Are there many events on in London at Christmas?
Of course! Christmas is a wonderful time to visit London. Whether you want to take a walk to see all the festive lights and decorations, visit Christmas Markets or hear some classic Christmas carols, you can do it all in London! See below for some of the best Christmas events in London this year.
Christmas Markets to visit in London
You can't have Christmas without all of the wonderful Christmas Markets, and lucky for you, we know the best ones in London! Check out the Southbank Centre's Christmas market where you can walk along by the river and sample some festive delicacies while browsing stalls, or head across the river to Leicester Square for some traditional Christmas markets with delicious food and drinks as well as handmade goods and drop by Trafalgar Square where the festive celebrations will continue! Or if you're after something a bit different this year, then head over to Selfridge's Christmas market where you can even ride a helter skleter! By the way, we have some great deals on Christmas Market Breaks!
London's Winter Wonderland
If you want to immerse yourself in all things festive and are looking for something for the whole family, then Winter Wonderland is for you! Situated in the beautiful Hyde Park, there will be plenty for you to explore inside and outside of Winter Wonderland. You'll find everything from ice skating and shows to roller coasters and festive bars where you can enjoy a mulled wine or two! Check out our London Hotel & Winter Wonderland Stay!
Christmas Lights in London
While some areas are choosing not to have a formal Christmas light switch on, they will still have plenty of Christmas lights for you to see! We've got some great deals where you can hop on an open top bus and see London's Christmas Lights shining brightly and then relax back in a top hotel in the capital! While on the bus, you'll be able to spot all of the city's famous landmarks and attractions as you relax surrounded by these incredible views of London! Check out our London Hotel & Christmas Light Bus Tour
Christmas at Tower of London
A fun and magical event for all the family to enjoy. There will be fantastic displays of festive decorations and illuminated animal themes throughout, including majestic elephants, polar bears as well as a ravens nest! A truly unique experience and a great winter treat for Christmas this year! Check out our London Stay & Tower of London.
Christmas Afternoon Tea in London
Who doesn't love an afternoon tea? London is the perfect setting for an afternoon tea, but now it's also the perfect setting for a festive afternoon tea! We've got a deal that will see you tucking into turkey and cranberry sandwiches, sipping champagne and sampling classic Christmas cakes and pastries all in the comfort of a 5 star hotel! Check out our Festive Afternoon Tea here!
Christmas Ideal Home Show London
A fun day out to get you into the Christmas spirit and to make sure your house is ideal for Christmas! You'll get to take a look at everything from Christmas decorations to handmade gifts, Christmas puddings and desserts to classic Christmas drinks and cocktails! They'll even be a couple of celebrity guests on hand including chef Rosemary Shrager and interior designer Lynne Lambourne to give you their top cooking and decorating tips. Start your Christmas shopping at this spectacular event and check out our Christmas Ideal Home Show Tickets deal today!
Country Living Christmas Fair London
Take a trip to this Christmas fair and pick up tips on everything to do with Christmas from finding gifts, what's popular and trending at the moment and how to make the perfect festive feast! There will be interior experts looking to inspire you on how to make your house as magically festive as possible, and don't forget to start ticking things off your Christmas shopping list as you browse hundreds of crafters and their handmade gifts! Check out our Country Living Christmas Fair Ticketsfor some festive fun!
Where to see Santa in London
Seeing Santa at Christmas is such an exciting time for children, and after last year, the visits to grottos will be made bigger and better this year! Head over to Santa's grotto in Greenwich, and your child won't get to just meet the man himself, but will also get read a special story by him and receive a gift! What makes this event even better is that all the proceeds will be going to Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice who provide end-of-life care and support to families going through this at Christmas. While you're in Greenwich, why not take the time to visit Greenwich Christmas Market and taste some yummy Christmas food and drinks! Check out our Santa's Grotto treat for your little one today!
Eat & Drink Christmas Festival London
The food and drink is one of the best parts of Christmas, and here you've got a whole festival dedicated to it! Spend the day surrounded by modern cuisine and mixology. Practice your culinary skills and get some expert advice from top chefs, and discover new wines, beers and spirits as well as being guided on food pairings! We can get you there with our Eat & Drink Christmas Festival Tickets