UPDATE: Candlelight Processional Narrator Change – Joey Fatone!

Epcot just announced a change to the Candlelight Processional celebrity narrator lineup! Guess who’s comin’ to town right *NSYNC with Christmas?

Joey Fatone © Disney Parks Blog

That’s right: Orlando’s very own Joey Fatone will now be presenting the story of Christmas on December 24 and 25, 2018.

Joey Fatone will replace Edward James Olmos. Olmos was previously scheduled to host the Candlelight Processional on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

An incredibly popular part of the festive season at Walt Disney World, the Candlelight Processional is held three times nightly and features a celebrity narrator, a large choir, and a 50-piece orchestra.

Want to read more about the Candlelight Processional, including how and when you can catch your favorite celebrity narrators? We have the fully updated list here.

While you’re at Epcot, don’t forget to check out everything the International Festival of the Holidays has to offer!

Are you planning to visit Epcot to see Joey Fatone host the Candlelight Processional? Let us know in the comments!

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Debra Martin Koma wrote about food, travel and lifestyle issues for a number of local and national publications before she fell in love with Walt Disney World on her first visit — when she was 34! She's returned to her Laughing Place more times than she can count in the ensuing years, and enthusiastically shares her passion with readers of AllEars.Net and AllEars®. Deb also co-authored (along with Deb Wills) PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line, a travel guide designed for all travelers to Walt Disney World who may require special attention, from special diets to mobility issues.

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2 Replies to “UPDATE: Candlelight Processional Narrator Change – Joey Fatone!”

  1. Joey Fatone was WONDERFUL narrating Candlelight Processional last night! We saw his first performance. Especially loved when he asked everybody to sing along during Silent Night!! His self-deprecating thanks at the end of the show was heartwarming and endearing!! ❤️❤️❤️ Hope Disney has him return every year!!!

  2. Soo excited to see Joey Fatone! Brings back memories from the 1998 Disney channel special. What a talented entertainer and Broadway Star! See you in Walt DisneyWorld, Joey! With faith, trust, and pixie dust!