By Jocelyn Buhlman
If you’re feeling the heat from the summer sun, why not cool off by making your holiday Disney parks plans? The partial list of narrators for the 2018 Candlelight Processional at Epcot has been released, so break out your calendars and think merry thoughts—this year features many returning favorites, although there are also still some narrators left to be announced. Here’s who you can expect so far:
- November 22-23: Chita Rivera
- November 24-Dec. 2: TBD
- December 3-6: Neil Patrick Harris
- December 7-9: Whoopi Goldberg
- December 10-12: TBD
- December 13-14: Blair Underwood
- December 15-17: Gary Sinise
- December 18-20: Pat Sajak
- December 21-23: TBD
- December 24-25: Edward James Olmos
- December 26-27: Jodi Benson
- December 28-30: TBD
Joined by a mass choir and orchestra, the celebrity narrator reads through the Christmas story in Epcot’s America Gardens Theatre, setting a beautiful atmosphere of holiday tradition and cheer. This year, the Candlelight Processional will start on Thanksgiving evening and continue until December 30.
Can’t wait to get in to that holiday spirit? You can make reservations for the Candlelight Processional dining package starting Wednesday, July 11. You can choose from 15 of Epcot’s delectable restaurants, along with special breakfast, lunch, and dinner options at Ale & Compass at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and breakfast and dinner options at Trattoria al Forno at Disney’s BoardWalk.
For more information, check out the Disney Parks Blog.