Disney Cruise Line announced that it will celebrate 25 years in service with special summer sailings and new entertainment coming in 2023.
The 2023 season will feature special entertainment, merchandise, and celebratory experiences, according to the press statement as the company launched operations in summer of 1998.
“For two-and-a-half decades, Disney Cruise Line has built an incredible legacy of creating unforgettable vacation memories for families around the world,” said Sharon Siskie, senior vice president and general manager, Disney Cruise Line.
“Of course, at the heart of this anniversary celebration are our dedicated cast and crew members who continuously deliver legendary service and create magic at sea for our guests every day. Whether returning as a member of our Castaway Club or sailing with us for the first time, we are thrilled to invite guests of all ages to be a part of our very special anniversary festivities next summer.”
Travelers will be able to take part in limited-time “Silver Anniversary at Sea” offerings aboard all five Disney Cruise Line ships starting from May through September 2023.
Celebratory surprises include:
- Captain Minnie Mouse and Captain Mickey Mouse in new, coordinated looks will make appearances aboard “Silver Anniversary at Sea” sailings across the Disney Cruise Line fleet.
- Disney Cruise Line will debut a signature song to serve as the soundtrack of the celebration.
- Special evening experiences created exclusively for the anniversary celebration.
- Themed culinary creations that will include desserts and craft cocktails.
- The Shimmering Seas Collection, a line of dedicated merchandise featuring a new signature color including an assortment of apparel such as accessories, drinkware, keepsakes, and more.
Enchantment-filled Voyages Sail to the Bahamas, Caribbean, Europe and Alaska:
- Departing from Miami May 24 to September 4, the Disney Magic will visit destinations in the Bahamas and Caribbean, including Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.
- The Disney Wonder will depart on Alaskan voyages from Vancouver, Canada May 15 to September 11 with stops in Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and more.
- From May 7 to September 17, the Disney Dream will sail transatlantic and European itineraries, including the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Greek Isles.
- The Disney Fantasy will set sail from Port Canaveral, Florida May 6 to September 2 to the Eastern and Western Caribbean, each with a day at Castaway Cay.
- The Disney Wish will depart on sailings to Nassau, Bahamas and Castaway Cay May 1 to September 8 from Port Canaveral.