Today, Port Canaveral commissioners unanimously approved a multi-day special event request from Disney Cruise Line to welcome the Disney Wish. Currently, the Disney Wish is scheduled to arrive early on June 20, 2022.
Port Canaveral’s commissioners approved Disney Cruise Line’s request to host a multi-day event for the Disney Wish events on June 20th and June 29th. These dates and their event locations have been reviewed and approved by the Canaveral Port Authority Special Events Committee.
This multi-day event will take place in Port Canaveral on June 20th (ship arrival at CT8 and CT10), and June 29th (ship christening at CT8). According to the documents published by Port Canaveral, the Christening ceremony will take place at Cruise Terminal 8 on June 29th. Disney Cruise Line will conduct on-site installation and event rehearsals from June 16th – June 28th. The technical and structural elements that Disney Cruise Line will provide include bleachers, stage, audio towers, light towers, video walls, generators, tents, and special effects.
According to the documents published by Port Canaveral include these following date:
Monday, June 20th, 2022 – Wish arrival at Cruise Terminal 8 and Cruise Terminal 10 (early morning)
Wednesday, June 29th, 2022 – Wish Christening Ceremony at Cruise Terminal 8
Thursday, July 14th, 2022 – Wish Maiden Voyage Cruise at Terminal 8A
You can view the portion of the meeting discussing the approval of the agenda item at the 1 hour 8 minute in the following video.
Disney Cruise Line last held an event of this magnitude at Port Canaveral in 2011 when they celebrated the arrival of the Disney Dream and held the Christening ceremony on January 19, 2011.