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Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2016 – 18th November 2016 to 2nd January 2017


Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, with an array of new attractions and entertainment. Returning on 18th November 2016 for 6-weeks of festive- fun, visitors will be able to experience the London’s no.1 Christmas attraction with free entry onto the site.

This year’s Highlights


The Giant Observation Wheel will illuminate the skyline.


UK’s largest outdoor Ice Rink is located around the picturesque Victorian bandstand, on which there will be live music played throughout the day and night.


The Magical Ice Kingdom presents An Arctic Adventure. Guests will see icebergs, a shipwreck trapped in an arctic ice flow, and will be able to explore a lost island on their search for the Palace of the Polar Bears.

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland boasts a traditional German Christmas market with over 200 chalets. The Angels Christmas Market and Fairies Market offer unusual and handmade gifts and crafts, including ceramics, candles, jewellery, wooden toys, nativity scenes and Christmas decorations.

The popular Bavarian Village includes covered seating, outdoor bars, cafes and food stalls.. At night, enjoy the festive atmosphere in the Bavarian Hall. With free live music, join the sing-a-long to Oom-pah bands.

Bar Ice. with handcrafted bars, tables, walls and sculptures made of ice.


Zippos Circus returns with their ever-popular daytime show, Zippos Christmas Circus, a perfect treat for all the family! This year’s spectacular features aerial acts, acrobatics, jugglers and comedy clowns. The show will be housed in the Mega Dome, the biggest circus venue in the UK standing over 65ft tall; designed especially for Winter Wonderland. In the evenings there’s the circus daredevil show, Cirque Berserk.

Take a trip over to Santa Land where Father Christmas is free to visit. He will be at Santa Land every day until 6pm with his Elves and a sack of free gifts.

There’s also a Traditional Fairground with beautiful Victorian-style carousel, helter skelter and fun rides that kids and parents alike will love.

New this year is The Sooty Christmas Show with Sweep, Soo and Sooty’s partner Richard Cadell

Winter Winterland is free to enter but you must book tickets for the Ice Skating, Magical Ice Kingdom, Bar Ice, Giant Observation Wheel, The Sooty Show and Circus.

Dates:  18th November 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017 (closed on Christmas Day)

Times: 10am – 10pm daily (Except Friday 18th November – opens at 5pm)

Entry:  Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is free to enter, there is no admission fee

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Winter Wonderland  website here

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