Christmas in Leicester Square

Christmas Attractions & Markets


Leicester Square




Free but activities vary in price


Leicester Square


Great selection of activities right in the centre of the famous Leicester Square


Required for activities only


  • Christmas in Leicester Square transforms this iconic centre into a winter landmark with a traditional Christmas market delivering on delicious drinks and food and handmade goods by more than 25 stalls.

  • Kids can spend time at Santa's Grotto or dance away at the baby disco.

  • There are numerous grownup activities you can enjoy such as Christmas burlesque, drag shows, stand up comedy and much more. All activities, including Santa's Grotto, should be booked online in advance.

  • Entry is free but activities will set you back at least £8.50 depending on event.

  • Head to Covent Garden and Carnaby Street afterwards to take in the beautiful Christmas lights.

  • Photos provided by Underbelly, the organisers of Christmas in Leicester Square. 

Opening times

9 November 2018 to 6 January 2019:

  • Monday to Friday: 12:00pm - 10:00pm

  • Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 10:00pm

Close by

  • Trafalgar Square & National Gallery (5 minutes walk)

  • The Harp Pub (5 minutes walk)

  • Mr Fogg's Tavern (5 minutes walk)

  • St James's Park (15 minutes walk)

  • Parliament & Westminster Abbey (20 minutes walk)

  • London Eye & South Bank (20 minutes walk)

  • Buckingham Palace (25 minutes walk)

  • St Paul's Cathedral (25 minutes walk)


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