Updated List as of 10/17/19: New Celebrities Added to the Candlelight Processional List

It’s never to early to start thinking and planning for Christmas at Walt Disney World, And now we have more names added to the list of Candlelight Processional Narrators.

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year and with it comes the return of Epcot International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth. This special event runs November 29-December 30, inviting you and your family to discover holiday cheer throughout Epcot and across all 11 World Showcase pavilions. Seasonal fun includes sweet and savory treats at Holiday Kitchens throughout the park and special entertainment such as the guest-favorite Candlelight Processional.

Held in the America Gardens Theatre, the Candlelight Processional is a cherished part of the Walt Disney World holiday season, combining the talents of a live orchestra, massed choir and celebrity narrator in the retelling of the traditional Christmas story in a spectacular and heartwarming performance!

Here’s the line-up of celebrity narrators confirmed to-date, the addition of Chita Rivera and Warwick Davis completes the list:

  • Ming-Na Wen – 11/29-12/1
  • Neil Patrick Harris – 12/2-12/5
  • Whoopi Goldberg – 12/6-12/7
  • Isabella Rossellini – 12/8-12/10
  • Chita Rivera – 12/11-12/12
  • Gary Sinise – 12/13-12/15
  • Pat Sajak – 12/16-12/18
  • Warwick Davis – 12/19-12/21
  • Steven Curtis Chapman – 12/22-12/24
  • Edward James Olmos – 12/25-12/26
  • Marlee Matlin – 12/27-12/28
  • Lisa Ling – 12/29-12/30


The Candlelight Processional is performed three times per night (5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.), and guaranteed seating is available by booking a breakfast, lunch or dinner Candlelight Processional Dining Package at select Epcot eateries. Availability is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit. Bookings for Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will begin on July 3.

My favorite celebrity narrators are Neil Patrick Harris, Gary Sinise and Edward James Olmos, I’m very excited they are coming back. o you have a favorite narrator?

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