Star Wars and Marvel Return to Disney Cruises in 2019

The “Summon the Force” deck party, part of Star Wars Day at SeaPHOTO: The “Summon the Force” deck party, part of Star Wars Day at Sea. (photo courtesy of Disney Cruise Line/Amy Smith)Sailing with Star Wars and Marvel characters promise to be an unforgettable experience for young cruisers.—Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer.
In 2019, epic adventures at sea will return to Disney Cruise Line with special engagements of two popular itineraries.

Spanning two Disney cruise ships sailing across the Caribbean and Bahamas, Star Wars Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea cruises will bring Disney and fan-favourite fun for families and guests of all ages.

Star Wars Day at Sea

From January to early March 2019, special seven-night Disney Fantasy sailings will transport guests to the Caribbean and a galaxy far, far away.

Star Wars Day at Sea is an experience unlike any other where guests can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga with Jedi, Wookiees, droids, Stormtroopers, and others during the special day-long celebration.

The cruise features a full day of Star Wars activities including a deck party spectacular with an extraordinary fireworks display, encounters with the galaxy’s most formidable and heroic characters, Star Wars-themed family and youth activities, unique food and beverage offerings and special merchandise.

Star Wars Day at Sea will only be offered on nine Disney Fantasy seven-night Caribbean cruises sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida.

Departing January 5, 19, February 2,16 and March 2, 2019, the western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica, and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.

Departing January 12, 26, February 9 and 23, 2019, the eastern Caribbean itinerary includes Tortola, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.

Marvel Day at Sea

From January to early March 2019, special five-night Disney Magic sailings will take guests to the Caribbean and Bahamas, along with an action-packed, day-long celebration of the Marvel Universe.

Marvel Day at Sea combines the thrills of renowned Marvel comics, films and animated series, with the excitement of a Disney Cruise to summon everyone’s inner superhero for adventures that lie ahead during this unforgettable day at sea.

Occurring on one action-packed day during each of the select Disney Magic sailings, Marvel Day at Sea transports guests to a new realm of possibilities when the largest collection of Marvel Super Heroes and Villains assemble on a cruise ship.

The event features all-day entertainment including interactions with some of the mightiest Marvel Super Heroes and the menacing foes who oppose them, an extraordinary deck show spectacular, Marvel-themed youth activities, special merchandise and unique food and beverage offerings.

Marvel Day at Sea will only be offered on 10 Disney Magic Caribbean and Bahamian cruises sailing from Miami, Florida.

Departing January 6 and 20, 2019, the western Caribbean itinerary includes George Town, Grand Cayman and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.

Departing January 11, 25, February 8, 22 and March 8, 2019, the Bahamian itinerary includes Key West, Florida; Nassau, Bahamas, and Castaway Cay.

Departing February 3, 17 and March 3, 2019, the western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico, and Castaway Cay.

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Disney bringing back Star Wars Day at Sea in 2018

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Photo Credit: Matt Stroshane/Disney Enterprises

Disney Cruise Line will continue to put on its Star Wars Day at Sea in 2018, holding the event on 15 Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April.

There will be 15 sailings with the Star Wars Day at Sea this year. Disney introduced the event in last year.

The event features a deck party with a fireworks display, character meet-and-greets, and Star Wars-themed family and youth activities.

Disneys said that Star Wars-themed beverages, snacks, dinner menu items and desserts “please the palates of everyone from Padawans to Rebel pilots to Tusken Raiders.”

The western Caribbean cruises depart Port Canaveral on Jan. 6 and 20; Feb. 3 and 17; March 3, 17 and 31; and April 14. The itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.

The eastern Caribbean cruises depart Jan. 13 and 27; Feb. 10 and 24; March 10 and 24; and April 7. The itinerary includes Tortola, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.