1923 Main Street: Disney Travel Style Podcast

If you plan to attend the EPCOT Candlelight Processional in 2023 (and you should), you’re in for a treat as Disney has put together one of the best line-ups in recent memory.

Who's New and Who's Back for Christmas 2023

The EPCOT Candlelight Processional is a must-see retelling of the Christmas story featuring a celebrity narrator, a huge choir and a 50-piece orchestra. It also has herald trumpeters and the Voices of Liberty vocalists. For 2023, there are nine new celebrity narrators -- one of the most impressive line-ups in years.

2023 EPCOT Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrators:
  • Chrissy Metz (NEW): November 24-25
  • Luis Fonsi (NEW): November 26-27
  • Ann-Margret (NEW): November 28-29
  • Simu Liu: November 30-December 2
  • John Stamos: December 3-5
  • Neil Patrick Harris: December 6-8
  • Marlee Matlin: December 9-11
  • Brendan Fraser (NEW): December 12-14
  • Eva Longoria (NEW): December 15-16
  • Joey McIntyre (NEW): December 17-18
  • Sterling K. Brown (NEW): December 19-20
  • Jordan Fisher (NEW): December 21-23
  • Steven Curtis Chapman: December 24-26
  • Audra McDonald (NEW): December 27-28
  • Lisa Ling: December 29-30
Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Open October 17

Booking a dining package is one way to guarantee a seat for the show, but you'll still have to line up well over an hour before showtime if you want a great seat. 

Choose from seven EPCOT restaurants for the Candlelight Processional Dining Package, including: 
  • Akershus, 
  • Biergarten, 
  • Coral Reef, 
  • Garden Grill, 
  • Le Cellier, 
  • Rose & Crown and 
  • Spice Road Table. 
Walk-up dining package are also available day of the show at the Regal Eagle Smokehouse, but they are very limited and tend to sell out quickly.

If you plan to buy a dining package, there are a few important things that you need to know. We share our best tips in this week’s episode to save you a few unexpected surprises.

Santa is Back at the Odyssey Pavilion

Santa Claus will once again greet guests at the Odyssey pavilion from November 24 through December 24. 

Holiday Kitchens and the Cookie Stroll are also Back

Over 15 Holiday Kitchens will tempt you with dishes that celebrate global holiday cheer. 

The Holiday Cookie Stroll is back. Buy five cookies from any of the cookie stroll locations and get the matching stamp in your festival passport. Once you have five stamps, bring the stamped passport to the Holiday Sweet & Treats Holiday Kitchen and get a free cookie. The stroll runs through December 30.

Olaf’s Holiday Tradition Expedition Scavenger Hunt

The Olaf Holiday Traditions Expedition Scavenger Hunt is a fun way to explore World Showcase. Buy your map and stickers from a festival merchandise kiosk and discover the “tradition” that Olaf found in each pavilion. Whether or not you complete the quest, you can redeem your map at Creations Shop, Disney Traders or World Traveler at International Gateway for a special holiday keepsake (valid until December 30). 

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Creators & Guests

Host
Amelia Belobradic
Amelia Belobradic is co-host of 1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel News Podcast.
Host
Mike Belobradic
Mike Belobradic is the creator and co-host of the Disney Travel News Podcast at 1923MainStreet.com and a longtime expert on Disney travel.

What is 1923 Main Street: Disney Travel Style Podcast?

1923 Main Street® is an award-winning* Disney travel podcast hosted by Mike Belobradic and Amelia Belobradic. This is your source for the latest Disney travel style news, tips and advice.

Join Mike and Amelia for fun-filled informative discussions as they share the latest Disney travel style news every week. Get the latest style news for travel to Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Vacation Club (including Disney Aulani in Hawaii and Disney's Vero Beach Resort in Florida), Disneyland Paris and more.

In each episode, Mike and Amelia discuss everything Disney inspired style, from what to pack for your Disney vacation, what to wear in the parks, styling your wardrobe for Disney special events and more. Mike has over 50 years and 100+ weeks of onsite Disney travel experience, while Amelia brings a younger perspective to the table with 14+ years and nearly 40 weeks of onsite Disney travel experiences at the age of 16. Mike Belobradic is the founder of 1923 Main Street, a casual clothing line #InspiredByTheMagic of Disney and beyond.

*1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel Podcast won the Canadian Podcast Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Series in 2022 and has been nominated for Best Podcast Awards at the People's Choice Podcast Awards and the Canadian Podcast Awards.