Mickey and Minnie on deck in Christmas Sweaters
  • On Nov 26, 2023
    Emily from SC Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    How do I find out the themed night for my sailing? We are sailing on the Fantasy from Dec16-23. (Pirate night, formal, Christmas party, etc…)

    Hello, Emily! Thank you for sailing our way as you prepare for your holiday aboard Disney Cruise Line. 

    There’s magic all around you on Very Merrytime Cruises! The Disney Fantasy is beautifully decorated with greenery. Mickey and his friends are dressed in their seasonal best, and even Santa stops by for a visit before returning to the North Pole. I’m happy to share some of the fun you can expect onboard. 

    Sunday night is formal night, and Thursday is semi-formal night. This is the perfect opportunity to snap your Christmas card photo. Stop by the atrium before dinner and view the available backdrops. They change each evening. I just returned from a Very Merrytime Cruise, and they had a cozy backdrop one evening with a tree, fireplace, and Mickey stockings. It was one of my favorite pictures. 

    Apparently, pirates are okay with being on Santa’s naughty list because they make a stop Tuesday looking for treasure. Pirate Night is a beloved Disney Cruise Line tradition that features a day full of pirate-themed activities, a special dinner menu, and dazzling fireworks at sea. 

    The remaining evenings are listed as "cruise casual” attire. While not exactly a themed night, many Guests wear matching pajamas or sweaters to take a family picture in front of the sparkling Christmas tree. 

    You can see the Daily Activity Schedule and the suggested dining attire on the Disney Cruise Line Navigator app once you board the ship. Scroll through the app daily and “favorite” the activities that pique your interest. You won’t want to miss the tree-lighting ceremony in the atrium on the first night. The best views are on Decks 4 and 5. 

    I hope your adventure at sea is merry and bright! Please point your sleigh in our direction if we can help with anything else. My friends and I are always happy to lend a helping hand.

    SEAS the adventure!
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Meet the Panelist: Tracie, Florida

Ahoy! Just like Moana, I feel the irresistible call of the sea. I think the best vacation is aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship – thankfully, my family agrees. Whether savoring gelato in Italy, snorkeling in Mexico, or basking in the sea breeze on deck, each destination fills us with memories to last a lifetime. I look forward to helping your family plan a Disney Cruise Line adventure brimming with cherished moments!

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