What do you wear on an evening cruise?

Evening Attire “Dressy casual” clothing — polo shirts or short-sleeve dress shirts for men and slacks, skirts, cocktail dresses and blouses for women — usually works for most evenings on cruise ships. Men might be required to wear a jacket at dinner on some cruise lines.

How do you dress for dinner on a cruise?

If you want to attend a “cruise elegant” evening, bring a fancier, more formal outfit. Men can wear suits or dress slacks with a sport coat and dress shirt. For women, cocktail dresses, pantsuits or elegant skirts and blouses are appropriate. Some guests like to go all out with a tuxedo or ball gown.

Do you have to dress up every night on a cruise?

You don’t have to dress up at all! That’s right, if you want to wear shorts and tanktops all day, every day of your cruise there is no reason you cannot. Royal Caribbean has a few dress codes that are only for dining in select restaurants. Otherwise, you can wear whatever suits you all the time.

Is it cold on a cruise ship?

Depending on where your cruise sails from, there is the possibility of it being chilly, or even plain cold. Anthem of the Seas sailings from Cape Liberty have even been known to have snow in the forecast. For cruises that leave from ports in the north, it is best to pack different layers.

What should I wear on a cruise ship during the day?


  • Casual top: Bring tops that coordinate with your bottoms.
  • Light sweater or fleece: The air conditioning inside a cruise ship can be quite cool, so you may want to pack a sweater that will keep you warm.
  • Casual shorts or pants: Choose pants or shorts that will keep you comfortable while you’re onboard.

What is evening Chic?

WHAT IS “EVENING CHIC?” Evening Chic is intended to be less dressy than Formal Nights. For women, it is a cocktail dress; or, a skirt, pants, or designer jeans with an elegant top. For men, it is pants or designer jeans with a dress shirt, or button-down shirt or sweater.

What is a formal night on a cruise?

On formal nights, men are asked to wear a suit, tuxedo, or slacks with a jacket, while women are requested to wear a cocktail dress, evening gown, or pantsuit. Number of Formal Nights on a Seabourn Cruise: Cruises up to 13 nights: 1 formal night.

Is it cold on cruise ships at night?

And while you might be cruising the Caribbean or some other tropical locale, ship decks can get pretty cold at night when the sun goes down and the wind picks up, so it may be smart to bring a shawl or light jacket.