Major Events Calendar 2019

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 2019. With more high-profile events taking place in 2020 including the UEFA Euro 2020 (3x Group Stage Matches, 1x Round of 16 Match, 2x Semi-Finals and Finals) to look forward to. 

January

  • 1: New Year’s Day Parade, Central London 
  • 1-31 December: Waltham Forest - London Borough of Culture 2019
  • 17: NBA London Game 2019 - Washington Wizards v New York Knicks, The O2 Arena  

February

  • 3: CRUK London Winter Run, Central London 
  • 10: Chinese New Year Celebrations, Trafalgar Square and Chinatown 
  • 10: NatWest Six Nations – England v France, Twickenham Stadium 
  • 15-19: London Fashion Week, The Store Studios on The Strand 

March

  • 9: NatWest Six Nations – England v Italy, Twickenham  
  • 10: The Big Half, Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge, Greenwich 
  • 16: NatWest Six Nations England v Scotland, Twickenham 
  • 17: St Patrick's Day Parade, Central London

April

  • 2-14: London Games Festival, Citywide 
  • 7: The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races, River Thames (Putney to Mortlake) 
  • 19: Passion of Jesus, Trafalgar Square
  • 27-15 June: FIH Pro League, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 27: Vaisakhi, Trafalgar Square
  • 28: Virgin Money London Marathon, Central London 

May

  • 16-19: Photo London, Somerset House 
  • 17-19: Fina Diving World Series, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 18: The Emirates FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium 
  • 19: Run Hackney Virgin Sport Half Marathon, Hackney  
  • 19: BBL Play-off Finals, The O2 Arena 
  • 21-25: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital Chelsea 
  • 25-26: Street League Skateboarding, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 26-27: Vitality Westminster Mile and Vitality London 10k, St James's Park, Westminster and City of London
  • 29: Cricket World Cup Opening Party 
  • 30-15 July: Cricket World Cup 2019 

June

  • 8: Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade 
  • 8: Eid Festival, Trafalgar Square
  • 8-9: Open Garden Squares Weekend, City-wide
  • 10-14: London Tech Week, City-wide
  • 22: Art Night, Walthamstow Market
  • 27-3 July: Masterpiece London, Royal Hospital Chelsea 
  • 29-30: Major League Baseball London Series - Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees , London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 22-23: West End LIVE, Trafalgar Square 
  • 30: London Symphony Orchestra, Trafalgar Square 
  • 21-6 July: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2019, Greenwich, Woolwich, Canary Wharf, Whitechapel and Bow 

July

  • 1-7: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Hampton Court Palace 
  • 1-14: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon
  • 5-7: Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park 
  • 6: Pride in London, Soho and Trafalgar Square 
  • 13-14: Barclaycard British Summer Time, Hyde Park  
  • 14: Cricket World Cup Final 2019, Lords 
  • 20-21: Müller Anniversary Games (IAAF Diamond League), London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 27-28: The London Triathlon, ExCeL London, Victoria Docks and Central London
  • 19-14 Sep: BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall 

August

  • 2-4: Longines Global Champions Tour, Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • 3-4: Prudential RideLondon, City-wide & Surrey 
  • 24: Coral Challenge Cup Final, Wembley 
  • 24-26: Notting Hill Carnival, Notting Hill 
  • 31-1 Sep: ZEE London Mela, Southall Park

September

  • 1-30: Totally Thames Festival, City-wide 
  • 9-15: World Para Swimming Allianz Championships, London Aquatics Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 14-22: London Design Festival, City-wide  
  • 21-22: Open House, various venues 
  • 18-29: Raindance, Central London 
  • 29: London Regatta, River Thames 

October

  • 2-13: BFI London Film Festival, Central London 
  • 3-6: Frieze London, Regent’s Park
  • 6: NFL London Games, Chicago Bears at Oakland Raiders, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 13: NFL London Games, Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • 8-26: Dance Umbrella, various venues 
  • 13: Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, Central London 
  • 22-27: Six Day London, Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 27: NFL London Games, Cincinnati Bengals at Los Angeles Rams, Wembley Stadium

November

  • 3: NFL London Games, Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars, Wembley Stadium
  • 3: Diwali, Trafalgar Square 
  • 9: Lord Mayor's Show, City of London 
  • 10: Remembrance Sunday, Cenotaph, Whitehall 
  • 10-17: Nitto ATP World Tour Finals, The O2 Arena
  • 15-24: EFG London Jazz Festival, Various Venues
  • TBC: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

December

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