The holiday season has officially begun at Walt Disney World! With Halloween behind us, the Orlando theme park has shifted from pumpkins to wreaths and beginning November 29, Epcot will kick off the popular Candlelight Processional as a part of Epcot International Festival of the Holidays.
Each year the Processional welcomes celebrity guests who retell the story of the birth of Jesus. While they do a 50-piece orchestra and choir perform songs of hope and joy.
Here is a complete list of this year’s celebrity narrators:
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 through 10
Chita Rivera - December 11 through 12
Gary Sinise - December 13 through 15
Pat Sajak - December 16 through 18
Warwick Davis - 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 Candlelight Processional runs three times nightly at 5:00 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:15 PM from November 29 through December 30, 2019. Guaranteed seating is available by booking a breakfast, lunch or dinner Candlelight Processional Dining Package at select Epcot eateries.
Following the show, enjoy some shopping “around the world” to find the perfect holiday gift at merchandise locations across Future World and World Showcase. And don’t miss the new, limited-time nighttime spectacular, Epcot Forever.
You don’t have to wait until November 29 to enjoy some holiday fun at Walt Disney World. Guests can begin celebrating the season with new magic and beloved traditions on November 8. Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios will all feature festive events.
Stay tuned for more details on the holiday festivities at Epcot and the rest of Walt Disney World.