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Candlelight Processional – New Narrators!

EPCOT Candlelight ProcessionalThis beloved holiday nightly event returns to EPCOT from Nov 25- Dec 30, 2022. This year’s Candlelight Processional lineup will include some new Celebrity Narrators along with returning favorites. Debuting this year will be Simu Liu, Daymond John, Gloria Estefan, Josh Gad, Mariska Hargitay, and Raúl Esparza!

Guests planning to attend the Candlelight Processionals will need both a valid park admission and a park reservation for EPCOT on the same date. There are 3 shows nightly at 5:15 PM, 7:00 PM, and 8:30 PM.

Scheduled Celebrity Narrators for the 2022 Candlelight Processional Season:

  • 11/25 – 11/26: Simu Liu (NEW)
  • 11/27 – 11/29: Edward James Olmos
  • 11/30 – 12/1: Raul Esparza (NEW)
  • 12/2 – 12/3: Whoopi Goldberg
  • 12/4 – 12/6: Isabella Rossellini
  • 12/7 – 12/9: Daymond John (NEW)
  • 12/10 – 12/12: Josh Gad (NEW)
  • 12/13 – 12/14: Gloria Estefan (NEW)
  • 12/15 – 12/18: Neil Patrick Harris
  • 12/19 – 12/20: Mariska Hargitay (NEW)
  • 12/21 – 12/23: Cal Ripken Jr.
  • 12/24 – 12/26: Marie Osmond
  • 12/27 – 12/28: Courtney Vance
  • 12/29 – 12/30: Angela Bassett

The Candlelight Processional Dining Packages will be available to reserve starting on Oct. 6, 2022. The package provides guests with a meal and guaranteed seating at one of the performances on the same day.

Joyous traditions from around the globe return to the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

The 2022 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will also offer:

  • JOYFUL! A Celebration of the Season various daily performances of music celebrating Christmas and Kwanzaa
  • Storytellers, musical acts, and other performers will bring holiday traditions of the world to life around World Showcase.
  • Holiday treats and festive drinks from around the globe.
  • The all-new Nochebuena Cocina Holiday Kitchen will serve up traditional holiday dishes, including Pernil: Mojo Pork with Tostones, and Alfajores: Vanilla Shortbread Cookies with Dulce de Leche and Coconut.
  • PLUS the Ever-Popular Holiday Cookie Stroll. #Yum!

We’d love to hear from you. Have you experienced the Candlelight Processional or other fun activities during the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays? Are you planning to attend this year?