Meet some of Disney's most iconic and beloved characters, check out one of the two onboard theaters, or spend an afternoon relaxing in one of our family-friendly or adults-only bars. Disney Dream has many and varied entertainment options.
Kids and kids-at-heart can meet some of their favorite Disney Characters and capture the moments with photos. Share hugs with Cinderella. Enjoy a hearty laugh or two with Goofy. Pose for a picture with Peter Pan and collect autographs from the likes of the lovable but mischievous duo Chip 'n Dale.
Although subject to change, Disney Characters you may see during your cruise include:
Experience magical moments like no other cruise line can with Disney Characters!
Watch Broadway-caliber productions in this grand performance venue aboard Disney Cruise Line ships. With its alluring ambience, the Walt Disney Theatre provides a dramatic setting that reflects a sense of excitement you might feel attending a star-studded gala. It is home to some of the finest entertainment in the cruise industry—from Disney original musicals to fun-filled variety acts.
The theatre décor recalls a bygone elegance of movie houses, yet behind the curtain you’ll find a technological marvel. Adorned with Art Deco and Art Nouveau flourishes from the 1930s and 1940s, the Walt Disney Theatre is a luxurious venue designed to handle today’s most complex productions. Features include:
Movie PremEARS at the Walt Disney Theatre
In addition to live entertainment, the Walt Disney Theatre also plays host to Disney movie premieres, allowing Disney Cruise Line Guests to attend a film's nationwide opening at the same time it debuts onshore.
3D at Sea
First to bring you 3D movies at sea, the Walt Disney Theatre now combines state-of-the-art digital 3D projectors and in-theatre special effects for a whole new dimension in your movie-going experience.
Designated wheelchair viewing is available in various locations in the theatre. Guests needing assistance with wheelchair viewing should contact a Crew Member outside the theatre entrance at least 10 minutes prior to show time.
Start your Disney Cruise vacation in high spirits with an energetic deck party.
Let's celebrate with the happiest celebration at sea! This jubilant deck party will get you excited as images of the fun to come are featured in his Funnel Vision - you might even see yourself on the big screen!
It's a magical introduction to the holiday as confetti and streamers fly through the air and soar into the sky as Pinocchio's classic "Wish upon a Star" blares from the ship's horn. Once the party is over, the fun is just beginning. Check out your personal navigator - Disney Cruise Line's daily newsletter - to discover all the excitement that awaits you during your cruise he vacation.
Eat, dance and be merry at a buccaneer bash fit for a pirate!
“Pirates in the Caribbean” Deck Party
Venture to the pool deck to dance off dinner with your favorite Disney Characters and enjoy an entertaining pirate show, as well as interactive games with some special surprises!
Shiver me timbers! During the show, a fantastic fireworks display—an industry first—is sure to delight landlubbers and freebooters alike! (The fireworks show is weather permitting and may be postponed or canceled due to weather conditions, including high winds.)
It’s a Pirate’s Life for You!
Enjoy trivia, games and meet-and-greets with Characters dressed in pirate garb on our very popular Pirate Night.
Get the party started early with a fun family game show in the afternoon. Kids can indulge their inner adentures with activities at the youth clubs—and don’t forget to take a picture of your own pirate family with Mickey and his crew!
Eat Like a Scalawag
Enjoy dinner in one of our Main Dining restaurants where our servers, dressed for the occasion, will greet you with a cheerful “Ahoy matey” and “Arrr!” Once seated, the food and fun await, including:
Festive dinners include such options as Jolly Rogers Barbecue Rib Salad or Pirates Golden Pot Stickers or even Chilled-to-the-Bone Honeydew Melon and Watermelon Soup (menu offerings subject to change)
Kids—and kids at heart—can get dressed up like pirates aboard the Disney Fantasy. On pirate party nights, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique turns into a swashbuckler’s hideaway where Guests are transformed into pillaging pirates. Recite a pirate oath and become an official part of Captain Jack’s motley crew!
Sing, dance, play games and enjoy live entertainment as a family at this high-energy entertainment venue.
At D Lounge, you’re the star, with family-friendly entertainment like karaoke, trivia game shows and dance parties. A colorful yet casual atmosphere and spacious, comfortable seating make this lounge the perfect gathering place for the whole clan.
Get Ready for a Rollicking Good Time
D Lounge invites parents and children to join in the magic together, with tons of fun-filled activities the whole family will love. Take to the stage and be part of the action or simply watch the merriment unfold. For specific activity details and times, check the Personal Navigator newsletter or Disney Cruise Line Navigator mobile app while onboard the ship.
Party Time at D Lounge
Buy drinks including cocktails, smoothies and sodas, and boogie down with your best moves!
As the sun sets, D Lounge transforms into a family-friendly nightclub featuring lively dance parties and fun contests. Check the Disney Cruise Line Navigator app or Personal Navigator newsletter for specific times.
D Lounge also features a full bar serving a selection of wines and cocktails. Nonalcoholic beverages, including sparkling sodas and fruit smoothies, are also available for purchase.
From blockbusters to Disney classics, see a movie in state-of-the-art comfort—and style.
Inspired by the golden age of cinema, this grand movie theatre boasts Art Deco splendour. It’s a beautifully designed cinema showcasing first-run films as well as popular motion-picture releases and classic Disney films.
A fabulous entertainment escape for movie lovers of all ages, the Buena Vista Theatre features:
On the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, you’ll also find dual-level stadium seating that provides a perfect vantage point for every seat in the house. It’s a very special place to see a movie, and once you step inside for the first time and look around, you’ll feel the magic of a bygone era.
A dazzling tribute to the enchanting movies of Walt Disney—complete with red carpet.
Lights, Cameras, Acceptance Speeches
You’re invited to a Hollywood-style awards show with spectacular songs and special appearances by Mickey and friends. Delight in a very special night of Disney’s cinematic magic while celebrating the star in us all.
The Red Carpet Pre-Show
Feel free to wear something sparkly, frilly or downright dashing for this big night. As you walk the red carpet that leads into the theatre, be sure to flash a grin—someone in your entourage just might be caught on camera. Keep an eye out for their ship side celebrity columnist Rona Rivers, who will be providing on-air commentary—live from the red carpet!
Even Stage Managers Have Dreams
Just as the music tunes up and the performance is about to begin, there’s a commotion backstage. The Master of Ceremonies has failed to appear, so a bashful stage manager must take over as host of the big event because it’s well known—the show must go on!
Always Believe in Yourself
Enjoy the extravaganza as it unfolds with dazzling song-and-dance numbers that pay homage to the magic and stories of Disney. And then—just like in the movies—see a once unsure stage manager transform into a confident host, realizing that anything is possible and dreams really do come true.
During a night filled with discovery and surprises, find out which Disney movie Character wins “Most Heroic” or “Most Romantic,” and tap along to familiar tunes from some of your favourite Disney films, including:
Enjoy a spellbinding musical about a workaholic father who reconnects with his daughter through a little Disney magic.
A Bit of Storybook Magic
Discover a heartfelt tale of a loving daughter determined to make her studious father see life beyond work. All it takes is a bit of faith and a dash of magic.
The story begins in the garden of Dr. Cornelius Greenaway, a brilliant botanist captivated with cultivating his precious plants. The good doctor is so passionate about his garden that he forgets what day it is—his daughter’s birthday!
That night, Sophia, his daughter makes an emotional wish—and something incredible happens: Genie from Disney's Aladdin comes to the rescue!
Joined by a host of Characters, Genie takes Dr. Greenaway on a magical ride into the world of Disney stories. Along the way, the doctor makes a personal discovery—magic isn't fantasy, but a remarkable reality that has touched both him and his daughter.
Beloved Disney Songs
Along with a stirring story, this modern-day fable has an exuberant original score. Delight in some of your favourite Disney Characters and most memorable songs from these film classics:
Behind The Scenes
Come along on this sentimental journey, complete with stunning effects and costumes. This production calls for more than 300 costumes and 200 wigs, as well as 6 massive high-definition digital projectors and nearly 200 moving scenic elements.
It’s a musical extravaganza that’s sure to be a long-time favourite for Guests of all ages!
Discover a trendy dance club that's the premier venue for grown-up fun.
Contemporary Hits and Classic Favorites
At night, Evolution caters to adults only, offering dancing, games, karaoke, comedy and cabaret.
Inspired by one of nature's most beautiful winged creatures, the club is an artistic interpretation of the transformation of a butterfly—dynamic, unique and vibrant. With an almost otherworldly atmosphere of organic forms, colours and lighting, Evolution evokes a sense of emerging from a chrysalis. The pattern inspired by a monarch butterfly's wing embellishes the walls, and swirling trails of light on the ceiling symbolise butterflies in flight.
Evolution is host to a number of entertainment options for the entire family during the day, including dance classes, bingo, and arts and crafts. At night, it is the place to be seen for large scale, adults-only entertainment such as themed parties and revues.
This butterfly-themed dance club transforms nightly into a lively bar with artisanal cocktails.
Partake in one of these creative signature-specialty concoctions from the supreme monarch mixologists who rule at Evolution:
Evolution also has non-alcoholic “mocktails” and soft-drinks, coffee, tea, juice and soda.
Evolution is in The District, an adults-only area aboard the Disney Dream with fun-filled venues designed to celebrate nightlife.
The District is home to a variety of distinct lounges and nightclubs, including:
Upscale or sporty, energetic or intimate, high-energy or low-key… there's a nightclub, bar, pub or lounge to cater to your every mood and taste.
Gather together and drop in to District Lounge, a relaxed piano bar featuring entertainment and live music nightly.
Music, Martinis and Mingling
Step in to a sleek, chic and unique gathering space—the perfect place to kick off the evening.
A lively yet intimate retreat with cozy ambiance and an upscale, futuristic design—it’s no wonder that District Lounge is the hub of the adults-only entertainment district on the Disney Dream.
Assemble friends, sip a cocktail and sit in the comfortable, perfectly-contoured chairs, and let the halo lighting from the ceiling dome further set the evening’s festive mood—especially as it magically changes in hue and intensity when day gives way to nightfall.
Begin the Night Right
Get your party started with your favorite cocktail from the full-service bar while listening to live piano and guest vocalists.
Discover the libations menu at District Lounge that has a bit of everything, including:
Be sure to sample a skilfully mixed masterpiece from the signature martini collection!
Coffee, juices, soft-drinks and non-alcoholic “mocktails” are also available.
Keep an eye out for this Art Deco cafe and internet hotspot. Enjoy morning coffee and pastries or evening cocktails before or after dinner. You can also connect wirelessly and view available photos on Shutter via an on-site kiosk.
A sports-fan’s paradise, this lounge is outfitted with huge flat-screen LCD TVs to view live broadcasts via satellite.
It's sparkly, fizzy fun at Pink, an intimate space with cozy nooks to provide the ideal romantic setting.
Take in the views from your seat as you sip a drink at this chic sky bar that offers sweeping views of the world's most beautiful skyline.
Imbibe in a pre- or post-dinner cocktail at this sophisticated indoor and outdoor lounge situated between Palo and Remy.
Relax in this relaxing adults-only indoor/outdoor lounge overlooking the Quiet Cove pool. Find sanctuary with gourmet coffees, blended drinks and baked goods, read a magazine, watch a flat-screen TV or surf the web.
Relax at this open-air bar on the top floor of Deck 13. This refreshing hotspot offers sweeping views of the ocean, coastline, and sunsets, making it the perfect place to sip cocktails and drinks and enjoy it all.
Swim against the tide at our spacious bar on Deck 12. Beneath Goofy's sports deck, this breezy spot with nautical accents is the perfect place to sip a drink while taking in breathtaking ocean, coastline and sunset views.
Toast your trip with a refreshing drink in our elegant Art Deco retreat in our grand atrium. Serving cocktails, coffees, juices and sodas, this full-service bar is the perfect place to rendezvous with your loved ones on the water.