Epcot Candlelight Processional

Epcot's Holidays Around the WorldExperience the joy and magic of the holidays in Walt Disney World. View the spectacular celebration of Epcot's Candlelight Processional November 23 — December 30, 2012. 

Every year, Epcot features a storytelling tradition delighting children around the globe during Epcot's Candlelight Processional Celebration. World known icons such as France's Père Noël and Italy's La Befana make special appearances in their respective countries, while Santa Claus himself visits the American Adventure showcase.

Epcot Candlelight Processional Highlights

The fun also includes a nightly giant tree-lighting ceremony, along with music and storytelling with Mickey Mouse and friends in World Showcase Plaza at 6:00pm. A dazzling synchronized light show -- "The Lights of Winter" -- illuminates a canopy adorning the World Showcase breezeway bridge.

Epcot's Holiday Around the World evening spectacular of lights, lasers and fireworks, "Illuminations: Reflections of Earth," completes the celebration with a magical holiday finale.

Epcot's Candlelight Processional Narrators:

A celebrity narrator accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, tell the story of Christmas in words and music.  Scheduled celebrity narrators include:

Candlelight Processional shows are at 5:00, 6:45 and 8:15pm.  Be at the American Gardens Theater approximately  45 to 60 minutes prior in order to view the show.  To ensure you have a seat, you may purchase one of our Candlelight Dinner Packages that includes a delicious dinner, a Guaranteed seating section for the Candlelight Processional, and pre-arranged fireworks viewing.

Epcot's Candlelight Processional Events

Candlelight Dinner Packages, Restaurants and Prices

Candlelight Lunch and Dinner Packages include an appetizer, entrée, dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage (OR full buffet where applicable)  from a restaurant’s regular menu; guaranteed seating at the Candlelight Processional, and special viewing location for IllumiNations.

Lunch Package: Prices range from $32.99-$55.99 per adult and $12.50-$17.99 per child. Participating restaurants include: Biergarten, Rose & Crown, Le Cellier, Coral Reef, Nine Dragons, San Angel, Marrakesh, Teppan Edo & Tokyo Dining, Chefs de France and Tutto Italia.

Dinner Package: Prices range from $49.99-$66.99 per adult and $14.50-$26.99 per child Participating restaurants include: Biergarten, Garden Grill, Rose & Crown, Le Cellier, Coral Reef, Nine Dragons, San Angel, Marrakesh, Teppan Edo & Tokyo Edo, Chefs de France and Tutto Italia.

Guests pay for the meal at the restaurant, and Disney Dining Plan guests may use two credits to pay for their meal. Guests should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their reservation to check–in.   Admission to Epcot is NOT included in the dining package price.

To make your Candlelight Dining Reservations Call (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463).


Epcot Candlelight Processional takes place during the holidays and is included the regular park admission.

What better time to gather your family and friends and experience Christmas in Orlando and enjoy other Holiday celebrations such as: Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights, Annual Festival of Trees, Gaylord Palms ICE!, Festival of the Masters, and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.  So get ready to Celebrate Christmas in Orlando.

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