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Let Us Entertain You: Nightlife on a Holland America Line Cruise

On a Holland America Line cruise, our goal is to provide our guests with an all-around memorable experience. From our destinations and dining to our staterooms and service, we go above and beyond to provide top quality in each and every aspect of your voyage. A major highlight of cruising with Holland America Line is our fantastic entertainment options. Whether it’s pre-dinner drinks, or an after dinner show, you can bet you’re in for an unforgettable evening!


Lincoln Center Stage

As part of an exclusive partnership with the world’s leading center for the performing arts, Lincoln Center Stage showcases exceptional live chamber music performances featuring classically trained violinists, violists, cellists and pianists. These world-class musicians perform multiple ensembles nightly and even play afternoon recitals during leisurely days at sea.

After a delicious meal, make your way over to Lincoln Center Stage and prepare to be enchanted, as you sip on a cocktail or refreshment from our Explorer’s Bar. Lincoln Center Stage can be found on Eurodam, Oosterdam, Westerdam, Volendam and Koningsdam. Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Zaandam, Zuiderdam, Amsterdam and Rotterdam are scheduled to get the venue over the next year.


B.B. King's Blues Club

The music and excitement that comes direct from Beale Street in Memphis, Tenn., thrills guests five nights a week when world-class musicians from the B.B. King’s All Stars Band create a dynamic sound to get the crowd energized. The eight-piece band features two vocalists backed by a drummer, bassist, guitarist, sax player, trumpeter and organist. From funky and fast to soulful and smooth, the band does it all while you enjoy a signature drink or dance the blues away!

B.B. King’s Blues Club can be found on Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Oosterdam, Rotterdam, Volendam, Westerdam and Zuiderdam; Amsterdam and Zaandam will get the venue during upcoming drydocks.


Billboard Onboard

Billboard Onboard showcases the talents of live musicians — including two pianists, a guitarist and a DJ — who take turns performing dynamic shows centered around the interesting facts and figures of the music industry as chronicled by Billboard. Between the nightly sets and songs, guests can sing and play along with trivia questions presented on screens throughout the room. Can you name that tune?


Koningsdam's World Stage.

Our Main Stage Show Lounge is home to an exciting variety of performances including exclusive concerts like “Off the Charts: Billboard Hits Rewind,” and “Frozen Planet Live by BBC Earth Experiences,” which are the centerpiece of this incredibly popular venue.

While this venue can be found on most ships, Koningsdam offers a different take – our impressive World Stage. Featuring a two-story, 270-degree wraparound LED screen surrounding you in high-definition, our World Stage is a dazzling, trendsetting theater where innovation meets entertainment!


Koningsdam's Lido Pool.

Koningsdam’s Lido Pool.

After an exciting day at port, there’s no better way to relax and unwind than by snuggling up to watch a movie! Complimentary films and popcorn are waiting for you in your ship’s movie theater, however if you’re too tired to head out for the evening, movies can also be enjoyed from the comfort of your own stateroom or suite.

On Koningsdam, step out on the Lido Deck to enjoy a movie under the stars on our giant LED screen.


Bars & lounges.

Whether you’re enjoying the amazing views of the Crow’s Nest, a cocktail menu created by Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff in the Gallery Bar, or a different option every night, our wide selection of lounges and gathering spaces bring your nights to life.



From perennially popular slot machines and blackjack tables to the latest in sophisticated gaming, the Casino offers games for all levels, staffed with professionals eager to help you learn new skills. Are you feeling lucky?

Which of these entertainment options would you love to enjoy? Tell us in the comments below!

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