Cruise News! Disney Cruise Line announces PIXAR at Sea beginning in 2023!

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You’ve got a friend in Disney Cruise Line! Today, Disney Parks Blog announced a brand-new experience aboard the Disney Fantasy cruise ship.

Two children in an inflatable raft propelling through the AquaDuck waterslide above the pool area

Credit: Disney Cruise Line

Get ready for PIXAR Day at Sea, beginning in January 2023! The experience will be available on select 7-night sailings aboard the Disney Fantasy and will also include a day-long celebration of everything PIXAR. Who’s your favorite PIXAR character? Wouldn’t it be great to dine, play, dance and sing with him or her? Wow! PIXAR pals, the Caribbean, and Disney Cruise Line! What could be better?

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This exciting experience is only available to Disney Cruise Line Guests and only on select cruises aboard the Disney Fantasy beginning next year!

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Credit: Disney Cruise Line

Other exciting features of PIXAR Day at Sea include a PIXAR film festival, special photo opportunities with a PIXAR theme, and exclusive merchandise you’ll only find aboard ship! But that’s not all. According to Disney Parks Blog, the fun doesn’t stop there and also includes the following:


“From morning until night, your family will dance, play and interact with your favorite Pixar pals, including Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Bo Peep from Toy Story, Mike, Sulley and Boo from Monsters, Inc., Joy and Sadness from Inside Out, Dug and Russell from Up and everyone’s favorite supers, Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and Frozone from The Incredibles.”


  • A new nighttime spectacular will call upon your family to help the Incredibles save the day.
  • A first-of-its-kind theatrical experience will bring to life the beloved story of Miguel and his family from Coco through live music and puppetry.
  • Families will be able to join their favorite characters from the beloved PIXAR films for a dance party bash.


  • A new, interactive character dining experience hosted by Sheriff Woody, Jesse and Bullseye will kick-start your day with sing-a-longs, cowboy serenades and all the country breakfast fixins.
  • Enjoy a PIXAR-themed dinner with dishes inspired by the PIXAR Animation Studios’ California locale.
  • Immerse yourself in undersea magic while dining in Animator’s Palate with visits from some of your favorite Finding Nemo friends, including interactive conversations with Crush.

Get a sneak peak in this TikTok video from Disney Cruise Line:


#Pixar Day at Sea is coming to #DisneyCruiseLine in 2023! ?✨ #Disney #ToyStory #InsideOut #TheIncredibles #MonstersInc #Cruise

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Disney Cruise Line’s PIXAR Day at Sea will also be included on select 9-night itineraries aboard the Disney Fantasy from January 2023 to March 2023. Destinations for these cruise itineraries will include ports like Tortola, St. Thomas and San Juan, Puerto Rico in the Eastern Caribbean and Cozumel, Mexico, Grand Cayman, and Falmouth, Jamaica in the Western Caribbean. Each cruise also includes a stop at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.


About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!