37 things to do in London in June 2025

Head to London in June, when you can be a part of some of the capital's most famous events and festivals.
Visit London Editors
Written by Visit London Editors 05 July 2024
The glass Palm House in Kew Gardens on a sunny day, with orange flower and grass in the foreground.
Explore Kew Gardens' Palm House © Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew . Image courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Key events in London this June

  • Iconic annual June events include Pride in LondonOpen Garden Squares Weekend and West End Live.
  • Father’s Day is celebrated across the city – look out for special offers and events at many attractions and restaurants.

With warm weather and an events calendar usually packed with sporting spectacles, music festivals, outdoor entertainment and more, June is one of the most lively and exciting times to visit London.

Make the most of your day out with an open-top Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour or take a trip down the Thames on a river tour, soaking up the sunshine as you spot London's top landmarks from the comfort of your seat. 

Apart from taking in the summer atmosphere at these unmissable events, June is also the perfect time to catch the rays at alfresco spots, throw a picnic or relax at an outdoor cinema. Don't forget to hop on a bike or squeeze in lots of summer walks around London's streets.

Looking for some last minute ideas? Check out what's happening this weekend in London.

Unmissable events in London in June

Regent Street displaying the colourful flags of Pride on a sunny day 
  1. Enjoy a series of sensational concerts at the Hampton Court Palace Festival: See top music acts like Sir Tom Jones and Jessie J at this exciting summer event. TBC
  2. Discover new galleries and art across the capital during London Gallery Weekend: A three-day programme of talks, exciting activities for families and other special events which are free and open to all. TBC
  3. Enjoy two days of fun from the musicals at West End LIVEGet a taste of the capital's theatre scene with free performances from London's top shows. TBC
  4. Celebrate Pride in London: Join the capital's LGBTQ+ community for events and activities at LGBTQ+ bars and across the city, culminating in the famous parade each July. TBC
  5. Get together for Father's DaySpend a special day with dad in London and find plenty of fun activities to do together, from top attractions and shows, to outdoor events and foodie treats. 15 Jun
  6. Put your gaming skills to the test at Power Up at the Science Museum: Immerse yourself in this hands-on gaming experience that includes top games and consoles from the past 50 years.
  7. Attend Chaka Khan's Meltdown festival at the Southbank Centre this summer: The iconic singer curates a spectacular musical program to be enjoyed in the city this summer. TBC
  8. Get involved with The Great Exhibition Road Festival in South Kensington: Explore the themed zones and uncover exciting interactive displays and live experiments. TBC
  9. Join an exciting program of events at the London Wetland Centre: Designed to inspire visitors to have a deeper experience with nature through creative expression. 
  10. See performances by talented student musicians on the Ambassadors of Music Program: Don't miss the London leg of this inspiring European tour that promises an unforgettable music experience. Saturdays and Sundays
  11. Be enchanted at History and Mystery at The Magical Circle: Enjoy a close-up magic show, a tour of the museum and a parlour magic show. TBC
  12. Catch top music acts heading to London this summer: Check in closer to the time for more. TBC
  13. Explore unique areas of the city at London Open Gardens weekend: Stroll through private gardens, hidden green spaces and experimental plantations for one weekend only. TBC
  14. Celebrate pride month at Putt with Pride at Puttshack: Sip on rainbow cocktails as you take on the course, with every hole in one scored in June resulting in a 5p donation to charity AKT, which provides safe homes for LGBTQ+ young people. TBC
  15. Head to one of London's most idyllic areas for the Marylebone Summer Festival: Enjoy pop up mini golf, alfresco dining, free exercise classes and unmissable entertainment. TBC
  16. Attend the London Design Biennale at Somerset House: See leading innovation and creativity from participants around the world. 5-29 Jun
  17. Embrace love on a TootBus Pride-themed tourDuring Pride Weekend, hop aboard the Bar Bus to celebrate love in all forms with a curated playlist and selection of drinks. TBC

Theatre shows to see in London in June

 The three main characters of the play My Neighbour Totoro are driving a small truck heavily charged with various furnitures and belongings.
  1. Spend a summer evening at a world-class theatre show: Discover London's top musicals and the best shows for kids
  2. Head to Regent's Park Open Air Theatre for a memorable evening of outdoor entertainment: See hit shows at this spectacular outdoor theatre. TBC
  3. Catch a performance of the record-breaking My Neighbor TotoroStep into the whimsical universe created by Studio Ghibli.
  4. Be transported to a Greek taverna in Mamma Mia! The PartyEnjoy a night of ABBA-fueled fun and splendor. 

Check back closer to the time for more London theatre shows in June 2025. 

Concerts and festivals in London in June

 

Crowds of festival goers sit in groups under the sun enjoying picnics on the grass

  1. See great musicians at an iconic venue at Hampton Court Palace Festival: With hits from the legendary performers. TBC
  2. Get involved with London's independent festival Camden Rocks: Showcasing hundreds of the best new and established bands across Camden Town. TBC
  3. Enjoy folk tunes at the Harrison All Day Festival: This unique festival features folk, world and jazz acts from the local music scene. TBC
  4. Don't miss top music acts at Mighty Hoopla in Brockwell Park: Stay tuned for the 2025 lineup. TBC
  5. Take the kids to the Lambeth Country Show: One of the UK's biggest family-friendly festivals, enjoy a great weekend of entertainment with live shows, street food and more. TBC
  6. Get your tickets to British Summer Time Hyde Park: Keep your eyes peeled for the release of this star-studded lineup. TBC

Check out more of London's best festivals.

Fun things to do in London in June

External shot of Windsor Castle and the surrounding green grounds. 
  1. Plan a day trip to discover top sights within easy reach of London: From mystical Stonehenge and regal Windsor Castle to the home of the Vikings, York.
  2. Take to the skies with London's top attractions: See sweeping views of the city's skyline and spot landmarks from the London Eye or the IFS Cloud Cable Car.
  3. Uncover royal London: Wander the grand halls of Westminster Abbey, stroll through the gardens of Kensington Palace and get a behind-the-scenes look at the Household Cavalry Museum.
  4. Join a sightseeing tour: Tick off sightseeing musts such as a Speedboat Tour on the Thames, or the more unusual with a tour of London's Borough Market.
  5. See the city on foot on an exciting walking tour: From discovering Paddington Bear's London to following in the footsteps of the iconic band The Beatles.
  6. Stroll through picturesque Kew GardensAdmire a colourful landscape of exotic flowers and plants in bloom.
  7. Head to an exciting Theme Park: Ride the rollercoasters at Thorpe Park and enter a fantastical new world at LEGOLAND Windsor.
  8. Kick off summer by discovering London's great outdoors: Take time to explore London's green spaces, from famous parks to elegant gardens.

London exhibitions in June

Dark gallery room with digital art on walls and people crowded round DJ booth.

  1. Immerse yourself in the world of art at The Royal Academy of Art's Summer ExhibitionDiscover artworks by established and emerging artists. TBC
  2. Witness the groundbreaking Frameless: See famed paintings come to life in this sensory experience.

Check back closer to the time for more London exhibitions in June 2025. 

For more things to do in June in London, take a look at our events calendar and guide to what's on in London. Find out all the fun things to do in London this weekend, and see what you can catch the London stage with our London theatre guide.

Weather in London in June

The first of London's summer months, June is a fantastic time to visit the city.

At the beginning of the month you can expect pleasantly warm days, with temperatures of around 18-19C (64.4-66.2F) and temperatures rising towards the end of the month. With most of the UK's rainy days out of the way in April, expect sunny days that get cooler in the evenings.

For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see our London Weather page.

Tips to visit London in June

  • As June is a popular season to visit, why not book a London Pass to have your transport and attractions covered in advance. 
  • Pack for every kind of weather. Although the days are mostly warm and dry be sure to pack a light rain coat and umbrella in case the heavens do open.
  • Check out the city's best parks and gardens while the flowers are in full bloom.
  • Longer days and lighter evenings mean there's plenty of outdoor entertainment to enjoy. Swap some of your indoor activities for rooftop bars and open-air theatre shows.