Pixar & Marvel Day at Sea | Disney Cruise Line

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Disney Cruise Line offers two special themed events called Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea on select Caribbean cruise itineraries. These immersive days at sea allow families to step into the magical worlds of Disney and Pixar animation or Marvel superheroes through character meet and greets, shows, parties, dining, and activities.

Pixar Day at Sea happens aboard the Disney Fantasy ship during 7-night eastern and western Caribbean cruises sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida in early 2024. Marvel Day at Sea takes place on 5-night western Caribbean cruises aboard the Disney Dream ship, also from Port Canaveral. Both events pack non-stop entertainment and fun into one action-packed day at sea.

Pixar Day at Sea

Pixar Pals

Pixar Day at Sea is an exciting-themed event that takes place on select 7-night Disney Fantasy cruises sailing from Port Canaveral, Florida. During this special day, guests are immersed in the wonderful and whimsical worlds of Pixar Animation Studios’ beloved films.

Character Meet and Greets

Woody and Bo meet and greet

One of the highlights of Pixar Day at Sea is getting to meet some fan-favorite Pixar characters, including:

  • Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie and Bo Peep from the Toy Story films
  • Mike Wazowski and James P. “Sulley” Sullivan (and Boo!) from Monsters, Inc.
  • Joy, Sadness and Bing Bong from Inside Out
  • Remy from Ratatouille
  • Dug and Russell from Up
  • Miguel from Coco
  • Edna Mode from The Incredibles

Characters make appearances throughout the day at scheduled meet and greet sessions as well as impromptu pop-up sessions around the ship. Meeting the characters is a magical, memorable experience for guests of all ages.

Entertainment and Activities

Monsters Inc Show

In addition to character encounters, Pixar Day at Sea features a jam-packed schedule of special entertainment and activities for the whole family to enjoy:

Hey Howdy Breakfast with Woody and Friends

The fun starts early at this interactive breakfast experience hosted by everyone’s favorite cowboy Woody along with pals Jessie and Bullseye. In addition to enjoying a tasty breakfast, guests are treated to live musical entertainment and fun sing-along moments. Reservations are required for this popular event.

Pixar Playtime Pool Party

What’s better than a pool party with some of your favorite Pixar pals? The afternoon deck party features games, dancing, music and fun for all ages with characters from films like Toy Story, The Incredibles, and more.

Pixar Pals Dance Party

Get ready for an awesome deck party bash as Pixar characters arrive for a family dance party extravaganza. Let loose and dance alongside Buzz, Woody, Sulley and others!

The Incredibles: Celebrate the Supers Show

The Incredibles meet and greet

Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and Frozone need YOUR help to track down the mischievous Jack-Jack. This interactive deck show culminates in a dazzling fireworks’ finale.

Pixar Pop Quiz Game Show

How well do you know your Pixar films? Test your knowledge against other guests in this lively game show hosted by the one and only Edna Mode. Prizes await the winners!

Pixar Animation Classes

Learn how to draw some of your favorite Pixar characters during special animation classes. A professional Disney animator teaches you how to sketch characters like Nemo, Dory and Lightning McQueen.

Pixar Movie Marathon

What better way to celebrate the magic of Pixar than by watching some of their most beloved films? Enjoy screenings of movies like Coco, Toy Story and more.

Dining

Andy

Pixar Day at Sea also brings some tasty new dining offerings themed to different Pixar films.

Hey Howdy Breakfast

As mentioned earlier, the western-themed breakfast experience hosted by Woody, Jessie and Bullseye serves up all your morning favorites along with live entertainment.

California-Inspired Dinner

The dinner menu pays homage to Pixar’s headquarters in California with dishes like seared grouper, cobb salad, and other West Coast-influenced cuisine. Save room for the Pixar Ball dessert!

Remy’s Ratatouille Bake Shop

Stop by the family-style lounge to pick up themed sweet treats like Remy’s cookie sandwich, Inside Out sugar cookies, Mater’s chocolate cake, and more. With so many fun events packed into one day, Pixar Day at Sea is sure to delight guests of all ages who have a love for Disney and Pixar films. It’s the perfect addition to an already magical Disney cruise vacation.

Marvel Day at Sea

For comic book and superhero fans, Marvel Day at Sea transports guests into the action-packed Marvel Cinematic Universe. The day-long event takes place on select 5-night Disney Dream cruises sailing from Port Canaveral.

Marvel Character Meet and Greets

Thor

Of course, one of the biggest highlights is coming face to face with some legendary Marvel Super Heroes and villains, including:

  • Spiderman
  • Captain America
  • Thor
  • Loki
  • Black Widow
  • Doctor Strange
  • Black Panther
  • Captain Marvel
  • Ant-Man
  • The Wasp
  • Groot
  • and more!

In addition to scheduled character greetings, heroes and villains may also make surprise appearances around the ship throughout the day. Keep your eyes peeled!

Entertainment and Activities

Marvel Heroes

Marvel Day at Sea is packed with high-energy entertainment and activities for guests to take part in:

Marvel Heroes Unite

Iron Man kicks off this deck party extravaganza as Marvel Super Heroes arrive, inspiring guests to unleash their inner heroes!

Strange Academy Spellbinding Spectacular

Doctor Strange hosts a mesmerizing show featuring Masters of the Mystic Arts who need help finding missing relics that have been scattered across realms.

Strange Academy

Marvel Universe Game Show

Test your Marvel knowledge in this interactive trivia game show where guests can win prizes.

Avengers: Deck Party Assembly

The Avengers assemble guests for a final deck party featuring Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye in an epic dance celebration.

Marvel Film Screenings

Catch up on the latest Marvel films or re-watch your favorites on the big screen throughout the day. Recent releases like Black Panther: Wakanda Forever are screened in the Buena Vista Theatre.

Marvel Arts and Crafts

Kids can make their own Marvel hero mask or cosmic cube at themed arts and crafts sessions.

Dining

Marvel

Special themed dining options include:

Marvel Day at Sea Dinner Menu

The rotational dining rooms like Animator’s Palate, Enchanted Garden and Royal Court offer dishes inspired by Marvel Comics and films, like the Infinity Gauntlet dessert.

Marvel Day at Sea Buffets

Marvel-themed buffets at Cabanas feature dishes named after fan-favorite characters like Loki Laufeyson’s Asgardian Salad, the Captain Marvel Cosmic Crunch Chicken Wrap, and more. 

Conclusion

With incredible character interactions, parties, entertainment, dining, and activities for all ages, Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea add an extra dash of Disney magic to already spectacular Caribbean Disney Cruise Line vacations. These themed events allow families and kids to immerse themselves into beloved Disney, Pixar and Marvel stories. Pixar Day at Sea and Marvel Day at Sea promise unforgettable, magical memories during a special day at sea that young and old will cherish.