Full List of 2016 Epcot Candlelight Processional Narrators at Walt Disney World

Candlelight Processional at Epcot - Neil Patrick Harris

The Candlelight Processional at Epcot is a highlight of the holidays in Orlando, and this is the full list of the narrators for the 2016 shows, which start November 25 and run through December 30.

A part of Disney’s Holidays Around the World celebration, the Candlelight Processional is a nightly dramatic re-telling of the Christmas story with celebrity narrators, and a mass choir singing traditional and contemporary Christmas songs with the symphonic strains of the Walt Disney World orchestra.

Here are the 2016 narrators. Many are returning favorites (Neil Patrick Harris tends to be very popular), but there are also a few new names (Anthony Mackie, Ming-Na Wen, and Cal Ripken, Jr.):

Nov. 25-27 – Steven Curtis Chapman
Nov. 28-Dec. 1 – Neil Patrick Harris
Dec. 2-3 – Whoopi Goldberg
Dec. 4*-6 – Edward James Olmos
Dec. 7-9 – Anthony Mackie
Dec. 10-12 – Robby Benson
Dec. 13-15 – Meredith Vieira
Dec. 16-18 – Jim Caviezel
Dec. 19-21 – Joe Morton
Dec. 22-24 – Ming-Na Wen
Dec. 25-27 – Jodi Benson
Dec. 28-30 – Cal Ripken, Jr.

The Candlelight Processional is presented at America Gardens Theatre three times per night at 5pm, 6:45pm and 8:15pm (*except for December 4 when there is no 5pm show). It is included with admission to Epcot.

To guarantee a seat for this popular event, Guests can book a Candlelight Processional dining package at most Epcot table service restaurants by visiting disneyworld.com/dining or calliing (407) WDW-DINE.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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