2010 Candelight Dining Packages on Sale Tomorrow!

The Candlelight Processional at Epcot is one of the most beautiful holiday events at Disney World.  The Processional features a celebrity narrator reciting the Christmas story.  A huge choir carrying candles and a  50 piece orchestra make the evening unforgettable.  This magical event begins on November 26th and runs through December 30th. 

The celebrity narrators include:
  • 11/26 - 11/28: Isabella Rossellini
  • 11/29 - 12/01: TBA
  • 12/02 - 12/04: TBA
  • 12/05 - 12/06: TBA
  • 12/07 - 12/09: Jodi Benson
  • 12/10 - 12/11: Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/12- 12/15: Steven Curtis Chapman
  • 12/16 - 12/18: Thomas Gibson
  • 12/19 - 12/21: Trace Adkins
  • 12/22 - 12/23: Brad Garrett
  • 12/24 - 12/27: TBA
  • 12/28 - 12/30: Marlee Matlin / Jack Jason
 Seating is very limited for the event, so plan to get in line very early for one of the three shows each evening (5pm, 6:45pm and 8:15pm).  If you would like to be guaranteed a seat, consider the purchase of a Candlelight Dining Package.  The dining package goes on sale at 7am on August 26th and reservations must be made over the phone.  A credit card or dining package is required to hold the reservation.  If you are on the Dining Plan the Package is 2 Table Service Credits.

 The Dining Package includes an  Appetizer, Entree, Dessert, non alcoholic beverage (but NOT specialty non alcoholic beverages) or Full Buffet at any restaurant that is buffet service.  You will also have guaranteed seating for Candlelight processional as long as you arrive 20 minutes prior to its start, and preferred viewing area for Illuminations.

 Reservations for the package are offered at off peak times.
  • The 5:00 show has a lunch reservations between 1:45 pm and 2:45pm.
  • The 6:45 show has a dinner reservations between 3:30 pm and 4:30pm.
  • The 8:15 show has dinner reservations between 5:00 pm and 6:00pm.

The following restaurants are participating in the Dining plan, grouped according to price:

  • Least Expensive:  Lunch $32.99 adults /17.99child (ages 3-9) or Dinner $46.99 adults /$23.99 child (ages 3-9)
    • Biergarten
    • Garden Grill (Dinner Only)
  • Moderately Expensive:  Lunch $38.99/$12.99 or Dinner $46.99/$15.99
    • Nine Dragons
    • San Angel Inn
    • Restaurant Marrakesh
    • Rose & Crown
  • Most Expensive:  Lunch $51.99/$13.99 or Dinner $61.99/$16.99
    • Teppan Edo
    • Tokyo Dining
    • Chefs de France
    • Tutto Italia
    • Coral Reef
    • Le Cellier
If you are planning a holiday visit to the world, consider putting the Candlelight Processional at the top of the list!  And be sure to get on the phone bright and early tomorrow morning  to make sure you get the restaurant of your is very limited!  Call (407)WDW-DINE for reservations.  Good luck!

Disclaimer:  None of this information is posted on Disney's official website.  I spoke with a nice lady in the Dining Reservations department who filled me in on the scoop with the warning that it could change before tomorrow!

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