Be a part of the Magic of Disney's Candlelight Processional
Your choir will never forget this magical program that takes place at Epcot© during the holiday season. A Disney Candlelight Processional performance retells the Christmas story with the Voices of Liberty. Disney cast members “audition” to be part of the Christmas Tree with high school, college and adult choirs from around the country, all accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a special guest celebrity narrator. Recent narrators have included Laurie Hernandez, Matt Bomer, Ana Gasteyer, Whoopi Goldberg, Pat Sajak, Jodi Benson, Kurt Russell, Warwick Davis, Trace Adkins, Neil Patrick Harris, CCH Pounder, Jaci Velazquez and Chandra Wilson. These breathtaking choir performance opportunities are the centerpiece of Walt Disney World during the holiday season and tell the story of the birth of Jesus in both music and scripture. The Candlelight Processional is presented at the amphitheater on World Showcase Lagoon, where guests enjoy the great outdoors filled with beautiful songs and storytelling.
The Disney Difference
Disney Performing Arts Performance sets the standard by which all other performance opportunities are measured. Discover the Disney Difference when you:
- Expose your choir group to the highest level of performance, enrich your repertoire and get a taste of showbiz, Disney style.
- Learn teamwork and discipline while fostering artistic growth at one of the most high-profile venues in the world.
- Feel what it's like to be a Cast Member performing for Disney park Guests.
- Elevate your performance with optional add-on workshops taught by Disney professionals.
- Partake in the magic of our parks with specially-priced tickets, discovering the magic of Disney excitement at every turn.
A Little History on Disney's Candlelight Processional
The first Candlelight Processional with Massed Choir was held in Disneyland on December 20, 1958. It was named for an earlier Disneyland production, featuring the choir marching through the park to the stage, holding candles and singing Christmas melodies. In the Walt Disney World version, the chorus enters through the American Pavilion to the stage carrying candles. In 1994, when the show was shifted to Epcot, it was turned into an event like no other. Is your choir ready for the gift and the challenge? The Candlelight Processional begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs through December 30. There are three shows each day. This performance opportunity can be a part of your next trip with Music Travel Consultants.
Looking to make this even more magical?
Enhance your Disney experience with one of these student-favorite options:
Enhance your Disney experience with one of these student-favorite options:
Private Dinner (Add-on)
You and your group will share moments in an intimate setting while enjoying a delicious private dinner catered by Disney. This isn't just any dinner though. This meal is accompanied by a perfect view of the electrifying Disney lights and firework show. Your group will sit comfortably while Disney lights up the sky with dazzling bursts of color making this is an ideal way to close out your magical day at Disney!
First-On Ride Experience (Add-on)
Your students will start their day off with excitement as they enjoy a First-On Ride Experience. Your group will get exclusive access to a selection of Disney Park rides before the park opens. Be first to enjoy one of the most popular attractions without the hassle of waiting in line then enjoy the rest of the day in the park.
Ready for a trip featuring Disney's Candlelight Processional?
Let's plan your educational and memorable trip for your students.
The Music Travel app is offered to our music performance groups as they travel.
Music Directors, Staff, Chaperones and Students may use the information-packed, versatile Music Travel App before and during their trip - all free of charge!
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Everything you need for your next performance trip.
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