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Christmas in London: Christmas Lighting Dates for Central London

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A couple years ago we had the pleasure of being in London during the holiday season and we marveled at all the wonderful Christmas lighting. The annual lighting ceremonies are a London highlight and in case you’re in town in November, we’ve gathered some useful dates.

Check them out below:

  • Oxford Street: Tuesday 1 November – The Saturdays
  • Covent Garden: Wednesday 9 November
  • Westfield London: Monday 7 November, 5pm – Justin Beiber
  • Westfield Stratford City: Monday 7 November, 7:45pm – Justin Beiber
  • Regent Street: Tuesday 8 November, from 5pm
  • Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree: Thursday 1 December
  • Carnaby Street: Thursday 10 November
  • Bond Street: Friday 18 November
  • Harrods Christmas Parade: Saturday 5 November

If you have a choice – we recommend the Oxford Street lights and also the Harrods Christmas Parade. Good luck getting to see the Harrods Santa though – he’s been booked since August!

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Author: jonathan

Jonathan is a consummate Anglophile who launched Anglotopia.net in 2007 to channel his passion for Britain. Londontopia is its sister publication dedicated to everything London.