Celebrities Ring in the Holidays at Epcot

Photo courtesy of Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World goes above and beyond for the holidays.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom offers a wonderful party that has a lot to offer for families.

Epcot’s World Showcase allows the countries the share their traditions with guests, and new this year, there will be food booths that tailor their favorite foods from their cultures.

Another tradition that Epcot embraces every year is the Candlelight Processional.

Performing at the America Gardens Theater at Epcot (in the American pavilion) the nightly special event offers the audience a taste of holiday music lead by a celebrity narrator.

The schedule of narrators for this year is:

  • Nov. 25-27: Steven Curtis Chapman
  • Nov. 28-Dec. 1: Neil Patrick Harris
  • Dec. 2-3: Whoppi 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-Dec. 30: Cal Ripken, Jr.

In addition to seeing the performance, guests can make the event extra special by partaking in the Candlelight Processional dining packages.

Dining packages can be for lunch or dinner and include either a three course dinner or a buffet. To make a reservation, calling 407-WDW-Dine.

Each evening features three performances, 5, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.

Seating is based on a first come, first serve basis. However, those who sign up for the dining package will have guaranteed seating.

There will also a sign language interpreter during the performance.

Which narrator would you be more interested in seeing? Leave your comments below.




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