First Narrators Announced for 2018 Candlelight Processional at Epcot

Candlelight Processional at Epcot - Neil Patrick Harris

Walt Disney World has made its first announcement of the narrators scheduled to appear at this year’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot.

Returning favorites include actress/host Whoopi Goldberg; entertainer Pat Sajak; actors Neil Patrick Harris, Chita Rivera, Gary Sinise, Blair Underwood and Edward James Olmos; and Jodi Benson, who voices Ariel in Disney’s animated classic “The Little Mermaid.”

Here are the narrator list so far:

  • 11/22 – 11/23 – Chita Rivera
  • 11/24 – 12/2 – TBD
  • 12/3 – 12/6 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • 12/7 – 12/9 – Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/10 – 12/12 – TBD
  • 12/13 – 12/14 – Blair Underwood
  • 12/15 – 12/17 – Gary Sinise
  • 12/18 – 12/20 – Pat Sajak
  • 12/21 – 12/23 – TBD
  • 12/24 – 12/25 – Edward James Olmos
  • 12/26 – 12/27 – Jodi Benson
  • 12/28 – 12/30 – TBD

As soon as they fill in the TBD slots, we’ll let you know.

The Candlelight Processional presents the traditional story of Christmas in truly spectacular fashion – with a 50-piece orchestra, a massed choir and a celebrity narrator. The processional is performed three times per night (5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.) during the holiday season at the America Gardens Theatre.

Also available, on select days and evenings, Candlelight Processional Dining Packages which include a meal of your choice, and a guaranteed seat for one of the Candlelight Processional performances.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages start at:

  • For Breakfast: $38 plus tax for adults / $22 plus tax for children, ages 3-9.
  • For Lunch: $50 plus tax for adults / $16.99 plus tax for children, ages 3.
  • For Dinner: $55 plus tax for adults / $16.99 plus tax for children, ages 3-9.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages go on sale Wednesday July 11. Visit disneyworld.com to book or for more information.

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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