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Special Selena Cruise to Honor 25th Anniversary of Her Death With a High Seas Party

Iconic Texan's Star Power Still Burns Bright

BY // 05.30.19

Calling all Selena fans. A new cruise is setting sail next year that’ll have you singing Bidi Bidi Bom Bom.

Dreaming of You 25: The Como La Flor Cruise kicks off in the fall of 2020. From September 25 to 28 in 2020, the cruise ship will roam the high seas from Los Angeles to Mexico, commemorating the 25th of the iconic star’s death. And you’d better believe the entertainment will be off the charts.

Chris Perez, Selena’s widower, will perform on the floating vacation with Grupo Metal. And you can even pay your own tribute to the The Queen of Tejano with “Selenaoke.”

Next year marks the 25th anniversary of Selena Quintanilla’s tragic death. She was murdered by her fan club president. Droves of musical acts are coming out to honor the legendary Latin music star.

Think The Como La Flor Band: A Tribute to Selena, Raymond Ray Ray Garcia, Monica Tribute to Selena, J.R. Gomez, Veronique Medrano, Jessie Marie, Ernestine Romero Y Techno Cumbia, Almost Selena, Tina Mares, Selenamos and Nikki Lopez.

The entertainment doesn’t end there. You can expect Cumbia dance lessons from pros Latin All-Star Dance Instructors, 25-plus celebrity-hosted events including artist Q&As, special excursions, happy hours, trivia contests, comedy shows, pool parties, meet and greets, a full-service casino and beyond.

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Once you’ve mastered the art of Cumbia — or even before, if you’re daring — grab your dancing shoes and dance on over to Club Cumbia, where a celebrity DJ will be spinning hits every night.

The preliminary schedule for this seafaring Selena love-fest has been released. Day 1 will depart from Long Beach, California at 5:30, Day 2 promises a “Fun Day at Sea,” Day 3 gives you a chance to explore Ensanada, Mexico with an 8 am arrival and 6 pm departure and Day 4 takes you round trip to Long Beach with a 7 am arrival.

Tickets are on sale now, with costs ranging from $950 to $1,150 per person for an Interior Cabin to $3,000 for the Grand Suite Cabin. The tickets include all meals, shows and onboard events produced by Selena Tribute Cruise.

The ticket does not include port charges, airfare, ground transportation, onboard purchases, purchased drinks onboard or excursions.

Selena is adored as a musical and cultural icon, inspiring touching homages from Kacey Musgraves to Camila Cabello alike. She may even get her own official Texas state holiday. We’ve got no doubt everyone who goes on this cruise would be down to celebrate.

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