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2016 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Now Available

It’s never too early for some holiday cheer! And today, we’re excited to announce that dining packages for 2016 Candlelight Processional are now on sale.

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As a part of Holidays Around the World at Epcot, this favorite Walt Disney World Resort holiday tradition presents the story of Christmas in truly spectacular fashion – with a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra and a mass choir.

Celebrity narrators this year include some returning favorites like contemporary Christian music singer Steven Curtis Chapman, actors Whoopi Goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris and newcomers like legendary baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr. Here’s the list of confirmations we have so far:*

  • 11/25-27 – Steven Curtis Chapman
  • 11/28-12/1 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • 12/2-12/3 – Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/4-12/12 – TBA
  • 12/13-12/15 – Meredith Vieira
  • 12/16-12/18 – TBA
  • 12/19-12/21 – Joe Morton
  • 12/22-12/27 – TBA
  • 12/28-12/30 – Cal Ripken, Jr.

The processional is performed three times per night (5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.) during the holiday season at the American Gardens Theatre. These packages, available on select nights, include a delicious meal and a guaranteed seat for one of the Candlelight Processional performances. Availability is limited.

This year, in addition to lunch and dinner packages, breakfast options are available at some favorite Epcot restaurants like Akershus Royal Banquet Hall and Garden Grill. Breakfast, lunch and dinner options are also available this year at Captain’s Grille at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, with breakfast and dinner options being offered at Trattoria Al Forno at Disney’s BoardWalk.

Candlelight Dining Packages for breakfast start at $27 plus tax per person for adults and $14 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9. Candlelight Dining Packages for lunch and dinner start at $47 plus tax per person for adults and $20 plus tax per person for children, ages 3-9.

‘Holidays Around the World’ is an extravaganza of holiday entertainment, merchandise, food, beverages and festivities where guests can celebrate at Epcot throughout the holiday season. Time-honored traditions come alive through the sights and sounds of the countries of World Showcase; and live musical performances enliven the park throughout the day.

To book a Candlelight Processional dining package, conatct your Kingdom Magic Travel Planner today!

Holidays Around the World, including the Candlelight Processional, run November 25 – December 30, 2016 at Epcot.

*Narrators and entertainment are subject to change without notice. Theme park admission is required. There is no 5 p.m. show on 12/4.

More Names Added to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional

More names are being added to the schedule of celebrity narrators for this year’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot this holiday season.

More Names Added to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional

Held every year at Epcot, the Candlelight Processional is an event not to be missed. A mass choir, joined by a 50-piece live orchestra and a celebrity narrator, tell the story of Christmas in words and music, in a very moving performance. Performances are held at the America Gardens Theater.

Please note narrator schedule is subject to change.

Schedule & Narrators  at the America Gardens Theater
(Show Times are 5:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m.)

Gary Sinise – NEW! – November 29 to December 1, 2013

Neil Patrick Harris – December 2 to December 3, 2013

Ashley Judd – NEW! – December 4 to December 5, 2013

More Names Added to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional
Whoopi Goldberg – December 6 to December 7, 2013

Sigourney Weaver – NEW! – December 8 to December 10, 2013

Dennis Haysbert – NEW! – December 11 to December 13, 2013

James Denton – December 14 to December 16, 2013

More Names Added to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional
Edward James Olmos – December 17 to December 19, 2013

Trace Adkins – December 20 to December 22, 2013

TBD – December 23 to December 25, 2013

Blair Underwood – December 26 to December 28, 2013

Amy Grant – December 29 to December 30, 2013

Watch one of the Candlelight Processional performances from last year!

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Book Your Candlelight Processional Packages Today!

You can now start booking dinner packages for our Candlelight Processional at Epcot, and you can book them when you speak to your Travel Planner at

Book Your Candlelight Processional Packages Today

The Candlelight Processional, part of Holidays Around the World at Epcot.  For those of you who haven’t seen it, it’s a joyous retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a glorious mass choir.

Dinner packages (available on select nights) include a delicious meal at an Epcot restaurant, a guaranteed seat for one of the Candlelight Processional performances and pre-arranged fireworks viewing. Availability is limited.

Here is a video from last year’s Candlelight Processional courtesy of Travel With Rick

Here are the celebrity narrators we’ve confirmed so far (including two new narrators, actors Ashley Judd and Dennis Haysbert):

  • 11/29-12/1-TBD
  • 12/2-12/3: TBD
  • 12/4-12/5: Ashley Judd
  • 12/6-12/7: Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/8-12/10: TBD
  • 12/11-12/13: Dennis Haysbert
  • 12/14-12/16: James Denton
  • 12/17-12/19: Edward James Olmos
  • 12/20-12/22: Trace Adkins
  • 12/23-12/25: TBD
  • 12/26-12/28: Blair Underwood
  • 12/29-12/30: Amy Grant

Remember, entertainment is always subject to change.

The Candlelight Processional is performed three times per night throughout the holiday season, November 29–December 30, 2013.

Contact Kingdom Magic Today to Book a  Candlelight Processional Package to Your Holiday Vacation!