Christmas Events in London 2017
Feeling festive? Damn right you are. Immerse yourself in all things Christmas at one of the many events taking over the city this winter. Jingle some bells at the most spectacular street markets, and deck the halls at Santa's grotto, before rockin' around the ice rink - there is something for everyone this Christmas in London.
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Last updated on 17th November 2017
Combining the deliciousness of Japanese Omakase dining with the elegance of British afternoon tea, prepare for three tiers of wonderful sharing food, accompanied by tea, Champagne or sparkling sake.
Winterland isn’t just a beautiful riverside woodland escape on the River Thames. Amongst the winter lodges and igloos, there’s loads of activities to get stuck into, including curling, mini golf, ping pong, prosecco pong and more. And if you need downtime, sink into one of their fur-lined sofas and enjoy some mulled wine and fondue.
Have yourself a merry little British Christmas at this twee Christmas pop up event in North London. Drink your mulled wine with haggis sausage rolls and chestnut and winter berry Eton Mess.
Get the festive season started with this great London Christmas event at The Treehouse. Featuring cosy surrounds and lots of melted cheese, it's the perfect winter warmer for cold Christmas nights.
Unleash your inner beast this Christmas as The Vaults bring the legendary fairy tale to life through a three-course meal, unlimited drinks and amazing entertainment. Head over to Waterloo for Beauty and the Feast, an immersive event that will whizz you away with fairy godmothers, live music and plenty of fun.
Two hours, several teams and one prize: this is the Santa Scavanger Hunt. This December, this is your chance to run around town, answering questions, taking videos, tracking down items and becoming the best Santa around.
Midnight Apothecary's brand of quirky campfire events never fails to entertain. Their Christmas events in London this year include cabaret and hilarious cockney singalongs.
Camden Assembly are putting their spin on Christmas with a Drake special. Join the kicking club for all the star's biggest tunes, plus a few other goodies.
Get into the festive spirit with Scrooge and co. at this great immersive dining experience. With an interactive performance from The Flanagan Collective and amazing food from MasterChef's Natalie Coleman, it's one of the best Christmas 2017 events in London.
It’s the season to be jolly so get your pals together and down to Flight Club. Both venues are celebrating with a special brunch social, with DJs, Christmas jumpers, festive treats and bottomless pizza, as well as a bottle of prosecco and Winter Pimms.
Get into the festive spirit at this amazing London Christmas event at Sky Garden. Featuring two live bands and stunning views it's a fabulous event to get out to this December.
The Vaults are hosting a huge Christmas party this December that's themed as an End of the Universe party. The entire venue will be decorated as a deep space hideout, complete with Martian caves, moon crater bars and space canyons of glitter and foil. With a few intriguing characters walking around and a number of space-themed tipples served behind the bar, this is one Christmas blowout that's certain to leave a lasting impression on you.
'Tis the season to be jolly and Drink Shop and Do are being more than merry this Christmas. Head to the King's Cross bar for dance classes, crafting workshops and plenty more.
Taking place in West London, this Christmas party is whizzing you back to the roaring 20s. Join Syon House as they host a massive bash complete with a four-course dinner, acrobats, live music, bubbles, dodgems and a casino to name a few.
Party like it’s 1991 this Boxing Day in London with the best in karaoke, as well as free candy floss, free fried chicken, face painting, giveaways, retro gaming and all the 90s tunes you need.
Brixton's premiere Christmas event is back. The South Pole Saloon has returned to warm the cockles of all those coldly un-festive hearts. Get in the Christmas spirit with some delicious cocktails and views over south London.
Right before Christmas, join this fun bauble terrarium workshop before you feast on a fresh and delicious three-course meal with The Social Pantry. All you have to do is bring your own bottle of booze.
From Mariah Carey through to The Pogues, warm up your singing voice and get ready for this massive night of group karaoke at the O2 in Islington.
What is Christmas about if not family, food and fun? Mam Sham present an evening of just that, as through three courses of food they guide you through the hilarious holiday stories of three comedians. It's one of the most unique events in London in December.
Looking for something special to do this Christmas in London? Join All Saints Church for that as they've invited a might choir to sing the evening away, by candlelight, all in the aim of raising money for Maggies Cancer Centre.
The Cabaret Club are throwing a festive show this December, inviting Londoners to the idyllic Bloomsbury Ballroom for a night of dazzling dance numbers and sultry performances. With all your favourite drinks served at the bar and plenty of jaw-dropping outfits on display, this is one Christmas event well worth heading to.
This quirky East London Christmas event is perfect for a casual festive brunch with mates. The drinks are bottomless, the pizza abounds and the ping pong gets serious at this fun and festive dining experience.
Christmas In Leicester Square returns with its season of shows, bringing with it the amazing Black Cat Cabaret. With daring acts and dark humour, Black Cat is one of the most unique Christmas events in London.
Bringing the spirit of Christmas to London, join The Director's Lounge for an epic night of music. The venue will be hosting David Bradley, the UK's no one Michael Buble tribute act, for a night of power ballads.
Give your Christmas a quirky twist at the famous Underground Supper Club. Taking place on a reclaimed tube carriage, the night will include a five-course meal of seasonal goodies, and delicious wine.
Show off that secret talent of yours at this great Christmas event in East London. Enter the talent show to be in with a chance of winning the £100 bar tab.
Hip Hop Brunch is coming to London for a special night of Christmas fun; join them in their secret location for the usual madness of three courses, bottomless cocktails, and a roaring after-party.
Taking place throughout December in Hoxton, this Christmas event is helping you experience art in a completely new way. Smith and Sinclair are creating their innovative cocktails alongside immersive art.
Head over to Peckham for an evening of festive crafting. This class will teach you how to make three gorgeous gifts, all while you sip mulled wine and munch on mince pies.
Kick off the festive season at Oblix, as they host their treehouse party with fairy light-filled greenery, gin cocktails, canapes and great music till the early hours of the morning.
Leave 2017 behind and head back to the 1920s this Christmas with this amazing themed event. The Manhattan Club is a huge event of cocktails, canapes, magicians, games and fun.
Burlesque and Bingo has a Christmas twist as House of Outre show you bingo like you’ve never seen it before, with your host Mr Christmas – who will prove to you why he’s not your average bingo caller.
Looking for something a little more hands on this Christmas in London? Brought to you by Hayford & Rhodes, tuck into a wreath making class that's sure to put you in festive spirits come the start of December.
Get stuck into Hat and Tun’s festive quiz, where you’ll get the chance to win a £100 bar tab, as well as get a selection of snacks and a glass of mulled wine.
Set off for Jimmy’s this Christmas in London for a little winter treat. Either eat outside in the exciting snow globes for private, alfresco eating, or head into the bar for a variety of tasty mulled wines and ciders. Otherwise, the upstairs restaurant is here for a selection of food and fondue.
Give your Christmas celebrations a Caribbean twist with Reggae Brunch as they serve up three courses of brunch food, rum cocktails and a huge party atmosphere.
Celebrate every naff and kitschy about Christmas at this great festive event in North London. With five course meal created by globe-trotters the Dinner Ladies it's one of the funnest Christmas events in London this season.
With only 10 spaces for each chef table, this event is an intimate and delicious way to get celebrate Christmas. Join a series of renowned chefs as they cook up brunches and seasonal fare in Borough Market.
As Christmas descends on London this December there's only one thing it, and that's power ballads. Join Ultimate Power for some of the best in the business as they claim the city's clubbing scene their own with some of the best parties in town.
Join one of the most luxurious Christmas parties around. You’ll be greeted with a canape reception and afterwards be treated to a night packed with live DJs – featuring big names like DJ Neev and Artful Dodger – as well as entertainment acts where you have to expect the unexpected, drinks, and dancing all in one event.
Get into the festive spirit at the King's Head this year. Featuring four course meal, cocktail and afterparty it's a perfect Christmas event to get you and your mates down to.
Catch all your favourite Christmas movies (and La La Land) at this festive pop up cinema in London.
Ice ice baby... Ever fancied bevving in a bar made entirely out of ice? At Icebar, the walls, bar, tables and even your own personal glass is made from the purest ice harvested from the pristine winter wonderland of Jukkasjarvi in Northern Sweden. Ice Bar have created the ultimate all-in-one winter venue in London: look forward to cocktail classes, ice-sculpting lessons and grub from the BelowZero restaurant. Ideal for those on the hunt for something a little different over the Christmas period in London, this is not one to miss out on.
South Place Hotel hosts this fun Christmas event in East London. The secret garden bar will be transformed into a winter wonderland for screening of the Christmas classic Elf.
Taking place in a proper East End boozer, this night is retelling the nativity but with a big cockney twist. Join in with the fun as the characters immerse you in three acts, have you dancing on tables and feed you full of festive food.
Sky Garden are hosting a series of Live Music nights throughout December and November, featuring amazing cocktails, a spectacular venue, and the coolest talent from the London music scene – with the 19th and 20th being a fun Christmas-themed celebration.
It's time to make like Regina and learn the dance moves to Jingle Bell Rock. Drink Shop and Do are hosting this masterclass which will have you moving like a pro in no time.
A massive name on the West End scene, join star Nadim Naaman at View 94 this Christmas as he takes to the stage for a charming night of live Christmas songs and entertainment against a stunning backdrop.
Step into Christmas with Plot's festive supper club. Teaming up with Nyetimber wines and Cannon & Cannon to create a seasonal four course dinner. It's going to be one of the best Christmas food events in London.
The London Cabaret Club combines sophisticated entertainment – featuring some of the best West End stars – and exquisite dining to deliver an amazing live cabaret show celebrating the rich heritage of Britain.
Join this Olde Tavern Quiz for a night of live music, tasty drinks, festive nibbles and jovial Christmas mood all round as you go head-to-head with the other Christmas quizzers.
Christmas is getting a naughty makeover this year as The Imaginarium in Southwark throws an epic party. Expect DJs, festive food, drinks and all sorts of silly surprises.
The Sky Garden is perfect for groups of ten or more for your Christmas party, with delicious canapes, food bowls, and unlimited beer and wine throughout the night – in the stunning location with a live band and DJ.
Taking place at Ace Hotel in Shoreditch, American Bingo Club is bringing all sorts of fun for Christmas. Join in with their huge bingo games which include the chance to win helicopter rides and clay pigeon shoots, there will be wine and a roaring after-party.