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Disney World Candlelight Processional

Disney World Candlelight Processional

The Candlelight Processional takes place every year during the holiday season at Epcot. The show is a re-telling of the birth of Jesus by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and choir that is filled with cast members and guest school choirs from around the United States. The show happens three times each night at the America Gardens Theater in the America Pavillion at Epcot. The 2022 Candlelight Processional runs November 25 – December 30.

Candlelight Processional Narrators for 2019

The 2019 Narrator list is subject to change. So far, the following narrators are confirmed:

  • 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
  • Alton Fitzgerald White – 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

Candlelight Processional Dining Package at Epcot

By reserving a Candlelight Processional Dining Package, you’ll be able to indulge in a holiday meal with your family, plus have peace of mind knowing that priority seating is guaranteed at this highly sought-after Christmastime event. This is the best option if you hate waiting in lines. For some celebrity narrators like Neil Patrick Harris, you have to wait hours in line and no guarantee that your seat will even be any good.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. each meal includes an appetizer, entrée, and dessert or one full buffet or family-style dining (where applicable), along with a non-alcoholic beverage. Simply select a restaurant, savor the cuisine, then take your seat. The sights and sounds of this joy-filled family tradition are sure to lift spirits!

Options and Cost of Dining Packages

Each Candlelight Processional Dining Package includes one appetizer, one entrée, one dessert and your choice of non-alcoholic beverage at select full-service restaurants (or 1 full buffet where applicable). All dining packages include guaranteed seating for the Candlelight Processional.

 Lunch AdultLunch Child (3-9)Dinner AdultDinner Child (3-9)
Ale & Compass*
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
Chefs de France
France Pavilion
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
The Garden Grill*
The Land Pavilion
La Hacienda de San Angel
Mexico Pavilion
Nine Dragons Restaurant
China Pavilion
Restaurant Marrakesh
Morocco Pavilion
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
San Angel Inn Restaurante
Mexico Pavilion
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
Teppan Edo
Japan Pavilion
Tokyo Dining
Japan Pavilion
Trattoria al Forno*
Disney’s BoardWalk
Tutto Italia Ristorante
Italy Pavilion
Via Napoli
Italy Pavilion

* The following restaurants also offer breakfast options:

  • Ale & Compass Breakfast Buffet: $40.00 for adults; $23.00 for children
  • Garden Grill Breakfast: $56.00 for adults; $34.00 for children
  • Trattoria al Forno Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast: $58.00 for adults; $35.00 for children

Make Reservations

To reserve your Candlelight Dining Packages, please call (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463. Or call your fantastic Magical Travel agent and have them take care of all the legwork for you!

Video of Epcot Candlelight Processional

Candlelight Processional Soundtrack

If you love the music Disney actually sells a copy of the soundtrack. You can pick it up here. Not only is this the list for the CD but it also is a look at the various songs they sing throughout the show.

  1. Candlelight Overture
  2. Shout For Joy
  3. Phylicia Rashad: And You Can Call Him Jesus,
  4. O Come All Ye Faithful
  5. Il Est
  6. Phylicia Rashad: I Bring You Good Tiding Of Great Joy
  7. O Holy Night
  8. Phylicia Rashad: Glory To God In The Highest
  9. Angels From The Realms Of Glory
  10. Phylicia Rashad: They Rejoiced With Exceeding Great Joy
  11. Rejoice With Exceeding Great Joy/Wem Three Kings
  12. Phylicia Rashad: They Found The Little Child
  13. What Child Is This
  14. Phylicia Rashad: Eternal Promise of Goodness and Light
  15. Do You Hear What I Hear
  16. Phylicia Rashad: One Solitary Life
  17. Silent Night
  18. Phylicia Rashad: We Still, Celebrate
  19. Joy To The World
  20. Phylicia Rashad: The Prince Of Peace!
  21. The Hallelujah Chorus
  22. Phylicia Rashad: May The Joy and Peace
  23. The Wonderful World Of Joy And Peace
  24. Away In A Manger (bonus track)
  25. Angels We Have Heard On High (bonus track)


Thursday 4th of October 2018

We are attending Disney December 1-6. We currently have dinner reservations at Akershus at 6:25 on December 6th. Will we be able to see the show as well? Is this something separate from the regular dining reservations??

Patty Staricha

Thursday 4th of October 2018

The reserved candlelight seating is a special Disney World dining reservation. You should be able to get a standby spot for Candlelight at 5pm and make your reservation. It's a Neil Patrick Harris night so it will be busy make sure to get in line ahead of the show.

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