2022 Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced


Candlelight Processional 2022

Returning this year for the holiday season during the EPCOT Festival of the Holidays is the Candlelight Processional. The incredibly moving show takes place at the American Gardens Theatre this year from November 25 through December 30. Candlelight Processional tells the traditional Christmas story, with an incredible choir, a full orchestra, and a celebrity narrator. Want to know which celebrity will be narrating when you visit? Here is the full schedule for 2022:

  • 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

You can see this show nightly at 5:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m., or 8:30 p.m.

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

If you want to ensure that you see your favorite narrator (I’m looking at you, Neil Patrick Harris), you’ll want to secure your spot at the show by booking a Candlelight Processional Dining Package! Packages go on sale on October 6. Guests can choose from several dining establishments at EPCOT offering Candlelight Processional Packages. Each package includes:

  • An appetizer, entrée, and dessert or one full buffet, along with a non-alcoholic beverage
  • One guaranteed seat per person to a Candlelight Processional performance held on the same day

Participating restaurants and dining package prices are:

(ages 10 and up)
(ages 3 to 9)
Biergarten Restaurant
Germany Pavilion
$65.00 $37.00
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
$74.00 $30.00
Garden Grill Restaurant
The Land Pavilion
$71.00 $46.00
Le Cellier Steakhouse
Canada Pavilion
$100.00 $39.00
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue
(same-day dining packages only)
American Adventure Pavilion
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
$64.00 $28.00
Spice Road Table
(same-day dining packages only)
Morocco Pavilion
$52.00 $23.00

More details about this year’s EPCOT Festival of the Holidays, as well as other Walt Disney World holiday events, can be found here.


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