London is a city that is full of life and excitement normally; however, during the holidays, it is transformed to become a magical place with even more events to get you and your family into the spirit of the season! This year, make your festive spirit stronger than ever and use this guide to bring your family to some of the best events in London this holiday season!
A Visit With St. Nicholas
Bring your family back in time to an old fashioned Christmas at Fanshawe Pioneer Village! The event will feature a full pancake breakfast with Santa Claus and traditional horse drawn wagon or sleigh rides around the village! Some of the buildings will be open, offering family friendly activities to get everyone in the spirit while warming up after your wagon ride. Treat your family to the fun and excitement of having breakfast with Santa; it’s the perfect way to get everyone into the Christmas spirit!
Christmas Past Tours at Eldon House
If you and your family have ever wondered where holiday traditions come from, this 50 minute tour is the perfect way to retrieve some answers to your questions! The Christmas Past Tours at Eldon Hall feature a tour of the traditionally decorated Victorian home. It is lead by a costumed interpreter who will educate you and your family on the traditions and the celebrations of Christmases past.
Dickens Dinner: Old Father Christmas and the Snap Dragons
The holiday season is well known for its stories and tales of days gone by. Spend an evening enjoying a delicious spread of 19th century Christmas Dinner and being entertained by the play Old Father Christmas and the Snap Dragons; based on a traditional Christmas tale. This event runs at Fanshawe Pioneer Village and it is the perfect way to spend an evening getting into the holiday spirit with your friends or loved ones.
Cirque Musica’s Holiday Wonderland
Delight your senses and awaken the magical holiday spirit within you, as you enjoy a spectacle of gravity defying stunts, accompanied by some of the world’s most famous Christmas carols. Cirque Musica’s Holiday Wonderland combines acrobatics and circus stunts with traditional holiday music! It is an experience unlike any other and is a unique way to ignite the holiday spirit in your whole family.
Christmas Cookie Decorating at the Bruce Restaurant
No holiday celebration is complete without elaborately decorated sweets and treats! This year, add an extra element of fun to the whole process and bring your family to the Bruce Restaurant for their Christmas Cookie Decorating event! This special event costs $55.00 for a group of 5, and you will leave with some beautifully decorated, delectable cookies to share with your whole family!
Getting into the holiday spirit is easy in London because there are so many fun events happening for the holiday season! Whether you have breakfast with Santa, or enjoy a spectacle of acrobatics and Christmas music, London is the perfect place to enjoy holiday events this year! For more ideas on events happening in London this holiday season, visit the Medallion Blog.