Event cruises


On certain cruises we offer you special events to complete your cruise experience with a high-quality entertainment and accompanying programme.

Did you know? On your voyages from/to Germany you will be accompanied by international experts, mostly German-speaking lecturers and artists. 


Event-Cruises 2020.

Here you will find an overview of our event cruises:


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Big Band Ball.

Queen Elizabeth ◆ 24 March 2020 ◆  Book here Q010
Queen Victoria ◆ 19 August 2020 ◆  Book here V024

We look forward to welcoming you in 2020 as the host of the legendary Big Band Ball. Inspired by the famous Big Bands of the 30's and 40's, the Big Band Ball presents highly talented musicians in an orchestral ensemble together with renowned singers who perform Big Band classics for you in the Queens Room. The Queen Elizabeth hosts the ball on a 7-night Asian cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong, while the Queen Victoria invites you to dance on a short summer trip to Amsterdam and Bruges/Brussels. Translated with

London Theatre at Sea.

In collaboration with The Olivier Awards.
Queen Mary 2 ◆ 13 May 2020 ◆ Book here M013

Our London Theatre at Sea Transatlantic Tour will give you exciting insights behind the scenes of London's theatre world. In collaboration with the renowned British theatre and musical prize "The Olivier Award", you will meet actors and creative people and enjoy lectures and workshops. You will also have the opportunity to join the dance group or the West End Choir on board.



Transatlantik Fashion Week 2020.

Queen Mary 2 ◆ 24 May 2020 ◆ Book here M015

The Transatlantic Fashion Week has been a fixed date in our calendar for several years now. We are looking forward to welcoming you on board the Queen Mary 2 again in 2020 for this glamorous event. On your way to New York, unforgettable moments full of glamour, fashion and lifestyle await you. Enjoy various fashion shows with the presentation of current creations. We have the pleasure to welcome the American designers from Badgley Mischka on board, who have been honored by Vogue as one of the "Top 10 American Designers", as well as other fashion experts such as Michael Atmore, Jaqui Lividini and fashion caraters such as Gail Sackloff , one of the most renowned consultants in the fashion industry, and fashion book author and journalist Colin McDowell, who will give you a look behind the scenes of the fashion business.

Anthony Inglis und das National Symphony Orchestra.

Queen Mary 2 ◆ 04 September 2020 ◆ Book here M028

A favourite in our calendar - the National Symphony Orchestra accompanies Queen Mary 2 and performs at the prom. Conductor Antony Inglis will lead the whole event. You will have the opportunity to attend the public rehearsals. Towards the end of the trip the two main performances will take place at the Royal Court Theatre. You will have the opportunity to speak with members of the orchestra or take part in the Q&A session with Anthony Inglis. In addition, you can audition for a choral recording and practice under the direction of the National Symphony Orchestra.



World Space Week.

Queen Mary 2 ◆ 02 Oktober 2020 ◆ Book here M032

We are pleased to once again offer you the opportunity to celebrate the international World Space Week on board the Queen Mary 2 during the transatlantic crossing. Recognised experts from various fields will give lectures and discussion rounds will be held. The new space shows in the unique Planetarium will be accompanied by a starry night in the middle of the Atlantic, far away from light and air pollution - perfect for observing stars. The 2020 journey will also be dedicated specifically to women in space.

Festival of Food & Wine.

In collaboration with The Times and The Sunday Times.
Queen Mary 2 ◆ 07 Junei 2020 ◆ Book here M017

Good food and excellent wine have always been a highlight on all journeys with Cunard. Now our guests have the opportunity to get even closer to the world of gastronomy at our very first Festival of Food & Wine. Cooking shows, tastings, lectures and discussions with experts from The Times and The Sunday Times will bring you closer to the world of upscale cuisine and wine.



Journey of Genealogy.

Queen Mary 2 ◆ 14 August 2020 ◆ Book here M025

In cooperation with the renowned agency for family and genealogy research Ancestry, we offer you the opportunity to explore your personal family tree for the first time on this transatlantic cruise. The journey coincides with the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage. The Mayflower was a sailing ship with which the " pilgrim fathers " emigrated from England to America. In the meantime, the ship has become a cultural symbol in the migration history of the USA and a prominent example of the settlement of America by Europeans. Various occasions on board will commemorate the journey.

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