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Cruise Entertainment & Nightlife

Overview


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Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming


Evenings on board Holland America cruise ships glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.


Music Walk™: An Unforgettable Entertainment Experience on ms Koningsdam


Onboard Holland America Line's newest Pinnacle Class ship, ms Koningsdam, embark on a memorable journey with
Music Walk, an immersive musical showcase on three exciting new stages:


Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on every Holland America Line cruise

Glamour. Enchantment. Thrilling dancing. It’s all part of the incredible entertainment on board Holland America Line with Dancing with the Stars: At Sea

Cruise guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.

In addition to the theme cruises, all the cruise ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show's professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select cruise guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.

B.B. King's Blues Club

BB King’s Blues Club – Cruise Entertainment – Holland America Cruises

Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King’s Blues Club on ms Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King’s Blues Club to the
ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Noordam, ms Oosterdam, ms Rotterdam, ms Westerdam, ms Zuiderdam, and on the new Pinnacle Class ms Koningsdam (launching in 2016).

Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.

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Curtain Call


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After dinner, take your seat in the ship's magnificent show lounge for a dazzling show.

  • Dynamic concerts and exciting musical productions featuring Broadway veterans
  • Talented illusionists, comedians and musicians
  • The Showroom at Sea, a contemporary interpretation of a classic nightclub with state-of-the-art theatre technology. The Showroom at Sea is available on select ships.



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Music and Dancing


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One of the delights of Holland America Line ships is the variety of venues where you can enjoy drinks in the company of friends old and new. Gather in our comfortable, intimate lounges and share stories from the day’s onshore adventures. Have after dinner coffee and cordials surrounded by luxurious furnishings and fine art. Dance the night away in one of our exciting nightclubs or join the scene in our Piano Bar. Whichever location you choose our expert bartenders will remember your preferred cocktail or help you discover a new favorite. Enjoy.

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A "Mix" of drink and music. Three distinct bars serve up an array of different martinis, a wide selection of champagne and beer from around the world.

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It's cocktails and dancing nightly in the luxurious Ocean Bar. Our dance band plays the Great America songbook, so relax and make new friends

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Our pianist invites you to join in the fun as they rock the room nightly

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Coffees, drinks and liqueurs are served to the classical sounds of the Adagio Strings

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The ships dance club found on ms Zuiderdam, ms Oosterdam, ms Noordam, ms Westerdam, ms Eurodam and ms Nieuw Amsterdam.

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Whether you are looking to relax with the best views on the ship or dance the night away as our DJ plays your favorite songs, this is the place to be.

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Casino


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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Gaming Action in the Casino


Whether you are an experienced gambler or rolling dice for the first time, our Casino offers games for all levels as well as complimentary lessons from our friendly dealers and tournaments for veteran players.


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Let The Games Begin

  • Table Games - Play Blackjack, Roulette, Craps (select ships), Three Card Poker, Texas Hold ‘Em and more.
  • Slots - From penny to five-dollar machines and multi- denomination games, plus video poker, we’ve got the game for you. You’ll find slot favorites such as Wolf Run, Wheel of Fortune, Super Jackpot Party and more!. And the Megacash jackpot, the biggest progressive jackpot at sea, is linked to over 50 cruise ships worldwide.
  • Cruise Lottery - Guests on all ships can play the cruise lottery for a chance to win a 7- day cruise.
  • Tournaments - Join in the fun of a Slot or Blackjack tournament for that extra chance to win big.
  • Gaming Lessons - Learn how to play a new casino game with free gaming lessons on board.

Club 21 Players Club

Club 21 is the Holland America Line Players Club. Simply Insert your cruise key card into the slot machine each and every time you play (or show it to your dealer to be rated at the tables), and you’ll automatically become a member of Club 21, the Holland America Line Players Club. Your casino play earns you rewards such as instant casino cash, future cruise offers and more. Plus, For every 1000 points you earn at the slots, you’ll receive an extra $10 in instant casino cash!.

For your convenience on board, our slot machines are coinless. You can play up to $1,500 US dollars per day using your cruise key card. Pre-arranged credit lines are available starting at $2,500. Interested in opening a a line of credit at the casino for your next cruise? Click below to apply for casino credit. All fields are required except for the Secondary Bank Information section.

Click here to apply for casino credit.

Looking for your Win/Loss statement from your previous cruises? Please click here to request a statement.

For additional information about Club 21 Players Club and the Holland America Line casinos, please contact Casino VIP Services at 1.888.672.2582 or by email.

Additional Information

  • Unfortunately, craps is not available on all ships.
  • Casino credit lines can be established prior to cruising or during your cruise.
  • Attire: Sports and formal attire are acceptable in the casino. Sorry, bathing suits and bare feet are not permitted.
  • Casino hours vary from ship to ship depending on the itinerary.
  • Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to gamble or loiter in the casino and proof of age may be requested.
  • It is customary to tip a casino staff member who has been helpful or with whom you have enjoyed good luck.
  • ICCL Gaming Guidelines Policy Statement

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At the Movies


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  • Movies with free popcorn in the ship's movie theatre
  • Giant LED screen on deck for open-air movies. Available on select ships.
  • Ship Flicks, a catalogue of over 1,000 DVD titles available for stateroom delivery and viewing