London's New Year's Day Parade 2018 Free

London's New Year's Day Parade © Matt Sprake Photography
Celebrate 2018 with this annual parade through Central London, featuring thousands of performers and colourful floats from across the world. Read More


Watch the spectacular New Year’s Day Parade along the streets of Central London this New Year’s Day.

Every year, dancers, acrobats, cheerleaders, marching bands, historic vehicles and more assemble in the heart of the capital for a colourful celebration of contemporary performances and traditional pomp and ceremony, with huge balloons, music and confetti filling the air.

With more than 10,000 performers representing the London boroughs and countries from across the globe, this fantastic event attracts around 500,000 spectators and live television broadcasts in the UK and abroad.

Check back nearer the time for the 2018 parade theme and participants.

Catch the festivities along the parade route, which runs from Green Park Tube station at 12pm, to Parliament Square at around 3.30pm, via Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall.



Event: Free

Watch the celebrations for free along the parade route, or enjoy a better view with grandstands tickets which go on sale closer to the time.

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