Royal Caribbean Details Family Events on Icon of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean has announced some of the kids, teens, and family-centered experiences that will be found on its upcoming ship Icon of the Seas.

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Family Festival (Rendering courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

For the first time, the line will have a new position on board called Admiral Awesome, who will be in charge of the ship’s family events and activities.

Young Families

The ship’s family-focused neighborhood, Surfside, will be home to these events and activities:

  • The Family Festival, a celebration with live music, dancing, and supersized games like bowling, ring toss, darts, and more
  • The Big Shark Block Party, a dance party with Admiral Awesome and friends that will feature themed mashups and classics like Baby Shark and Baby Beluga
  • Steel Pan Family Jam — instructional instruments and kid-friendly sheet music will have everyone in the family playing tropical tunes in no time
  • Once Upon a Bedtime Story — new readings of original bedtime stories narrated by Admiral Awesome
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Big Shark Block Party (Rendering courtesy of Royal Caribbean)
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(Rendering courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

Older Kids, Teens, and Adults

Amenities and spaces that are perfect for older kids and teenagers on Icon of the Seas include:

  • Social 020: a hidden teens-only hangout with video games, music, movies, and lounging
  • Category 6 in Thrill Island: the largest waterpark at sea and home to six slides
  • Lost Dunes mini golf
  • Rock Climbing
  • FlowRider surfing simulator
  • Laser Tag: The Fight for Atlantis
  • The Royal Escape Room
  • Absolute Zero ice skating rink
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Social 020 (Rendering courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

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