Summer 2024 London Events Calendar

Experience an unforgettable summer in London with a vibrant line-up of events in 2024. Discover a diverse range of festivals, concerts, cultural exhibitions, and outdoor activities. Immerse yourself in the city’s energy and soak up the sun while enjoying world-class entertainment. From music to art, sports to food, there’s something for everyone. Plan your summer adventure in London now and create lifelong memories!

Summer London Events Calendar 2024

Summer Q3 2022 London Events Calendar

June – August 2024


June 2024 London Events

London Restaurant Festival: Summer Edition

1st June – 30th June 2024

London Restaurant Festival

Enjoy over 35 restaurant experiences from over 250 restaurants across the city in the year’s first instalment of the London Restaurant Festival, launched in 2009 to celebrate London’s “phenomenally vibrant” restaurant scene. If you miss this one, don’t worry, there’s an Autumn edition in October to look forward to


Zoo Nights at London Zoo

7th June – 26th July 2024

Twilight at London Zoo

On Friday evenings across June & July, London Zoo is strictly adults only! Discover the after-hours secrets of the UKs most famous zoo and relax in an atmosphere like no other. All the joys of a zoo with pop-up bars and laid back music. There’s still time for the supposed grown-ups to still act like children with face painting and other activities


Chestertons Polo in the Park

7th – 9th June 2024

Chestertons Polo in the Park

Hurlingham Park in Fulham, London, hosts the annual Chestertons Polo in the Park polo match. High-intensity polo matches, live music, and a selection of food and drink options are all part of the event. The competition draws polo fans and amateur players alike by providing an enjoyable and approachable way to experience the thrill and glitz of the game.


London Open Gardens

8th – 9th June 2024

Open Garden Squares Weekend

For one weekend a year since 1999, a number of gardens and hidden green spaces normally not accessible to the public open their gates to those who have a ticket. The money raised from this collaborative event goes towards the upkeep of London’s public community spaces for families that are unfortunately in decline


MLB World Tour: London Series

8th – 9th June 2024

MLB London Series

Major League Baseball games were first played in Europe during the MLB World Tour: London Series, in June 2019. This year’s two-game series pits the New York Mets against Philadelphia Phillies, two of baseball’s most illustrious and powerful organisations. The games are held at London Stadium, a location that is more frequently used for track and field competitions and football games.


Hampton Court Palace Festival

11th June – 22th July 2024

hampton court palace festival

One of the biggest music festivals in London, held in the ground of Hampton Court Palace Gardens against the backdrop of the palace itself. This year the line-up includes Tom Jones, Jack Savoretti, Jessie J, Sheryl Crow, Deacon Blue and Paloma Faith, plus lots, lots more to come


Taste of London in Regent’s Park

12th – 16th June 2024

Taste of London in Regent's Park

Perhaps the biggest culinary highlight of the year, Taste festivals return to Regent’s Park to give you a sprawling expanse of artisan chefs, the best street food and, of course, plenty to drink in the summer heat. With massive crowds flocking to the event the atmosphere is unparalleled and makes the perfect start to a full day out in London


Trooping The Colour (The King’s Birthday Parade)

15th June 2024

Trooping The Colour

Trooping the colour is a tradition of celebrating the Sovereign’s birthday that started with King George III in 1760. Every year The Household Division of the British Army hold the ceremonial event by St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace culminating in a flypast from the Royal Air Force, which the Royals like to enjoy from her balcony


Father’s Day in London

16th June 2024

Father’s Day in London

If you’re searching for something out of the ordinary for Father’s Day then London certainly doesn’t come up short. While there are countless things you can do in London to show dad how much you care, take a look at our top choices for the more grown up end of the entertainment spectrum as well as family activities


Royal Ascot Horse Racing

18th – 22th June 2024

Royal Ascot Horse Racing

On the extreme Western outskirts of London is one of the UK’s most famous and prestigious racecourses with a longstanding history of being particularly “classy”. For many this is a great excuse to dress up and get a taste of the upper echelons of society. For others, this is one of, if not the most, important racing events of the year


West End Live At Trafalgar Square

22nd – 23rd June 2024

West End Live At Trafalgar Square

If you like a weekend of FREE musical theatre outdoors in the height of summer then you’ll be in for a treat if you head down to Trafalgar Square, a popular arena for cultural events throughout the year. Expect to see some big names amongst the performance line-up, with performances of the top musicals from top theatres


Pub in the Park – Chiswick

28th – 30th June 2024

Pub in the Park London

The only Pub in the Park festival in London this year, hosted in Chiswick at Chiswick House & Gardens. A glorious mix of music, fancy drinks, food markets and cooking demos and an absolute must for any food fan that’s looking to spice thing up. This makes the perfect day out for either groups of friends or for the whole family



July 2024 London Events

Zoo Nights at London Zoo

7th June – 26th July 2024

Twilight at London Zoo

On Friday evenings across June & July, London Zoo is strictly adults only! Discover the after-hours secrets of the UKs most famous zoo and relax in an atmosphere like no other. All the joys of a zoo with pop-up bars and laid back music. There’s still time for the supposed grown-ups to still act like children with face painting and other activities


Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

1st – 14th July 2024

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships

“The Championships”, or often simply “Wimbledon” is the oldest and arguably most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. In England, Wimbledon isn’t just a tennis event, it’s also a particular time of year in the summer when one’s thoughts turn to strawberries and cream, the traditional snack for the audience


RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival

2nd – 7th July 2024

Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Widely considered to be the world’s largest flower show is held in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace. Explore the stunning gardens in full bloom, watch celebrity talk or get involved with demonstrations and workshops, complete with multiple restaurants and stalls for you to browse so you don’t leave empty-handed


Household Division’s Beating Retreat At Horse Guard’s Parade

4th – 6th July 2024

Household Division’s Beating Retreat At Horse Guard’s Parade

Continuing a very busy time for the Household Division, this time Beating the Retreat over the course of 3 days, a ceremony of military music and precision drills from a highly prestigious regiment. This historic performance commemorates a historic “closing of the gates” each night for James II of England


BST Hyde Park

5th – 6th July 2024

BST Hyde Park

“American Express presents BST Hyde Park” is back for another year in London’s Hyde Park for another 2 week extravaganza across various dates in July 2024. The line-up includes performances from Kings of Leon, Robbie Williams, Andrea Bocelli, Shania Twain, Kylie and Stray Kids


StoomFest

5th – 7th July 2024

Stoomfest

Fans of psychedelic, doom, and stoner rock, unite! The weekend of StoomFest London 2024 is expected to be intense and dramatic. The Garage HQ in Highbury Islington will host the festival, which runs from Friday, July 5 to Sunday, July 7. Enjoy the sounds of international acts, such as Hippie Death Cult, Dopelord, and Greenleaf, as well as up-and-coming groups.


Kew the Music

8th – 14th July 2024

Kew The Music London

Kew the Music returns in 2024 back at Kew Gardens for a spectacular music festival over several days to see in the Summer in the famous picturesque gardens. This year’s line-up includes performances from Ronan Keating, Mika, Monty Don, Passenger, JLS, Beverly Knight and Richard Ashcroft.


Buckingham Palace Tour: State Rooms & Royal Mews

11th July – 29th September 2024

Buckingham Palace Tour Summer Opening

While the Monarch spends their summers at Balmoral estate, their normal residence is open to the public for tours and viewings. See regular Palace Guard ceremonies close-up and take a tour through some of the most extravagant rooms the palace has to offer throughout this 10 week opportunity to peek behind the curtain


Wireless Festival

12th – 14th July 2024

Wireless Festival 2024

The three-day music festival Wireless Festival will take place in Finsbury Park, London. Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice, Sean Paul and Future are on the bill. Hip-hop, R&B, and grime music enthusiasts are predicted to have a fantastic time at the festival over the long weekend. Wireless Festival is one of the largest urban music events in the world.


Kaleidoscope Festival

13th July 2024

Kaleidoscope London

Returning to Alexandra Park & Palace in 2024. With massive music performances as well as fun for all the family, including magic, games, fire truck raves, mini Land Rover adventure and interactive arts, as well as Victorian basements hideaway. This year’s line-up includes Soul II Soul, The GO! Team and Huey Morgan


Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place Festival

13th – 14th July 2024

Happy Place Festival

Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place Festival will take place in Chiswick House & Gardens in London. The festival is a celebration of all things joyful, and it has a speaker lineup, live entertainment, and other upbeat events. There will also be a range of workshops, including ones for yoga, meditation, and the arts.


Hyper Japan

19th – 21st July 2024

Hyper Japan London

Celebrating all aspects of Japanese culture, Hyper Japan is always hotly anticipated and puts on its main show in July. Expect live shows, tea ceremony lessons, Japanese calligraphy, expansive food & trade stalls with obscure trinkets and plenty of cosplay, all in one of the most engaging cultural festivals in London


Latino Life in the Park

20th July 2024

Latino Life in the Park

Latino Life in the Park London 2024 promises to be the hottest Latin music event of the summer! Get ready for a sizzling Saturday on July 20th in the heart of Walpole Park. Dance to the infectious rhythms of salsa, reggaeton, samba, and more as top UK-based Latin artists and exciting international guests take over the stages. Celebrate Colombian Independence Day with a dedicated stage showcasing the finest Colombian artists.


Junction 2 Festival

26th – 28th July 2024

Junction 2 Festival

Boston Manor Park in London will play host to the two-day Junction 2 Festival. CamelPhat, Ahmed Spins, Miss Monique and Parra for Cuva are on the schedule. The festival is renowned for its cutting-edge selection of house and techno performers. One of the most well-known festivals for electronic music in the UK.


Wingfest

26th – 28th July 2028

Wingfest London

For those avid chicken wing fans out there, there are a couple of highlights of the year in London, Wingfest in July and WingJam in October. They’re wings Jim, but not as we know them. In a true celebration of wings in all their glory, sample some of the more “out there” takes different wing dishes from around the world


South Facing Festival

26th July – 10th August 2024

South Facing Festival London 2

This year’s series of open-air concerts returns to Crystal Palace Park, this year expect performances from Dizzee Rascal, Future Islands, Damian Marley, Grace Jones and Steel Pulse. More acts are expected to be confirmed closer to the event


KISSTORY Festival

27th July 2024

Kisstpry

Indigo at The O2 in London hosts a club night called Kisstory London. The club night plays all of the best 90s and early 2000s old skool and anthems. Mis-Teeq, Craig David, and So Solid Crew were among the previous visitors. On Saturday, July 27th 2024, Kisstory London will have its next club night.


Uptown Festival

28th July 2024

Uptown Festival London

Uptown Festival will present a single day of soul, funk, and disco music near London’s Tobacco Dock. Some of these genres’ biggest performers will be on the festival’s line-up. Last year included Sister Sledge, Kool & the Gang, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, and Sister Nancy. The Uptown Festival is a celebration of all things upbeat music, and the line-up is guaranteed to be a hit with music lovers of all ages. The festival will include three stages, each of which will focus on a distinct musical genre.



August 2024 London Events

51st State Festival

3rd August 2024

51st State Festival 2024

A one-day house music festival called 51st State Festival will be held in Copthall Playing Fields in Mill Hill, London. Some of the biggest names in classic house, tech house, afro house, garage, disco, soul, dancehall and more.. A celebration of all house music, 51st State Festival features an all-ages-friendly lineup. Three stages will be available at the festival, each featuring a certain house music type.


London Craft Beer Festival

9th – 10th August 2024

London Craft Beer Festival

An annual celebration called the London Craft Beer Festival takes place in London’s Tobacco Dock. Over 100 brewers from across the world are represented at the festival, which offers over 800 different beers. A variety of food options, live music, and entertainment are also available. All of your beer is included in the ticket price because the festival is all-inclusive.


Elrow Town London Festival

17th August 2024

Elrow Town London

Parsloes Park in East London will play host to the immersive music festival. 9 themed stages, games, theatrical performances, creative collectives, and more than 200 live acts and artists will all be featured during the brand’s tradition of grandiose production and extravagant aesthetics. Nomads, Gorgon City, and Delusionville are the featured performers.


Folk in the Park

17th August 2024

Folk in the Park

Manor Park in Sutton will host the one-day music festival Folk in the Park. Last year, the lineup included Del Amitri, Nick Lowe, Danny & The Champions of The World, Iain Matthews, Geraint Watkins, Dana Gillespie, Hannah Scott, Roseanne Reid, Hannah White, Lauren Housley, David Hope, Holly Henderson, and Matt Owens.


All Points East Festival

17th – 25th August 2024

All Points East Festival London

All Points East festival returns to Victoria Park this year with over 90 performances across 9 days throughout August. This year expect to see Kaytranada, Loyle Carner, Pixies, Field Day & Bambii, plus many more. This is a festival not to be missed in the height of British Summer


Greenwich+Docklands International Festival

23rd August – 8th September 2024

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival

A celebration of theatre and performing arts, the Greenwich + Docklands International Festival is an outdoor event promoting ambition and diversity in the in the performing arts industry. Full of bold ideas and figures, GDIF looks to shine a light on the opportunities for young people in theatre as well as London’s culture as a whole


Rally Festival

24th August 2024

Rally Festival London

A brand-new music and visual arts festival will be held in London’s Southwark Park. Last year saw some of the most fascinating underground electronic music acts from around the globe, including Yu Su, Space Afrika, and Leon Vynehall.


Field Day Festival

24th August 2024

Field Day Festival London

Field Day is renowned for its diverse lineup of hip-hop, electronic, and independent musicians as well as for its laid-back vibe and sustainability-focused approach. Justice, PinkPantherness, 2manydjs, Bambii, Brutalismus 3000, George Riley, HorsegiirL, John Glacier, Mura Masa, Romy, Sega Bodega, Vegyn, Yaeji, and Yves Tumor are among the artists on the bill.


Eastern Electrics Festival

24th August 2024

Eastern Electrics London 2024

The Lee Valley Showground in London will play host to the two-day Eastern Electrics Festival of electronic music. Top DJs and producers from the electronic music world will perform at the festival with headlining performance from James Jones.


Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

24th – 26th August 2024

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

In addition to a huge selection of food and drink from more than 100 producers, the festival will also provide live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and kid-friendly activities. Everything from artisan cheeses and charcuterie to freshly baked pastries and street cuisine is available for visitors to try. Along with many opportunities to learn about food and cooking, there will also be lots of celebrity chefs and food writers demonstrating their techniques.


Notting Hill Carnival

25th – 26th August 2024

Notting Hill Carnival

The UK’s most famous Caribbean festival, dating back to 1966. People from all around London take to the streets of Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture in spectacular style over 2 days. Filled with Caribbean music, food, dancing and a larger-than-life “dress code”, the atmosphere is truly unparalleled


Meatopia

29th August – 1st September 2024

Meatopia London 2024

Meatopia, as the name suggests, honours all things meat. With more than 100 chefs from around the world cooking over open flames, it is a celebration of food cooked over fire. At the festival, which is held at London’s Tobacco Dock, you can sample some of the most inventive and exquisite meat dishes from around the globe.


SoulTown Festival

31st August – 1st September 2024

Soultown Festival London 2024

Soultown Festival comes to Beckenham featuring some of the best Soul performances around, with this year’s line-up including Atlantic Star, Billy Ocean, The Tramps, Gwen Dickey, Earth Wind & Fire Experience, Maxi Priest, Kenny Thomas, Jocelyn Brown and Damage