The Theme: Wine, Dine and Music Cruise
The Dates: October 25 - 30, 2014
Details: The Wine, Dine and Music cruise -- a combination of quality food, cooking demos, wine pairings and class rock -- is back for the second year in a row. Aboard Norwegian Pearl, this year's musical lineup features America, the World Class Rockers, Arrival From Sweden (ABBA tribute band), Neal McCoy, Chris Mann, Phil Thompson and Davis McGee, while comedian Corey Kahaney will have passengers rolling in the aisles at night. Foodies and wine aficionados also will enjoy the expertice of Chef Tracey Shepos and the Kendall Jackson Family of Wines. The cruise includes nightly shows, wine tastings and seminars, chef recipes and lectures, cooking demos, an into to mixology seminar, wine club memberships and a bottle of wine delivered to cabins nightly. The five-night Bahamas cruise -- which sails from Miami roundtrip -- starts at $699 for an inside cabin.
The Theme: The KISS Cruise IV
The Dates: October 31 - November 4, 2014
Details: Are you dressed to Kruise? For the fourth year in a row, KISS will be hitting the high seas, putting on the loudest concerts and interacting with fans through a variety of activities. This year, the cruise -- which will take over Norwegian Pearl -- kicks off with a Halloween costume party before making its way to The Bahamas. Onboard activities include a photo shoot with KISS, rock shows, Q&As and autograph sessions. Off the ship, KISS will perform a special acoustic, unmasked island concert. Fares start at $1,100 for a porthole cabin.
The Theme: Malt Shop Memories
The Dates: November 2 - 9, 2014
Details: Malt Shop Memories is more than just a musical themed cruise; it's a chance get up close and personal with your favorite rock legends, get dressed up for a sock hop, reliving your senior prom and so much more. The cruise -- which takes place aboard Holland America's Eurodam -- will feature a number of performers, such as Dion, The Temptations, Brenda Lee, Jay Black and Elvis tribute artists. Additional onboard activities include cooking classes, an Elvis dance party, a chance to renew your vows at sea and an array of contests and games. Sailing from Fort Lauderdale roundtrip, the ship will visit Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cozumel and Key West. Fares start at $2,550 for an inside cabin.
The Theme: Caribbean Sunrise Jazz Cruise
The Dates:> November 30 - December 11, 2014
Details: On November 30, a handful of jazz's most accomplished musicians will come together to perform day and night for passengers aboard Crystal Cruises' Crystal Serenity for the Caribbean Sunrise Jazz theme cruise. In addition to soulful group acts and solos in the theater, nightclubs and lounges, expert lectures and enrichment programs will be available. Renowned faces include band leader and trombonist Bill Allred, with his band, and Eddie Metz and Danny Coots on drums. Departing Caldera, Costa Rica for Miami, the ship will call in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Roatan, Honduras; Belize City, Belize; Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and Key West, Florida. Fares start at $3,135 under a limited-time offer.