Candlelight Processional Returns to Epcot from November 29 – December 30, 2013

One of the highlights of Orlando during the Holidays, is the Candlelight Processional that takes place nightly at Epcot. This year, it runs from November 29 – December 30.

Epcot Candlelight ProcessionalCandlelight Processional is a timeless holiday show that combines seasonal music with the poignant reading of The Christmas Story by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a mass choir performing seasonal melodies, and a 50-piece live orchestra.

It occurs nightly at 5, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. at America Gardens Theater stage at the American Pavillion, on select nights. (Show times on December 8 are 6:45 and 8:15 p.m. only)

Here is a list of this year’s scheduled celebrity narrators:

  • Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 – Gary Sinise
  • Dec. 2-3 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • Dec. 4-5 – Ashley Judd
  • Dec. 6-7 – Whoopi Goldberg
  • Dec. 8-10 – Sigourney Weaver
  • Dec. 11-13 – Dennis Haysbert
  • Dec. 14-16 – James Denton
  • Dec. 17-19 – Edward James Olmos
  • Dec. 20-22 – Trace Adkins
  • Dec. 23-25 – Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Dec. 26-28 – Blair Underwood
  • Dec. 29-30 – Amy Grant

The Candlelight Processional is included in regular Epcot admission.

Guests can also purchase a Candlelight Dining Package, which combines lunch or dinner at select Epcot restaurants with guaranteed seating for the Candlelight Processional and VIP viewing of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth.” Cost is in addition to Epcot admission, and depends on the restaurant chosen. For more details, visit

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