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Featured Event: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

winterwonderland_bavarianvillage640Winter Wonderland offers a dazzling array of activities and entertainment. Enjoy skating around the UK’s largest open-air ice rink, have an arctic adventure in the Magical Ice Kingdom, see jaw-dropping circus shows, world-class ice dancing in The Nutcracker on Ice and see stunning views across London in the Giant Observation Wheel. There’s over 100 spectacular festive rides and attractions, London’s largest German-style Christmas Markets, plus a wealth of delicious food and mulled wine aplenty!

Friday November 18, 2016 – Sunday January 2 2017

Event Website – http://hydeparkwinterwonderland.com/

Christmas Markets –  You’ll be sure to find all you need for the festive season at our Christmas Markets. With over 200 fairy-lit Bavarian style wooden chalets,  you’ll be spoilt for choice with plenty of gift ideas for friends and family, or even a treat for yourself. Feel inspired with an array of beautiful jewellery, accessories, clothing, handmade crafts, traditional Christmas decorations.

The Nutcracker On Ice – To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hyde Park Winter Wonderland this year, we are thrilled to announce a brand new attraction. The Imperial Ice Stars, will bring their dazzling production of The Nutcracker on Ice to the UK’s no.1 Christmas destination. In a show especially created for Winter Wonderland, get ready to experience 60 minutes of pure joy and ice magic. As midnight strikes on Christmas Eve, a young girl’s Christmas present comes to life, sweeping her to a world of enchantment and wonder where she meets many colourful characters including the Mouse King, the Nutcracker Prince and, of course, the Sugar Plum Fairy.

The Magical Ice Kingdom – Look out for icebergs, a shipwreck trapped in an arctic ice floe and explore a lost island in search of the Palace of the Polar Bears. On your way, go fishing with the Inuits, take refuge in an igloo, and have your photo taken with a giant polar bear. Created from over 500 tonnes of ice and snow, The Magical Ice Kingdom is filled to the brim with awe-inspiring snow and ice sculptures.