Festive Fayre

The perfect start to your Christmas celebrations

The perfect start to your Christmas celebrations

Updated 19 December: In line with the latest government guidance, Hampton Court Palace and gardens will be closed from 20 December until further notice. Please note this also includes the ice rink and Magic Garden.


11-13 December 2020

Friday to Sunday: 10:00-17:00

Ticketing information

Festive Fayre is on 11-13 December.

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Buy tickets Festive Fayre member tickets

Festive Fayre takes place on 11-13 December.

Eat, drink and be merry in a responsible, socially distanced fashion this December!

Hampton Court Palace courtyards and East Front gardens will be transformed into a food-lover's Christmas wonderland, on 11-13 December, at the Festive Fayre 2020. 

Soak up the atmosphere and spirit of the season with sing-along festive classics from the East Front Bandstand and indulge in delicious street food with warming festive drinks.

Browse a selection of unique gift stalls, perfect for that foodie Christmas treat or gorgeous special present.

With everything from Christmas pudding to sausages, and brownies to churros, our hand-picked artisan producers and companies are guaranteed to delight even the most committed foodie.

Find out more at the Festive Fayre website.

Experience the magic of Christmas at Hampton Court

Explore the palace dressed for the festive season and wander through the corridors where many festive events would have taken place. Discover William III's awe-inspiring Baroque apartments and explore the wonderful gardens in the winter.


BBC Good Food Fayre at Hampton Court Palace
Chocolate selection stall
View of stalls at Festive Fayre
Choristers from the Chapel Royal choir skate on the ice at the Hampton Court Palace ice rinks in front of the Tudor west gate
Families Events

Hampton Court Palace ice rink returns for another year this Christmas, COVID-secure.


Hampton Court Palace

10:00 – 21:00 (20:00 last skate)

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Aerial view of a formal garden with green lawns on either side of a main path running towards the baroque palace. A fountain runs in the foreground at the centre of the path
Things to see

Take time to explore and relax in these world-renowned gardens without the usual crowds.

Weekends only

Hampton Court Palace

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

The Privy Garden at Hampton Court Palace, showing bright planting and baroque architecture under a clear blue sky
Things to see

Explore the Privy Garden, now restored to its former glory and complete with its intricate Tijou Screen.


Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

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