2018 Epcot Festival of the Holidays and Candlelight Processional Dates Announced!

Mark your calendars for the Holiday Season at EPCOT! The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will return for the season on November 18th through December 30, 2018!

Epcot Festival of the Holidays

Epcot Festival of the Holidays

And, of course, the Candlelight Processional, returns along with it — albeit with a different start date from the Festival itself, as was the case in 2017. [Read more…]

27 Must-Do Disney World Holiday Events and Eats!

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and Season’s Greetings! It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, and if you’re bound for Walt Disney World, it’s even better.

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That’s because there is no more festive spot on earth to celebrate all of the heartwarming fun of the the season.

And we don’t want you to miss out on any of the top attractions. So let’s take a look our list of the 27 Must-do Disney Holiday Eventsand Eats! — to celebrate this season at Walt Disney World! [Read more…]

News: Complete List of Narrators for the 2017 Epcot Candlelight Processional Announced

Yay!!! The list of Celebrity Narrators for the 2017 Epcot Candlelight Processional for the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays is now complete!

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

The final list includes the return of Jodi Benson (voice of The Little Mermaid) and Ana Gasteyer, and the addition of two new narrators: Disney Legend Kurt Russell and Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez. [Read more…]

News! More Narrators Added to Epcot’s Candlelight Processional List

Two brand new narrators and two returning narrators have been added to the list for the 2017 Epcot Candlelight Processional!

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Warwick Davis from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (Wicket!) and Willow, and Matt Bomer from White Collar and The Last Tycoon will be joining the Processional for the first time.

And returning to the Processional will be Whoopi Goldberg (honored as a Disney Legend this year) and Chandra Wilson form Grey’s Anatomy. [Read more…]

News! 2017 Disney World Candlelight Processional Narrators and Dining Packages Announced

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

Too soon? ;) Well, not really… not if you’re planning to spend part of the holiday season in Walt Disney World. If that’s the case, we’ve got some great info for you about one of the most popular holiday events at Disney World. Booking is now officially open for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages! AND we also have the preliminary list of narrators!

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

You can make your Advance Dining Reservation NOW by booking online at disneyworld.com, or by phone by calling (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463).

The Candlelight Processional features the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator. The reading is accompanied by a robed choir and a full orchestra performing Christmas carols. [Read more…]

Reminder: 180DAYS Sale AND Candlelight Processional Packages Coming SOON!

Ho Ho Ho! This is your friendly reminder that CHRISTMAS IS COMING.

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And nope. I haven’t bought a single present, either. But here’s the deal. We’re almost to that magical mark: 180 days until Christmas. And trust us — if you want to have your choice of where you’d like to dine to celebrate the Holidays, then you’d better be ready on Wednesday to make the call. [Read more…]

What’s New Around Walt Disney World: November 15, 2016

Hello, friends! Well, we’d be remiss if we didn’t start out this post by wishing THIS GUY a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

Happy Birthday to THIS GUY!!

Happy Birthday, Mickey!!

Mickey Mouse was presented to the world with the premiere of the animated short “Steamboat Willie” on November 18, 1928. And our favorite Mouse will be joining us all around the World today for our November edition of What’s New!

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The Holiday Season is upon us! [Read more…]

News! More Narrators Announced for 2016 Epcot Candlelight Processional

We have more news today regarding the Epcot Candlelight Processional as part of your Holidays Around the World celebration. The Candlelight Processional is a HUGELY popular holiday event in Disney World, featuring the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, and the reading is accompanied by a choir and a full orchestra performing Christmas carols.

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

Neil Patrick Harris Narrating the Candlelight Processional

The list of narrators has been updated and is nearly complete, with all dates appearing in full with the exception of December 7th, 8th, and 9th. This year, guests can see the performance from November 25 to December 30. Here is the updated list (which, as always, is subject to change)! [Read more…]

25 Must-Do Disney World Holiday Events — and Eats!

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and Season’s Greetings! It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, and if you’re bound for Walt Disney World, it’s even better.

25 Must-Do Disney World Holiday Events

That’s because there is no more festive spot on earth to celebrate all of the heartwarming fun of the the season.

And we don’t want you to miss out on any of the top attractions. So let’s take a look our list of the 25 Must-do Disney Holiday Eventsand Eats! — to celebrate this season at Walt Disney World! [Read more…]

2013 Disney World Candlelight Processional Dining Packages on Sale July 9th

Many folks who are visiting Disney World during the holiday season have been eagerly awaiting news of when they can book a Disney World Candlelight Processional Dining Package.

Well — get your credit cards ready, because 2013 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will be available on July 9th, 2013!

Candlelight Processional

Disney World’s Candlelight Processional

This year, the Candlelight Processional will be performed three times nightly (5:00pm, 6:45pm, and 8:15pm) from November 29 – December 30, 2013.

The popular show includes the telling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator who is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, and a choir composed of Disney cast members and guest choirs from around the country.

Candlelight Processional Dining Package

Guests who’ve been there, done that, know that seating for the Candlelight Processional is first-come, first-served, and you do need to get in line at least an hour in advance to get a seat.

However, if you book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package, you have guaranteed seating as well as guaranteed VIP viewing of Epcot’s fireworks spectacular, IllumiNations, Reflections of Earth, after the show! All this in addition to a lunch or dinner meal at a select Epcot restaurant.

Candlelight Processional Package Info

The package includes your choice of an appetizer, entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic, non-specialty beverage or 1 full buffet from the restaurant’s menu.

Candlelight Processional Dining Package Price
Prices vary depending on the restaurant chosen, and whether you’re having lunch or dinner.

Prices for 2013 range from:
Lunch Packages $35.14-$63.89 for Guests 10+, $13.84-$19.16 for Guests 3–9
Dinner Packages $53.24-$74.54 for Guests 10+, $18.10-$29.81 for Guests 3–9

Disney Dining Plan and the Candlelight Processional Dining Package
Guests can use the Disney Dining Plan to pay for [Read more…]