From showing off your skating skills to getting lost in merry markets, there are plenty of fun festivities to get you in the Christmas spirit this December! So, as the countdown to the holidays begins, don’t miss out on our top pick of festive things do in London:


Go Get Skating- throughout December

What better way to get in the festive spirit than grabbing your skates and heading out to London’s many ice rinks this winter? From the stunning Somerset House to Skyline Skating on the roof of John Lewis, there are plenty of places to choose from!

Winter Wonderland – until 6th January

Returning for its 11th year, Winter Wonderland is packed full of fun activities. See London lit up with Christmas lights from the top of the Giant Observation Wheel, be amazed by the acrobatics at Zippos Christmas Circus or wander through the Magical Ice Kingdom. These are just a few of the things on offer at Hyde Park this month!

Shop till you drop at London’s Christmas Markets – throughout December

From Winterville in Clapham to Christmas by the River at London Bridge, there are several different pop-up markets to visit over the next few weeks. Whether you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift or simply want to treat yourself to some delicious street food, these markets are not to be missed!

A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic – until 19th Jan

If you’re looking for a gleeful evening full of music and cheer, this is the performance for you! Following its roaring debut last year, Jack Thorne’s entertaining adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns to The Old Vic. Don’t miss this uplifting, classic Christmas story come to life on stage.


For more tips on what to do in London, remember to keep checking the LCCA blog.