Complete List of Narrators and Dining Package Pricing Released for Candlelight Processional
With the first Candlelight Processional taking place in just a few short weeks (November 22, 2018) Disney has finalized their list of celebrity narrators and has also released pricing information for those interested in booking one of the Candlelight Processional dining packages. For those unfamiliar with the Candlelight Processional, it is Epcot’s breathtaking retelling of the first Christmas Story. This musical tribute includes a 50 piece orchestra, singers from Disney’s Voices of Liberty and Cast Member Choirs as well as visiting choral singers. The entire production is tied together by a rotating cast of Celebrity Narrators! Concerts take place twice nightly until December 30, 2018.
John Stamos and Robby Benson will join the list of celebrity narrators for the highly anticipated Candlelight Processional during the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays! See the full list of narrators here: https://t.co/DpaKhav8m0 pic.twitter.com/Bw8GYknAqu
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This year’s list of Celebrity narrators has been updated and is sure to please. As of going to print those involved in this year’s production are as follows:
- Chita Rivera – November 22 to 23, 2018
- NEW! Helen Hunt – November 24 to 25, 2018
- NEW! Alfonso Ribeiro – November 26 to 27, 2018
- Robby Benson – November 28 to 30, 2018
- John Stamos – December 1 to 2, 2018
- Neil Patrick Harris – December 3 to 6, 2018
- Whoopi Goldberg – December 7 to 9, 2018
- NEW! Bart Millard – December 10 to 12, 2018
- Blair Underwood – December 13 to 14, 2018
- Gary Sinise – December 15 to 17, 2018
- Pat Sajak – December 18 to 20, 2018
- NEW! Auli’i Cravalho – December 21 to 23, 2018
- Edward James Olmos – December 24 to 25, 2018
- Jodi Benson – December 26 to 27, 2018
- Cal Ripken Jr. – December 28 to 30, 2018
Performances take place nightly at 6:45pm and 8:15 pm at the American Gardens Theatre in the World Showcase. The Candlelight Processional is FREE to all guests with a valid Epcot them park ticket. There is no assigned seating with spaces being allocated on a first come first served basis. Lines to get in and seating can be a bit crazy so be sure to line up for a spot well in advance.
Candlelight Processional Dining Package:
Under the Candlelight Processional Dining Package, visitors to Epcot have the opportunity to pair a meal at one of the park’s amazing eateries with VIP seating to a Candlelight Processional performance. The Dining Package includes a 3-course meal (appetizer, entree and dessert) or a buffet. At the conclusion of your meal, guests will receive a voucher for VIP admission to the American Gardens Theatre. The dining packages are available for breakfast, lunch or dinner and operate on a tiered pricing system which I will outline below. For those on the Disney Dining Plan, the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will set you back 2 Table Service Dining Credits per Person.
Under the offer guests to Epcot have the ability to make dining reservations at select Epcot restaurants which includes a 3-course meal (appetizer, entree and dessert) or buffet. Visitors will receive advanced VIP seating at the American Gardens Theatre. The dining package, depending on location is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner and operates on a tiered pricing system based on the restaurant. For those on the Disney Dining Plan, the meal will set you back 2 Table Service Dining Credits.
Prices for this year’s dining package are as follows:
|Lunch Adult||Lunch Child (3-9)||Dinner Adult||Dinner Child (3-9)|
|Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
|Ale & Compass
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
|Chefs de France
|Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
|The Garden Grill*
The Land Pavilion
|La Hacienda de San Angel
|Nine Dragons Restaurant
|Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
|San Angel Inn Restaurante
|Spice Road Table
|Trattoria al Forno*
|Tutto Italia Ristorante
* The following restaurants also offer breakfast options:
- Akershus Royal Banquet Hall Breakfast:$65.00 for adults; $38.00 for children
- Ale & Compass Breakfast Buffet: $38.00 for adults; $22.00 for children
- Garden Grill Breakfast: $48.00 for adults; $28.00 for children
- Trattoria al Forno Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast: $52.00 for adults; $30.00 for children
Reservations for the Candlelight Processional Dining Packages fill up quickly and availability is limited. For those interested in booking the package for this season, MickeyBlog would recommend making your reservations straight away by contacting your Travel Agent, calling 407.WDW.DINE or booking via My Disney Experience.
This is just one of the many festive happenings at Epcot during their Festival of the Holidays celebration. Visitors to the park In the lead-in to Christmas will also find a wide array of holiday entertainment, merchandise, food, beverages and family activities.
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