Holiday celebrations at Disney World are a magical experience. During the holidays, Epcotis transformed into an international holiday wonderland filled with festive decorations and celebrations from around the world. One of the most popular holiday events at Epcot is their Candlelight Processional, scheduled from November 23 – December 30, 2012.
Candlelight Processional is a special holiday event held nightly at the America Gardens Theatre in Epcot theme park as part of Holidays Around The World. The event retells the stirring story of Christmas with a special celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a mass choir. Candlelight Processional is performed three times nightly, at 5:00pm and 6:45pm and 8:00pm. Plus, the Candlelight Processional at Epcot is included with the purchase of a Disney ticket.
The schedule of narrators for 2012 includes:
November 23 to November 25, 2012 — Geena Davis
November 26 to November 29, 2012 — Neil Patrick Harris
November 30 to December 1, 2012 — Whoopi Goldberg
December 2 to December 4, 2012 — Andy Garcia
December 5 to December 7, 2012 — Blair Underwood
December 8 to December 9, 2012 — James Denton
December 10 to December 13, 2012 — Jodi Benson
December 14 to December 16, 2012 — Lea Salonga
December 17 to December 19, 2012 — Alfre Woodard
December 20 to December 22, 2012 — Trace Adkins
December 23 to December 25, 2012 — Gary Sinise
December 26 to December 28, 2012 — Amy Grant
December 29 to December 30, 2012 — Marlee Matlin / Jack Jason
You can add a dinner package to your Epcot ticket to ensure a seat at the Candlelight Processional. Dinner packages ranges from $49.99 – $69.99 for adults, and from $14.50-$26.99 for children 3-9. The dinner packages includes a guaranteed seat at the processional and pre-arranged fireworks viewing. Candlelight Processional, although included with the purchase of Disney tickets, is a popular event so this is a nice option to look into if you will be visiting on a busy travel day.