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Candlelight Processional at Epcot

Celebrities Narrate the Traditional Christmas Story


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Celebrity narration of the Christmas story is the highlight of Epcot's Candlelight Processional during the holidays.

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As is the custom, a celebrity line-up will deliver the traditional Christmas story to guests during the Candlelight Processional at Epcot daily November 29 through December 30, 2013.

Candlelight Processional is part of the longtime Disney holiday tradition at Epcot "Holidays Around the World" celebration. The Candlelight Processional treats guests to a grand musical performance by a mass choir and an orchestra who are joined by celebrity narrators retelling the Christmas story.

Shows are at 5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. each evening (except on December 8, when show times take place at 6:45 PM and 8:15 PM only) at America Gardens Theatre. These 2013 celebrity narrators are currently scheduled to appear (narrators are subject to change without notice):

  • November 29 - December 1 - Gary Sinise
  • December 2-3 - TBA
  • December 4-5 - Ashley Judd
  • December 6-7 - Whoopi Goldberg
  • December 8-10 - Sigourney Weaver
  • December 11-13 - Dennis Haysbert
  • December 14-16 - James Denton
  • December 17-19 - Edward James Olmos
  • December 20-22 - Trace Adkins
  • December 23-25 - TBA
  • December 26-28 - Blair Underwood
  • December 29-30 - Amy Grant


Presentations of Candlelight Processional are daily and are included with regular Epcot admission.

Special Candlelight Processional lunch and dinner packages are available, which include dining at an Epcot restaurant, plus preferred seating for the nightly choral performance. Epcot admission is not included, but required. For more information and reservations, guests may call 407-WDW-DINE or online at disneyworld.com.

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