Groove Cruise Miami’s Groovin’ Lineup

If you are ready to groove at one of the grooviest festivals out there, you’ll be in love with this Groove Cruise lineup! This is known as the world’s largest floating dance music festival and for a good reason. Whet Travel’s flagship event Groove Cruise will make a triumphant return for its 35th sailing from Miami, Florida to a private island in Labadee, Haiti aboard the state-of-the-art and award-winning Celebrity Summit. It sounds like a dream come true and will certainly bring some heat to your cold winter.

For nearly two decades, Whet Travel has been giving us some of the best musical independent cruise experiences with crazy lineups and curated lineups. From Thursday, January 19 to Monday, January 23, 2023, dance music lovers from around the world will be in for the party of their dreams at the immersive Groove Cruise. Get ready to experience an extensive list of programming and some of the biggest names in electronic music. 

Groove Cruise Miami will offer attendees, affectionately known as “Captains”, a chance to revel in 96 hours of nonstop music from more than 50 artists from around the world. You can sleep when you’re back home, right? Returning Groove Cruise headliners include Swiss-South African deep house connoisseur Nora En Pure and German trance music legend Markus Schulz. Groove Cruise also welcomes the mysterious Claptone to make his debut headlining performance as well as BITE THIS label head Jauz who will be performing a special ‘Off The Deep End’ set.

Groove Cruise’s genre-abolishing lineup serves to offer a little something for everyone. Additional support will come from the likes of BIJOUBlastoyzClooneeGioli & AssiaHabstraktKaivonMatroda, and William Black. All of these acts will be coming to Groove Cruise for the first time and we know they’ll be bringing the heat! In addition, Ship Wrek will also return to Groove Cruise as direct support for the Miami sailing.

Groove Cruise prides itself on inclusive bookings that strive to feature more female acts. What a wonderful thing to do! The upcoming Miami sailing will feature unrivaled performances from Nora En PureGioli & AssiaCasmaliaNostalgixSpeaker Honey, and more.

And you’ll be grooving in style upon the newly-renovated Celebrity Summit cruise ship. Fans can enjoy an abundance of amenities, luxury dining options, curated theme parties, artist-hosted activities, and more. The fleet underwent nearly $500 million in luxurious upgrades and as a result, the ship earned Travel Weekly’s Magellan Gold Awards for The Spa by Canyon Ranch and Penthouse Suite Design. It is beyond gorgeous! The transformed Celebrity Summit boasts a state-of-the-art wellness spa, fitness center, onboard shopping, and more. The recent renovations also make the Celebrity Summit one of the first cruise ships powered by environmentally-friendly gas turbines. So dance your heart out and when your body starts to get tired, rejuvenate yourself in the spa or one of the other amenities!

Touching down at the Labadee private paradise in Haiti, Groove Cruise ‘Captains’ will be able to enhance their amazing experience with once-in-a-lifetime activities such as the world’s largest zip line, Labadee’s Dragon’s Tail roller coaster, boat and island tours, private cabanas, jet skis and kayaks, and more. In addition to the ship’s amenities, this stop in Labadee will offer attendees an unforgettable adventure in one of the most picturesque settings the world has to offer. This is going to be a dream come true!

Due to recent changes, vaccinated guests will no longer be required to take a COVID-19 test before boarding the cruise. However, non-vaccinated guests will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous three days. During the height of Omicron in January 2022, Groove Cruise Orlando reported an impressive ZERO cases onboard for their first event back following the pandemic due to their rigorous safety protocols. They’re looking forward to this again!

Groove Cruise Miami 2023 promises to be another exciting chapter in Groove Cruise’s nearly 20-year history. With an award-winning fleet, an unparalleled lineup, and an extensive list of programming, Groove Cruise offers a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience for attendees and dance music lovers alike.

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of Groove Cruise and purchase your passes today at