Special events in London

Experience the amazing array of special events in London, including festivals, cultural celebrations, sports events, Christmas activities and royal parades.

Some of the biggest annual events in London include Notting Hill Carnival, Wimbledon tennis, Trooping the Colour, St Patrick’s Day, Bonfire Night and the BBC Proms; while in winter, top London events include the New Year’s Eve fireworks, Winter Wonderland event in Hyde Park and the Chinese New Year annual celebrations. Many of these London events are free, while some special events require a ticket.

Find more unmissable events in London with our London events calendar and guide to what’s on in London. You can also search for events in London by month or check out our pick of events in London today.