Prepare for an unforgettable day of Star Wars excitement—with costume celebrations, movie screenings, family trivia, a ship-wide scavenger hunt and youth club fun with the lovable BB-8!

Star Wars Day At Sea Sail Dates

Star Wars Day at Sea is a one-day extravaganza available only aboard the Disney Fantasy on the following departure dates

7-Night Western Caribbean Cruises
January 29, 2022
February 12, 2022

7-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruises
January 8, 2022
January 15, 2022
January 22,  2022
February 5, 2022
February 19, 2022
February 26, 2022
March 5, 2022

Note: Entertainment and other events are subject to change without notice. Merchandise offerings are available while supplies last.

Halloween on the High Seas

DCL - Halloween on the High Seas

Discover treats, tricks, magical mischief and spooky surroundings as you celebrate Halloween on the High Seas! Thrills and chills await you at every turn with Halloween-themed parties, lively entertainment and elaborate décor-including an evolving Halloween Tree that eerily transforms throughout your cruise.

Unearth some festive entertainment during these ghoulish cruises:

Mickey’s Mouse-querade – Shiver in delight during a scare-a-bration alive with ghoulish fun with some of your favorite Disney Pals bedecked in Halloween attire. Bring your favorite Halloween costume and join in the fun!

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing and Scream – It’s “Season’s Screamings” during this interactive movie experience, followed by an appearance by Jack and Sally.

Halloween Activities – Unearth frightfully fun crafts for the entire family.

Spooky treats – Enjoy unique Halloween-themed desserts, beverages and more!

Halloween Isn’t Just for Kids – A special event just for adults where you can show off your Halloween costume.

And even more spooky surprises await you onboard! Be sure to pack your favorite costumes and get ready for happy haunts.

Halloween on the High Seas Sail Dates

Halloween on the High Seas

2021 Halloween on the High Seas Sail Dates
Halloween on the High Seas will take place in 2021 on the following sail dates:

  • Disney Magic – September 29, 2021 – October 30, 2021
  • Disney Wonder – October 1, 2021 – October 31, 2021
  • Disney Dream – September 3, 2021 – October 29, 2021
  • Disney Fantasy – September 4, 2021 – October 30, 2021

2022 Halloween on the High Seas Sail Dates
Halloween on the High Seas will take place in 2022 on the following sail dates:

  • Disney Magic – September 30, 2022 – October 31, 2022
  • Disney Wonder – September 23, 2022 – October 9, 2022
  • Disney Dream – September 12, 2022 – October 29, 2022
  • Disney Fantasy – September 10, 2022 – October 29, 2022
  • Disney Wish – September 9, 2022 – October 31, 2022

Halloween activities and offerings are subject to change and vary by ship and itinerary.

Very Merrytime Cruises

Disney Cruise Line Very Merrytime Cruises

This holiday season, delight in magical merriment at sea with Very Merrytime Cruises—a Disney Cruise Line event.

Holiday Cheer at Castaway Cay
A winter wonderland awaits you aboard each ship—as well as at Castaway Cay!

Disney’s private island paradise is transformed with “snow” flurries, a Christmas tree and more. Be on the lookout for Mr. and Mrs. Snowman, dressed in their island attire. Plus, the island’s tram is decorated to resemble a reindeer, complete with antlers and a tail.

Onboard Experiences
On the ship, discover a festive fusion of holiday-themed entertainment, activities and décor—with a life-sized gingerbread house, 24-foot Christmas tree, garlands, poinsettias, shimmering lights and more!

2021 Sail Dates

Disney Dream – November 5, 2021 – December 24, 2021

Disney Fantasy – November 6, 2021 – December 19, 2021

Disney Magic – November 8, 2021 – December 20, 2021

Disney Wonder – November 5, 2021 – December 21, 2021

2022 Sail Dates

Disney Magic – November 20, 2022 – December 2, 2022

Disney Dream – November 7, 2022 – December 24, 2022

Disney Fantasy – November 12, 2022 – December 10, 2022

Disney Wish – November 11, 2022 – December 23, 2022

Other Very Merrytime Cruises holiday enhancements include:

  • Deck the Deck Tropical Holiday Party, a celebration in addition to Pirate Night, with candy-cane limbo, dancing and games
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony, where kids can help light the tree and kick off the holiday festivities
  • Winter Wonderland Ball—welcome the guests of honor, Santa and Mrs. Claus, with a grand celebration featuring Broadway-style entertainment, favorite Disney characters and classic holiday tunes
  • Santa Claus meet-and-greet, an exciting opportunity to take family pictures and see Santa
  • Meet-and-Greets with some favorite Disney Characters, dressed in their holiday attire
  • Teen-only and tween-only holiday parties—private celebrations where teens and tweens can hang out with new friends
  • Holiday storytelling, with new and old tales about holidays at sea and around the world
  • Themed activities and crafts for kids—decorate stockings, make holiday cards, go on a holiday scavenger hunt and more
  • A life-sized gingerbread house made completely with edible ingredients—and the opportunity to make your own gingerbread house*
  • Holiday merchandise available for this event

Plus, on December 24 and 25, enjoy additional holiday experiences:

  • Cookies on Christmas Eve
  • Special holiday towel animals
  • Special holiday surprise
  • Holiday caroling with the kids and crew
  • Religious Services

When you celebrate winter holidays with Disney Cruise Line, you can spend more quality time together with loved ones as you sail from one spectacular port to the next.

Holiday activities and offerings are subject to change and may vary by ship and itinerary.

*The life-sized Gingerbread Houses will be constructed in November, and will not be available on early November sailings. It should be completed and ready for viewing in the last week of November.

New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year with a spectacular, end-of-the-year celebration on the high seas as you cruise to popular ports of call.

A Night to Remember!

When you travel aboard a Disney ship on December 31, enjoy a magical beginning to the new year with music, dancing, food and more. Created for partygoers of every age, the unforgettable gala gets underway before the clock strikes midnight and continues well into the evening.

New Year’s Eve festivities include:

  • A special dinner menu
  • A jubilant New Year’s Eve deck party
  • Holiday-themed giveaways, like hats, tiaras and more
  • Meet-and-greets with some favorite Disney Characters, dressed in their seasonal attire
  • Teen- and tween-only holiday parties—private festivities where older kids can hang out and make new friends


Best of all, start the New Year with a renewed perspective as you sail from one enchanting port of call to the next, enjoying Disney entertainment, exhilarating activities and spectacular seascapes along the way

New Year’s Eve activities and offerings are subject to change and may vary by ship and itinerary.

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