What's Happening in Covent Garden

We’ve rounded up the best events in Covent Garden to help you plan your next visit. Whether it’s events on the Piazza, seasonal collections in-store or discovering the latest new openings in the neighbourhood, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you're searching for day trips to Covent Garden or planning ahead, add these goings-on to your Covent Garden bucket list...

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The Covent Garden Wine Cellar

📍 Across Covent Garden
🗓 9th - 25th June 

Join us in celebrating English Wine Week and more across the Covent Garden neighbourhood this June. From the perfect wine pairings when you dine to tasting experiences, stay tuned for more information coming soon...

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The Tusk Gorilla Trail in Covent Garden

When: From 14th July 2023

Where: Across the Covent Garden estate, including the Market Building, Piazza and Seven Dials

Arriving in Covent Garden this summer and in partnership with Tusk, discover 15 life sized gorilla sculptures trooping the streets across our neighbourhood. The Tusk Gorilla Trail art installation is a collaboration of art and awareness for the conservation of Gorillas across Africa. Stay tuned for more information coming soon…

→ Learn more about Tusk
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GAUCHO, Coming June 2023

📍  8-9 James Street, Covent Garden
🗓 Coming June 2023

Covent Garden is excited to announce the June opening of modern Argentinian steak-house, GAUCHO. 

Set to open their doors at 8-9 James Street, this will be their first London opening since 2009, bringing 120 covers to the prime Covent Garden location. Expect pre- and post-theatre dining, late-night entertainment and a breakfast menu in addition to its signature selection of sustainable steaks and Argentinian dishes.

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Covent Garden goes courtside this summer with a celebration of Wimbledon. From official partners you can shop across our estate to tennis-inspired dining, head to our neighbourhood to experience a slice of the sporting action...

→ Wimbledon in Covent Garden
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May Half Term at Bow Street Police Museum

📍 Bow Street Police Museum, Covent Garden
🗓Until end of July

Visit Bow Street Police Museum during May Half-Term and beyond to discover more about the history of law, (dis)order and criminal investigations in Covent Garden. Help the Bow Street Runners solve a case, take a free tour or attend a talk at the police station, fun and educational for the whole family.

→ Bow Street Police Museum

London Fashion Week in Covent Garden

10th - 12th June and 15th - 19th September 2023

From the best in beauty to your favourite fashion brands, Covent Garden is the home of style. Create your own catwalk down the famous Floral Street and explore style powerhouse stores such as Ganni, Free People, American Vintage, A.P.C, Ted Baker and fashion flagship from the iconic Paul Smith.

As London's Beauty Quarter, dive into a makeup paradise starting with fashion week favourites from CHANEL, Tom Ford, Dior Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury and Glossier

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PRIDE in Covent Garden

Stay tuned for a celebration of life, love and all things colourful this summer as we spotlight Pride in Covent Garden. More information coming soon...

Wander through a rainbow. Have you visited Floral Street to see the painted bollards? Take a stroll through one of the best shopping streets in London to discover our vibrant addition in celebration of the 2022 50th anniversary of Pride marches.

Be sure to take your Floral Street selfie and tag us at @coventgardenldn to be featured on our Instagram stories.

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The Frozen Festival

Coming to Covent Garden this August. Stay tuned for more information!


A Month of Musicals

📍 Covent Garden and surrounding areas
🗓 Throughout October

After a February filled with musical themed magic, our Month of Musicals will return this October! Discover the best of theatreland with pre-theatre dining, world renowned performances in some of the most iconic West End theatres and explore our musical themed pop ups!

Stay tuned for more information, coming soon!

→ A Month of Musicals
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

Experience the ultimate afternoon tea for the whole family, from big kids to children, immerse yourself in the world of Roald Dahl's magical literature with the Charlie and Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych.

→ Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
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Covent Garden in Colour

📍 North Piazza, Covent Garden
🗓 2023

Our digital collaboration has come to life across our estate with vinyl's featuring artwork from emerging illustrator Lois Lillian. How many designs across the Covent Garden neighbourhood have you spotted?

Read our interview with Lois Lillian to learn more.

→ Introducing Lois Lillian, illustrator of Covent Garden in Colour
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What's On at the Royal Opera House

Whether you're new to ballet and opera or you've loved them all your life, Royal Opera House something for you.

From incredible tours, free family activities to extraordinary lunchtime experiences there is always something happening in the Royal Opera House.

→ Royal Opera House

Plan your visit

24 Hours in Covent Garden

If you had 24 hours to spend in Covent Garden, what would you do? Discover our guide to 24 hours in Covent Garden.

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72 Hours in Covent Garden

Three days in Covent Garden? You lucky thing! Discover our guide to spending 72 hours in Covent Garden.

→ Discover more
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One-of-a-kind in-store experiences

With over 200 stores to choose from, Covent Garden is one of London’s hottest shopping destinations.

From complimentary beauty makeovers to monogramming and personalisation services, we’ve rounded up the very best services and experiences on offer in the area.

→ In-store experiences