This winter, Westfield London (White City) and Westfield Stratford City are pulling out all the stops with their festive family activities. So whether you’re looking for a bit of Christmassy entertainment amidst a day of shopping, or you’re looking to plan a fun day out with the family, here’s all there is to see, do and explore at Westfield throughout the holiday season..
Prepare to experience the ultimate fairytale moment at the Westfield London Gingerbread City Exhibition, a futuristic space created by Museum of Architecture’s leading architects, engineers and designers. Inside this mouthwatering city constructed entirely of gingerbread, frosting and sweet treats, guests can partake in workshops and try making their own gingerbread creations to take home! The Gingerbread City is open December 2-15 and January 2-7, 10am-9pm Monday-Saturday and Sunday 12pm-6pm.
When the weather outside is frightful, movie days are in order. And at Vue Cinema, there are new ways to upgrade your visit to make your experience even more magical. So grab the popcorn and get ready to see all the latest releases on the big screen at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City.
Nothing will get kids feeling inspired like an adventure in KidZania. This educational, child size city for 4-14 year olds is filled with ultra realistic roleplay activities where they can discover new career passions. Whether they’re interested in being a doctor, a firefighter or a radio host, this immersive city is guaranteed to get them feeling inspired about their future. And kids aged 8 or over are even able to explore without an adult, so you can get some Christmas shopping done whilst they play. There’s lots of festive fun to be had from December 2 – January 7 too, including Boxing Day and New Year’s Day at Westfield London.
This year, the 65ft Christmas tree centrepiece at the Westfield London ice rink has undergone a festive makeover. Celebrating the release of the new Wonka film, A Wonka-ful Winter Experience will provide the ultimate backdrop for those Christmassy Insta pics as you skate with friends and family.
It might be one of the most iconic toy stores of all time, but a visit to Hamleys in Westfield London is so much more than a shopping trip. This world of fun, magic and theatre is the ultimate playground where you can find amazing toys and gifts that’ll make your Christmas truly unforgettable. Watch out for crazy flying drones, giant bubbles and a rag doll and toy soldier who’re keen to show you their favourite toys!
Public service announcement for all LEGO lovers! At the LEGO store you can find the biggest selection of LEGO products available in one place, as well as exclusives that can’t be found anywhere else. Visit the LEGO store at Westfield London (White City) or Westfield Stratford City and stock up on all of latest LEGO in time for Christmas
Whatever toys you’re searching for this Christmas, you’re sure to find everything you need and more in The Entertainer at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City. From action toys and collectibles to electronics, arts and crafts and kids fancy dress, there’s something for everyone.
As you wander through the atrium at Westfield London, you’ll see a pop-up Pokémon display until December 4. Here Pokémon players can spin a Pokéstop to get a unique postcard, and you can capture some cute family photos. Make sure to wear your best smile, because there’ll be a competition running with great prizes available for the best ones! If you want to guarantee the Pokémon plush is under the tree for the kids on Christmas morning, you can just scan the QR code found at the pop-up and purchase one online – you’ll even get a free gift with it, until December 4.
9. Say hello to Santa in his sleigh (SOLD OUT)
It’s every child’s dream to meet Santa, and this Christmas Santa’s sleigh will be pulling up to Westfield London for a free meet and greet. Kids can send their Christmas wish on a star before meeting the man himself in his sleigh to receive a gift and capture a special photo. Tickets for the Wish Upon a Star Santa Experience are currently sold out, but walk-in slots may be available on a first come first serve basis. Additional slots may also become available on the website due to cancellations.