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Favorite EPCOT Holiday Experience Returns, But No Sign of Candlelight Processional Yet

Today is “Halfway to the Holidays”! That means Disney is celebrating with special announcements about what we can expect for the 2021 Holidays. We’ve learned a new special-ticketed event will arrive at Magic Kingdom called “Disney Very Merriest After Hours”. And now, our focus shifts over to EPCOT! It looks like a holiday favorite is returning, but we have yet to hear anything about the popular Candlelight Processional making a return.

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Disney shares, “Where can you enjoy traditions from around the world, with inspiring music, tasty treats and family-friendly experiences? If you guessed EPCOT … … you are correct! The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will return this year, from Nov. 26 – Dec. 30, with Holiday Kitchens around the park, performances by Voices of Liberty, the guest favorite Cookie Stroll and more!”

Epcot’s Candlelight Processional (Photo Credit: Disney)

The Candlelight Processional page still remains active on the Walt Disney World website, listed as “Temporarily Unavailable”. The last update on the page states, “We have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Candlelight Processional.”.

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Our only hope for the Candlelight Processional is that Disney has said, “We’ll have so much more Walt Disney World Resort holiday fun to share with you in the months to come.” We’ll keep you posted as more announcements continue to roll out.

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.