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.
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)!
Stephen Curtis Chapman: November 25 to 27, 2016
Neil Patrick Harris: November 28 to December 1, 2016
Whoopi Goldberg: December 2 and 3, 2016
Edward James Olmos: December 4 to 6, 2016
Robby Benson: December 10 to 12, 2016
Meredith Vieira: December 13 to 15, 2016
Jim Caviezel: December 16 to 18, 2016
Joe Morton: December 19 to 21, 2016
Ming-Na Wen: December 22 to 24, 2016
Jodi Benson: December 25 to 27, 2016
Cal Ripken, Jr.: December 28 to 30, 2016
The Processional takes place three times each evening throughout the holiday season at the America Gardens Theater in Epcot’s World Showcase.
Remember, booking for Candlelight Processional Dining Packages is also open. You can make your Advance Dining Reservation by booking online at disneyworld.com, or by phone by calling (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463).
Candlelight Processional Dining Package
Because of the show’s popularity, seats go quickly! The Candlelight Processional Dining Package is the ONLY way we know of to get a guaranteed seat.
Packages include a meal at one of Epcot’s participating restaurants: click here to see which restaurants are included on the 2016 Candlelight Processional list! Booking a package entitles each person in the party to a ticket for guaranteed seating (though not necessarily covered seating) at the evening’s performance of the Candlelight Processional.
Packages are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seatings. Breakfast starts at $27.00 for adults ($14.00 per child); lunch packages start at $39.99 for adults ($14.00 per child); and dinner packages start at $51.00 for adults ($17.50 per child).
The number of restaurants offering a breakfast option has expanded from years past. AND, for the first time, you’ll find restaurants outside of the park included on the list. While Garden Grill Restaurant and Akershus Royal Banquet Hall will both offer a breakfast experience in the park (as well as lunch and dinner), two Epcot Resort Area restaurants have also been added to the options. For 2016, you can also book your Candlelight Processional package at Trattoria Al Forno or Captain’s Grille, and receive your pass for reserved seating.
Check out our Candlelight Processional Dining Package page for a full list of restaurants and prices!
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Will you be booking your Candlelight Processional Package today? Leave a comment and tell us when you plan to go!