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Princess Cruises Announces First Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise

Princess Cruises Announces First Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise

Premium cruise line Princess is partnering with Hollywood’s Magic Castle for a unique magic-themed cruise aboard Discovery Princess.

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Princess Cruises has announced the first-ever Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise, a week-long magic-themed adventure onboard Discovery Princess from October 7 to 14, 2023.

The Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise will combine two California icons: Princess Cruises, based in Santa Clarita, and Hollywood’s Magic Castle, known for 60 years as the mecca of magic and the legendary home of the Academy of Magical Arts.

Hollywood’s Magic Castle has been known for 60 years as the mecca of magic (Cropped image courtesy of nigellegend via Wikimedia Commons)

For nearly six decades, The Magic Castle has championed the art of magic and developed the careers of magicians and illusionists all around the world. The unique Magic Castle Victorian mansion in the Hollywood Hills is a private clubhouse for members and their guests.

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A typical evening at the mansion features a variety of magic shows in its several showrooms, ranging from close-up performances to full-stage illusion presentations.

The Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise will bring the wonder of illusion to the high seas

For the first time, Princess Cruises is partnering with The Magic Castle to bring the Magic Castle mission to the sea and expand the audience of this unique experience.

The seven-day theme cruise departs from Los Angeles, with day-long stops in San Francisco and San Diego, as well as Ensenada, Mexico.

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The Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise will feature a host of magic-themed events and activities, including:

  • Performances by top magicians in the Princess Theater and throughout the ship including popular areas like the Piazza
  • Magic workshops and lectures for the curious
  • Fun events like a “Taste of Magic” offering refreshing magic-inspired cocktails and libations, and a “Magic of Cooking” demonstration
  • Interesting artifacts from Magic Castle’s collection on display
  • Magic Castle-themed cocktail parties, dinners, and brunches
  • Specially-themed films on the giant outdoor Movies Under the Stars
  • A curated historical presentation with the founding family of the Magic Castle
The Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise will feature a host of magic-themed events and activities

“With this inaugural Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise, for the first time, Magic Castle Enterprises will offer elements of the Magic Castle experience outside the walls of our members-only establishment,” said Erika Larsen, president of Magic Castle Enterprises.

“The cruise will be a true celebration of the magical arts, connecting magicians from our acclaimed community with enthusiasts who are fascinated by this mysterious world. We look forward to sharing the magic as we sail upon the stunning Discovery Princess, making our way along our gorgeous, and native, California coast,” Larsen continued in a press release.

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What to expect aboard Discovery Princess on the Magic Castle cruise

Discovery Princess, the newest ship in Princess’ fleet, offers a variety of guest-pleasing amenities, including delectable dining options and a luxurious spa, as well as spectacular entertainment and large teak-planked decks ideal for sunning and relaxing.

Discovery Princess will host the Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise from October 7 to 14, 2023 (image courtesy of Princess Cruises)

While in port, guests on the Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise can visit world-renowned wineries, experience interesting historical sites and natural attractions, and marvel at breathtaking Pacific seascapes.

Fares for the Magic Castle cruise start at $699 per person (double occupancy) for an inside cabin. To sign up for the Magic Castle Conjurer’s Cruise, call 1-888-819-0310 or visit

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Have you ever visited the Magic Castle in Hollywood? Are you excited about the magic-themed cruise on Discovery Princess? Let me know in the comments below!

Carrie Ann Karstunen