From the twinkling Oxford Street Christmas lights to the beautiful decorations illuminating Covent Garden and the shimmering spirits on Regent Street, see the world-famous London Christmas lights as the city is gloriously decked out for Christmas.
The locations below usually host some of London's top Christmas lights, which you can see from November until early January – check back later for confirmed details of the best London Christmas lights for 2022.
Christmas at Kew
Carnaby Christmas lights
Smile at every step you make around one of the capital's coolest areas, as it glows with a themed display each year as part of Carnaby Christmas lights. Last year's installation featured sparkling neon butterflies fluttering above Carnaby Street, which is filled with independent boutiques – perfect for some Christmas shopping! 2022 TBC
South Bank Christmas lights
Stroll along the South Bank to see the riverside area beautifully illuminated with garlands of glittering Christmas lights. You can usually admire art installations with a mulled wine in hand, browse wooden chalets at Southbank Centre's Winter Market or catch a festive performance at the Royal Festival Hall. 2022 TBC
Covent Garden Christmas lights
Mayfair and Belgravia Christmas lights
Regent Street Christmas lights
Experience the magic of Christmas as the beautiful Regent Street Christmas lights set the West End alight with a seasonal sparkle. See magnificent spirits glittering above the entire length of Regent Street and its surrounding streets, while hunting for luxury gifts and London Christmas ornaments. 2022 TBC
St James's and Piccadilly Christmas lights
Take a stroll around St James's and Piccadilly to discover picture-pretty Christmas lights inspired by the statue of Anteros – the Greek god of requited love. Afterwards, you can enjoy more seasonal fun by popping into Fortnum & Mason for a spot of Christmas shopping or sipping on a festive tipple at The Ritz. 2022 TBC
Bond Street Christmas lights
See Bond Street, one of the capital's most luxurious shopping districts, garlanded with spectacular London Christmas lights. Once you've admired the glow of the Bond Street Christmas lights, look out for the exclusive stores draped in grand decorations and window displays dressed in their festive finest. 2022 TBC
Leicester Square Christmas lights
Oxford Street Christmas lights
Be amazed by some of the most spectacular Christmas lights in London and admire the seasonal window displays across Oxford Street. Last year's Oxford Street Christmas lights lit up the skies above the famous street with rows of shining stars. 2022 TBC
Seven Dials Christmas lights
Head to Seven Dials’ pretty cobbled streets for its annual Christmas lights display. Full of hidden gems, quirky boutiques and eclectic eateries, the area's festive installation usually sees twinkling decorations and baubles weaved around the famous roundabout. 2022 TBC
King’s Cross and Coal Drops Yard Christmas lights
Celebrate the spirit of togetherness with The Shard's annual Christmas lights show – Shard Lights. Three dazzling sequences usually light up the highest point of the London skyline, illuminating the top 20 floors of the landmark in colour. 2022 TBC
Watch as the London Eye shines in an array of festive colours. Last year's Insta-worthy light show celebrated the countdown to Christmas with five seasonal themes, including starry skies, snowfall and Santa. 2022 TBC
Download the Visit London App to map your way around the festive lights.