Festive Day in Covent Garden

This Christmas in Covent Garden is set to be the most magical yet, so to make sure you get the most out of your time here we have put together the guide to the ultimate day out in the neighbourhood.

Covent Garden is the perfect place to buy your presents, get them wrapped and then have a takeaway mulled wine and mince pie afterwards as a reward for a job well done.

Looking for something you can only get in Covent Garden? How about something you can get personalised? You will find all this and more in our open-air pedestrianised Piazza, plus you might even find some surprises along the way. Who knows, it might even be snowing.

Will there be mulled wine? Yes. Better yet, will there be a festive experience unlike another popping up on the East Piazza? You'll have to read on to find out how to have the most festive day in Covent Garden.

Chanel Covent Garden Boutique Exclusives (2)

Start the day in style

With the shops in Covent Garden, you are guaranteed to find incredible service, some truly unique finds and get them gift wrapped too! Looking for something truly special? Then check out the stores in Covent Garden that customise your purchase whilst you wait. Or how about pieces you can only get in Covent Garden? Discover this and more with our expert shopping guides.

→ Discover Brands in Covent Garden
Disney's Frozen Samantha Barks (Elsa) Photo By Johan Persson © Disney

Disney’s Frozen in Covent Garden

  • 9th November - 3rd January 
  • Free - No booking required

Covent Garden has become London’s very own Arendelle thanks to Frozen, currently playing in West End at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

So whether you want to build a snowman, finish someone’s sandwiches or find out why reindeers are better than people then you need to visit Covent Garden from November 9th to feel the magic.

LEGO® x Covent Garden

LEGO® return to the Piazza for another year with another immersive adventure. Inspired by the 2021 LEGO® Holiday TV advert, the creative installation is a not-to-be-missed experience including the likes of a rocket race car, firefighting dragon and cactus Christmas tree.

Dates for the diary

Let it Snow

Feel the magic of Christmas in Covent Garden with our daily snow moments on the West and North Piazza Piazza

9th November - 27th December 

On the hour from 12pm until 7pm


LEGO® return to Covent Garden with another immersive adventure.

1st December - 3rd January

Christmas Lights

The Covent Garden Christmas Decorations will be on from 7am until 11pm every day

9th November - 3rd January 

Laduree Mince Pies (4)

Time for some lunch

Home to some of London’s most loved eateries, from fine dining to grab and go bites, Covent Garden is a foodie’s paradise. With something to suit all tastes and budgets, you can discover world-class dining in London’s West End. Discover heated terraces, kids menus, Christmas menus and much more all in Covent Garden.

→ See all Places to Eat and Drink
Covent Garden Christmas 2020 (3)

Now that you’re as full as a Christmas turkey, time to walk it off whilst taking in the Christmas sights around our open air Piazza and pedestrianised streets. Take a snap by the 60ft hand-picked Christmas Tree or strike a pose in the Infinity Chamber but whichever you do make sure to share the image with us using #CoventGardenChristmas.

Dates for the diary

Fujifim Friday

Every Friday in December

A Fujifim expert from the Fujifilm House of Photography will be on hand with their Instax camera to capture instant snaps that you can take away.

Winter Warmer

10th - 24th December

For a glass of festive mulled wine or a hot toddy throughout December, visitors should look no further than Covent Garden, with over 25 varieties served across the neighbourhood

Christmas Sandwich Festival

15th-24th November

We challenged our world class eateries to create new takes on the classic Christmas sarnie.

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Making Memories

Feel the magic of Christmas in Covent Garden with our daily snow moments on the West and North Piazza

  • 9th November - 27th December
  • On the hour from 12pm until 7pm

Covent Garden’s famous Market Building is adorned with 45 mistletoe chandeliers - each ranging from 2.5 to 3.5m in size with 700 glistening berries.

However you spend time in Covent Garden this Christmas, we wish you all a wonderful Christmas and always remember to eat, drink and be merry.

Merry Christmas, Love From Covent Garden.