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  • On Jul 16, 2013
    Nicole Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi Moms and Dads! We are going to be in DW the 1st week of Dec. I'm interested in the Candlelight Processional. Is it like Fantasmic in that I can just show up to watch or do I have to get a ticket or do dinner reservations?

    Hi Nicole!

          The Candlelight Processional takes place in the American Gardens Theater which is on the World Showcase Lagoon across from the American Adventure. There are typically 3 to 4 shows per evening and I would recommend getting in line at least 60 to 90 minutes early to get a seat because it is quite popular because of the celebrity narrators and the incredible show.  I would not recommend just showing up for the Candlelight Processional because you probably will not get a seat and there may not even be any standing room left in the rear of the outdoor theater either.  I love the Candlelight Processional and believe me that it is worth waiting in line for!  You can book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package which gives you reserved seats for the Candlelight Processional, but doing it this way will cost you money for the dinner package.  Keep in mind that you would still have to show up 30 to 45 minutes before the Candlelight Processional even if you have reserved tickets from a Candlelight Processional Dining Package.

    I hope that your next Walt Disney World vacation is truly magical in every way!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
    Marc
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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