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2019 Epcot® Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Available

Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) for the 2019 Epcot® Candlelight Processional Dining packages are now available.  These dining packages pair a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at select Epcot® and Epcot® Resort area table service restaurants with a holiday show that will leave you in awe!

After enjoying your meal, you will receive a pass for reserved seating for one of that evening’s Candlelight Processionals showings. The Candlelight Processional – a joyous retelling of the Christmas story performed by a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra, and a mass choir – is one of the most beloved holiday traditions at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Show times take place 3 times each day.

Dinner packages are available for the following Epcot®  and Epcot® Area Resort restaurants:

  • Ale & Compass at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort (B,L,D)
  • Biergarten Restaurant (L,D)
  • Chefs de France (L,D)
  • Coral Reef Restaurant (L,D)
  • The Garden Grill Restaurant (B,L,D)
  • La Hacienda de San Angel (D)
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant (L,D)
  • Restaurant Marrakesh (L,D)
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room (L,D)
  • San Angel Inn (L,D)
  • Spice Road Table (L,D)
  • Teppan Edo (L,D)
  • Tokyo Dining (L,D)
  • Trattoria Al Forno at Disney’s BoardWalk (B,L,D)
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante (L,D)
  • Via Napoli (L,D)

Candlelight Dining Packages start at $40 for breakfast, $52 for lunch and $57 per adult plus tax for dinner (pricing varies by location) but all will use (2) table service entitlements per person if using the Disney Dining Plan. Separate park admission is required. While purchasing the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package is not required to see the show, we recommend it as the Candlelight Processional shows tend to fill up quickly due to popularity.

This year’s Celebrity Narrators announced include:

  • Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 – TBD
  • Dec. 2 – 5 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • Dec. 6 – 7 – Whoopi Goldberg
  • Dec. 8 – 12 – TBD
  • Dec. 13 – 15 – Gary Sinise
  • Dec. 16 – 18 – Pat Sajak
  • Dec. 19 – 21 – TBD
  • Dec. 22 – 24 – Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Dec. 25 – 26 – Edward James Olmos
  • Dec. 27 – 30 – TBD

Celebrity narrators and dates are subject to change without notice

If you have already planned a holiday visit to the Walt Disney World® Resort, you’ll want to contact your Magic Maker® today to check on availability of the Candlelight Dinner Package during your stay.

2012 Candlelight Dining Package Now Available

Neil Patrick Harris at Candlelight ProcessionalReservations for the 2012 Candlelight Dining Packages at Epcot® went on sale this morning. This popular package combines lunch or dinner at many favorite Epcot® restaurants with reserved seating for one of that night’s Candlelight Processional performance and VIP view of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth.

The Candlelight Processional is one of the most beloved holiday traditions at Walt Disney World® Resort. The joyous retelling of the Christmas story is performed by a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra, and a mass choir.

Dinner packages are available for the following Epcot® restaurants:

  • Biergarten Restaurant
  • Coral Reef Restaurant
  • The Garden Grill Restaurant (dinner only)
  • La Hacienda de San Angel (dinner only)
  • Les Chefs de France
  • Le Cellier Steakhouse (lunch only)
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant
  • Restaurant Marrakesh
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room
  • San Angel Inn
  • Teppan Edo
  • Tokyo Dining
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante
  • Via Napoli

Lunch Packages range from $32.99–$55.99 for Guests 10+, and $12.50–$17.99 for Guests 3–9 while Dinner Packages range from $49.99–$66.99 for Guests 10+, and $14.50–$26.99 for Guests 3–9. Meal includes an appetizer, entrée, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage (or one full buffet, where applicable).

While the full listing of Celebrity narrators hasn’t been released, here is a listing of those confirmed:

  • Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, 2012 — Isabella Rossellini
  • Nov. 26 to Nov. 29, 2012 — Neil Patrick Harris
  • Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2012 — Whoopi Goldberg
  • Dec. 2 to Dec. 4, 2012 — TBA
  • Dec. 5 to Dec. 7, 2012 — TBA
  • Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2012 — TBA
  • Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2012 — Jodi Benson
  • Dec. 14 to Dec. 16, 2012 — Olivia Newton John
  • Dec. 17 to Dec. 19, 2012 — TBA
  • Dec. 20 to Dec. 22, 2012 — Trace Adkins
  • Dec. 23 to Dec. 25, 2012 — Gary Sinise
  • Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2012 — TBA
  • Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012 — Marlee Matlin / Jack Jason

While Candlelight Dining Packages are not required to see the Candlelight Processional, they are recommended as the performances do fill up quickly. Park admission is required for both the Candlelight Processional and the Candlelight Dining Packages.

Contact your Magic Maker® regarding availability during your upcoming holiday visit to Walt Disney World® Resort.

2011 Candlelight Processional Narrators

Revel in the joy of the season as you listen to an unforgettable retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir at the American Gardens Theatre in Epcot®.

The current schedule (subject to change without notice) is:Candlelight Processional

  • Mira Sorvino (“Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion”) Nov. 25-27
  • Michael W. Smith (Christian singer) Nov. 28-Dec. 1
  • Whoopi Goldberg (“The View”) Dec. 2-3
  • TBD Dec. 4-6
  • Isabella Rossellini (“Alias”) Dec. 7-9
  • Neil Patrick Harris (“How I Met Your Mother”) Dec. 10-12
  • TBD Dec. 13-14
  • TBD Dec. 16-18
  • Trace Adkins (country singer) Dec. 19-21
  • Susan Lucci (“All My Children”) Dec. 22-24
  • Blair Underwood (“The Event”) Dec. 25-27
  • Marlee Matlin (“Celebrity Apprentice”) Dec. 28-30

Guests attend these shows on a first-come, first-served basis, and due to its popularity, we highly recommend looking in to buying a Candlelight Processional dining package. Lunch and dinner packages, which include a meal and reserved seating at the show, will go on sale later this summer.

Contact your Magic Maker® about reserving your Candlelight Processional Dining Package for your holiday Walt Disney World® vacation.

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Candlelight Dinner Packages at Epcot Available This Month

At the American Gardens Theatre. Revel in the joy of the season as you listen to an unforgettable retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir.  Candlelight Dinner Packages at Epcot® go on sale on August 26. Candlelight Dinner Packages include dinner, a guaranteed seating section for the Candlelight Processional, and pre-arranged fireworks viewing. Contact your Magic Maker® to make your package reservation.

Here is a look at some of the confirmed narrators* for the 2010 Candlelight Processional:Candlelight Processional

  • Isabella Rossellini – 11/26 – 28
  • John O’Hurley – 11/29 – 12/1
  • Corbin Bernsen – 12/2 – 4
  • Susan Lucci – 12/5 – 6
  • Jodi Benson – 12/7 – 9
  • Whoopi Goldberg – 12/10 – 11
  • Steven Curtis Chapman – 12/12 – 15
  • Thomas Gibson – 12/16 – 18
  • Trace Adkins – 12/19 – 21
  • Brad Garrett – 12/22 – 23
  • Edward James Olmos – 12/24 – 27
  • Marlee Matlin / Jack Jason – 12/28 – 30

*Narrators are subject to change without notice. Last update 10/15/2010.