Additional Details Revealed for 2017 Star Wars Days at Sea Aboard the Disney Fantasy

On the heels of the Rogue One hitting theaters, Disney Cruise Line is sharing additional details on what guest can expect during the upcoming Star Wars Day at Sea voyages which was first announced in March. In early 2017 aboard fifteen Disney Fantasy sailings guest can celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters from the Star Wars saga during a day-long celebration. Star Wars Day at Sea combines the power of the Force, the magic of Disney and the excitement of cruising for an out-of-this-galaxy experience unlike any other.

Occurring one day during each of 15 Disney Fantasy sailings, Star Wars Day at Sea transports guests to a galaxy far, far away — in the Caribbean. The event features a full day of Star Wars celebrations, including a deck party, encounters with favorite characters, Star Wars-themed family and youth activities, unique food and beverage offerings, and special merchandise.

Throughout the day, Star Wars Younglings and Jedi Masters alike can enjoy the immersive entertainment. Intergalactic highlights include:

Force-filled Fun for Everyone

  • Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, Stormtroopers, Boba Fett, Sabine, Ezra and other characters from across the Star Wars galaxy are onboard for interactions and photos.
  • Kids and families enjoy friendly competition during Star Wars trivia games, putting their knowledge of the film and television sagas to the test.
  • Guests are encouraged to bring their costumes and cosplay and participate in the costume celebration held in the ship’s atrium.
  • Guests can watch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the first in a new series of standalone Star Wars films, as well as all seven films in the Star Wars

Younglings Use Their Power

Star Wars Jedi Training Trials Of The Temple
  • In “Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple,” Force-sensitive children learn the ways of the Jedi and put their skills to the test in a final face-off with Darth Vader and the Seventh Sister.
  • In “Padawan Mind Challenge,” Younglings participate in a fun, brain-bending battle of wits and trivia to become mind challenge masters.
  • “Star Wars Saga: Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away” is a guest participation show featuring retelling of favorite Star Wars stories, with the help of props and special effects.
  • Star Wars-themed arts and crafts, games and activities are offered throughout the day in all youth spaces.

Star Wars Deck Celebration Spectacular

  • The day concludes with more intergalactic fun when the “Summon the Force” deck party blasts off to an exciting evening filled with music, dancing and games.
  • The “Summon the Force” deck show is accompanied by John Williams’ epic score, now including theme music from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”
  • The party culminates as Star Wars characters converge for a celebration of the saga in an epic show, complete with fireworks finale.
  • In 2017, there is a new story, with more pyrotechnics, special effects and stunts.

Merchandise, Food and Beverage

  • Event merchandise exclusive to Star Wars Day at Sea is available on each sailing, including a range of collectible items, customizable nametags and 11 special trading pins.
  • An epic day is not complete without a feast for the palate, so the dinner menu includes creative fare such as Sand People salad, Bantha steak empanadas, Opee Sea Killer shrimp cocktail and Qui-Gon’s crisp chicken. Sweet endings complete the meal with Calrissian velvet cake, Cloud City macarons and a frozen carbonite sundae.
  • Specialty Star Wars-themed beverages include the colorful Galaxy in a Glass made with rum, coconut, mango and strawberry and a non-alcoholic Planetoid Punch.
  • For sipping, there are non-alcoholic beverages in collectible cups like a BB-8 sipper and Chewbacca stein, and for snacking, popcorn is served in containers themed to Darth Vader’s helmet or a tie fighter.

Film Screenings

  • Guests can watch all seven films in the Star Wars saga and follow Darth Vader, Luke, Leia, Han Solo, Rey and Finn along their epic journey.
  • Enjoy the latest Star Wars installment, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”
  • Also showing are episodes of the new Disney XD animated series, Star Wars Rebels.

This is the second year DCL is offering Star Wars Day at Sea cruises. In 2017, they will be expanded to include the Eastern Caribbean cruises with sailings beginning January 7th through April 15th. Below is a complete list of the 2017 Star Wars Day at Sea Voyages.

Star Wars Day at Sea will be on Disney Fantasy seven-night cruises sailing from Port Canaveral

The Force is stronger than ever onboard Disney Cruise Line in 2017 with the following additions to the epic day at sea.

New immersive encounters with favorite Star Wars characters…

  • New to the Dark Side of the ship is Kylo Ren.
  • Sabine and Ezra from Star Wars Rebels make appearances alongside Ahsoka Tano in an all-new base location.
  • Feel fully immersed in the Star Wars galaxy as roaming characters patrol the ship, including more Imperial Officers and Stormtroopers.

Younglings summon their inner Jedi… 

  • Young guests harness the power of the Force in “Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple.” New to the training this year is the addition of the Seventh Sister, more performances and a greater number of Padawans participating in each training.
  • Even more Star Wars-themed activities and programs for kids to enjoy in all youth spaces.

Celebrate Star Wars with a new deck celebration spectacular…

  • The epic adventures at sea conclude with the enhanced “Summon the Force” deck celebration spectacular featuring the newest additions to Star Wars Day at Sea: Kylo Ren, Ezra and Seventh Sister.
  • The “Summon the Force” deck show is accompanied by John Williams’ epic score, now including theme music from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”
  • In 2017, there is a new story, with more pyrotechnics, special effects and stunts.

Watch the latest films…

  • The latest Star Wars installment, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” is shown at sea.
  • The most recent Lucasfilm Ltd. fan film winners showcased onboard.

Out-of-this-galaxy merchandise…

  • Exclusive to Star Wars Day at Sea 2017 sailings is an assortment of new merchandise including drink ware, apparel and Star Wars 

Surprises from stem-to-stern…

  • New upper deck games and activities, including showings of Star Wars Rebels season three on Funnel Vision.
  • Virtual porthole surprises, including new exciting visuals, transport guests to a galaxy far, far away from their stateroom.
  • Hear Star Wars music like never before… through the horn of a cruise ship. New this year is the inclusion of the iconic Main Title” in addition to the “Imperial March.”
  • A special lineup of guest speakers / presenters is sure to surprise and delight guests when they receive an inside look at the Star Wars This year’s speakers include:

Are you sailing on one of these voyages? What do you think about the additional offerings for 2017?

12 Replies to “Additional Details Revealed for 2017 Star Wars Days at Sea Aboard the Disney Fantasy”

  1. CS

    Thanks for the list of guest speakers! Has there been any info released on whether there will be guest speakers, and if so who they will be, for the Marvel Day at Sea sailings in Fall 2017? Thanks!


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