Find the perfect Christmas gifts for loved ones and enjoy plenty of street food, twinkles and entertainment throughout the festive season at London's most popular Christmas markets.
The locations below annually host some of the top Christmas markets, which usually stay open until the New Year. Check back later in the year for confirmed markets for Christmas 2021.
1. Southbank Centre Winter Market
See the South Bank's riverside transformed into a wintry wonderland, where global cuisine and an artisan Christmas market come together in one sparkling location for Southbank Centre's Winter festival.
Amble past the traditional wooden chalets lining the banks of the Thames and pick up gorgeous stocking fillers from the Winter Market. Or, tuck into cheese-based food, cocktails and mulled wine underneath the glittering Christmas lights.
2. Leicester Square Christmas market
Experience festive fun with Christmas in Leicester Square, which gives the home of blockbuster film premieres a yuletide makeover.
Browse the traditional market filled with a wonderful array of crafts and tempting treats. Afterwards, head to the Belgian spiegeltent to enjoy a brilliant lineup of comedy, cabaret and burlesque shows.
3. Winter Wonderland Christmas market
Follow the lights to Hyde Park and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of Winter Wonderland, one of the biggest Christmas markets in London.
Discover more than 100 wooden cabins overflowing with fantastic gifts, including handmade crafts and beautiful pieces of jewellery. You can also get your skates on at the UK's biggest outdoor ice rink, see London sparkle from the Giant Observation Wheel, or sit back and enjoy one of Winter Wonderland's top Christmas shows.
4. Greenwich Christmas market
Tick items off your Christmas shopping list while browsing Greenwich Market's 150 stalls and shops, selling a range of stocking fillers, fashion items, crafts and original artworks.
Make sure to also wander around the ancient maritime neighbourhood of Greenwich, which is decked out with lights and festive goodies, and tuck into warming seasonal food served up at the many street food stalls.
5. Eccleston Yards Christmas Market
6. Selfridges Christmas Market
7. Westfield London Christmas Market
Soak up the festive atmosphere at Westfield London. In addition to being a one-stop-shop for all your Christmas present needs, this shopping paradise hosted its inaugural Christmas market.
Here, you can find unique gifts from independent, British retailers at the outdoor stalls and take a pit-stop at the covered bar to admire the huge Christmas tree with a seasonal tipple.
8. Kingston Christmas Market
Each November, you can usually venture over to picturesque Kingston upon Thames, where you can search the riverside town's Ancient Market Place for unique Christmas gifts at the Kingston Christmas Market.
The cosy cabins are packed with a range of handmade arts and crafts, beautiful decorations and stocking fillers. Afterwards, enjoy seasonal entertainment while tucking into some specialist street food.
9. Christmas By The River at London Bridge City
Christmas By The River at London Bridge City is set against stunning views of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, usually offering wooden huts packed with original presents, handmade crafts and plenty of delicious snacks.
Indulge in mouthwatering food from an array of pop-up options and admire one of London's most iconic skyline views with a steaming cup of mulled wine.
10. Christmas under the Canopy
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