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Toast to 2017 Under the Fireworks Aboard the Legendary Queen Mary 

By Lorraine Chambers – OC Editor. 

Step back in time to move forward to a New Year.  NEW YEAR’S EVE ABOARD THE QUEEN MARY (AGE 21+ ONLY)


Celebrate the launch of 2017 under a fireworks-filled sky on the legendary decks of the Queen Mary. Toast the New Year in style and enjoy an unforgettable evening of great food, drinks and live entertainment. New Year’s Eve aboard the Queen Mary is a sell-out party every year.
Whether you want to dance the night away, or simply enjoy the music, there’s no shortage of entertainment aboard the Queen Mary. Come and celebrate Auld Lang SHINE!

The 21+ celebration highlights classic movie themes and each historic room transforms three and a half acres of the ship’s deck and salon space into a celebration of festivities.  


General Admission Tickets are $99 per person (age 21+ only) and VIP Tickets are $199 per person
Ring in the New Year with a night of unforgettable celebrations and entertainment inspired by Hollywood’s most famous films abroad the majestic Queen Mary on December 31, 2016 from 7:30 pm – 1 a.m. Travel throughout the ship’s decks, ballrooms, and salons to step into the magic of favorite films including The GodFather, Urban Cowboy, Mambo Kings, Avatar and more. Each themed party will celebrate the sights and sounds of beloved movies, culminating with one of SoCal’s best New Year’s Eve firework displays at midnight.

The Queen Mary’s New Year’s Eve extravaganza offers a celebration for everyone. Guests can choose to enjoy delicious dining with reservations available in the Chelsea Chowder House, Sir Winston’s or for the Italian New Year’s Eve Buffet in the Grand Salon.
Las Vegas Showgirls kick-off the evening’s celebrations and a variety of live music will play throughout the night including top 40 hits from DJ Carisma on the Verandah Deck Gazebo and EDM favorites from DJ Cutt on the Sports Deck. Country music star, Stephen Wesley, will perform in the Royal Salon and Dueling Pianos will take over the Britannia Salon.

The Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration Brings Unforgettable Live Entertainment Inspired by Hollywood’s Favorite Films to the Majestic Ship.

Award-winning magician, Jon Armstrong, will show-off his amazing close-up magic on the Promenade Deck. Those who prefer to dance the night away can celebrate the New Year with a salsa dancing class or try the infamous dance-lift with the “Dirty Dancing” demo. Sweep across the dance floor in different themed-parties with salsa, ballroom, swing, and belly dancing performances all night.


Multiple bars will be spread throughout the celebration. Table service packages with optional bottle service, and private cabanas are available. Reservations for dining at Queen Mary’s restaurants are required. For more information, pricing, hotel packages and more, visit or call 877-342- 0742.

TICKETS: Must be 21+ to attend. General admission tickets are $99 and include admission, fireworks, and access to select parties: Avatar, Urban Cowboy, Mambo Kings, Matrix, The Godfather, and Now You See Me.


VIP tickets with premium firework viewing are $199 and include admission, premiums firework viewing, 2 drink tickets and access to all parties: Dirty Dancing, Avatar, Urban Cowboy, Mambo Kings, Matrix, The Godfather, Goldfinger, Arabian Nights, and Now You See Me.

The Queen Mary in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco décor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. The Queen Mary’s signature restaurants include the award-winning Sir Winston’s and Chelsea Chowder House & Bar as well as a weekly Champagne Sunday Brunch served in the ship’s Grand Salon. 


History buffs enjoy the ship’s museum and Glory Days tour, guests of all ages love the Ghosts and Legends show, and the ship is currently featuring the renowned Diana: Legacy of a Princess exhibit and Tea Room. 

The Queen Mary features 80,000 square feet of event space in 17 remarkable Art Deco salons as well as a tri-level, 45,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall. The Queen Mary boasts 346 staterooms including nine full suites. For more information or for reservations, see or call (800) 437-2934. The Queen Mary is located at 1126 Queens Highway in Long Beach.


OC editor Lorraine Chambers is a lifetime Queen Mary fan and frequent visitor. Keep in touch with her updates and articles here at or contact directly at