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EPCOT Candlelight Processional 2023 Narrators

EPCOT Candlelight Processional

It’s the Most Wonderful time of the year and we now know who the EPCOT Candlelight Processional 2023 narrators will be for 2023! Excitingly, there are a ton of great new celebrities joining some of the returning fan favorites!

The EPCOT Candlelight Processional is a spectacular nightly event runs from November 24th – December 30th. It includes the retelling of the Christmas story by a special narrator, a choir, a 50-piece orchestra, trumpets heralding, and the Voices of Liberty from the American Pavilion!

Schedule of Narrators

So, check out the great panel of stars coming to delight guests this year!

  • Chrissy Metz (NEW): Nov. 24-25
    • Actress recently known for portraying Kate Pearson in the television series, “This Is Us.”
  • Luis Fonsi (NEW): Nov. 26-27
    • Puerto Rican singer known for his soulful and dance-oriented songs, most notably, “Despacito.”
  • Ann-Margret (NEW): Nov. 28-29
    • Classic, award-winning actress-singer, with a career since the 1960’s
  • 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
    • Known for his roles in Encino Man and George of the Jungle, he is more recently acclaimed for his Oscar-winning role in “The Whale.”
  • Eva Longoria (NEW): Dec. 15-16
    • Actress, producer, and director recognized for her portrayal of Isabella Braña on The Young and the Restless, and more recently directing the film, “Flamin’ Hot.”
  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): Dec. 17-18
    • Singer-songwriter and actor, best known as a member of the pioneering boy band, New Kids on the Block
  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): Dec. 19-20
    • Three Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award actor. Known for portraying Randall Pearson in “This Is Us.”
  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): Dec. 21-23
    • As we mentioned in one of our recent episodes of the Hyperion Adventures Podcast, it’s really hard to believe that Jordan Fisher hasn’t been a part of EPCOT Candlelight Processional! Whether you’re talking Pop-hits on Radio Disney, portraying John Laurens/Philip Hamilton in Hamilton and the lead role of Evan Hansen on Broadway, to being a part of the winning duo in the 25th season of Dancing with the Stars, Jordan Fisher is a talented actor, singer, and dancer! This will be a hot ticket!
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: Dec. 24-26
  • Audra McDonald (NEW): Dec. 27-28
    • Actress-singer recognized for an amazing career on Broadway, winning 6 Tonys!!!
  • Lisa Ling: Dec. 29-30

Dining Packages

To secure a chance to attend, you can reserve an advanced reservation for a dining package at one of the specific eating locations or potentially grab a same-day package at the Regal Eagle Smoke House. Advanced Reservations for the 2023 EPCOT Candlelight Processional Dining Packages opens on October 17th. The packages include breakfast, lunch, and dinner options from the eateries listed below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: A reservation, alone, at these restaurants will not provide you with a guaranteed seat at the event. Your reservation must be made specifically as a Dining Package for the Candlelight Processional.

(ages 10 and up)
(ages 3 to 9)
Akershus Royal Banquet Hall
Norway Pavilion
$71.00 – Breakfast
$83.00 – Lunch/Dinner
$45.00 – Breakfast
$53.00 – Lunch/Dinner
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
Garden Grill Restaurant
The Land Pavilion
$63.00 – Breakfast
$78.00 – Lunch/Dinner
$40.00 – Breakfast
$50.00 – Lunch/Dinner
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Canada Pavilion
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue
(same-day dining packages only)
American Adventure Pavilion
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion

The participating restaurants serve up an appetizer, entrée, and dessert, or one full buffet/family-style meal, as well as a nonalcoholic beverage; except for Spice Table (which provides 2 small plates and one nonalcoholic beverage per person, plus a tagine and dessert platter for your party to share).

For more information and to secure your dining package reservation when available, visit the official 2023 EPCOT Candlelight Processional website.