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...


Half Term Happenings

📍 East Piazza Covent Garden 
🗓9th - 26th February

This February Half Term, Covent Garden is the place to be! From pop up foodie favourites from street food experts Gully, MyPie and sweet treats by Blondies Kitchen to school holiday activities the whole family will love at the London Transport Museum, discover what's on this February Half Term across our neighbourhood.

→ School Holidays in Covent Garden
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A Month of Musicals

📍 Covent Garden and surrounding areas
🗓 From 3rd February

Discover the best of theatreland with pre-theatre dining, world renowned performances in some of the most iconic West End theatres and a few surprises along the way!

Follow our social channels to WIN theatre tickets for your favourite shows, explore behind the scenes sneak peeks and more.

→ A Month of Musicals
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Pancake Day in Covent Garden

21st February

Batter up for Shrove Tuesday in Covent Garden, from sweet to savoury, indulge in a flippin' delicious treat this Pancake day. Stay tuned for our guide to the the best pancake destinations in CG this February.

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New Opening: STEREO

Check out the brand new restaurant opening from STEREO. Tucked away underneath the Piazza this shiny new concept venue is ready to entertain you with live music, satisfy your thirst with their show-stopping bar and help you indulge in top class dining, inspired by the vibrant late-night cultures of New York and London.

Big group? No problem. STEREO is a killer space to celebrate whatever your heart desires. Get your 30 friends (or more, you superstar) and party with us.

→ Discover STEREO
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Covent Garden in Colour

📍 North Piazza, Covent Garden
🗓 From 16th January

Our digital collaboration has come to life across our estate with vinyl's featuring artwork from emerging illustrator Lois Lillian. Banish those January blues and learn more about Covent Garden in Colour.

How many designs across the Covent Garden neighbourhood have you spotted?

→ Introducing Lois Lillian, illustrator of Covent Garden in Colour
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Mother's Day in Covent Garden

📍Covent Garden 
🗓 Sunday 19th March

From the best in afternoon tea to theatre shows, surprise them with a Covent Garden experience they'll never forget. Find the ultimate Mother's Day gift from her favourite brands or celebrate with a family meal. Find your inspiration with What's On in Covent Garden this March.

→ Mother's Day in Covent Garden
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Easter in Covent Garden

📍Covent Garden 

We've got some exciting plans in the pipeline for Easter 2023, stay tuned for our family fun filled Easter activity,

Hop on over to Covent Garden this Easter for a taste of Spring with brand new seasonal menus across the estate, enjoy the best of sweet treats from our favourite chocolatiers and more!

Let us entertain you with days out filled with theatre shows, museum and gallery visits. Have you booked your hotel stay?

→ Easter in Covent Garden
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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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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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A wander down Floral Street

Have you visited Floral Street to see our rainbow painted bollards? Take a wander through one of the best shopping streets in London to discover our vibrant addition in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Pride marches. Stay tuned for our PRIDE 2023 celebrations!

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

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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