Partial List of Narrators for Epcot’s Candlelight Processional is Announced
The 2014 Candlelight Processional is scheduled for November 28 through December 30 this year, and is performed three times each night (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:15 p.m.). The program includes the telling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator who is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, and a choir of Disney cast members and special guests.
This is the tentative partial list of celebrity narrators (subject to change):
- Jodi Benson - November 28 and 29
- TBD – November 20 to December 2
- TBD – December 3 and 4
- Whoopi Goldberg – December 5 and 6
- TBD – December 7 and 8
- TBD – December 9 to December 11
- TBD – December 12 to December 14
- Sharon Stone – December 15 to December 17
- Ana Gasteyer – December 18 to December 20
- Marlee Matlin – December 21 to December 23
- TBD – December 24 and 25
- TBD – December 26 and 27
- Steven Curtis Chapman – December 28 to December 30
Guests can book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package giving them have guaranteed seating for lunch or dinner at select Epcot restaurants, in addition to guaranteed VIP viewing of Illuminations: Reflections of Earth after the show.
The dining package includes your choice of an appetizer, entrée, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage or one full buffet from the restaurant’s menu. Guests can use the Disney Dining Plan to pay for the packages. With the Standard or Deluxe Dining Plan it will be two table service credits per person, and with the Premium and Platinum Dining Plan it will cost one table service credit.
The list of participating restaurants for 2014 includes: Biergarten, Nine Dragons, Restaurant Marrakesh, Rose and Crown, Via Napoli, San Angel Inn, Coral Reef, Teppan Edo, Tokyo Dining, Tutto Italia, Chefs de France, Garden Grill (dinner only), Le Cellier (lunch only), and La Hacienda de San Angel (dinner only).
Prices have not yet been released for this year, but the prices for 2013 were:
Lunch Packages $35.14-$63.89 for Guests 10+, $13.84-$19.16 for Guests 3–9
Dinner Packages $53.24-$74.54 for Guests 10+, $18.10-$29.81 for Guests 3–9
For complete details and all the latest news on the 2014 Candlelight Processional, be sure to visit the Disney Food Blog’s Candlelight Processional Dining Package page.