Very Merrytime Christmas By The Numbers

It's the hap-happiest time of the year and Walt Disney World is known by it's fans to decorate like no place else with garland, wreaths, twinkling lights and glitter. But what does a Disney holiday look like at sea? Just like on land the amazing elves that work with Disney's Enchanted Florist go to work and transform Disney Cruise Line ships into true winter wonderlands during the holidays. From the moment you arrive at the Cruise Terminal you'll know that the holiday magic is alive during Disney Cruise Line's Very Merrytime Cruises.

Sparkle and Shire On Disney's Very Merrytime CruisesSparkle and Shire On Disney's Very Merrytime Cruises

On the Disney Dream alone more than 300 custom designed decor pieces adorn the massive ship, including:

  • 1,016 feet of garland, which is more than three football fields and nearly enough to stretch the entire length of the ship
  • 66 holiday sprays ranging from 15 inches to six feet
  • 29 wreaths ranging from 24 inches to five feet in diameter
  • 41 Christmas trees ranging from two feet to 20 feet. That's right 41 trees!
  • One 20-foot-tall tree takes center stage in the atrium lobby weighing more than one ton and featuring 300 branches and more than 20,000 white LED lights

Mickey and Minnie Welcome You in the Lobby AtriumMickey and Minnie Welcome You in the Lobby Atrium

Disney's experts create unique holiday decor is for specific locations around the ship carrying on the traditions set in the Parks. With bright colors in the kids' clubs, holographic foliage for the teen and tween spaces, and elegant accents for the adult areas you'll feel right at home for this fantastic holiday voyage. After all, no one does Christmas like Disney does.

When the ships stop at Disney's private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay, during the holidays, the celebration continues with "snow flurries," a decked-out Christmas tree, Disney character meet-and-greets and holiday island music.

Santa GoofySanta Goofy

For an extra sprinkle of holiday joy, mini Christmas trees decorated with ornaments, white mums, red berries, mini carnations and a bow topper, in addition to special holiday-themed gift packages and treat baskets, are available for purchase prior to the voyages for stateroom delivery.

Have you been on on of the Disney Cruise Line's Holiday Cruises? Would you like to? Leave us a comment and let us know if you think this would be a winter escape that you would enjoy.

alicemouse wrote on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 03:14:

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We just got homeroom our first DCL Very Merrytime cruise two weeks ago...and I wanna go baaacckk!!!

Kristen K. wrote on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 18:53:

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I can never get enough of the Disney Cruise Line, I think I'd happily move in if I could.

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