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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Shows and Entertainment

Enjoy our thoughts, pictures, and videos of entertainment on the Disney Ships. This includes entertainment areas on the ship, live shows, and a list of some of what we do when we are on the ship. Everyone's entertainment needs are different. We are more of the family who wants everything Disney, so we don't go to many of the adult clubs, but enjoy many of the family events.

Entertainment for Kids/Youth

Disney Cruise Line has the longest complimentary hours of childwatch at sea for ages 3+, according to their website. Parents can stay in touch with their kids by using the wave phones located in each stateroom or by using the navigator's app. Kids are checked in using the magic bands, similar to those in the parks. You can choose to keep the magic band or return it at the end of your voyage for a refund of the $12 deposit you put down when you register your child for the clubs. Your child must be potty-trained to use the Oceaneer's Club and Oceaneer's Lab. There is an hourly fee for children less than 3 to use the nursery.

Andy's Room (all 4 Ships)

Retired Monster's Academy on Fantasy


 Other Areas
Interactive Dance Floor

Dining Area

Wash Stations

Pixie Hollow: Fantasy, Dream, Magic
  • MARVEL'S Avenger Academy: Magic
  • Mickey Mouse Club: Magic
  • Star Wars Command Post: Fantasy
  • Star Wars Millennium Falcon: Dream
  • Disney Infinity: Dream
  • Marvel Superhero Academy: Wonder, Fantasy
  • Frozen Adventures: Wonder
  • Club Disney Junior: Wonder
Oceaneers Lab: Ages 3-12 (ages 8-12 can check themselves in and out on their own)

Wonder, Magic
Dream, Fantasy: Includes themed play spaces: Media Room, Animator's Studio, Wheelhouse, Craft Studio, Sound Studio
Craft Studio
Craft Studio from Wheelhouse

Animator's Studio
Edge: Ages 11-14: All 4 ships

Vibe: Ages 14-17: All 4 ships

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique
  • All 4 ships
  • Fantasy BBB turns into Pirates League on Pirate Night
  • Reservations required (first come, first serve)
  • Cancellation fee of $10 per person if canceled within 24 hours of reservation

Live Shows (take place in the Walt Disney Theater)

  • Fantasy
    • A Fantasy Come True
    • An Unforgettable Journey
    • Disney Wishes
    • Disney's Aladdin- A Musical Spectacular
    • Believe
  • Dream
    • Beauty and the Beast (begins November 6, 2017)
    • Believe
    • The Golden Mickeys...A Timeless Tribute
  • Magic
    • All Aboard: Let the Magic Begin
    • Disney Dreams...An Enchanted Classic
    • Remember the Magic...A Final Farewell (7-nights and longer)
    • Tangled, the Musical
    • Twice Charmed- An Original Twist on the Cinderella Story
  • Wonder
    • Disney Dreams...An Enchanted Classic
    • Frozen, A Musical Spectacular
    • The Golden Mickey's

Deck Parties

  • Sail Away Celebration/Sailing Away (all 4 ships)
  • Pirates IN the Caribbean (Magic/Wonder)
  • Mickey's Pirates IN the Caribbean (Dream/Fantasy)
  • Club Pirate (Dream/Fantasy)
  • Freezing the Night Away with Anna, Elsa, and Friends (Magic/Wonder- select Europe and Alaska sailings only)
  • Pixar Pals Party (Wonder-Alaska sailings only)


Take place in the Buena Vista Theater or the Walt Disney Theater. Include some 3-D movies. Live entertainment before movies in the Walt Disney Theater during premiers. All movies are free. Snacks can be brought in from Cabanas or bought at the snacks counter next to the theater.

Entertainment for Adults Only

Night Clubs

My Thoughts and Experiences

You will find the Pirate Night, Sail Away, Castaway Cay, Character Meet and Greets, and See Ya Real Soon Party blogs in separate sections on the main page.

Shows: I haven't seen a show I didn't like, including the non-Disney entertainment. We have seen all of the Disney shows on the Wonder, Dream, and Fantasy. Our favorite is The Golden Mickey's. The caliber of entertainment, effects, and music is incredible! The audience is full involved with the shows and every show fills up! My suggestion is to get there early to get the seats you want. We personally love the seats on the second level overlooking the balconies. The only downfall is you don't have much of a chance of getting chosen as a volunteer when they ask for audience involvement. We enjoy the magicians, comedians, and Buckets and Boards (seen them twice!). The violinist on Disney Dream is fantastic. I've never seen anyone play the fiddle the way she does! Her name is Evgenia. She plays in the atrium at night during dining hours.

Violinist on Disney Dream: AMAZING!!!

Dancing Photographer on Disney Dream While Daughter Dances in Atrium

Daughter Dances With Disney Photographer in Atrium on Pirate Night

Amazing Violin Music on Christmas Morning on Disney Dream

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