Walthamstow Winter Wonderland - Christmas Light Switch On
  • Walthamstow Winter Wonderland, 198A High Street, London, United Kingdom
    E17 7JH
  • Saturday 1st December, 6:00pm - Until Friday 28th December, 10:00pm
For those looking to witness the turning on of the Christmas lights, Walthamstow Winter Wonderland's public grand opening party is on Saturday 1st December at 6pm, which is free to attend.

Expect a full array of on-stage entertainment, amusements and ice-rink all centred around Walthamstow town square. Running from the 1st of December to December 28th, Walthamstow Winter Wonderland will create an unmissable new Christmas attraction for east London.

Organisers have called in some of London's best street food vendors, who will be serving up tantalising dishes from every corner of the globe. Expect a bespoke offering of London's best street-food cuisines and a festive dining experiences to satisfy all culinary lusts. Traders including ELOTE, Makatcha, Tico's Hotdogs, Holy Cow, Pearls of Sicily, Carpe Diem Pizzas, The 3 Little Pigs Souvlaki, The Grilling Greek, The Toasty Badger, Smokoloko, Beyroot, Sweet Nothing Bakehouse and Yorkshire Burrito plus more.

Pol Gallagher Creative Director of Walthamstow Winter Wonderland says "We can't wait to bring a quirky, fun and entertaining festive festival back to East London. We can't wait to kick things off with Walthamstow Winter Wonderland. The team have been working tirelessly to create a unique festive experience set for all ages, from a santa's grotto to adult singalongs with mates. We'll have it all plus a few surprises up our sleeves along the way. Did we mention it's all free to enter as well?"

Meanwhile the Umbrella Bar and Stage will offer seasonal drinks and cocktails designed by The Umbrella Project (Discount Suit Company, The Sun Tavern, Umbrella Brewing, Casa Pueblo Tulum), complete with soul warming live music and DJ's, curated by their event arm, Umbrella Radio. Kids will want to beeline to Santa's workshop where they can explore his toy factory and deliver their wish lists in person. Santa's Grotto will also be available for private/corporate lets/cocktail parties from 8pm – 10pm (fully licensed)

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