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The Candlelight Processional returns as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins

The much loved holiday tradition, the Candlelight Processional returns to EPCOT for the holidays, as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays kicks off.


The Candlelight Processional returns as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins

This year's EPCOT Candlelight Processional kicks off at Walt Disney World today, November 24, 2023.


A guest favorite here in Orlando, the EPCOT Candlelight Processional is the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator and a massive choir, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra, herald trumpets and the incredible Voices of Liberty.


This spectacular event returns this year with more new celebrity narrators than ever before, with nine new voices joining the ranks of captivating storytellers who share the universal message of this heartwarming story.


This years celebrity narrators include new narrators Brendan Fraser, Sterling K. Brown, Eva Longoria, and more!


The Candlelight Processional returns as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins

Here’s the full list of this year’s celebrity narrators, and when they are appearing:

  • Chrissy Metz (NEW): Nov. 24-25

  • Luis Fonsi (NEW): Nov. 26-27

  • Ann-Margret (NEW): Nov. 28-29

  • Simu Liu: Nov. 30-Dec. 2

  • John Stamos: Dec. 3-5

  • Neil Patrick Harris: Dec. 6-8

  • Marlee Matlin: Dec. 9-11

  • Brendan Fraser (NEW): Dec. 12-14

  • Eva Longoria (NEW): Dec. 15-16

  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): Dec. 17-18

  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): Dec. 19-20

  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): Dec. 21-23

  • Steven Curtis Chapman: Dec. 24-26

  • Audra McDonald (NEW): Dec. 27-28

  • Lisa Ling: Dec. 29-30


Showtimes are 5:15 pm, 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm.


The Candlelight Processional returns as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

Want to ensure your seat for the performance? There’s no better way than to book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package.


Choose from seven distinctive eateries, offering everything from character dining at Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Harvest Feast at Garden Grill Restaurant in The Land pavilion to signature dining at Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada pavilion.


With breakfast, lunch and dinner options, there’s something for everyone. For more information, including pricing and availability, visit DisneyWorld.com.


The Candlelight Processional returns as the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays begins

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