Walt Disney World last week announced its lineup of celebrity narrators for the holiday tradition that returns November 25.
“Candlelight Processional,” which has been part of Walt Disney World since 1971, incorporates a 50-piece live orchestra, choirs, the Voices of Liberty a cappella ensemble, and the celebrity narrator into a heartwarming retelling of the traditional Christmas story.
Making their debut as narrators are “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star Simu Liu, actor Raul Esparza, “Shark Tank” investor Daymond John, Josh Gad, who is the voice of Olaf, singer Gloria Estefan and “Law and Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay.
“Candlelight Processional” is presented by AdventHealth.
See a list of this season’s celebrity narrators below:
· Nov. 25-26: Simu Liu (NEW)
· Nov. 27-29: Edward James Olmos
· Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Raul Esparza (NEW)
· Dec. 2-3: Whoopi Goldberg
· Dec. 4-6: Isabella Rossellini
· Dec. 7-9: Daymond John (NEW)
· Dec. 10-12: Josh Gad (NEW)
· Dec. 13-14: Gloria Estefan (NEW)
· Dec. 15-18: Neil Patrick Harris
· Dec. 19-20: Mariska Hargitay (NEW)
· Dec. 21-23: Cal Ripken Jr.
· Dec. 24-26: Marie Osmond
· Dec. 27-28: Courtney Vance
· Dec. 29-30: Angela Bassett
Candlelight Processional dining packages are now open for reservations in Epcot! The Candlelight Processional is part of the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays which begins November 25.
Guests wanting to reserve a spot for the Candlelight Processional can do so with a dining package reservation. They’ll enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner at select EPCOT restaurants and guaranteed seating to one of the Candlelight Processional showings that same day. Showings are typically held at 5:15PM, 7:00PM, and 8:30PM.
The meal includes your choice of an appetizer, entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic, non-specialty beverage from the chosen restaurant’s menu OR 1 full buffet where applicable. Here’s a look at the Candlelight Processional Dining Package restaurants and prices:
- Biergarten Restaurant — Adult $65 / Child $37
- Coral Reef Restaurant — Adult $74 / Child $30
- Le Cellier — Adult $100 / Child $39.00
- Garden Grill — Adult $71/ Child $46
- Rose & Crown Dining Room — Lunch: Adult $64 / Child $28
- Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts and Barbecue: $40 per adult; $40 per child (same-day dining packages only)
- Spice Road Table: $52 per adult; $23 per child (same-day dining packages only)
Regal Eagle Smokehouse and Spice Road Table dining packages are available for same-day dining packages only. The Candlelight Processional is a very popular event so you’ll want to make your dining reservations ASAP!