Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Celebrating 25 Years

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Celebrating 25 Years

Celebrating 25 years, Disney Cruise Line is getting all dressed up from May- September 2023 for the Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary at Sea. With special events, snacks, and merchandise, if you’re sailing this year, you are in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Be sure to take a look at everything happening onboard this summer! 

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary Shimmering Seas

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary at Sea 

Sailing with Disney Cruise for the Silver Anniversary at Sea means you’ll get to see Mickey and Minnie in their attire. Showing off coordinated looks with swirling designs reminiscent of ocean waves and multi-toned fabric in the signature color of the celebration. Plus you’ll also get the chance to hear the Brand-New Signature Song created especially for the “Silver Anniversary at Sea,” as part of this Silver Jubilee.    

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Disney Cruise Shimmering Seas Character Outfits

New for the Silver anniversary, our favorite Disney friends get all dressed up in their Cruising best! Featuring the colors of the shimmering seas collection you can grab some apparel and accessories to match this crew before snapping your next photo. 

Don’t forget to tag #DCL25 on all your photos, and if you are uploading an Instagram story, search DCL25 for a few special shimmering stickers to add to your content!

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Sailings

As part of the celebration, select Disney cruises can take part in the fun! With the following Disney Summer Cruises all included! 

  • Disney Magic
    • May 24, 2023 through September 4, 2023
    • Sailing to The Bahamas and the Caribbean from Miami, Florida
  • Disney Wish
    • May 1, 2023 through September 8, 2023
    • Sailing to The Bahamas from Port Canaveral, Florida
  • Disney Fantasy
    • May 6, 2023 through September 2, 2023
    • Sailing to the Caribbean from Port Canaveral, Florida
  • Disney Dream
    • May 7, 2023 through September 17, 2023
    • Sailing on Transatlantic and European cruises from Southampton, England; Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; Barcelona, Spain and Miami, Florida
  • Disney Wonder
    • May 15, 2023 through September 11, 2023
    • Sailing to Alaska from Vancouver, British Columbia

Disney Cruise Line New Castaway Club Tier

As a special addition to the Siver Anniversary at Sea, the Disney Cruise Line Castaway Club has a new tier! Guests who’ve sailed with us 25 times or more will become Pearl Castaway Club Members. And just like the relationship between Disney Cruise Line and our Guests, a pearl is a valued treasure that takes time and cares to take shape.

Shimmering Sees Commemorative Artwork 2023 Silver Anniversary

Silver Anniversary at Sea Limited Edition Framed Art Print

Castaway Club members who sail during the “Silver Anniversary at Sea” this summer receive a limited-edition framed art print (one per stateroom) to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime celebration while supplies last.

As shown above, this design was created by Disney artist Joe Kaminski, whose work is featured in The Art of Disney galleries, Disney resort hotels and Disney Cruise Line ships.

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary Limited-Time Entertainment

In addition to a NEW  SONG and fancy new outfits for Mickey and Minnie, you also get a second magical night of Silver Anniversary Fireworks at Sea! This additional fireworks night is in addition to Pirate Night and is part of most 4-night or longer sailings through The Bahamas, Caribbean, and Mediterranean this summer.

Shimmering Seas Soiree Disney Cruise Captains Reception

Reimagining the Captain’s Reception of the Silver Anniversary at Sea creates a “regal gathering with all the pomp and circumstance this milestone deserves!”

On one evening each cruise, guests will be invited to join their ship’s captain, cruise director and some favorite Disney friends in the atrium for a festive anniversary toast.

25th Disney Cruise Line Cupcake and Mickey Chocolate Sphere

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Shimmering Treats

A special cruise just wouldn’t be special with new snacks. The Disney Cruise Line 25th Anniversary Celebration also includes loads of new treats and snacks, from specialty treats, drinks and new menu items, if you’re sailing Summer 2023, then here are some signature treats to look forward to! 

25th Disney Cruise Line Cupcake | Sweet Shops Onboard

This is a decadent vanilla sponge cake topped with vanilla frosting, 25th chocolate décor, and, of course, shimmering sprinkles. 

Mickey Chocolate Sphere | Sweet Shops Onboard

 This sweet treat showcases a chocolate Mickey Mouse sphere adorned with the 25th emblem and is filled – yes, filled – with a variety of candy pieces. Simply crack it open and treat yourself.

3 Layer Carrot Cake | Cabanas, Marceline Market

This carrot cake comes with lemon, frosting and 25th chocolate decorations.

Disney Cruise Line Anniversary Chocolate Marquise | Cabanas, Marceline Market

This treat features rich chocolate truffle crème topped with the 25th chocolate décor as well!

Chocolate Cream Cookie and Vanilla Crisped Rice Treat

Chocolate Cream Cookie | Concierge Lounge

Enrobed in a chocolate cream cookie with dulce de leche filling into rich dark chocolate this is decorated with the Silver Anniversary at Sea logo as well as the signature shimmering sprinkles.

Celebration Cupcake | Concierge Lounge

This treat is a tasty red velvet sponge cake with vanilla frosting, shimmering sprinkles, and 25th chocolate décor.

Vanilla Crisped Rice Treat | Cove Cafe

This vanilla-flavored crisped rice treat puts Minnie at the helm with special décor for both her and the anniversary.

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary signature desserts

Chocolate Soufflé | Palo

This specialty souffle comes with double chocolate sauce, vanilla crèmeanglaise, and vanilla bean gelato will also have a chocolate 25th-anniversary piece.

Souvenir Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary Coca-Cola Bottle | Preludes

At Preludes and beverage locations on board, you’ll be able to purchase one of these special bottles as a tasty way to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Jubilee by the Sea cocktail and 25th Anniversary coaster and napkins

Jubilee by the Sea Cocktail | Select Disney Cruise Lounges

This drink combines 818 Blanco Tequila, Luxardo Maraschino, and fresh lemon juice with a sparkly, silver dusting and a shimmering blue sugar rim. You’ll even get to bring home a special bookmark featuring how to make this tasty cocktail at home.

Additionally, as you’re sipping on your favorite alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail, you may even see the exclusive 25th Anniversary coaster and napkins showcased only during these celebratory sailings.

Disney Silver Anniversary at Sea Lanyards Castaway Club Gifts

Silver Anniversary Disney Cruise Castaway Club gifts

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Castaway Club Gifts

The NEW Castaway Club Gifts have arrived for the Shimmering Seas Anniversary, Including Lanyards, Totes, and more, you’ll have these waiting for you in your stateroom when you take a Disney Cruise!

  • Silver: A Tote Bag + Mickey Lanyard and Card Holder
  • Gold: A Wet/ Dry Bag + Mickey Lanyard and Card Holder
  • Platinum: Beach Towel + Mickey Lanyard and Card Holder
  • Pearl: Pair Stemless Flute Tumblers + Mickey Lanyard and Card Holder

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary at Sea Merchandise

The Shimmering Seas Collection on Disney Cruise Line has arrived! This special line of dedicated merchandise features a new signature color, inspired by the magical glow of sunshine reflecting upon turquoise waters, the collection will include an assortment of apparel, accessories, drinkware, and more.

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary Specialty Coffee Mug and 25th Anniversary Beer Mug

Specialty Coffee Mug | Select Coffee Shops

Complete with a unique anniversary design featuring the Disney Cruise Line fleet and even Mickey Mouse himself. These mugs also come with specialty coffee – yum!

25th Anniversary Beer Mug | Select Bars

For all you beer drinkers, why not add another stein to the cupboard with this Silver Anniversary commemorative Glass mug? 

Silver Anniversary at Sea Popcorn Bucket

Silver Anniversary at Sea Popcorn Bucket | Preludes, Select Bars

 Showcasing 25 years of Disney Ships, from the very first, the Disney Magic, all the way to the fleet’s newest addition, the Disney Wish! This Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary Popcorn Bucket is a MUST-HAVE if you’re sailing this year and want something special. 

New Disney Cruise Line Shimmering Seas Collection

Disney Cruise Silver Anniversary Shimmering Seas Collection 

A new Loungefly bag, Mickey ears, Jersey and Pandora Jewelry are all part of the new Disney Silver Anniversary Shimmering Seas Collection available onboard. You’ll also be able to find new pins and souvenirs and commemorative pieces only available this summer. 

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary at Sea

There you have it! Everything happening so far with Disney Cruise Line for the Silver Anniversary Celebrations! We’ll be adding more to this post as plans unfold! 

Disney Cruise Line Silver Anniversary at Sea

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