More Celebrity Narrators Revealed for This Year’s Candlelight Processional at EPCOT

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The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is right around the corner, and with this favorite seasonal event we are excited to share the news of this year’s narrators for Candlelight Processional!

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A favorite event each year in EPCOT, Candlelight Processional is returning to the park for the holidays for the first time since the 2019 holiday season. Candlelight Processional is a staple of the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays with celebrity narrators, incredible music, and more, and we are thrilled to share more details of this year’s event.

Candlelight Processional will take place throughout the holiday season at the America Gardens Theatre outside of the American Adventure Pavilion in World Showcase. The event features a celebrity narrator reading passages from the Bible’s Christmas story alongside a live orchestra and choir made up of Disney Cast Members led by the Voices of Liberty.

Candlelight processional

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In addition to TWO Disney princesses, this year’s lineup for narrators for Candlelight Processional includes a number of award-winning actors, TV, hosts and singers. Here is the full lineup of celebrity narrators with their respective dates:

11/26 – 11/28: Auli’i Cravalho
11/29 – 12/1: Chita Rivera
12/2 – 12/4: Jodi Benson
12/5 – 12/7: Alton Fitzgerald White
12/8 – 12/10: Bart Millard
12/11 – 12/13: Lisa Ling
12/14 – 12/16: Andy Garcia
12/17 – 12/19: Ana Gasteyer
12/20 – 12/22: Courtney B. Vance
12/23 – 12/25: Steven Curtis Chapman
12/26 – 12/28: Blair Underwood
12/29 – 12/30: Pat Sajak

Epcot’s Candlelight Processional (Photo Credit: Disney)

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays starts Nov. 26 and continues through Dec. 30, 2021. The event includes the return of fan-favorite elements like storytellers around World Showcase, outdoor kitchens with festive seasonal menu items, a scavenger hunt with Olaf, festival exclusive food, drinks, merchandise, and so much more.

This year’s festival also comes near the onset of the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort so Guests can expect to see the new Harmonious nighttime spectacular as well as the Beacons of Magic on Spaceship Earth, the new Space 220 Restaurant and so much more.

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany is a New England-based writer focused on the history of the Walt Disney World Resort. She is the author of "Red, White, and Disney: The Myths and Reality of American History at the Walt Disney World Resort," and "Brittany Earns Her Ears."

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