Events and Living in Elephant & Castle

You’ll never get bored when living in Elephant and Castle. It’s an area teeming with life, as people enjoy the unrivalled restaurants, retail and open green space. It’s also a neighbourhood where residents can enjoy an active social life, with heaps of events taking place across the area all week long.

Here’s a round-up of just some of the events happening this Summer at Elephant Park. Maybe you’ve just purchased a property here or have a friend that’s moved into one of our apartments, if so and you’re asking “what can you do in Elephant and Castle?” we have your answer! Find out what’s on and get some plans in the diary.

Elephant Springs

When: All year round

Where: The park, off Ash Avenue

Elephant Springs is Elephant Park’s newest oasis, an escape from the hustle and bustle of London life. The natural play area features different water effects, cascading water, waterfalls, babbling streams and bursts that might just catch you by surprise. A wonderfully relaxing place for you to sit back and enjoy some scenery .

Fresh eats at Mercato Metropolitano

When: All year round

Where: Mercato Metropolitano

Mercato Metropolitano has reopened and we’re very excited. Alongside great food and drink you’ll find sheltered al fresco space for socialising and a programme of events that will keep you entertained! Even better, it’s only a five-minute walk from Elephant & Castle station, so easily reachable to any friends coming from other parts of the City.


Picnic in the Park

When: All summer from Saturday 19th June

Where: Across Elephant Park

Enjoy special offers from a range of restaurants and cafes across Elephant Park, giving you the opportunity to complete the ultimate food crawl. Grab your choice of food and pick a spot in the newly opened Elephant Springs – a beautifully curated outdoor space where an extended water feature runs through, babbling over naturally sourced rock and stone. We promise, one look at the menu  and that’s your lunchtimes sorted for the rest of the season!


Latin Folk Festival - Castle Square's 1st Birthday

When: Saturday 25th September

Where: Castle Square

Saturday 25th September marks Castle Square’s first year since its launch, and to celebrate, the local community of Elephant and Castle are invited to join a FREE Latin Folk Festival hosted by Fusion de Los Pueblos from 12-6pm. You can expect a fiesta of Latin culture performed through folk music and dance performances from 17 talented groups from the countries of Colombia, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and the Dominican Republic.


HEJ Art Exhibition

When:21st October to 4th November

Where: Hej Coffee

Celebrating the local neighbourhood and the merging of backgrounds and cultures that are reflected in the local businesses.



As well as heaps of events, there are a host of new restaurant and retail openings taking place this year at Elephant Park, making it an excellent time to be living in Elephant and Castle. To keep up to date with everything that’s happening at our Elephant Park development, visit the website.


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