It’s Christmas in July as the Disney Parks Blog announced that Candlelight Processional Dining Packages can be booked starting today.
For those who don’t know, the Candlelight Processional is a holiday tradition at Walt Disney World! During this moving show, a celebrity narrator accompanied by a full orchestra and choir fill the America Gardens Theater at Epcot with Christmas songs and stories.
Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are available on select days during the holiday season, and start at $35 for lunch and $50 for dinner for adults. Included in the Candlelight Processional Package is a delicious meal at an Epcot restaurant and a guaranteed seat for one of the Candlelight Processional performances.
You can find more information, including all the restaurants participating here.
Here are some things to know about the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages before you book:
- Seating at the Candlelight Processional is first-come, first-served unless you’ve reserved a Candlelight Processional Dining Packages.
- Dining packages are paid for at the individual restaurant, where you’ll receive your Candlelight Seating badges for seating at the America Gardens Theatre for the booked showtime.
- Advance reservations are highly recommended for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.
- Park admission is required and is not included in the price of the dining package.
Note: Availability is limited. Guests can call 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463) or book online at www.disneyworld.com/holidays.
Also released today, was a partial list of celebrity narrators for this year including Candlelight veterans Whoopi Goldberg and Jodi Benson, and the addition of two fabulous new narrators Academy-Award-winning actress Sharon Stone and Saturday Night Live alum Ana Gasteyer.
Here is the early schedule of Candlelight Processional Narrators:
- Jodi Benson – 11/28 – 11/29
- TBD – 11/30 – 12/2
- TBD – 12/3 – 12/4
- Whoopi Goldberg – 12/5 – 12/6
- TBD – 12/7* – 12/8
- TBD – 12/9 – 12/11
- TBD – 12/12 – 12/14
- Sharon Stone (New) – 12/15 – 12/17
- Ana Gasteyer (New) – 12/18 – 12/20
- Marlee Matlin – 12/21 – 12/23
- TBD – 12/24 – 12/25
- TBD – 12/26 – 12/27
- Steven Curtis Chapman – 12/28 – 12/30
Some things to keep in mind about this early list of Candlelight Processional celebrity narrators:
* Narrators are subject to change without notice.
* Show Times are at 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m. each night.
*Show Times on December 7 are 6:45 p.m. & 8:15 p.m. only
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