2017 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages OPEN FOR BOOKING!

The Candlelight Processional at Epcot is a Christmas favorite for many!  In the American Gardens Theater the traditional Christmas story is presented with a celebrity narrator, a 50 piece orchestra, and a mass choir.  Truly an experience to behold!

The 2017 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages, which includes your meal and a guaranteed seat at one of the evening’s shows are now bookable.  To book a package, you can call Disney Dining.  Admission to Epcot is also required.

The Candlelight Processional will run from November 24 – December 30, 2017.  There are three shows nightly (5:00, 6:45, & 8:15).  Dining locations include many Epcot restaurants as well as Captain’s Grill at Yacht Club, and Tratorria al Forno at Boardwalk Inn.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner packages are available.  Package availability is limited.

Along with the news of the dining packages comes our first look at some of the narrators for the Candlelight Processional:

  • Nov. 24- Dec. 3 – To Be Announced
  • Dec. 4-5 – Pat Sajak
  • Dec. 6-14 – To Be Announced
  • Dec. 15-17 – Trace Adkins
  • Dec. 18-21 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • Dec. 22-24 – CCH Pounder
  • Dec. 25-27 – Jaci Velasquez
  • Dec. 28-30 – To Be Announced

Which celebrity do you most want to see?


Eat to the Beat 2017


The Eat to the Beat concert series has been announced for the 2017 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival!  It’s going to be rockin’!

From August 31st to November 13th there is a line-up of 32 musical acts for guests to enjoy.  The concerts are included with admission to Epcot.

Concerts take place daily at 5:30, 6:45, & 8:00 at the America Gardens Theater Stage in World Showcase.

Guests also have the option to book an Eat to the Beat dining package at one of 15 Epcot restaurants.  These reservations are for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and include your meal and guaranteed seating at an Eat to the Beat concert on the same day as the dining reservation.  These packages can be booked at epcotfoodfestival.com starting in July.

Now for the line-up.  Check it out!

  • Aug. 31-Sept. 1         Delta Rae “Bottom of the River”
  • Sept. 2-3                  The Hooters NEW! “And We Danced”
  • Sept. 4-5                  Baha Men NEW! “Who Let the Dogs Out”
  • Sept. 6-7                  Fuel “Shimmer”
  • Sept. 8-10                STARSHIP starring Mickey Thomas “We Built This City”
  • Sept. 11-12              Lauren Alaina NEW! “Road Less Traveled”
  • Sept. 13-15              Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah”
  • Sept. 16-17              Sister Hazel “All For You”
  • Sept. 18-20              Air Supply “All Out of Love”
  • Sept. 21-22              David Cook “Light On”
  • Sept. 23-24              Everclear “Santa Monica”
  • Sept. 25-27              Sugar Ray “Every Morning”
  • Sept. 28-29              38 Special “Hold On Loosely”
  • Sept. 30-Oct. 1         Mark Wills NEW! “19 Somethin’”
  • Oct. 2-3                   American Authors NEW! “Best Day of My Life”
  • Oct. 4-5                   Christopher Cross “Sailing”
  • Oct. 6-8                   Devon Allman NEW! “Ragged and Dirty”
  • Oct. 9-11                 Dennis DeYoung: The Music of STYX “Come Sail Away”
  • Oct. 12-13               Taylor Dayne “Tell It to My Heart”
  • Oct. 14-15               Jeffrey Osborne “On the Wings of Love”
  • Oct. 16-17               Postmodern Jukebox NEW! Various Hits
  • Oct. 18-20               10,000 Maniacs NEW! “Because the Night”
  • Oct. 21-22               Toad The Wet Sprocket “Walk on the Ocean”
  • Oct. 23-24               Kenny G NEW! “Songbird”
  • Oct. 25-26               Billy Ocean “Get Outta My Dreams”
  • Oct. 27-29               Tiffany “I Think We’re Alone Now”
  • Oct. 30-Nov. 1         Hanson “MMMBop”
  • Nov. 2-3                  Blue October NEW! “Into the Ocean”
  • Nov. 4-5                  Living Colour “Cult of Personality”
  • Nov. 6-8                  Boyz II Men “End of the Road”
  • Nov. 9-11                Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Go Daddy-O”
  • Nov. 12-13              Squeeze NEW! “Black Coffee in Bed”

(Songs listed are for artist recognition only and may not be included in the concert play list.)

Leave a comment letting us know which of these artists you would most want to see.