Disney News Round-up: New Projection Show Starts Next Week at Magic Kingdom, Disney Springs is Ready to Celebrate the Holidays, and More

Can you believe that next week is the beginning of November? You know that means all things holiday-themed starts very soon at the Walt Disney World Resort! And in a non-holiday bit of news, the Magic Kingdom is getting a brand new projection show. Let's check out today's round-up.

Once Upon a Time at the Magic KingdomOnce Upon a Time at the Magic Kingdom

It's time to say farewell to Celebrate the Magic at the Magic Kingdom. The popular projection show is leaving on November 3, but a brand new projection show stars November 4. The new show, Once Upon a Time, features Mrs. Potts and Chip taking guests on a "magical trip" through scenes from Disney animated classics including Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, and more.

Disney Springs is gearing up for the holiday season with a slate of festive fun including a nightly tree lighting ceremony at Once Upon a Toy, meet-and-greet with Santa beginning November 14, live entertainment including stilt walkers and carolers, and much more.

We have a more complete list of celebrity narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional.

The narrators are:

  • Steven Curtis Chapman: November 25-27
  • Neil Patrick Harris: November 28 to December 1
  • Whoopi Goldberg: December 2-3
  • Edward James Olmos: December 4-6
  • Robby Benson: December 10-12
  • Meredith Vieira: December 13-15
  • Jim Caviezel: December 16-18
  • Joe Morton: December 19-21
  • Ming-Na Wen: December 22-24
  • Jodi Benson: December 25-27
  • Cal Ripken, Jr.: December 28-30

The Candlelight Processional takes place three times a day at 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:15 p.m. The show is presented at the America Gardens Theater and is included in Epcot admission.

And if you're looking for some new and festive holiday eats when you're visiting Epcot during the holiday season, we have great news! Epcot's Holidays Around the World is adding even more food and drink to the celebrations.

Guests will find food items at Prost! in the Germany pavilion, the American Holiday Table at the American Adventure pavilion, Alpine Haus between Morocco and France, Seasonal Southern Delights near World Showcase Plaza, and the Feast of Three Kings also near World Showcase Plaza.

Are you making plans to celebrate the holidays at the Walt Disney World Resort this year? Leave us a comment and let us know.

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