Neil Patrick Harris, Gary Sinise Added to Narrators for 2019 Candlelight Processional at Epcot

Neil Patrick Harris Gary Sinise Candlelight Processional Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
This post may contain affiliate links; please read the disclosure for more information.

Two more mainstays of the Candlelight Processional, Neil Patrick Harris and Gary Sinise, are returning for the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, with dining packages for the event becoming available on Wednesday.

Neil Patrick Harris Gary Sinise Candlelight Processional Epcot International Festival of the Holidays

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year and with it comes the return of Epcot International Festival of the Holidays. This special event runs November 29-December 30, inviting you and your family to discover holiday cheer throughout Epcot and across all 11 World Showcase pavilions. Seasonal fun includes sweet and savory treats at Holiday Kitchens throughout the park and special entertainment such as the guest-favorite Candlelight Processional.

Held in the America Gardens Theatre, the Candlelight Processional is a cherished part of the Walt Disney World holiday season, combining the talents of a live orchestra, massed choir and celebrity narrator in the retelling of the traditional Christmas story in a spectacular and heartwarming performance!

Here’s the line-up of celebrity narrators* confirmed to-date, and stay tuned for updates as additional narrators are announced:

  • Neil Patrick Harris – 12/2-12/5
  • Whoopi Goldberg – 12/6-12/7
  • Gary Sinise – 12/13-12/15
  • Pat Sajak – 12/16-12/18
  • Steven Curtis Chapman – 12/22-12/24
  • Edward James Olmos – 12/25-12/26

The Candlelight Processional is performed three times per night (5:00, 6:45 and 8:15 p.m.), and guaranteed seating is available by booking a breakfast, lunch or dinner Candlelight Processional Dining Package at select Epcot eateries. Availability is limited and advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit. Bookings for Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will begin on July 3.

*Narrators and entertainment are subject to change without notice. Theme park admission is required.

About the author

Matthew Soberman

Matthew has been a writer for WDWNT since June 2018. He probably should have realized he was a Disney Parks fan when he tried to make a model of the Horizons building in middle school shop class. (It didn't go well.) He is also a huge Muppet fan, and can also be found on ToughPigs.com. You can email Matthew at [email protected]