Candlelight Processional Effect?
About This Page: This is a discussion on Candlelight Processional Effect? within the DL: Planning Your Disneyland Adventure, part of the PassPorter Community - Boards & Forums on Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and General Travel; We'll be going to DLR Dec 11-14 (Tuesday-Friday) and I'm wondering if and/or how the Candlelight Processional will affect our ...
Welcome! We're happy you've found the PassPorter Community -- the friendliest place to plan your vacation to Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland, and the world in general! You are now viewing the PassPorter Message Board Community as a guest, which gives you limited access. As our guest, feel free to browse our messages by selecting the forum you want to visit from the list below.
To post messages and ask questions, join our FREE community today and you'll get access to tools and resources not available to guests, such as our vacation countown timers, "living" avatars, private messaging system, database searches, downloads, and a special PassPorter discount code. Registration is fast, simple, and completely free. Just click the Join Our Community link.
PassPorter's Free-Book to Walt Disney World It’s hard to believe anything is free at Walt Disney World; but there are actually a number of things you can get or do for little to no cost. This e-book documents over 200 free or cheap tips to do before you go and after you arrive. You could save a considerable amount of money following these tips. Perhaps more importantly; you can discover overlooked attractions and little-known details most people whiz by on their way to spend money. Click here to see free sample pages from the e-book! Get this popular e-book free of extra charges when you join the PassPorter's Club for as little as $4.95. A club pass includes access to all our other e-books; e-worksheets; super-size photos; and more! This e-book is also available for separate purchase in the PassPorter Online Store for just $5.95.
They announced today the reserved seating opportunities for this. Basically, AP can enter a lottery and get selected for certain dates. If you're a non-AP holder, you're out of luck, there are no dinner packages this year. You can see the show, but you have to stand in the limited area on the sides of the show to watch. Here's the link:
I'm here at DL now, and saw the Processional last night (with James Edward Olmos as narrator). Basically the whole center of the plaza is blocked off with seating, while the train station has all the stands for the choir/orchestra, making the train entrance very small and tiny. At about 4:30 pm or so, they block off the blacktop portion of main street for the choirs to walk up, and they start using one way traffic patterns on the sidewalks on each side of the street to get people into and out of the park. They block off part of the road around the center plaza for the SRO section, which is what we did last night. The views aren't great, various trees and light stands block some views, but the Processional is all about hearing, not seeing. We got into place around 5:10 pm, so we waited about 20 minutes for the first show. Once the show was over, it took a few minutes to get out of the park, since they're trying to get the second showing AP holders who have reserved seats in at the same time they're trying to get the first show folks out, but it wasn't too bad, about 5-10 minutes to get out of the park.