Winter by the River

London Bridge City is delighted to announce the launch of Winter by the River, an enchanting winter festival that will run throughout the 2023 festive season, from November 19th to January 1st. Step into this winter’s hottest riverside destination, where the heart of London comes alive with dazzling lights, bustling market stalls, themed karaoke rooms, and pop-up bars, creating a delightful experience for all visitors. Winter by the River is poised to become one of London’s most charming festive markets, situated in the heart of London Bridge, just a stone’s throw away from the iconic Tower Bridge. As you roam this neon playground of lights and festivities, you’ll be transported into a vibrant, Winter by the River.

Visitors will have the opportunity to explore an array of market stalls, stroll through the neon-themed illuminating lights, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Filled with unique gifts like handmade candles and skincare from charming winter cabin stalls, and if you’re peckish, tantalizing tastes like Korean corn dogs, hearty burgers and Empanadas from street food outlets. Nestled against the breathtaking City skyline, Winter by the River has been a beloved addition to London’s festive scene for the past six years making the market an essential destination for all who seek to feel the rush of the season.

Get ready for ‘Karaoke at the Pier,’ where brilliant music, delicious cocktails, and Prosecco by the bottle await you at London’s new pop-up karaoke bar at London Bridge City Pier. Be the smash hit at the office by booking the memorable Christmas party venue, or simply perform a rendition of Auld Lang Syne with friends and drinks. Either way, Karaoke by the Pier is the place to be this winter. Our indoor karaoke rooms accommodate up to ten people and offer a catalog of over 80,000 songs, spanning from current hits to old-school classics.

No holiday celebration is complete without festive beverages, and Winter by the River goes above and beyond by offering not one, but two pop-up bars. With the option of an outdoor or heated indoor bar that doesn’t compromise the view, a variety of festive and classic drinks will be on offer to raise a toast to the season against London’s picture-perfect landmarks.

As part of its commitment to community, Winter by the River has social enterprise stalls and supports local partner St Giles.

This winter, we invite you to immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere, and shop for unique holiday gifts, eat, drink, and give the gift of giving back while taking in the panoramic views of Tower Bridge. Winter by the River is the must-visit destination this festive season, offering something special for everyone and ensuring that you become a part of this year’s place for all things winter.

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