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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Visit the Giant LEGO® Fortnite® Llama

📍 East Piazza 
🗓 Now - 10th December: 11am-8pm 

The  LEGO® Fortnite®  partnership is now live on the Piazza featuring a 3.6m high LEGO llama! Visit Covent Garden this weekend for plenty of FREE photo opportunities with the llama, as well as surprise giveaways. 

Entry is free and no booking is required.

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SKATE at Somerset House

Famous for being one of London's favourite winter experiences, SKATE at Somerset House celebrates the festive period with unrivalled skating and Christmas vibes. Enjoy skating on the beautiful ice-rink beside the 40ft Christmas tree, with contemporary music and a selection of great food and drink.

The spectacular courtyard has been transformed into a glorious festive destination, hosting everything from skating lessons with Skate School, a rink-side view at the Whispering Angel Skate Lounge, to trailblazing DJs, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

→ Skate at Somerset House
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Gifts with Monica Vinader

📍6 King Street 
🗓 13th - 18th December 

Receive a Complimentary Leather Mini Jewellery Box when you spend over £300 at Monica Vinader this December. The perfect storage for your new jewellery, or as a gift for a loved one this Christmas!

→ Monica Vinader
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Covent Garden Swing Seat

📍 North Piazza

Make your feed more festive this winter with a selfie in the Covent Garden Swing Seat, dressed up in all its Christmas glory! Based next to the Wonder Wood on the North Piazza, strike a pose for the ultimate Instagram moment and an immediate festive fix.

→ Discover more FREE Christmas magic
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Let it Snow

📍 Covent Garden West Piazza
🗓 1st-31st December

Have yourself a white Christmas with Covent Garden's daily flurries of snow. Adding to the family fun this December, this FREE experience is a sprinkling of festive fun, guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit.

Expect flurries on the hour near our Christmas Tree from 12pm-9pm daily.

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Atelier 100 Winter Holiday Shop

📍 56 Neal Street
🗓 30th November - 7th January

Showcasing the latest launches including the Drop02 collection, Atelier 100 is here for Christmas!  Shop for unique and contemporary gifts, including quirky handmade ceramics, refillable solid perfume, prophetic vegan soaps and recycled silver jewellery all made by independent London creatives and brands. If you're feeling adventurous? For only £20 receive a 'mystery gift' compiled by Atelier 100, or shop curated bundles for those short on time.

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday - Saturday: 10am-7pm 
  • Sunday: 11am-6pm 
→ Discover Atelier 100
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The Christmas Sandwich Festival

7th - 17th December | We've tasked some of your favourite foodie hotspots in Covent Garden to serve up their best festive feast with our annual Christmas Sandwich Festival. Bringing a twist to the traditional turkey and cranberry lunchtime special. Stay tuned for which restaurants will be in our Top 5

→ Christmas Sandwich Festival
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New Year's Eve in Covent Garden

Have You Made Your NYE Plans? Covent Garden is once again the most magical place in London to celebrate the festive season and the fun doesn't stop at Christmas! Head to our neighbourhood this New Year's Eve for a night to remember. Whether you're looking to dance the night away or enjoy a meal together with friends and family, spend your night welcoming in 2024 with us. 

→ What's On
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Festive Film Club

2nd December - 24th December | Throughout December, guests can get in the Christmas spirit with the Festive Film Club. Covent Garden Hotel, will be showing festive favourites from 'It’s A Wonderful Life' to 'Love Actually' in their screening rooms. Tickets include popcorn to accompany the film plus guests can add a three-course meal or Afternoon Tea to their booking, with the option to include a glass of Champagne.

→ Book Tickets
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Festive Afternoon Tea

Raise a toast to the season with a Festive Afternoon Tea at Covent Garden Hotel’s Brasserie Max. Enjoy sweet treats and savoury delights with a Christmas twist including dark chocolate yule log, clementine tart and homemade scones with clotted cream and preserves. From £45 per person, £57 per person including a glass of sparkling wine.

→ Book Festive Afternoon Tea
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SUSHISAMBA Winter Terrace by Grey Goose

Located on the East Piazza, SUSHISAMBA's winter terrace has had a festive makeover in partnership with Grey Goose. Enter through the decorative archway and visit the heated al fresco Piazza terrace, now transformed into a cosy winter hideout with a specially curated menu of hot and cold festive cocktails. 

Try SUSHISAMBA's terrace food menu with highlights including the restaurant's signature Crispy Lobster Taquitos, Wagyu Gyoza and Rock Shrimp Tempura.

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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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No One True Anything Pop Up

28 Henrietta Street

Born from a dream by founder Jake Posner, and formulated by dyslexia, No One True Anything (NOTA) sells premium streetwear clothing that challenges perceptions. With sustainability and ethics at the heart of the company, the brand is fighting back against fast-fashion and encouraging high-quality, timeless pieces.

Visit the Covent Garden store to experience a space of minimalism, neurodiversity and sustainability.

→ Discover NOTA
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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.

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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

London Fashion Week in Covent Garden

16th - 20th February 2024

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, Theory 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, Charlotte Tilbury and Glossier 

→ Shop