Walt Disney World has announced new narrators for this year’s Epcot Candlelight Processional during the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, Nov. 22-Dec. 30. There are four more narrators to share the story of the holiday season.
Here is the complete lineup of Candlelight Processional narrators:
Chita Rivera, Nov. 22 – 23
Helen Hunt, Nov. 24-25 – NEW
Alfonso Ribeiro, Nov. 26-27 – NEW
TBD, Nov. 28-Dec. 2
Neil Patrick Harris, Dec. 3 – 6
Whoopi Goldberg, Dec. 7 – 9
Bart Millard, Dec. 10-12 – NEW
Blair Underwood, Dec. 13 – 14
Gary Sinise, Dec. 15 – 17
Pat Sajak, Dec. 18 – 20
Auli’i Cravalho, Dec. 21-23 – NEW
Edward James Olmos, Dec. 24 – 25
Jodi Benson, Dec. 26 – 27
Cal Ripken Jr., Dec. 28-30
Held in the American Gardens Theatre, Celebrity Narrators read the biblical Christmas story backed by a 50-piece orchestra and massed choir. For the first time in the park’s history, the Candlelight Processional will begin on Thanksgiving Day.
The Candlelight Processional is just one of many ways to celebrate the holidays at Epcot. Guests can also enjoy food from around the world, complimentary cookies and a glass of milk at Holiday Sweets and Treats and of course plenty of entertainment like Chip & Dale’s Christmas Tree Spree Scavenger Hunt and IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. There are also plenty of shopping opportunities.
Stay tuned for more details on Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays.