Things to do in London in February 2021

February brings romantic vibes, iconic fashion and stacks of pancakes to London with city-wide celebrations.
A woman and a man are chatting to each other and walking side by side, each holding a warm drink in their hand.
Enjoy plenty of fun things to do in London in February. Credit: Ben Pipe.
  • UK schools enjoy a February half-term holiday this month, so attractions bustle with special family-friendly, online activities throughout the week.

  • The weather is usually cold, so wrap up warm.

  • Top February events include Valentine's Day, Pancake Day and London Fashion Week.

Make the most of the week-long February half-term holiday and treat the family to wintry London activities this February; with attractions hosting special virtual events and family-friendly half-term activities in London left, right and centre, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some quality family time at home.

The weather is often cold in February, so make sure you wrap up warm. Now is usually the time to visit London's indoor attractions and events, or to warm up in a cosy London pub.

However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, most London attractions, restaurants and pubs have closed their doors. Many events have also been cancelled, or are now taking place online.

London events in February 2021

Online February events

Family-friendly things to do in London in February

Get a flavour of what you can usually enjoy in February in London. Plan ahead for next year and check back closer to the date for confirmation.

More iconic February events

  • Dive into Pancake Day themed activities and events – then tuck into some of the best pancakes in town.
  • Step into a botanical paradise at the Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens. 
  • Watch the Six Nations rugby tournament in a London sports bar. Or, try to score tickets to a fixture at Twickenham Stadium.

For more things to do in London in February, take a look at the events calendar and guide to what's on in LondonAnd catch the best of the London stage with the top London shows.

WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see the London weather page.

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