Major Events Calendar 2018

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

The list below shows all the major events currently taking place in London during 2018.

London has already won bids to host a number of high-profile sporting fixtures up to 2020, including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and UEFA Euro 2020 including 3x Group Stage Matches, 1x Round of 16 Match, 2x Semi-Finals and Finals.

January

  • 1: New Year’s Day Parade, Central London
  • 10-14: London Boat Show at ExCeL London
  • 11: Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics, The O2 Arena
  • 18-21: Lumiere London, West End, Mayfair, South Bank and Kings Cross

February

  • 4: CRUK London Winter Run, central London
  • 10: Six Nations – England v Wales, Twickenham Stadium
  • 22-25: London Fashion Week Festival, The Store Studios on The Strand
  • 18: Chinese New Year Celebrations, Trafalgar Square and Chinatown
  • 22-25: ITTF Table Tennis Team World Cup, Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)

March

  • 4: The Big Half, Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge, Greenwich
  • 17: Six Nations – England v Ireland, Twickenham
  • 18: St Patrick's Day Parade, central London
  • 24: The CRUK Boat Races, River Thames (Putney to Mortlake)
  • 25: London Landmarks Half Marathon, central London

April

  • 5-15 London Games Festival, citywide
  • 22: Virgin Money London Marathon, central London

May

  • 5: SSE Women's FA Cup Final
  • 17-20: Photo London, Somerset House
  • 19: Royal Wedding, Windsor
  • 19: The Emirates FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium
  • 20: Run Hackney Virgin Sport Half Marathon, Hackney
  • 20: BBL Play-off Finals, The O2 Arena
  • 22-26: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • 27-28: Vitality Westminster Mile and Vitality London 10k, St James's Park, Westminster and City of London

June

  • 9: Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade
  • 9-10: Esport Championship Series, Wembley Arena
  • 11-17: London Tech Week, city-wide
  • 13-17: Taste of London, Regent's Park
  • 15-17: UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship, Royal Victoria Docks
  • 22-7 July: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2018, Greenwich, Woolwich, Canary Wharf, Whitechapel and Bow
  • 28-4 July: Masterpiece London, Royal Hospital Chelsea

July

  • 2-8: Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Hampton Court Palace
  • 2-15: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon
  • 6-8: Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park
  • 6-15: Barclaycard British Summer Time, Hyde Park
  • 7: Pride in London, Soho and Trafalgar Square
  • 14-15: Athletics World Cup, London Stadium, QEOP
  • 21-22: Müller Anniversary Games (IAAF Diamond League), London Stadium, QEOP
  • 21-5 Aug: 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup, Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre, QEOP
  • 27-29: Prudential RideLondon, citywide & Surrey

August

  • 4-5: The London Triathlon, ExCeL London, Victoria Docks and central London
  • 25: Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final, Wembley Stadium
  • 25-27: Notting Hill Carnival, Notting Hill

September

  • 1-30: Totally Thames Festival, citywide
  • 5-23: London Design Festival, citywide
  • 20-23: FACEIT London Major, Wembley Arena

October

  • 14: Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, central London
  • 14: NFL International Series - Seattle Seahawks v Oakland Raiders, Tottenham Hotspur
  • 21: NFL International Series - Tennessee Titans v Los Angeles Chargers, Wembley
  • 23-28: Six Day London, Lee Valley VeloPark, QEOP
  • 28: NFL International Series - Philadelphia Eagles v Jacksonville Jaguars, Wembley

November

  • 11: Remembrance Sunday, Cenotaph, Whitehall
  • 11-18: Nitto ATP Finals, The O2 Arena

December

  • 14-16: TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Lee Valley VeloPark, QEOP
  • 31: London New Year's Eve Fireworks, central London