Take a Disney Very Merrytime Cruise from Galveston

Celebrate the holidays at sea on one of Disney Cruise Line’s Very Merrytime holiday themed cruises.

Disney decorates their ships for these holiday voyages with lots of lights, poinsettias, and garland, plus a big 24 foot tall Christmas tree and a life-sized gingerbread house.

Holiday fun for the family includes Mickey’s Tree Lighting Magic Ceremony, a Deck the Deck Tropical Holiday Party, Santa Claus meet and greet, Disney character greetings, youth parties, storytime with Mrs. Claus, and themed activities and crafts for kids. Continue reading

Disney Holiday Season Cruises from Galveston

holidaysDisney Cruise Lines offers special “Very MerryTime” cruises during the holiday season and eight of these cruises are scheduled with departures from Galveston aboard the Disney Wonder.

The Very MerryTime cruises include special activities such as a Deck the Deck Holiday Tropical Party, Mickey’s Tree Lighting Magic Ceremony, Santa Claus Meet-and-Greet, holiday storytelling, youth parties, and more. The ship is decorated festively for the holiday and the Disney Characters are even dressed in holiday attire. Continue reading

Galveston Celebrates 15 Years As A Year-Round Cruise Port

15years_smallThe Port of Galveston is celebrating 15 years as an active cruise port with year-round cruise departures.

According to a news announcement issued by the Port of Galveston, the current fifteen-year stretch of successful cruise activity began with the September 30th sailing of Carnival Cruise Lines’ Carnival Celebration in 2000. Since then, more than seven million cruise passengers have traveled through the port. Continue reading