Love Wimbledon are hosting a range of FREE Christmas events and activations for a joyful festive season, aiming to drive footfall to the town centre and provide fun for all. We will be promoting these and the town via a strong marketing campaign consisting of digital promotion and banners around town.
The Wimbledon Gift Card: 15th November
A gift for all this Christmas. We’re launching The Wimbledon Gift Card, an exclusive card to redeem at participating Wimbledon Town Centre businesses, including independents, brands, lifestyle, shops, theatre, restaurants and more. Perfect for: the person who has everything, last minute presents, treats for your favourite teacher and employee gifts.
Lighting Up the Town – Christmas Tree: 17th November
A perennial favourite, the Christmas Tree will appear again on the station forecourt, surrounded by the picket fence and boards jointly sponsored by Centre Court Shopping, The Piazza and Love Wimbledon.
Wimbledon Reindeer Trail: 19th November – 1st January
Eight vibrant and colourful reindeer (plus Rudolf!) will decorate the streets of Wimbledon this Christmas. In partnership with Centre Court Shopping and The Piazza, see if you can spot them in town – with a theatrical twist!
More details and confirmed locations to come (no augmented reality this year).
Our popular Christmas Markets are back: from 2oth November
This year marks the 10th anniversary of our festive markets, which take place annually across 5 weekends over the Christmas period. The markets provide a winter shopping and eating experience over 12 days, including two Fridays where employees can pop down during their lunches/after work.
With a wide range of largely handmade and unique products, from award-winning market stalls, shoppers can find everything from: stocking fillers, home décor, bespoke jewellery, children’s clothing and candles, to delicious street food to enjoy while you browse. Pop down to the Piazza, in front of Morrisons Wimbledon, to explore what’s on offer.
- Sat/Sun November 20th & 21st
- Sat/Sun November 27th & 28th
- Sat/Sun December 4th & 5th
- Fri/Sat/Sun December 10th, 11th & 12th
- Fri/Sat/Sun December 17th, 18th & 19th
New Wimbledon Winter Weekender: begins 27th November
Taking place from Saturday 27th – Sunday 28th November, our new Winter Weekender will replacing our previous Winter Wonderland event, with an exciting mix of activities including:
- Brass bands
- Roller skating Christmas characters
- Ice carving demonstrations
- Father Christmas appearances
- Fireworks Display (5pm on Sunday, courtesy of Centre Court Shopping).
The majority of activities will take place around the station forecourt, The Piazza and Centre Court, with an appearance of entertainment near New Wimbledon Theatre and Polka Theatre, as shows end, to enhance the experience of theatre-goers.
More details and a schedule of events coming soon.
We look forward to a strong festive season for the town and businesses within, with the community coming together once again and celebrating Christmas.