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Let’s hear a round of applause for an unrivalled entertainment line up at an unbeatable value – an amazing array of shows and performers, included with your cruise fare. Picture Broadway shows just steps from your stateroom. Memorable moments with Shrek, Po and other DreamWorks friends. World-class performers that wow on stage, ice and in the water. And when the sun goes down, the night heats up with high-stakes thrills at the casino, energetic parades, live music, comedy shows and much more.

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At-Sea Entertainment Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Royal Caribbean sets the cruise industry standard with dazzling, full-scale productions, every night on every cruise – all included in your fare. Take a seat and be awed by Broadway musicals, ice skating, diving shows and original productions with live orchestra, sweeping lights, intricate costuming and incredible talent culled from across the globe.

Already booked your cruise? Pre-reserve your show seating now.

Ice-Skating Shows

Royal Caribbean is the first and only cruise line with ice skating rinks right on board Oasis-, Freedom- and Voyager-class ships – and complimentary ice spectaculars featuring professional skaters that amaze with jumps, lifts and spins.

Original Productions

Royal Caribbean Productions, our own in-house production company, brings together world-class performers to star in awe-inspiring original shows from contemporary dance to headline musical acts, high diving, aerial acrobatics and more.

Guest Entertainers

We supplement a full-time roster of amazing singers and dancers with special guest performers that are loaded with talent – from well-known bands and vocalists to stand-up comedians, dance troupes, jugglers, magicians and more.

Live Orchestra

The only ‘play’ button we press is on an ensemble orchestra, accompanying every main theatre performance on every ship.

*Venues, performers and events vary from ship to ship.


Set Sail With Royal Caribbean And DreamWorks Animation

Make your next family holiday an absolutely unforgettable adventure! Set sail with Royal Caribbean International and DreamWorks Animation and discover memorable moments filled with your favourite characters from Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and more. On Allure of the Seas®, Mariner of the Seas®, Liberty of the Seas®, Liberty of the Seas®, Voyager of the Seas® and coming soon to Mariner of the Seas® in 2013.

Already booked your cruise? Pre-reserve your show seating now.

How to Train Your Dragon Ice Show

What happens when fire-breathing dragons take to the ice on board Allure of the Seas®? You get our newest ice-skating show featuring your favourite characters from DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon. Let your imagination take flight!

Character Breakfast

In between nibbles, the whole family will be in giggles as DreamWorks characters stop at your table for some playful mealtime shenanigans.

3D Films

Wow! Watch for dragons overhead and robots all around in the 3D cinema, where you’ll enjoy larger-than-life presentations of DreamWorks Animation films plus other first-run hit films.


Everyone loves a parade! But a parade with Shrek, Fiona, Po and Puss in Boots is certain to be unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Get ready to be doubled-over with laughter at scene-stealing character antics and a crew of stilt-walkers, cyclists and aerialists.

Photo Opportunities

Capture your favourite character moments on film – from a kiss on the cheek with Fiona to a kung-fu chop with Po. Fill a whole album with DreamWorks memories!

The DreamWorks Channel

Spend some time hanging out in your stateroom and relax to programmes on a dedicated channel provided especially for you by DreamWorks Animation.


Gaming Thrills at Casino Royale

There’s nothing to stir your sense of excitement like the sound of cards being shuffled, chips being stacked and slot machines paying out. Consider the Casino Royale® to be your little slice of Vegas here at sea – with thousands of square metres of lights, action, slots and tables.


Spin to win – your lucky machine awaits! Our ships boast hundreds of slots per casino.


Cards, dice or wheel – lady luck smiles on them all. Play blackjack, roulette, craps and poker, with friendly dealers ready to assist players of any level. The games offered vary from ship to ship.

Casino Tournaments

Try your luck at the blackjack, Texas Hold ‘Em or slot tournaments, offered during most cruises. Win a qualifying tourney and you could win a free cruise to compete in the final. Tournaments offered and entry fees vary from ship to ship and by sailing.

Club Royale

Club Royale® is our exclusive gaming programme for distinguished high rollers. Selected slot and table players enjoy rewards like complimentary cocktails, cruise discounts and invitations to VIP events on board. Ask for the Casino Host on board to learn more.

Learn to Play

Want to learn the gaming ropes? Attend free seminars for tips to help you out at the tables or feel free to ask our dealers for guidance. Or, download the gaming guides linked here to learn more about each game. Casino features vary from ship to ship.

Bars & Lounges

Live Each Night To The Fullest

The sun has retired for the day – but you don’t have to, thanks to entertainment options in venues across the ship. Discover a night filled with dancing, laughs and live music at bars, clubs and lounges that never feature a cover charge. It’s like the ultimate evening out on the town – but you never have to leave the ship.


Go on a transformative journey from day to night in this grand room. By day, it’s an open area living room with panoramic views. By night, the lights go down and the music fades up to reveal a spellbinding aerial show. It’s just one of the many WOWs anticipated from our Quantum class.

Music Hall

Rock out in this edgy live music venue on our Quantum-class ships! At night, Music Hall comes alive with bands, musicians, DJs, theme night parties and more.

Piano Sing-Alongs

The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favourite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining in with a chorus of classics. On every ship.

Salsa Dancing

Follow the Latin beat and find yourself in Boleros, a nighttime hot spot where you can keep up with live music and cool down with a mojito or caipirina. On ten ships across the fleet.

Club DJs

We bring land’s best mix-masters on board to heat up multi-level nightclubs and poolside parties nightly into the small hours – with special guest appearances by celebrity scratch DJs on selected sailings.

Live Bands

Select the genre you like and you’re likely to find a band of talented musicians on board to match, from live jazz to cover bands, quartets, Latin and acoustic performers across the fleet nightly.

Comedy Club

Dark, intimate, a little gritty and totally side-splitting. At the adults-only Comedy Live, inspired by the clubs of Manhattan, guest comedians dole out the best type of medicine: Huge belly laughs and a little heckling too. Find it on our Oasis-class ships.


Totally in tune? Or just looking to deliver an off-the-wall performance? Croon your favourites in clubs and lounges across the fleet.

Viking Crown Lounge

Perched high above the sea on every ship, the Viking Crown Lounge is our fleet’s signature architectural wonder, with panoramic sea views and live entertainers nightly.

Wine Explorations

Reds, whites, ports and more await at Vintages, a first-rate wine bar offering an extensive selection of popular sips from regions worldwide. Enjoy a favourite bottle or find a new one from the sampling menu. On Oasis- and Freedom-class ships, Mariner of the Seas® and Navigator of the Seas®. À la carte pricing.

Pub Performances

Just as if you were in ‘Blighty’, lift a pint of ale in one of our authentic English pubs. In addition to a long list of imported beers, many pubs feature live acoustic performers. On 11 ships across the fleet.

Beverage Packages

Thirsty, bar hopper? Consider a wine, soft drink, juice or bottled water package and enjoy up to 25% savings on your beverage of choice.

Parties & More

We Consider You A Cause For Celebration

Life is a journey that should be enjoyed every minute – with more costumes and confetti, hysterical game show shenanigans and chocolate-covered strawberries at the poolside buffet. The best parties, parades and events happen on a Royal Caribbean cruise – and you have a standing invite.


There’s a reason we designed the Royal Promenade, our multi-deck central galleria, to be even longer than a football field – so we could have bigger parades, featuring dozens of performers from floor to ceiling. Join in the dancing, cheering, aerialist spectacle on Oasis-, Freedom- and Voyager-class ships.

Theme Nights

70s or 80s, toga parties or masquerade balls, take on a new look and time warp to a different era. Let loose with themed music and performances as our cruise staff ramps up the energy and gets the party started.

Game Shows

The formula for pure hilarity is one part you, one part cruise director and one part stunts that you won’t believe. Be a spectator or join in shows like the Love & Marriage Game, Battle of the Sexes and the adults-only Quest – you’ll be talking about it long after your cruise is over.

Pool Parties

A quiet, starlit night at sea – the perfect opportunity to turn it up with club hits and classics, dancing and midnight buffet madness on the pool deck.

Outdoor Film Nights

Watch first-run films and major sporting events the way they were meant to be seen – on a 18.5 square metre (220 square foot) outdoor cinema screen above the main pool area. On selected ships.

Club Twenty

A cool, South Beach style nightclub event in a venue transformed with billowing sheers from floor to ceiling, go-go dancers, living statues and an amazing club DJ. On Voyager-, Freedom- and Oasis-class ships.


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