Our top 6 Christmas Markets in London

This weekend to celebrate the 1st December there's the most amazing choice of Christmas markets across the city to get you into a festive mood. Whether you're after some Christmas carols and a warm glass of mulled wine, a special gift for someone or a visit to Santa & his reindeers we've got you covered in our top picks below. 

Christmas in a Pear Tree

Our friends at Pear Tree Cafe are kicking off a week of festive celebrations this Saturday 1st December with their very own Christmas market filled with unique stalls, fairy lights, Christmas trees, carol singers, crepes, mulled wine, raclette and lots more! As well as a few special events across the week with highlights including the Chelsea Pensioners singing carols, Coffee, Cake & Calligraphy, Santa's Sunrise Yoga, Turkey & Trimmings Pear Tree Christmas Feast and a festive flower arranging course! 

Dates: 1st, 2nd,  8th, 9th December

Location: Pear Tree Cafe, Battersea Park

Annual Candlelit Christmas Carol & Shopping Event 

Enjoy a special evening of Christmas carols and festive shopping in a magical setting at Petersham Nurseries. In true Petersham Nurseries style, the braziers will be lit and carols will be sung. Mince pies and mulled wine will also be on offer.

Dates: 5th, 6th, 13th December

Location: Petersham Nurseries, Richmond

Walton Street Winter Market

A wonderful winter street market takes place on Walton Street and Draycott Avenue with artisan makers and producers selling food, flowers and gifts. Enjoy refreshments, festive food and free entertainment throughout the day along with a chance to win incredible prizes from local stores and restaurants in our raffle in aid of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Family entertainments will include reindeer and a sled, three wise men and their camels, children’s craft activities including Christmas card and chocolate making workshops, street performers and choirs from local schools.

Date: Saturday 1st December 10am - 5pm

Location: Walton Street and Draycott Avenue

Crafty Fox Market

Crafty Fox Market supports talented emerging designer makers and artists by hosting quality markets in a variety of brilliant venues across London, collaborating with inspiring guest curators all across the creative sector. They are running a series of Christmas markets this year across four different venues. The first, this weekend, is in Brixton at Mercato Metropolitano (a food lover's paradise), expect lots of festive gift stalls and workshops on anything from how to make a Christmas Card with wax resist method to a diamond pinata!

Nb. This is a dog-friendly venue! 

Date & Locations: Brixton (2/3rd Dec), Peckham (9th/10th Dec), Hoxton (14th Dec), Elephant & Castle (16th Dec)

Belgravia Christmas Sunday

Visit the annual Christmas market on Elizabeth Street, featuring over 60 boutique stalls, Christmas carols, festive food and mulled wine. A special appearance will be made by Father Christmas – so bring the family for a great day out.

Date: Sunday 2 December - 11AM-5PM

Location: Elizabeth Street is located just a short walk from Victoria, Sloane Square or Knightsbridge stations.

Hampstead Village Christmas Fair

A characterful festive celebration, enjoy Hampstead at its best in the run-up to Christmas. Packed full of festive market stalls as well as Santa’s Grotto, Vintage Carousels, Street Performers, Reindeer, a Festive Trail and more!

Location: Hampstead High Street

Date: Midday – 5pm Sunday 2nd December 2018