5 Fun and Festive Ways to Celebrate the Holidays During Disney’s Very Merrytime Sailings
As we approach the end of July, now is the perfect time to start plotting out your Winter getaway. For those looking for a bit of festive holiday fun, Disney Cruise Line’s Very Merrytime sailings are just the ticket. Beginning in early November, each of the ships in Disney’s fleet will not only get a winter makeover but will also introduce some fantastic holiday-themed activities for the whole family. Check out some of the ways you can ring in the season with a Very Merrytime sailing.
Mickey’s Tree-Lighting Magic – On the first night of your Very Merrytime Cruise, you won’t want to miss this lovely ceremony featuring Mickey and pals. They’ll lead you through some familiar Christmas carols before lighting the ships towering tree which spans three deck levels!
Deck the Holiday Deck Party – Hit the decks for this Christmas celebration with a tropical twist. Disney friends will be on hand to lead guests through a fun range of activities from hula hooping, a limbo competition under oversized candy canes and a conga line around the swimming pools!
Santa’s Winter Wonderland Ball – No holiday cruise would be complete without a visit from the man in red! On the first night of your sailing, Disney Cruise Line throws a magical welcome party with two very special guests – Santa and Mrs Claus. This festive event features Broadway-style entertainment and appearances by some of your favorite Disney friends including Princess Ana and Queen Elsa who bring a bit of Frozen holiday fun!
Holiday Magic for Kids of All Ages – During a Disney Cruise Line Very Merrytime sailing there is something designed to appeal to everyone in your travelling party. From building gingerbread houses and meeting Santa Claus to belting out some of your favorite Christmas songs the possibilities are endless. There are also special activities just for kids including stocking decorating, making gingerbread men, crafting holiday cards and creating animation cells!
A Snow Celebration at Castaway Cay – The fun doesn’t stop when you’re off the ship. Rather, Disney’s private island Castaway Cay serves up snow flurries, tons of Christmas decorations, seasonal character meet and greets and a festive holiday soundtrack!
We’ve only just touched on a handful of ways that you can celebrate the season while sailing the seas with Disney Cruise Line. Guests lucky enough to be travelling on Thanksgiving will also get to take part in special activities like Thanksgiving Dinner and football games broadcast on the ship’s jumbo screen. Those opting for a destination Christmas get a special morning surprise from Santa Claus. The ship also offers daily Hanukkah services.
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