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Entertainment on the Disney Magic Cruise Ship

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Entertainment at Disney Magic offers an endless selection of great choices sure to please the whole family. Watch a daily Broadway-style song-and-dance extravaganza starring your favorite Disney characters at Walt's Disney Theater, and watch Buena's Vista at his theater's first performance.

Disney Cruise Line nightclubs and Disney Magic lounges are uniquely themed areas where children and adults alike can listen to live music, dance, participate in games and activities.

Buena Vista Theatre

The Buena Vista Theatre, one of two large-sized theatre spaces on the Disney Magic, is a 268-seat cinema located at Deck 5, Aft that screens first-run movies—and digital 3-D movies—along with other popular films.

Reminiscent of a movie palace during the golden years of Hollywood, the Buena Vista Theatre features warm wood panelling, red plush seating, a stage and a red velvet curtain in the grand Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles of the 1930s and 1940s.

The theatre is the onboard destination to catch some of the latest motion picture releases. Show times occur throughout the day, so you can be sure to enjoy a flick or two during your cruise. Please check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—while onboard for a complete list of movies and show times.

Additionally, the Buena Vista Theatre occasionally hosts lectures featuring special guests.

Designated wheelchair viewing is available in the rear of theatre.

Character Greetings

Disney Cruise Line Character Experiences include Character Greetings, where children are invited to meet their favourite Disney Characters.
Character Greetings, where kids and adults can meet and greet Disney Characters, occur throughout the Disney Dream, both in designated places and during special surprise appearances.

Share hugs with Snow White and Cinderella. Enjoy a hearty laugh or two with Goofy and Donald Duck. And collect one-of-a-kind autographs from the likes of the loveable, but scheming, chipmunks Chip 'n Dale.

A Disney Cruise Line cruise offers you what no others can—memorable experiences with Disney Characters. Although subject to change, Disney Characters you are likely to see during your cruise may include: Micky Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Chip & Dale, Goofy, Pluto, Max, Captain Hook, Peter Pan, Lilo, Stitch, Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Princess Aurora, Princess Tiana, Ariel, Captain Jack Sparrow, Dopey or Jake.

Character greetings locations (designated around the ship) may include the Lobby Atrium, Gangway, Goofy's Pool Stage, Walt Disney Theatre, Disney's Oceaneer Lub or Club.

Walt Disney Theatre

The Walt Disney Theatre, one of two large-sized theatre spaces on the Disney Magic, is a 977-seat live performance venue that showcases original Disney live shows, in addition to first-run and digital 3-D movies—located at Deck 4, Forward.

Spanning an entire three decks on the ship, the Walt Disney Theatre provides a dramatic setting for the Broadway-style Disney live shows you will only find on a Disney cruise. From captivating original Disney musicals to family-friendly variety acts, the Walt Disney Theatre is home to some of the finest entertainment on the high seas.

The Walt Disney Theatre includes a 40-foot-wide proscenium stage, full-flying capabilities for moveable backdrops and scenery, a projection system for animated scrims and stage lifts, and the capacity for pyrotechnics. Additionally, the theatre includes state-of-the-art lighting and a Dolby sound system.

Recalling the grandeur and luxury of the elegant theatre palaces of yesteryear, the Walt Disney Theatre features warm wood paneling, red plush seating, an expansive stage and a red velvet curtain in the grand Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles of the 1930s and 1940s.

Movie PremEARS at the Walt Disney Theatre

In addition to original live entertainment, the Walt Disney Theater also hosts Disney movie premieres, where guests can enjoy movie premieres as they make their national debut.

Disney Digital 3-D

A cruise industry first, the Walt Disney Theater offers 3D movies. Equipped with a state-of-the-art digital 3D projector, the cinema allows you to experience the fun and excitement of his 3D movies, both new and classic, throughout your cruise. Additionally, the Walt Disney Theater offers new in-theater effects that add his four dimensions to the Disney Cruise movie experience.

Cove Cafe

The Cove Café is a 40-seat adults-only café and lounge located midship on Deck 9 adjacent to Disney Magic's Quiet Cove Pool. The Cove Café is open daily from about 12:00 PM until midnight, with indoor air-conditioned seating and outdoor seating with sea breezes, where adults can relax with a refreshing alcoholic beverage, gourmet coffee, or light snack.

The cafe offers magazines and books, large flat screen TVs with the latest news and sporting events, and Internet access (surcharge).


Fathoms is an ocean-inspired club located on Deck 3, Forward in the After Hours area aboard the Disney Magic. During the day, Fathoms provides entertainment and fun-filled interactive games for the entire family. At night, the club caters exclusively to adults, offering dancing, games, karaoke and a full bar serving an array of alcoholic beverages.

Fathoms is home to a variety of fun-filled entertainment options nightly, including live music, dancing, and interactive variety shows. Check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—for specific dates and times of the entertainment offerings while onboard.

Subject to change, entertainment in Fathoms can include:
  • Dance Parties
  • Match Your Mate (adult game show)
  • Krazy Karaoke


Keys is an elegant piano bar and lounge that features live music nightly, located on Deck 3, Forward in the After Hours section aboard the Disney Magic. Keys is reserved for guests 18 years of age and older after 9.00 pm.

An intimate piano club amid a sophisticated Art Deco theme, Keys is inspired by the lounges and watering holes found along Sunset Boulevard during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Adorned in overstuffed armchairs, large porthole windows, an illuminated bar and low lighting, the venue is a romantic setting for adults looking to escape to a relaxed and subdued environment while onboard.

In keeping with the sophisticated theme, Keys features live piano music and guest vocalists nightly. A variety of talented musicians perform classics from Duke Ellington and Cole Porter to Billy Joel and Elton John. Check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—for specific performance times while onboard.

O'Gills Pub

O'Gills Pub is a sports bar and lounge located on Deck 3, Forward in the After Hours area aboard the Disney Magic. In the evening, the lounge is a haven for adults looking to mingle over mixed drinks or participate in more adult-oriented games and activities.

Modeled after a neighborhood pub in Ireland, O'Gills Pub provides a cozy setting and friendly atmosphere during a non-stop adventure at sea. Savor a pint of your favorite beer at the dark wooden bar and share a laugh with a friend, or recline in a leather chair overlooking a large porthole window and watch the sun set with a glass of wine in hand.

Offering multiple big-screen televisions that broadcast a variety of live sports-related programming—in addition to popular non-sports entertainment—O'Gills Pub is home to classic games, including checkers, chess and backgammon.

Promenade Lounge

Promenade Lounge is a 104-seat lounge located on Deck 3, Aft situated off the elevator lobby on the Disney Magic. Open from approximately noon to midnight daily, Promenade Lounge is the perfect place for families to enjoy a refreshing beverage or snack, surf the Internet or partake in fun activities that occur throughout the day.

Bedecked in warm wood furnishings and comfortable furniture, Promenade Lounge offers an elegant Art Deco retreat for guests looking to relax and unwind. Large porthole windows with seaside views add to the serene atmosphere, and the venue features big-screen televisions showcasing news and sporting events throughout the day and live music in the evening hours.


Signals is an adults-only bar located on Deck 9, Midship next to the Quiet Cove Pool on the Disney Magic. Open from approximately noon to 9.00 pm daily, Signals is a cosy spot where guests 21 years of age or older can unwind with a refreshing cocktail or snack.

Bedecked in colourful nautical flags, Signals features soft background music for your listening pleasure. Because it is located outside, it's a great place to catch up on your tan while enjoying a refreshing beverage.


AquaDunk is a thrilling, 3-story body slide located at the Forward Funnel on Deck 13 aboard the Disney Magic. During this watery thrill ride, plummet at high speeds when the floor beneath you opens up like a trap door and propels you through a 212-foot-long translucent tube—which curves 20 feet out over the side of the ship—to an unforgettable splashdown. Towering nearly 37 feet above the ocean and decks below, it's an exhilarating experience from countdown to splashdown!

When the chance to build a new water slide for the relaunch of the Disney Magic came up, Donald Duck's crafty nephews—Huey, Dewey and Louie—decided to take part. Hoping to be inspired, they dug through some of their early design work and stumbled on a drop-out slide concept that was still "pending approval." Well, "pending approval" was good enough for the nephews, so they pushed the design through to construction, eventually giving the thrilling attraction the name AquaDunk.

Goofy's Pool

Goofy's Pool, one of 3 freshwater pools on the Disney Magic, is a pool designed for families located on Deck 9. Goof around in this pool that features an adorable portrait of Goofy on the pool floor. Featuring a maximum depth of 4 feet, Goofy's Pool lets parents and kids cool off and make new friends while onboard.

The Goofy's Pool area includes an array of deck chairs, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For those looking for a quick bite, Pinocchio's Pizzeria, a Quick Service restaurant located next to the pool, serves a variety of pizzas during lunchtime and late-night hours. Please note that food and beverages are not allowed in the pools or whirlpool spas.

Games and activities are hosted by Cast Members in the Goofy's Pool area at various times daily. Be sure to check the Personal Navigator once onboard for the most accurate activities schedule.

The Goofy's Pool area includes a state-of-the-art, jumbo 24-by-14-foot LED screen—Funnel Vision—atop the Forward funnel on Deck 9, where families are invited to watch classic Disney animated or live-action movies, such as Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, poolside.

Other programming—popular TV shows and major sporting and broadcast events—is available throughout the day. Check the Personal Navigator once onboard for the most accurate schedule and show times.

The Goofy's Pool area features a stage area where many daytime deck activities and nighttime deck parties take place, including the Adventures Away! Sail-Away Celebration gala and the Pirates IN the Caribbean deck party. During such events, an automated floor slides out and seamlessly covers Goofy's Pool, allowing Guests more deck space to enjoy the festivities.

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