Published on July 19th, 2023 | by Genevieve Mc Bride0
Comic-Con® Partners with Entertainment Cruise Productions For The First Ever Comic-Con: The Cruise
This sounds like a fun time!
The Ultimate Fan Adventure Sets Sail in 2025
San Diego (July 19, 2023) — San Diego Comic Convention (parent company of world-renowned Comic-Con in San Diego) announces it has teamed with Entertainment Cruise Productions to produce Comic-Con: The Cruise, a whole new experience that brings the community together and immerses fans in the world of popular arts like never before. This ultimate fan adventure celebrates their passions and is full of surprises, with original, one-of-a-kind entertainment delivered by iconic and beloved Comic-Con stars and creators who step off the stage and dine, party, and interact with the guests throughout the cruise in an environment like no other. A full-ship charter, Comic-Con: The Cruise sails February 5-9, 2025, from Tampa, FL, to Cozumel onboard Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas.
“With a stellar reputation for producing fan events on the ocean, we are excited that Entertainment Cruise Productions has developed Comic-Con: The Cruise to be a truly new kind of adventure,” said David Glanzer, spokesperson for the popular event. “The team at ECP shares our passion for transformational events and innovative programming and we are excited they are building something so amazing.”
“Comic-Con is unrivaled in creating a community that brings people together for experiences you can’t find anywhere else,” says Greg Laubach, Executive Director of Entertainment Cruise Productions. “It’s what we love to do, and we have designed Comic-Con: The Cruise to be a one-of-a-kind ultimate fan adventure.”
Comic-Con: The Cruise is a place where lifelong memories and new friendships will be made, bringing people together over their shared dedication to comics and popular arts. Fans become part of the story with unprecedented opportunities to interact with actors, creators, authors, and more, and see them in settings and showcases unlike anywhere else. They will rub shoulders with their favorite stars amidst a vibrant community of the most passionate fans across the globe during events and activities including:
- An unparalleled lineup of talent performing special shows every night and interacting with guests in out-of-the-ordinary events
- Stars and icons joining guests in an array of activities such as Talent Hosted tastings, trivia sessions, live demonstrations, and more
- Theme night parties and cosplay events along with the ultimate party band and DJs
- Competitive video and tabletop gaming, next-level trivia contests, and more
- Fun and unique vendors
- Lively group panels and candid Q&A sessions
- Meet and greets
- Autograph and photograph sessions
The incredible journey takes guests on an unforgettable voyage in the Caribbean where they can surround themselves in the culture and natural beauty of Mexico, from its pristine white sand beaches to its magnificent mountains and vibrant architecture on this cruise vacation. The ship is a destination of its own. Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas offers luxury accommodations, excellent service and first-class venues for our performances, events, and activities, as well as a Vegas-style casino and acres of glass offering panoramic views of the surrounding scenery. In between adventures, guests can soak up the sun poolside while reading their favorite comics or graphic novels, scale the 40-ft rock climbing wall, tee off on the mini golf green, relax at the spa, and dig into world-class flavors from more than a dozen restaurants and bars.
Cabin rates for Comic-Con: The Cruise begin at $990 per person (double occupancy) which includes all performances, interviews, parties, and events presented on the cruise, plus all meals. Further information can be found at www.comicconthecruise.com or by calling 877-438-9092.
About San Diego Comic Convention:
The SAN DIEGO COMIC CONVENTION (Comic-Con International) is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit corporation organized for charitable purposes and dedicated to creating the general public’s awareness of and appreciation for comics and related popular art forms, including participation in and support of public presentations, conventions, exhibits, museums and other public outreach activities which celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.
About Entertainment Cruise Productions, LLC:
Entertainment Cruise Productions, The World Leader in Live Entertainment at Sea™, has produced more than 75 full-ship charters across a broad range of genres and brands. Currently producing The 80s Cruise – The Ultimate 80s Party, Star Trek: The Cruise – The Unconventional Voyage, and the High Seas Rally, the World’s Only Motorcycle Rally On A Cruise Ship™, Entertainment Cruise Productions brings together the best in entertainment, fabulous ports of call, and luxury cruise ships, to create unmatched experiences for our guests.