• On Aug 24, 2017
    Cassie from england Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Does the day of the week dictate how much busier the Candlelight processional will be? Friday is the best time for me to go to Epcot. I don't want a dining package and want to just stand in line, am i more likely to get in Mon- Thur then Fri

    Hi Cassie!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! The Candlelight Processional is one of my family's favorite holiday traditions at Walt Disney World Resort. Hearing the story of Christmas, told by a celebrity speaker, while accompanied by a gorgeous-sounding orchestra and choir, moves me every single performance. I'm so glad you're planning on attending this magical show, too!

    In our experience, the days of the week do not make a difference in the popularity of the event. We've seen it during the week as well as on the weekends, and each time there were long lines and not an empty seat in the house! With that being said, what might influence the popularity of each performance is the celebrity narrator. We've noticed the line forming earlier in the day for certain celebrity narrators (for example, Neil Patrick Harris). If you are planning on waiting in line, I suggest sticking to the day that works best for you during your vacation (Friday), grabbing a snack to munch on and arriving in line two hours in advance of the performance.

    Cassie, I hope I was able to give you some pointers for your upcoming visit to Epcot! You're going to be filled with the spirit of the season after experiencing the Candlelight Processional!

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