2023 Candlelight Processional Details Released

Candlelight Processional

Have you been anxiously awaiting the release of 2023 Candlelight Processional performers and dining package info? Well today is your lucky day! Details have finally been released about who is performing and when.

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 24 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 current schedule for 2023. (And yes, fan favorites like Neil Patrick Harris and John Stamos are on the list, but there are a few intriguing new performers, like Brendan Fraser, Chrissy Metz, and Sterling K. Brown, as well.)

  • 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

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

Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

Candlelight Processional

If you want to ensure that you see your favorite narrator, you’ll want to secure your spot at the show by booking a Candlelight Processional Dining Package! Packages go on sale on October 17. 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 (At Spice Road Table, Gusts will get 2 small plates and one nonalcoholic beverage per person, plus a tagine and dessert platter for your party to share)
  • One guaranteed seat per person to a Candlelight Processional performance held on the same day

Participating restaurants and dining package prices are:

Restaurant Adult
(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
$65.00 $37.00
Coral Reef Restaurant
The Living Seas
$78.00 $32.00
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
$104.00 $42.00
Regal Eagle Smokehouse: Craft Drafts & Barbecue
(same-day dining packages only)
American Adventure Pavilion
Rose & Crown Dining Room
United Kingdom Pavilion
$66.00 $29.00
Spice Road Table
Morocco Pavilion
$55.00 $24.00


More details about this year’s EPCOT Festival of the Holidays can be found here.

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