In less than 100 days’ time, festive fanatics can step into the ultimate yuletide utopia as Winter Wonderland returns to London’s Hyde Park on 22nd November 2018, with a host of awe-inspiring new attractions including Ice Sculpting Workshops, Peter Pan On Ice, Teletubbies Christmas Show and the return of The Magical Ice Kingdom with a sparkling new theme – ‘The Secret Forest.’ Open daily from 10am – 10pm, merry-makers can also expect the UK’s biggest outdoor ice rink (now even bigger), the return of Zippos Circus and Cirque Berserk with all new shows, and stand-up comedy ‘lates’ at the Circus MegaDome, plus Bar Hütte festive karaoke booths. The new Coaster Pass will give thrill seekers tap ’n’ ride access to all roller coasters on site for the duration of the event. A new family entrance will this year provide speedy entry directly into Santa Land. Tickets are available to purchase now through the official Hyde Park Winter Wonderland website.
New and exclusive for Hyde Park Winter Wonderland 2018…
The Magical Ice Kingdom returns for 2018 with a brand new theme – ‘The Secret Forest.’ Discover a magical world complete with woodland animals and mythical creatures, created from more than 500 tonnes of ice and snow in -10C temperatures. 2018 also sees the introduction of exciting Ice Sculpting Workshops. Christmas crafters can learn tips from expert ice sculptors and create their very own masterpiece in a bespoke sculpting studio.
Take a journey to Neverland with the exclusive new showing of Peter Pan On Ice as the childhood hero returns to his spiritual home at The Royal Parks. Performed by the internationally acclaimed Imperial Ice Stars, J M Barrie’s well-loved story takes to the ice with breath-taking skating, flying and special effects including state-of-the-art animated scenery, dazzling costumes, fire-on-ice and original music and songs.
Meanwhile, the popular Teletubbies Live Show will be heading to the MegaDome every morning at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland with a special Christmas adaption, meaning fun for even the tiniest tots as they join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po on a magical journey through Tellytubbyland.
For those looking for laughs this festive season, Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will be hosting a schedule of stand-up comedy acts, every night from 9pm. Held in the Circus MegaDome and specially curated by GetComedy, expect familiar faces from Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News and Comedy Roadshow in what is guaranteed to be a sizzling set of seasonal shows. Confirmed acts include Luisa Omielan, Terry Alderton, Glenn Wool and Raymond & Mr Timpkins. 16+.
Let’s not forget the classics…
Polish up those skates as the UK’s biggest outdoor ice rink returns…but this year, it just got even bigger! Perfect for families, couples, friends or colleagues, test out skating skills on Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s most iconic attraction.
Celebrating 250 years of circus, everybody’s favourite live show, Zippos Christmas Circus, will return to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. Performing in the Circus MegaDome, the largest circus tent in the UK, festive punters will be wowed by the acrobatic and comical Christmas routines, along with the return of family favourites the dancing Snow Bears! Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will also be the home of fast-paced, jaw-dropping performances by Cirque Berserk, with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action and contemporary-cirque artistry from this astoundingly talented international troupe of over thirty jugglers, acrobats, aerialists and daredevil stuntmen. This year will also see the return of the world’s most dangerous circus act; the legendary Globe of Death motorbike show.
The perfect party destination, Bar Hütte will this year be offering Christmas Karaoke booths to kick-start the season with pop classics and festive favourites. Ideal for festive get-togethers, booths are available for groups of up to 20 to cosy up in a private alpine-style hütte with food and drinks served by a dedicated host.
For the most romantic wintery destination in London this year, head to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland’s adored Giant Observation Wheel. Built over 60 metres high, see beyond Hyde Park’s treetops to enjoy panoramic views of the capital.
For an even more streamlined visit to Winter Wonderland this year, Coaster Passes are now available to purchase, allowing tap ’n’ ride access onto all of the epic roller coasters. A minimum payment of £30 is required (with a £5 initial purchase bonus) and can be topped up from the box offices on site, or online. Coaster Passes can be used for the duration of the event and are ideal to give as gifts.
Tickets are available to purchase now from hydeparkwinterwonderland.com
Opens: Thursday 22 November 4pm – 10pm
Then: 23 November 2018 – 6 January 2019 10am – 10pm every day
Closed on Christmas Day
Entry to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland is FREE. For individual attraction ticket prices and information, please visit the official website here. Attraction tickets sell out, especially at weekends and evenings. Advance booking is strongly recommended. Individual attraction prices start from £7 adult / £5 Child / £20 Family / £6 Concession plus booking fee.