Great news, Disney Cruise Line enthusiasts! Both Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea are coming back in 2024. Here’s everything we know so far about the fun.
While 2023 looks great for sailing and days at sea, Disney Cruise Line fans are super enthused over the fact that both Marvel Day at Sea and Pixar Day at Sea are coming back in 2024. While each is just as fun as the other, they both promise to offer fans immersive experiences, character meet and greets, and a few surprises. Here”s the scoop.
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Marvel Day at Sea & Pixar Day at Sea Returning in 2024
If you love reading about the history of the Disney Cruise Line, here are some details to catch you up to speed or to refresh your memory. On July 30, 1988 (and the summer vacation for my freshman year in high school. Wow.), Disney Cruise Line put magic into the high seas with Disney Magic, its first ship.
High hopes and profits entailed and the cruise line signed a 10-year contract with Port Canaveral – still its top cruising port. And if you like some cool trivia to impress your friends and family, each of Disney Cruise Line’s ships are registered in Nassau, Bahamas.
Fast forward to present day where the fleet now offers sailing on five ships:
Alright, now that you’re up to speed, let’s get into the 2024 fun!
Pixar Day at Sea Details
Here’s what we know so far according to WDW News:
Pixar Day at Sea, first debuted on the Disney Fantasy in January 2023. It gave guests an immersive experience in the ever-unfolding stories of their favorite toys, monsters and superheroes.
The daylong celebration will feature “one-of-a-kind entertainment that brings to life the beloved tales of Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “The Incredibles,” “Finding Nemo” and more”.
Families will enjoy a rootin’ tootin’ breakfast (with the gang from Toy Story), a fun pool party, themed activities, and treats. Additionally, character encounters will be around every corner throughout a fun-filled day at sea that ends with a Pixar Pals Celebration dance party and a deck show of incredible proportions.
Pixar Day at Sea 2024 Departure Dates
Pixar Day at Sea will be offered on nine seven-night Caribbean cruises aboard the Disney Fantasy sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida. Here are the departure dates:
- Departing Jan. 6, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Feb. 17, and March 2, 2024, the eastern Caribbean itinerary includes Tortola, St. Thomas and Castaway Cay.
- Departing Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10 and Feb. 24, 2024, the western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Falmouth, Jamaica; and Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.
Marvel Day at Sea Details
Cruse Day Details via WDW News:
Marvel Day at Sea combines the thrills of renowned Marvel comics, films and animated series with the excitement of a Disney cruise to unlock the inner Super Heroes in lifelong Marvel fans and newcomers alike.
Occurring during one action-packed day during select Disney Dream cruises, Marvel Day at Sea offers all-day entertainment and encounters with the largest assembly of Marvel Super Heroes and Villains on land or at sea – including classic Avengers, sorcerers and Guardians of the Galaxy, plus Captain America Sam Wilson, Mighty Thor, Shuri, Okoye, Scarlet Witch along with many more characters.
Highlights will include an extraordinary deck show spectacular with more than 30 characters from across the multiverse, a spellbinding theater show featuring masters of the Mystic Arts, family game shows, themed youth activities, and special merchandise and menus.
Marvel Day at Sea 2024 Departure Dates
Marvel Day at Sea will be offered on 10 five-night Caribbean cruises sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Here are the cruising departure dates:
- Departing Jan. 7, Jan. 21, Feb. 4, Feb. 18 and March 3, 2024, the western Caribbean itinerary includes George Town, Grand Cayman, and Castaway Cay.
- Departing Jan. 12, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Feb. 23, and March 8, 2024, the western Caribbean itinerary includes Cozumel, Mexico, and Castaway Cay.
More Fun Details
Guests aboard Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea sailings will also enjoy all the fun and relaxation of a tropical Disney cruise vacation, from world-class entertainment and themed dining for families to dedicated spaces for guests of all ages.
To learn more about Disney Cruise Line or to book a vacation, guests can visit disneycruise.com, call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500 or contact their travel agent.