EntertainmentAll cruises provide a wealth of entertainment options. In fact, with today's modern cruises, across the different cruise lines, you can find an almost unlimited variety of entertainment available on cruise ship. On warm weather cruises, you'll find poolside bands with Caribbean music, poolside Online Games, dance lessons, wine tastings, lecturers, or bingo. This isn't even including the expanded options offered by some cruise lines, such as massive on-deck water slides, 9-hole golf courses, or a seaside outdoor movie theater. Today's cruise ships are really floating resorts, not just the transportation to your vacation spot.
For evening entertainment, you could have more than a dozen different choices in the same evening, including karaoke and dancing. Cruise ships typically offer a featured entertainment show, with two shows a night to accommodate both the early and later diners. There's usually a Las Vegas-style revue, several comedy shows, and a headliner. In addition to the musicians and comedians, you'll find novelty acts, magicians, or jugglers. Some of these acts rotate to a new ship at different ports of call, keeping the entertainment options fresh throughout your cruise. More and more, cruises are offering special entertainment options for children, whether toddlers or teens, allowing the parents to relax and enjoy their own entertainment options.
In addition, there are the "themed" cruises, which offer entertainment specific to their clients. There are cruises catering to families with small children, Jimmy Buffett fans, singles, and 50s and 60s music reviews. Specialty cruises include options for nudists, alternative lifestyles, dieters, and lecture series. Biker cruises allow you to bring your bike aboard the ship to ride at the ports of calls. There are more than 500 different theme cruises, each including with entertainment appropriate for the theme.