AzAmazing Evenings are private events designed specifically to provide Azamara guests with authentic travel moments that immerse guests into the culture, people, and destinations that they visit. Azamara includes one of these unique cultural events on every 7-night or longer cruise except for repositioning itineraries.
With AzAmazing Evenings reaching its 10-year anniversary, Azamara is now bringing this unique programming into the daytime and onboard. These will be AzAmazing Celebrations and are launching in 2023 as an expansion of its signature, culturally immersive AzAmazing Evenings
AzAmazing Celebrations will now include the return of Azamara’s signature AzAmazing Evenings, a chance to soak up the destination by night with immersive excursions in historic venues that provide access to art, music, and dance.
New AzAmazing Days
AzAmazing Days are new shoreside events where guests can uncover the hidden gems each unique port has to offer by day through local musicians, food and wine, and entertainment.
These events that bring the traditions and heritage of the destination to life onboard through live cultural performances and local cuisine.
Carol Cabezas, President of Azamara, said:
“Our award-winning Destination Immersion programming is what makes us Azamara, which is why we are constantly seeking new and enhanced ways to deliver authentic travel moments to our guests, while immersing them in the local culture, food, and people of each destination. As we continue to grow and expand, we are pleased to share more intimate experiences for our guests through our expanded and expertly curated AzAmazing programming that makes our voyages truly unforgettable.”
Exclusive to Azamara and offered complimentary on most sailings of seven nights or longer, AzAmazing Celebrations are unique to each location and feature local, authentic talent and performances.
They’re hosted in historic venues, including Ephesus in Kusadasi, Turkey, and St. George’s Hall in Liverpool, England. Guests will be able to dive even deeper into local life as they walk, talk, and eat alongside locals. Discover the path less travelled and uncovering what each destination means through AzAmazing Day events.
Highlights of AzAmazing Celebrations include:
Nights in Arabia – Aqaba, Jordan
Under the star-studded sky on the lawns of the luxurious Ayla Golf Resort, guests can immerse their senses in the Jordanian heritage and culture. Enjoy the dances of Arabia performed by the Professional Hail Group dancers.
Day of Dancing in Mahon – Mahon, Mallorca, Spain
Enjoy a welcome cocktail and a greeting by lively Menorcan dancers in traditional dresses. After a tour of historic fortress La Mola, experience live music and a sampling of local delicacies before ending the visit with a captivating Equestrian show.
African Inspired Evening at the Station – Durban, South Africa
Explore the culture of South Africa’s largest ethnic group, the South African Zulu Tribe, during a riveting performance in the Station Auditorium. Delicious canapés and drinks can be enjoyed while stilt walkers welcome guests to the beat of the African drum.
Day in Cinque Terre – Portovenere, Italy
Portovenere comes to life on this AzAmazing Day. With a buffet of local favourites and live musical entertainment, guests will find this destination charming. Wander the picturesque village to discover boutique shops along the main street, the famous Church of San Pietro atop a rocky headland and breathtaking coastal views.
An Evening at the Adelaide Oval – Adelaide, Australia
The historical Adelaide Oval will host guests for an exclusive, five-star event with entertainment by students from James Morrison’s Academy of music school. Then followed by a performance from the celebrated James Morrison and his jazz ensemble band, with the wonderful Adelaide Cathedral as a backdrop.
Carnaval de Barranquilla – Cartagena, Colombia
As one of the largest carnival celebrations in the world and Colombia’s most significant folkloric event, Carnaval de Barranquilla welcomes Azamara guests to the excitement and spirit of the celebration in Cartagena’s famed Teatro. Not to mention, performances from the Caribbean’s top performers who exemplify the folklore of Colombia and the spirit of Carnival.
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