As previously (and excitingly) announced, Candlelight Processional will be returning to EPCOT this year as part of the  EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays. Now, the Disney Parks Blog has revealed some of the celebrity narrators that will participate in this year’s festivities.

What’s Happening:

  • Since 1958, then taking place at Disneyland, Candlelight Processional has been a Disney tradition.
  • This year, the event will return to EPCOT as part of the larger EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.
  • Joining in the fun will be a number of celebrity narrators who will help share the story of Christmas.
  • While a full schedule is not yet available, Disney has announced that Chita Rivera, Jodi Benson, Alton Fitzgerald White, Lisa Ling, Steven Curtis Chapman, Blair Underwood and Pat Sajak will be among those appearing at the year’s event.
  • Here’s how the schedule looks so far:
    • Chita Rivera – November 29 through December 1
    • Jodi Benson – December 2 through December 4
    • Alton Fitzgerald White – December 5 through December 7
    • Lisa Ling – December 11 through December 13
    • Steven Curtis Chapman – December 23 through December 25
    • Blair Underwood – December 26 through December 28
    • Pat Sajak – December 29 through December 30
  • Of course, this schedule is subject to change and more dates will be announced soon.
  • Additionally, Disney has revealed that Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will be available to book online beginning October 26th (and can be made up to 60 days prior your visit).
  • These dining packages allow guests to enjoy a prix fixe meal at select dining locations and receive reserved seating for a Candlelight Processional performance.
  • The Candlelight Processional Dining Packages options include:
    • Biergarten Restaurant – $62 for adults, $35 for children
    • Coral Reef Restaurant – $74 for adults, $25 for children
    • Garden Grill Restaurant – $71 for adults, $46 for children
    • Rose & Crown Dining Room – $63 for adults, $25 for children
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