Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Now on Sale for 2016 Holiday Season

Candlelight Processional
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For those of you who are anxiously awaiting being able to book Candlelight Processional dining packages, I bring good news! Candlelight Processional dining packages are now available to book!

Just what is Candlelight Processional? It’s a fantastic and moving show that takes place at the holiday season in the America Gardens Theatre at Epcot that includes a celebrity narrator, a mass choir, and an orchestra all there to performing a re-telling of the Christmas Story. The best way to ensure that you get to see this incredible and extremely popular show, booking the dining package is really the way to go.

This year’s Candlelight Processional takes place from November 25 through December 30. Show times are at 5:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:15 p.m. nightly. (With the exception of December 4 which will only have show times at 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.)

The celebrity narrator list hasn’t fully been announced for this year, but we do have the start of a partial list. Guests can expect to see:

  • November 25-27: Steven Curtis Chapman
  • November 28-December 1: Neil Patrick Harris
  • December 2-3: Whoopi Goldberg
  • December 13-15: Meredith Vieira
  • December 19-21: Joe Morton
  • December 28-30: Cal Ripken Jr.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are offered for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can choose from the following restaurants:

Lunch Adult Lunch Child (3-9) Dinner Adult  Dinner Child (3-9)

Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room

United Kingdom Pavilion

$58.00 $23.00 $58.00 $23.00

Coral Reef Restaurant

The Living Seas

$69.00 $24.00 $69.00 $24.00

Biergarten Restaurant

Germany Pavilion

$39.00 $22.00 $53.00 $29.00

The Garden Grill

The Land Pavilion

$57.00 $34.00 $57.00 $34.00

Nine Dragons Restaurant

China Pavilion

$41.00 $14.00 $51.00 $18.50

Restaurant Marrakesh

Morocco Pavilion

$50.00 $21.00 $58.00 $21.00

Spice Road Table

Morocco Pavilion

$50.00 $21.00 $58.00 $21.00

San Angel Inn Restaurante

Mexico Pavilion

$57.25 $15.50 $71.50 $17.50
Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
Italy Pavilion
$54.00 $20.00 $57.00 $24.00

Chefs de France

France Pavilion

$65.99 $17.99 $75.99 $22.99

Tokyo Dining

Japan Pavilion

$62.00 $16.99 $74.00 $20.75

Teppan Edo

Japan Pavilion

$62.00 $16.99 $74.00 $20.75

Tutto Italia Ristorante

Italy Pavilion

$64.00 $22.00 $70.00 $25.00

La Hacienda de San Angel

Mexico Pavilion

N/A N/A $76.50 $17.50

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall

Norway Pavilion

$69.00 $41.00 $69.00 $41.00

Trattoria Al Forno

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

N/A N/A $58.00 $23.00

Captain’s Grille

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

$47.00 $20.00 $64.00 $23.00

 

The restaurants offering breakfast options will include:

 

Breakfast Adult Breakfast Child (3-9)

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall

Norway Pavilion

$54.00 $32.00

Captain’s Grille

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

$31.00 $17.00

The Garden Grill

The Land Pavilion

$39.00 $23.00

Trattoria al Forno

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

$27.00 $14.00

 

 

The dining package includes both your meal with beverage and a guaranteed seat for one showing of the Candlelight Processional.  Availability is limited and note that theme park admission is required and is not included in the price of the dining package.

To book this package, call (407) WDW-DINE or visit the Candlelight Processional Dining Package page. For guests who do not wish to book the Candlelight Processional Dining Package, a standby line will be available for the show, however the only way to guarantee a seat is by booking the package.

Rikki Niblett

I am a co-host of the Be Our Guest Podcast and do lots of other fun Disney stuff all around the interwebs! You can follow me on Twitter or Instagram at @RikkiNibs or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/rikkinibs

7 thoughts on “Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Now on Sale for 2016 Holiday Season

  • June 30, 2016 at 1:44 pm
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    I plan on going Dec 4th. If there is no celebrity named does that mean there will be no celebrity narrator on this day? Thanks.

    • June 30, 2016 at 2:14 pm
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      They just don’t have one lined up yet for that date. You may want to go back in time to previous articles and see the lineup from years past.
      If you really want to attend, I would recommend the package. There is a piece of mind knowing that you have a seat already waiting for you.

      • June 30, 2016 at 2:16 pm
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        Sorry, that should be “peace of mind” 🙂

  • June 30, 2016 at 10:21 pm
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    Can this work with a dining plan? We already have reservations for lunch at Akershus on Dec 25th (thanks to all the tips and help from touringplans by the way!) through the dining plan so I’m wondering if that’s different from the candlelight package?

    • July 1, 2016 at 8:35 am
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      Yes! Two Table Service credits are required for those on the Standard and Deluxe Disney Dining Plans.

  • July 1, 2016 at 11:16 am
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    Do we really need the dining package to get seats? Our daughter will be singing in the performance one night so we do not want to miss but hate to use 2 dinner credits? Also are the seats with the passes better or up close or just guaranteed that we will get seats? Thank you!!!

    • July 4, 2016 at 10:47 pm
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      People with dining reservations stand in a separate queue. They are let into the theater first. They are allowed to pick the seat of their choosing.

      People without a dining package are let in after those people are seated. If you have a popular narrator, people will get into that stand by queue 4 hours before the show time.

      Summary, it is very possible to get into the theater without a dining package, but you will waste hours waiting in line. You will have to calculate the value of that time and see if it is worth it.

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