10 Nov 2021

Festive fun at The O2

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, and here at The O2 we’ve got everything you need for the ultimate day of festive fun, from bowling to blockbusters, and plenty of gift ideas for your loved ones at Icon Outlet.

‘Tis the season to get shopping, and with over 60 superstar brands all with up to 70% off RRP all year round, Icon Outlet is the place to start. Brands include adidas, Calvin Klein, Hotel Chocolat, JOSEPH, Kurt Geiger, Nike, The Cosmetics Company Store, Ted Baker, Yankee Candle and more, so whether you’re shopping for stocking fillers or party wear that sparkles, Icon Outlet has you covered. Shoppers can snap a selfie in front of our festive flower wall, and enjoy live music on selected dates from The London Gay Men’s Chorus, The West End Musical Choir and more, as the ultimate festive soundtrack to your shopping. Shoppers can also claim 4 hours free parking when spending over £35 in Icon Outlet, and those on O2 can save an extra 20% off outlet prices at participating stores 11am-1pm every day. Find out more about our stores, live music performances and extended opening hours here.

For those looking to tick a climb over the world’s number one music, entertainment and leisure venue off their bucket list, then why not head to Up at The O2 this festive season. Climbers can enjoy panoramic views of the capital and capture some family snapshots against the backdrop of London’s skyline. Prices start from £32 per person and children must be aged 8 years and over to climb, and O2 Priority users can 20% across all climbs and into 2022. Plus, for those still searching for the perfect Christmas gift, you can also buy an E-Gift Certificates for our daytime, twilight, sunset and Celebration climbs. Book your tickets here.

Looking to make a day of it? The O2 has plenty of activities to keep friends and families entertained this Christmas. Head to Cineworld – London’s largest multiplex cinema with 19 screens, for the latest blockbuster releases, or why not bounce along to Oxygen Freejumping for two floors of unlimited fun for all ages at the UK’s leading trampoline park. With a range of themed Christmas parties taking place throughout December at Oxygen Freejumping, featuring seasonal snacks, activity sheets and even a visit from Santa, there’s plenty to keep the little ones entertained.

Create picture perfect memories at Selfie Factory and Tikky Town using a range of unique, colourful backdrops, or head to the new MAC Village by Selfie Factory pop-up for a free immersive experience inspired by your favourite beauty products. Or step into the spotlight for free at Sky Studios with their interactive newsroom where you can read the latest Sky News or Sky Sports headlines. Visitors can also check out ten-pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl, who are inviting bowlers to strike in the New Year in style with special deals available. Click here for more information and booking details.

Fancy a kick about? Head to TOCA Social to enjoy flavoursome festive food and immersive football games all under one roof. Offering visitors the chance to ‘play, dine and score’, the attraction has a variety of interactive football-based games designed for both lovers and haters of football, and all ages and abilities. Click here to find out more and book your tickets.

Finally for those after the ultimate Christmas feast, look no further than the Entertainment District, which offers a wide variety of cuisines to please the whole family. For Argentinian classics and a three course Christmas lunch for £40, why not check out Gaucho. If juicy burgers are what you’re after, stop by Gordon Ramsay Street Burger or Beer + Burger Store, or head to Cabana for a delicious Brazilian Christmas menu with three courses for £35. For a quick bite, check out our latest opening Marugame Udon for delicious handmade Udon noodles. For more information on our bars and restaurants, click here.

The O2 is located just 15-minutes from central London and is easily accessible by tube, road or Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. Ample car parking space is also available.