SIGNATURE EVENT
SAILINGS + SHORE EXCURSIONS

Each Signature Event Sailing offers a cruise plus optional unique shore excursions that highlight your world event by either putting you in the middle of the action or giving you a VIP vantage point. Also, on board, you'll be entertained, educated, and engaged with unique shows, speakers, and activities inspired by the itinerary's event. Your takeaway? The full event experience.

How it Works

Step 1

Book your Signature Event Cruise and apply a deposit or make a full payment.

Step 2

Log in to Cruise Planner to add the accompanying shore excursion for an additional fee.

Carnaval in Brazil

Carnaval in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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A once-in-a-lifetime experience, the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro is considered the biggest carnaval in the world with amazing floats, costumes, music, and a multitude of fellow revelers.

On Shore:Samba down the Sambadrome of Rio during Carnaval in an extravagant costume and makeup, and experience the iconic Samba Parade in the ultimate grandstand or VIP seating.

On Board:Take samba lessons by day, then dance all night at our Latin party, Sizzle, with music from South Beach to South America.

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14 Night South America & Carnaval Cruise
on Celebrity Infinity
Departing From:
Buenos Aires, Argentina
February 4, 2018

Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Mardi Gras in New Orleans - Mask
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On your Mardi Gras and Caribbean cruise, take in the electrifying music, dazzling floats, and teeming crowds of New Orleans from your own private grandstand. Catch colorful beads as Mardi Gras crews float by.

On Shore :Experience New Orleans' famous annual Mardi Gras parade like you never imagined with exciting grandstand seating. Join in on the fun and excitement of Mardi Gras as the extravagant floats and costumed entertainers pass by.

On Board: Hear jazz performers and speakers on board before you dock for Mardi Gras.

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10 Night Mardi & Caribbean
on Celebrity Reflection
Departing From:
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
February 9, 2018

New Orleans Jazz Festival

New Orleans Jazz Festival
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Experience the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with different daily performances including headliners like Paul Simon, Lauren Hill, Raw Oyster Cult, Stevie Wonder, Beck, Snoop Dogg, and more.

On Shore: Gain a VIP perspective on this iconic world event, which draws 425,000 fans. See and hear many of the greats in jazz. Celebrate a uniquely American musical style for three days and two nights. Spend the rest of your 11-night vacation lounging in the tropics. Explore the Bahamas, Key West, Cozumel, and Costa Maya.

On Board: Embark at trendy Miami. Enjoy onboard programming that expands on the jazz experience. Take home cherished memories that only Celebrity Cruises can deliver.

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11 Night Jazz Festival & Caribbean Cruise
on Celebrity Equinox
Departing From:
Miami, Florida
April 24, 2017

The French Open in Paris

The French Open in Paris
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See who takes home the title of French Open Champion when you add on VIP seats for the final matches in Paris.

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14 Night British Isles & French Open
on Celebrity Eclipse
Departing From:
Southampton, England
June 4, 2017

Sailings Biggest Regatta

The American's Cup Race
Championship Moments

Watch yacht crews go head-to-head for one of sailing's most coveted trophies in Bermuda.

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9 Night Bermuda Cruise
on Celebrity Summit
Departing From:
Cape Liberty, New Jersey
June 18, 2017

July 4 and Canada Day

July 4 and Canada Day
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Enjoy Canada's 150th birthday bash in Halifax before celebrating Independence Day with fireworks in Boston, cradle of the American Revolution.

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10 Night Independence Day Cruise
on Celebrity Summit
Departing From:
Cape Liberty, New Jersey
June 27, 2017

The British Open

The British Open
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Tee up with three PGA pros for a round of golf on stunning courses in select destinations on your British Open sailing.

On Shore: See the world's top players make history as they compete in golf's oldest Major Championship. Sip complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks while mingling with the hosting pros and guests in the Champions Club garden. Celebrate as the winner of the 2017 British Open receives the famous Claret Jug.

On Board: PGA Pros will conduct several golf clinics and presentations on board

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12 Night British Isles & The Open
on Celebrity Summit
Departing From:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
July 18, 2017

Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Scotland

Edinburgh Military Tattoo
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Journey to the stunning Edinburgh Castle to experience Scotland's largest and most popular event, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. "Tattoo" is the traditional signal used to call British soldiers to return to their quarters. Over time, the custom evolved to become one of the world's most spectacular visual and musical celebration.

On shore: Watch Scotland's extraordinary history come to life at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the country's most popular ceremonial performance, from your exciting Front Stand seating. Experience the beauty of the Edinburgh Castle, its romantic setting atop an extinct volcano sets the mood for this magnificent event. Enjoy a masterful performance by an acclaimed international cast of military bands, pipe and drum corps, and dancers. Feel the somber tones of the lone piper's echo across the castle's ramparts as he plays floodlit on the battlements, the most moving performance of the night.

On board: Enjoy the music and dance of Scotland on board before joining the tattoo at Edinburgh Castle.

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12 Night British Isles Cruise
on Celebrity Silhouette
Departing From:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
August 11, 2017

Pingxi Lantern Festival in Taiwan

Pingxi Lantern Festival
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Stare in wonder at the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in Taipei, as thousands of glowing lanterns are released into the night sky to celebrate the first full moon of the Chinese New Year, each one carrying someone's hand-written wish to the heavens.

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14 Night Pingxi Lantern Festival
on Celebrity Millennium
Departing From:
Singapore, Asia
February 18, 2018

The World Soccer Tournament in Russia

The World Soccer Tournament in Russia
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Imagine yourself at the center of the biggest event in international football—the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

On Shore: Our exciting new Signature Event Sailing, The World Cup in Russia, features a double overnight stay in St. Petersburg.

On Board: Your Scandinavia & Russia Cruise on Celebrity Silhouette® features plenty of engaging onboard activities to get you revved up for the soccer finals. Your sailing also visits Copenhagen, Denmark, St. Petersburg, Russia, and other alluring destinations for a vacation you'll remember forever.

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14 Night Scandinavia & Russia Cruise
on Celebrity Silhouette
Departing From:
Southampton, England
July 7, 2018

Frequently asked questions

Q: What is a Signature Sailing Event? +
A: So many wonderful events and celebrations take place all over the world. Join us on a vacation where you can be part of the excitement, while being indulged on board, for an experience that will leave you even more world-savvy than you were before.
Q: How do I book a Signature Event Sailing online to enjoy the full experience? +
A: You need to book your cruise first, then add the accompanying shore excursion afterwards for an additional fee. To reserve your Signature Event Sailing, book online, call us at 1-877-812-4739, or contact your travel agent.
Q: What's the cut-off to add the Signature Event Shore Excursion to my sailing? +
A: Signature Event Sailing shore excursions can be purchased up to 48 hours prior to sail date.
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