Best Christmas Events in London 2022

Feeling festive? Damn right you are. Immerse yourself in all things bauble and boozy at one of the many seasonal pop-ups taking over the city this winter. Jingle some bells at a tinsel-tastic cocktail experience and deck the halls at Santa's grotto, all before taking in the capital's most iconic sites at their twinkly best - there really is something for everyone at these Christmas events in London.

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Last updated on 29th December 2021




The Big Bakes

1267 user reviews 5

Think you've got what it takes to be star baker? It's time to put those skills to the test as The Big London Bake offers one of the best cooking experiences in the capital. From gingerbread houses to ornate Christmas cakes, it's a fun and festive activity to do with all the gang.

From Christmas tree decorations to biscuits inspired by The Snowman, there are plenty of fun things to make at Biscuiteers. Join them in Notting Hill or Northcote Road and you'll have a unique day out complete with bespoke baked goods that are perfect gifts (for yourself)

Head to Islington's Rosemary Branch Theatre for a slice of Christmas comedy performance. Jack Left Town is an improvised show about a washed-up rock band with one hit festive single. Expect mirth, naff songs, a ruddy raffle and more giggles than you can shake a holly branch at.

London Boat Party

68 user reviews 4

Deck the halls by hitting the deck of London's Original Christmas Boat Party. You'll set sail along the Thames, spreading yuletide joy while bopping to classics, nibbling on a festive buffet and taking in unparalleled views of the city. 

Head to Lombard Street this December, where Champagne Fascination is hosting a series of luxury events. From a Christmas cheese and wine tasting to a fizz-fuelled event, these are perfect for a festive date night.

Jimmy Garcia is back this winter with one of the best pop-up experiences this city has to offer. Hire your own igloo by the Thames or curl up in a pretty Alpine chalet with steaming hot bowls of fondue, warming winter drinks and totally Instgrammable surroundings. 

Garage Brunch

669 user reviews 4

For a boozy and festive Christmas event, head to Garage Brunch's secret location event for an afternoon of live DJs, entertainment, bingo and singing. Rock out to your favourite tunes, followed by a two course meal and delicious cocktails.

In the mood to do something a little different this Christmas in London? Join Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events for their jam-packed schedule of festive happenings. From bottomless brunches with butlers in the buff to unmissable dinners with drag queens, there's plenty to explore. 

The 90's Brunch

228 user reviews 3

The 90's Brunch is back this December bringing you one of the hottest Christmas events in London. Expect to find a festive paradise complete with banging old school tunes, a delicious two-course meal and heaps of quirky activities to keep you entertained throughout the experience. 

While prison might not be the ideal destination this Christmas, Alcotraz are whipping up an experience you won't forget in a hurry. From entertaining immersive costumes down to fittingly-themed cocktails, you'll be begging to go behind bars.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

3899 user reviews 4

A Winter Wonderland and giant ball pit all rolled into one? Yes please. This Christmas treat from Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch sees you chow down on themed brunch and party until the early hours, all in a snowy forest decked out with baubles.

The Hawk's Nest

2 user reviews 5

The Hawk's Nest is hosting a few December events and one that stands out? Its Christmas market of course. Head to the festive spot for hot cocktails and mulled wine and then be sure to check out their bustling shops. You can also look forward to film screenings and caroling.

If you're in need of some Christmas fun, Smart Parties are hooking you up with some of the most wintry experiences, whether it's an après ski event in the heart of Battersea or heading to Cutty Sark for a festive party on a ship.

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

672 user reviews 4

For a festive brunch, grab your Santa hat and get ready for this Christmas-inspired event brought to you by Hip Hop Brunch LDN. You'll get the opportunity to eat a delicious three course meal and sip on bottomless drinks.

Throughout the festive period, Supa Dupa Fly is hosting exciting events at venues across London, including themed brunches and raucous parties. Make sure to whack on your fave Christmas outfit (twinkling earrings are a-go, people) and get down to hip hop, trap, dancehall and RnB.

Old School R&B Brunch

274 user reviews 5

Old School R&B Brunch is hosting a couple of bottomless events this December, on the 11th and 26th. Whichever day you decide to pop by, make sure to go with an empty stomach as you'll be tucking into all kinds of delicious bites, washed down with free-flowing cocktails.

Ricco Lounge Events

36 user reviews 5

In need of a fun Christmas-themed event? Ricco Lounge in London is bringing a slew of different events from comedy nights to salsa dancing performances and for the holiday season? Go to a festive Samba party so you can shake it or opt for something intimate with Natalie Duncan's show.

Aeronaut

246 user reviews 4

Located in the heart of Acton, The Aeronaut is one of West London's most popular boozers. This festive season they're pulling out all the stops, hosting a series of Christmas-themed cabaret shows, with a mouthwatering menu to match.

All Star Lanes Events

34 user reviews 4

Craving something a bit boozy this Christmas? All Star Lanes are bringing you everything from their live music sessions to their Jack Daniel's winter village and speakeasy brunches. Take your friends or make it a date night.

If you can't wait to get into the Christmas spirit, this is the event for you. Deck the Halls at Pergola Paddington comes complete with over 350 trees, private chalets and warming winter comfort food. To keep you entertained? The venue has a schedule filled with festive frolicking. 

Bashment Brunch

52 user reviews 4

Get festive and treat yourself early to a Christmas brunch at a secret London location. You'll get to sing and dance to soca and reggae music, all while enjoying a Caribbean brunch cooked up by award-winning chef, Collin Brown.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

295 user reviews 5

Taking over venues across the city this season, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz is sorting you out with tough song trivia and some hilarious festive antics. Head over to your nearest night for some of the best Christmas events in London.

Flight Club

513 user reviews 5

It's the season to be jolly so get your pals together and down to Flight Club. All three venues are celebrating with a special brunch social, with DJs, Christmas jumpers, festive treats and bottomless pizza, as well as a bottle of prosecco and Winter Pimms.

Winterland are giving it some serious welly in the festive department this winter. Join the beloved Fulham pop-up this Christmas for a roster of unmissable things to do, from tucking in to fondue in their igloos, to power ballad brunches and hot mulled wine.

Throw on your Christmas jumper and warm up your vocals. Head to Chiswick, Acton, or Dulwich this December, and join Impossible Things Entertainment for a Christmas brunch, killer lip sync performances, prizes and quizzes. 

The Curling Club

26 user reviews 4

Fondue? Curling? Themed cocktails? Yup, there's a winter pop-up delivering all three. Head down to The Curling Club at Finsbury Square or The Langham to try your hand at a fast-form version of the sport, with plenty of alpine feasting and tipples too.

Fuller's

560 user reviews 5

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Fuller's venues are primes spots for your Christmas shindig in London this year, with everything from crackin' pub grub and a magical winter garden to performances of A Christmas Carol to keep you entertained. So grab your nearest and dearest for the very best yuletide treats this festive season.

From cheese tastings and wine events to a Christmas special that sees Portuguese wine supplier Adão António Aguiar, Wine Online London has you sorted this winter. Prepare to be taken on a journey through a spread of whites, roses and reds; all with seasonal bites to soak it up.

Barrio Bars across London are steering you right into the festive season with bottomless drinks and boozy lunch events. At these events, not only will you get to tuck into tasty Crimbo fare, but you'll also get to sip on free-flowing bevs.