From the official Disney Parks Blog…
From early November through December, the Disney Cruise Line fleet is decked from bow-to-stern with holiday cheer and entertainment during Very Merrytime Cruises. Holiday magic is unwrapped for the whole family with festive holiday decor, favorite characters in their finest holiday attire and a special visit from none other than Santa Claus.
Both Disney’s Halloween and Christmas cruise dates were announced in late June. Disney currently has 71 Very Merrytime Cruises planned, ranging from 3 nights to 7 nights.
Some of the highlights of the “Christmas Cruises” include…
Holly Jolly Decor
When you enter the atrium for the first time on your Very Merrytime Cruise, your eyes will likely be immediately drawn to the three-deck-tall Christmas tree. That’s right – from garlands, poinsettias and shimmering lights, décor will fill the nooks and crannies of our ships during these holiday sailings, filling your vacation with holiday merriment from the moment you step on board!
What’s a holiday cruise without Santa and Mrs. Claus? We may not be at the North Pole, but you can still be on the lookout for sightings of ‘Old Saint Nick’ while you’re on board, and you won’t want to miss one of our favorite Disney Cruise Line traditions – Storytime with Mrs. Claus.
Characters in holiday attire
Whether it’s Mickey in his winter sweater, Pluto with antlers or Goofy in a full-fledged Santa suit, your favorite characters will be dressed in their finest holiday garb during Very Merrytime Cruises.
Castaway Cay will also be decked out for the holidays.
Disney Cruise Line was down for most of 2020 due to COVID-19, but it appears that they’re ramping up sailings once again and still plan to launch three new cruise ships in the coming years.
[Source: Disney Parks Blog]
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