Celebrate an All-American 4th of July Aboard the Queen Mary

June 30, 2024

Let freedom ring and celebrate an all-American 4th of July aboard the majestic Queen Mary. Enjoy a full day of live entertainment, family-friendly activities, delicious food, games, dancing, and a WWII aircraft flyover on Thursday, July 4, from 3 – 10 p.m. This red, white, and blue celebration is a ship-wide event, culminating in one of SoCal’s top fireworks displays over the ocean.

Ship-Wide Celebrations

Independence Day revelers will explore the Queen Mary’s many decks, ballrooms, and salons, experiencing multiple celebrations with live music, DJs, line dancing, strolling performers, and more. In the Grand Salon, enjoy live country music and line dancing with the Kelly Rae Band. The Queen’s Salon will feature performances by Swing Cats Lil Big Band, Swing Kittens, and Hollywood Hotshots, along with swing dance lessons. Test your singing skills with Rock Heroes Video Karaoke in the Royal Salon or enjoy jazz tunes by the Jazz Trio in the Observation Bar.

Family Fun

The Promenade Deck will be packed with family-friendly fun, including jugglers, magicians, balloon twisters, face painters, and performances by a Barbershop Quartet. The Sports Deck will offer kids’ activities and games like water balloon toss, limbo, corn hole, and more.

Air Show

Above the Queen Mary, attendees will be treated to a spectacular air show by the Flight Team of John Collver and Brad Lang, showcasing the sights and sounds of WWII-era Marine Corps T-6 Texans.

Fireworks Extravaganza

As the sun sets, experience SoCal’s most spectacular fireworks show, lighting up the night sky for 15 minutes with vibrant colors and themed music. The breathtaking display will start at 9 p.m. off the stern of the ship, synced to patriotic music.

VIP Experience

VIP ticket holders will have access to premium fireworks viewing on the Vista Deck and exclusive VIP-only parties in the Verandah Grill and Britannia Salon. Dance to Indie Rock band Miguel the Band in the Britannia Salon, or relax in the shaded lounge area with an exclusive bar in the Verandah Grill.

Event Details

The Queen Mary’s All-American 4th of July Celebration runs from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Tickets start at $35 online for children and $55 online for adults. VIP admission is $125 for ages 4+ and includes additional access to Verandah Grill, Britannia Salon, and premium fireworks viewing. Hotel and cabana packages are also available, with cabana reservations granting access to the Capstan Deck.

For more information on the Queen Mary visit http://queenmary.com.

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