Many folks who are visiting Disney World during the holiday season have been eagerly awaiting news of when they can book a Disney World Candlelight Processional Dining Package.
Well — get your credit cards ready, because 2013 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will be available on July 9th, 2013!
Disney World’s Candlelight Processional
This year, the Candlelight Processional will be performed three times nightly (5:00pm, 6:45pm, and 8:15pm) from November 29 – December 30, 2013.
The popular show includes the telling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator who is accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, and a choir composed of Disney cast members and guest choirs from around the country.
Candlelight Processional Dining Package
Guests who’ve been there, done that, know that seating for the Candlelight Processional is first-come, first-served, and you do need to get in line at least an hour in advance to get a seat.
However, if you book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package, you have guaranteed seating as well as guaranteed VIP viewing of Epcot’s fireworks spectacular, IllumiNations, Reflections of Earth, after the show! All this in addition to a lunch or dinner meal at a select Epcot restaurant.
Candlelight Processional Package Info
The package includes your choice of an appetizer, entree, dessert, and non-alcoholic beverage or 1 full buffet from the restaurant’s menu.
Candlelight Processional Dining Package Price
Prices vary depending on the restaurant chosen, and whether you’re having lunch or dinner.
Prices for 2013 have not yet been announced, but in 2012 ranged from:
Lunch Packages $32.99–$55.99 for Guests 10+, $12.50–$17.99 for Guests 3–9
Dinner Packages $49.99–$66.99 for Guests 10+, $14.50–$26.99 for Guests 3–9
Disney Dining Plan and the Candlelight Processional Dining Package
Guests can use the Disney Dining Plan to pay for the packages.
Standard and Deluxe Dining – 2 table service credits per person for any meal/restaurant
Premium and Platinum Dining – 1 table service credit per person for any meal/restaurant
There are plenty of wonderful restaurants to choose from! We don’t know exactly which restaurants will be included in 2013, but here are a few that have been included in the past several years…:
Rose and Crown
San Angel Inn
Chefs de France
Garden Grill *Dinner Only
Le Cellier *Lunch Only
La Hacienda de San Angel *Dinner Only
Candlelight Processional Narrators
The 2013 Narrator list hasn’t been announced yet, but in the past, narrators have included Geena Davis, Neil Patrick Harris, Whoopi Goldberg, Marlee Matlin, Amy Grant, and Jodi Benson.
Keep an eye on our Candlelight Processional Dining Package page for a full list of narrators, restaurants, and prices soon!
So get ready to book on July 9th, since these packages are popular and get booked up quickly. Call (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463 bright and early next Tuesday!
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