Covent Garden Christmas

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Even if you’re not a big fan of living statues or fire-eaters, Covent Garden’s cobbled piazza and market buildings are irresistible at this time of year. The cobbled piazza and market buildings are aglow with fairy lights and giant baubles, turning the traditional shopping arcades into a winter wonderland for the festive season. A huge Christmas tree glows with red and white lights on the west side of the square, and a rather magnificent silver reindeer stands majestically on a pile of gifts on the east side. Joining him every Saturday afternoon from noon until 4pm will be some live reindeer which visitors can help to feed and take photos with.

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Beautiful Christmas lights and the ever present hand crafted merchandise, we even listened to some Vivaldi. Loving Covent Garden!


Looking forward to all the festive stuff at convent garden , can't wait to see the Lego advent ! Always ver informative on time out .⛄

charles sammut

I'm going to Covent Garden on this Special Day with my two sons. We're looking forward to this Christmas VERY,VERY MUCH as it would be our first Christmas in London !! We're coming all the way from MALTA to celebrate the Festive Season in this Fun and Special Way...Merry Christmas to All..


Covent Garden is always nice to pass by over the festive period and a nice break from the madness of Oxford St...always great if you can catch a street performer or two..while holding a hot drink in your hand ;).


I liked the idea of intimate Christmas theatre very much but tickets are currently sold at LT museum for £35 so I wouldn't call it free.

A spouse

I go to Covent gardens quite a lot it has a great atmosphere and lots of interesting things happening if your in to shopping you have the market or the stalls , there,s also the street artists there very good most times , and if you get hungry there is lots of cafes and restaurants to chose from with a good variety of different foods I guarantee you will have a good day out

heather turnham

I adore Covent Garden, not only at Christmas but all year round! It has a wonderful atmosphere and the place really buzzes. However, Christmas is like a wonderland. I love the huge tree and all the fantastic decorations which reminds me of my childhood. The stalls are excellent and it is wonderful to see so many people who are extremely gifted presenting all the stunning merchandise. The restaurants and coffee bars are very atmospheric. I can't wait to visit!

Beverley Needs

Went to Covent Garden last year and it was BRILLIANT! and have booked hotel this month and will be there 17th November and cant wait the atmosphere is electric!


ich wahr dieses jahr im august in lomdon ich bin verliebt in london schöne geschäfte lässige leute gutes essen persische küche