Epcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators

Disney fans that have made Walt Disney World for the holidays a family tradition return year after year to see Epcot's Candlelight Processional. Each night from November 29 - December 30, 2019 a revolving cast of celebrity narrators will offer guests a glorious retelling of the biblical Christmas story. This classic tale of the Jesus' birth is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a magnificent mass choir. The spectacular show that occurs three times per night (taking place at 5:00, 6:45, 8:15PM) is included with your admission to the Epcot Theme Park.


Epcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional NarratorsEpcot's 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators


The 2019 Candlelight Processional Narrators Are

  • Ming-Na Wen: November 29 through December 1
  • Neil Patrick Harris: December 2 through December 5
  • Whoopi Goldberg: December 6 and 7
  • Isabella Rossellini: December 8 and 10
  • TBD: December 11 and 12
  • Gary Sinise: December 13 through 15
  • Pat Sajak: December 16 through 18
  • TBD: December 19 through 21
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: December 22 through 24
  • Edward James Olmos: December 25 and 26
  • Marlee Matlin: December 27 and 28
  • Lisa Ling: December 29 and 30

The annual production is always an extremely popular annual event and that means that you can expect really, really long lines. On nights with the most popular narrators such as Neil Patrick Harris and Whoopi Goldberg stand-by lines may start filling up as early as three hours in advance. If you would like to be assured of seating for a particular showing of Disney's Candlelight Processional, you need to book a Candlelight Dining Package. The package includes that includes a meal and seating at a Candlelight Processional performance. It's worth noting though that you will still need to line up at least an hour in advance if you would like to get a "good seat."

The Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each meal includes an appetizer, entree and dessert or one full buffet (where applicable), along with a non-alcoholic beverage. Pricing for the package can vary depending on which restaurant and meal you chose, going ranging $40 for breakfast at the Yacht Club's Ale & Compass to $85 for dinner at the Japan Pavilion's Teppan Edo. For a full list of restaurant options and the associated costs be sure to visit our friends over at the Disney Food Blog Candlelight Processional Dining Package Page.

Is Epcot's Candlelight Processional a must do for you? Leave a comment below and tell me why it's one of your favorite holiday events.

JoAnn C wrote on Thu, 09/19/2019 - 23:01:

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I have the Candlelight Processional Dining package booked for Neil Patrick Harris. I am so excited.

Kristen K. wrote on Sat, 09/21/2019 - 18:55:

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Yay!!

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