Major Events Calendar 2021

From mass spectator events to music festivals, London will host a wealth of major events over the coming year and beyond.

London boasts a dynamic and varied calendar of major events in 2021 with an array of high-profile events.

Please note that the event dates below are subject to change or cancellation. Check the individual event websites for the latest updates.

January

  • 1: New Year’s Day Parade, online event
  • 1 Jan 2020-31 Jan 2021: Brent 2020 – London Borough of Culture, various locations in Brent and online 

February

  • 6: Guinness Six Nations – England v Scotland, Twickenham Stadium 
  • 13: Guinness Six Nations – England v Italy, Twickenham Stadium 
  • 14: Chinese New Year Celebrations, Online

March 

  • 13: Guinness Six Nations – England v France, Twickenham Stadium 
  • 17: St Patrick's Day Celebrations, Online
  • 19-28: London Games Festival, Online  

April   

  • 11: Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, Online 
  • 25: The Vitality Big Half, Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge, Greenwich  
  • TBC: St George’s Day, Trafalgar Square 
  • TBC: Vaisakhi, Trafalgar Square   

May 

  • 8-23: FIH Pro League, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 
  • 11: The BRIT Awards, The O2 Arena  
  • 14-16: Hackney Moves festival including Hackney Half Marathon, Hackney 
  • 15: The Emirates FA Cup Final,Wembley Stadium  
  • 16: BBL Play-off Finals, The O2 Arena 
  • 29-6 Jun: Vitality London 10k, St James's Park, Westminster and City of London (Live event 31 May, virtual event 29 May-6 June)
  • 30: Vitality Westminster Mile, St James's Park, Westminster
  • TBC: All Points East, Victoria Park 
  • TBC: Eid Festival, Trafalgar Square 

June 

  • 1-27: London Design Biennale, Somerset House 
  • 11-11 July: UEFA EURO 2020
  • 12: Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade   
  • 13: UEFA EURO 2020 match (England v Croatia), Wembley Stadium 
  • 18: UEFA EURO 2020 match (England v Scotland), Wembley Stadium 
  • 18-18 Jul: Art Night, multiple locations across the UK 
  • 22: UEFA EURO 2020 match (Czech Republic v England), Wembley Stadium 
  • 24-29: Masterpiece London, Royal Hospital Chelsea 
  • 26: UEFA EURO 2020 match (R16: 1A v 2C), Wembley Stadium   
  • 28-11 July: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon
  • TBC: Open Garden Squares Weekend, City-wide 
  • TBC: West End LIVE, Trafalgar Square 

July 

  • 2-4: Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park 
  • 6: UEFA EURO 2020 Semi-final 1, Wembley Stadium 
  • 6-11: RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, Hampton Court Palace 
  • 7: UEFA EURO 2020 Semi-final 2, Wembley Stadium 
  • 9-10American Express presents BST Hyde Park, Hyde Park 
  • 11: EURO 2020 Final, Wembley Stadium 
  • 13Müller Anniversary Games (IAAF Diamond League), London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 17: Coral Challenge Cup Final, Wembley Stadium  
  • 21-21 Aug: The Hundred 2021 (cricket), London games at Kia Oval & Lord's Cricket Ground
  • 24-25: ABB FIA Formula E Championships, ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock
  • TBC: BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall  

August 

  • 7-8: The London Triathlon, ExCeL London, Victoria Docks and Central London
  • 13-15: Longines Global Champions Tour, Royal Hospital Chelsea 
  • 27-29: South West Four Weekender, Clapham Common
  • 27-11 Sep: Greenwich & Docklands International Festival (GDIF), Greenwich, Woolwich, Canary Wharf, Whitechapel and Bow   
  • TBC: Clipper Round the World, Homecoming, Royal Albert Docks  
  • TBC: Notting Hill Carnival, Notting Hill 
  • TBC: The London Mela powered by Let's Go Southall, Southall Park 

September 

  • 4-5: Open House, various venues  
  • 5: CRUK London Winter Run, Central London  (postponed from 7th Feb 2021)
  • 9-12: Photo London, Somerset House
  • 11: Pride in London, Soho and Trafalgar Square 
  • 17-21: London Fashion Week, various venues 
  • 18-26: London Design Festival, City-wide 
  • 20-24: London Tech Week, City-wide 
  • 21-26: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital Chelsea  
  • TBC: Totally Thames Festival, City-wide  
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October 

  • 3: Virgin Money London Marathon, Central London 
  • 7-10: EGX, ExCeL London 
  • 13-17: Frieze London, Regent’s Park
  • 23-27 Nov: Rugby League World Cup England 2021, Emirates Stadium and Copper Box ArenaQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)  
  • 26-31: Six Day London, Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • TBC: BFI London Film Festival, Central London 
  • TBC: NFL London Games, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Wembley 
  • TBC: Dance Umbrella, various venues 
  • TBC: Raindance, Central London 

November 

  • 12-21: EFG London Jazz Festival, Various Venues 
  • 13: Lord Mayor's Show, City of London  
  • TBC: Diwali, Trafalgar Square  
  • TBC: Remembrance Sunday, Cenotaph, Whitehall  
  • TBC: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park 

December 

  • TBC: Chanukah, Trafalgar Square 
  • TBC 31: London New Year's Eve Fireworks, Central London