This year the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will be returning and with the festival comes the Candlelight Processional For those unfamiliar the Candlelight Processional is the reading of the traditional Christmas story done by celebrity narrators along with the Voices of Liberty, a 50 piece live orchestra and a choir made up of Disney Cast Members.
The tradition started in 1971 when Walt Disney World opened and then it moved to EPCOT’s America Gardens Theatre.
Here is the line up for celebrity narrators for 2022 (so far.) There are still a couple of spots that have not been announced yet.
- 11/25 – 11/26: TBD
- 11/27 – 11/29: Edward James Olmos
- 11/30 – 12/1: Raul Esparza (NEW)
- 12/2 – 12/3: Whoopi Goldberg
- 12/4 – 12/6: Isabella Rossellini
- 12/7 – 12/9: TBD
- 12/10 – 12/12: Josh Gad (NEW)
- 12/13 – 12/14: Gloria Estefan (NEW)
- 12/15 – 12/18: Neil Patrick Harris
- 12/19 – 12/20: Mariska Hargitay (NEW)
- 12/21 – 12/23: Cal Ripken Jr.
- 12/24 – 12/26: Marie Osmond
- 12/27 – 12/28: Courtney Vance
- 12/29 – 12/30: Angela Bassett
You can book a Candlelight Processional” Dining Package from select restaurants. This guarantees you seating during the event. Dining packages go on sale Oct. 6.
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Source: Disney Parks Blog
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