See Belgravia's charming streets illuminated with twinkling Christmas lights during its magical switch-on party on Wednesday 15 November.

Prepare to be wowed by the glittering Christmas lights which will be switched on at 5.30pm on Pimlico Road, 6.15pm on Elizabeth Street, and 7.15pm on Motcomb Street.

Shop for Christmas gifts at Eccleston Yards' pop-up Christmas market from 2.30pm to 8.30pm; sing along with The London Gay Men's Chorus who will be popping up to perform across the neighbourhood; meet Father Christmas and two of his reindeer and say hello to The Snowman from Sadler's Wells. Find out where and when to meet Santa, his reindeer and The Snowman under 'Christmas light switch-on times' at the bottom of this page.

Note that all in-store giveaways mentioned below are subject to availability.

In-store events on Elizabeth Street

Don't miss the chance to:

  • Indulge in hot chocolate, gingerbread and biscuits from Poilâne.
  • Shop at designer children's shoe boutique Papouelli and you'll be gifted Christmas-themed goodies.
  • Enjoy a 10% discount at Cubitts from 5pm to 7pm. There will also be festive refreshments in-store.
  • Take advantage of a 10% discount at Les Senteurs from 4.30pm until 7pm, as well as bubbles and Christmas biscuits. All customers making a full-size purchase will be given a free gift.
  • Treat yourself to festive drinks at Bayley & Sage.
  • Indulge in festive cakes and warming drinks at Peggy Porschen, who will be staying open later until 7pm.
  • Visit Aesthetics Lab, who will be opening until 8pm, to enjoy free skincare and treatment consultations with their skin expert, as well as their cosmetic injectables doctor.
  • Pop into Jo Loves to browse their beautiful Christmas collection. The boutique will be opening late until 7.00pm. 
  • Scoop 10% off all purchases made during the evening at Loquet, which will also be serving champagne in-store.
  • Sip hot chocolate and mulled wine at Issy's.
  • Enjoy a discount at Le Wag.
  • Shop in NRBY and be treated to a Christmas drink.
  • Head to Joanna Wood for a 10% discount. Shoppers can also enjoy prosecco and mince pies.
  • Swing by Catherine Best for 10% off all purchases in-store between 15 and 29 November.
  • Enjoy late-night shopping at With Nothing Underneath.
  • Spend more than £20 at Chestnut Bakery to be treated to a free mini gingerbread or Christmas-themed biscuit.

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In-store events in Eccleston Yards, Eccleston Street & Buckingham Palace Road

Don't miss the chance to:

In-store events on Motcomb Street & West Halkin Street

Don't miss the chance to:

  • Enjoy mulled wine and boozy hot chocolate from Neill Strain Floral Couture.
  • Visit Pantechnicon's Roof Garden for spiced negronis. Pantechnicon will also have a pop-up bar at its main entrance serving hot chocolates.
  • Enjoy complimentary mulled wine, mulled cider and mince pies from Motcombs, who will also be offering a festive cocktail list.
  • Shop at Tissa Fontaneda to receive a free gift with all purchases. The store will also be offering chocolates and prosecco.
  • Pick up a mulled wine from a stand outside The Alfred Tennyson pub.
  • Get a discount off selected full-price items at Salt Boutique.
  • Book a table at the normally members only Mosimann's who will be opening to everyone for the evening. Quote 'Belgravia Christmas switch-on' when making a booking to enjoy exclusive access and a complimentary Christmas drink on arrival. Call 020 7235 9625 to book a table.
  • Dine at The Lanesborough Grill to enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne with lunch and enjoy a two-course set menu from £38 by quoting 'Belgravia'.
  • Grab a complimentary hot chocolate and mulled wine  from a festive trolley outside Jumeirah Lowndes Belgravia.

In-store events on the Pimlico Road

Don't miss the chance to:

  • Enjoy 15% off at Nina Campbell on the night and a gift wrapping service free of charge.
  • Browse interior trinkets and homeware in Bonadea with a complimentary hot chocolate.
  • Meet Edward Bulmer and get a signed copy of his book 'The Colourful Past, Edward Bulmer and the English Country House' at Edward Bulmer Natural Paint, which will also be serving warm mulled cider and stollen.
  • Pop into Tom Faulkner for festive refreshments.

Christmas light switch-on times

Pimlico Road

The Christmas lights will be switched on in Pimlico Road at 5.30pm. The London Gay Men's Chorus will be performing on Orange Square on the Pimlico Road from 5.20pm to 5.35pm. Musicians will be performing in Newson's Yard between 5pm and 8pm.

Elizabeth Street

The Elizabeth Street Christmas lights will be switched on at 6.15pm. The London Gay Men's Chorus will be performing on Elizabeth Street from 6.10pm to 6.25pm. Meet Father Christmas on Elizabeth Street between 5pm and 6.25pm, and say hello to The Snowman from Sadler's Wells between 5.45pm and 6.25pm.

Motcomb Street

The Motcomb Street Christmas lights will be switched on at 7.15pm. The London Gay Men's Chorus will be performing on Motcomb Street from 7.05pm to 7.20pm. Meet Father Christmas on Motcomb Street between 7.05pm and 8pm, and say hello to The Snowman from Sadler's Wells between 7.15pm and 7.55pm. Meet Santa's two reindeer on Motcomb Street between 5pm and 8pm.

Elizabeth Street is just a five-minute walk from Sloane Square and Victoria stations, Motcomb Street is an eight-minute stroll from Knightsbridge tube station, and Eccleston Yards is a five-minute walk from Victoria station.

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Map of Belgravia

Discover the key locations of Belgravia's Christmas light switch-on events with this handy map. The nearest tube stations to Belgravia are Victoria, Knightsbridge, Sloane Square and Hyde Park Corner.