The Candlelight Processional is a yearly tradition for many Disney guests. Three times a night from November 29 through December 30, EPCOT’s America Gardens Theatre will host a live orchestra, mass choir, cast member choir, celebrity narrator, and a retelling of the traditional Christmas story in a moving and spectacular performance.
The list of Candlelight Processional Narrators at EPCOT recently added two more narrators – Chita Rivera and Warwick Davis — completing the roster for 2019. Finally all nights of the show have someone on the calendar.
Here’s the line-up of celebrity narrators* confirmed to-date:
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
There’s a lot of star power on the list this year, even if it’s a few nights shorter due the the late Thanksgiving Holiday, and the long running Food and Wine Festival.
The Candlelight Processional is performed three times per night (5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.). If there’s a narrator you really want to see, we recommend securing guaranteed seating by booking a breakfast, lunch or dinner Candlelight Processional Dining Package at select Epcot eateries. Availability is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended.
Are you planning on visiting EPCOT during the 2019 International Festival of the Holidays? The world showcase focused event features unique holiday celebrations across all 11 pavilions and sweet and savory treats at Holiday Kitchens spread around the park.
* The list of narrators is subject to change for a variety of reasons.