When it comes to entertainment, cruises don't disappoint. By day, you'll find activities from silly pool games to sophisticated wine tastings. At night, you can hit the bars, watch a show, sing karaoke and party on deck. Whether you want to know more about a specific venue or learn which lines offer the best in cruise entertainment, we've got the inside scoop.Read Reviews for Entertainment Cruises
Best Cruise Lines for Onboard EntertainmentOur top cruise lines will keep you busy with Broadway musicals, aerial shows, comedy clubs and more.
Best Cruise Ship NightclubsOnboard nightclubs run the gamut from flashy discos to top-deck dance parties.
Nighttime Cruise ActivitiesWhat fun will you find after dark on a cruise ship? Take a look at what you can expect onboard.
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This ship is old and needs to be taken out of Carnival's fleet. When I walked into our cabin it smelled like raw sewage. I thought that maybe the staff had used the bathroom right before we came into the room. We had an interior room and the ... Read more
Great way to spend the New Year!conniemac5Loved this cruise. It was delightful! to welcome the New Year (2019) at Sea. The atmosphere on board was fun and thoroughly entertaining. The only reason I gave it a four star rating, was based on the beds in our veranda family suite. I ... Read more
We sailed on this ship when it started about 15 years ago when the ship was called the Bahamas Celebration and it was terrible. A local family purchased it and now it is very nice. In many cases better than carnival. The ship is in excellent repair ... Read more
Great cruiseMarcusrisperWe decided to sail out of San Juan because of the iitenerary. It did not disappoint. Barbados and St. Lucia were great ports. The Virgin Islands were good as well. I like NCLfreestyle ways. Everyone on board was friendly and went out of their way to ... Read more
this ship looked amazing to us when we picked it, and it was. Our room was awesome and spacious, the shows, entertainment and performances were top notch. Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams and Steam were both better than any Vegas show i've ... Read more
Non stop partykurlykimWe chose this cruise as we wanted to spend a few days in New Orleans and as this was cruising from there it was perfect for us. Embarkation and disembarkation were totally smooth and so fast. Only thing was when we got to the port and a man took ... Read more
Why I booked the EDGE: New, innovative and New Years Party! #1 Loved the entertainment. Comedian AL Ducharme fabulous. Yes, I enjoyed the new Eden concept as well as all the singers and dancers shows. #2 Easy embarkation as face ... Read more