Major Events Calendar 2020

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 2020, with high-profile events such as 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: Brent 2020 - London Borough of Culture
  • 26: Chinese New Year Celebrations, Trafalgar Square and Chinatown

February

  • 4-6: ICE-Totally Gaming, ExCeL London
  • 9: CRUK London Winter Run, Central London 
  • 14-18: London Fashion Week, The Store X, The Strand
  • 18: The 40th Show BRIT Awards, The O2 Arena
  • 23: Guinness Six Nations – England v Ireland, Twickenham Stadium

March

  • 9: The Vitality Big Half, Canary Wharf, Tower Bridge, Greenwich 
  • 7: Guinness Six Nations – England v Wales, Twickenham Stadium  
  • 14-24: Boxing European Olympic Qualifier, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 15: St Patrick's Day Parade, Central London
  • 26-6 April: London Games Festival, Citywide 
  • 27-29: FINA Diving World Series, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 29: The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races, River Thames (Putney to Mortlake) 

April

  • 10: Passion of Jesus, Trafalgar Square
  • 18: St George's Day, Trafalgar Square
  • 25: Vaisakhi, Trafalgar Square
  • 26: Virgin Money London Marathon, Central London 

May

  • 2-14 June: FIH Pro League, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre, Queen Elizabeth
  • 14-17: Photo London, Somerset House 
  • 16-17: FIH Pro League, The Stoop, Twickenham
  • 17: BBL Play-off Finals, The O2 Arena 
  • 17: Run Hackney Virgin Sport Half Marathon, Hackney  
  • 19-23: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • 22-31: All Points East, Victoria Park 
  • 23: The Emirates FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium
  • TBC: Street League Skateboarding, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP)
  • 24: Vitality Westminster Mile and Vitality London 10k, St James's Park, Westminster and City of London
  • 30: Eid Festival, Trafalgar Square 

June

  • 6-7: Open Garden Squares Weekend, City-wide
  • 8-12: London Tech Week, City-wide
  • 12-12 July: UEFA EURO 2020
  • 13: Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade 
  • 13-14: Mitel & MLB Present London Series 2020 - St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs, London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 14: UEFA EURO 2020 match (England v Croatia), Wembley Stadium
  • 19: UEFA EURO 2020 match (England v Play-off winner C), Wembley Stadium
  • 19-4 July: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival 2020, Greenwich, Woolwich, Canary Wharf, Whitechapel and Bow
  • 20: Art Night, The Strand
  • 20-21: West End LIVE, Trafalgar Square 
  • 23: UEFA EURO 2020 match (Czech Republic v England), Wembley Stadium
  • 25-1 July: Masterpiece London, Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • 27: UEFA EURO 2020 match (R16: 1A v 2C), Wembley Stadium  
  • 27: Pride in London, Soho and Trafalgar Square 
  • 29-12 July: Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon
  • TBC: London Symphony Orchestra, Trafalgar Square 

July

  • 3-5: Wireless Festival, Finsbury Park
  • 4-5: Müller Anniversary Games (IAAF Diamond League), London Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • 4-11: BST Hyde Park, Hyde Park  
  • 7-12: RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, Hampton Court Palace
  • 7: UEFA EURO 2020 Semi-final (winner QF2 v Winner QF1), Wembley Stadium
  • 8: UEFA EURO 2020 Semi-final (winner QF4 v Winner QF3), Wembley Stadium
  • 11: The Kilburn High, Kilburn High Road
  • 12: UEFA EURO 2020 Final, Wembley Stadium
  • 18: Coral Challenge Cup Final, Wembley 
  • 25-26: ABB FIA Formula E Championships, ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock
  • TBC: BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall 

August

  • TBC: Longines Global Champions Tour, Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • 8: Clipper Round the World, Homecoming, Royal Albert Docks
  • 8-9: The London Triathlon, ExCeL London, Victoria Docks and Central London
  • 15-16: Prudential RideLondon, City-wide & Surrey
  • 29-30: South West Four Weekender, Clapham Common 
  • 30-31: Notting Hill Carnival, Notting Hill 
  • TBC: The London Mela powered by Let's Go Southall, Southall Park

September

  • 1-30: Totally Thames Festival, City-wide 
  • 8-27: London Design Biennale, Somerset House
  • 12-20: London Design Festival, City-wide  
  • 18-22: London Fashion Week, various venues
  • 19-20: Open House, various venues 
  • TBC: Raindance, Central London 

October

  • 7-18: BFI London Film Festival, Central London
  • 8-11: Frieze London, Regent’s Park
  • TBC: NFL London Games, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Wembley
  • TBC: Dance Umbrella, various venues
  • 11: Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, Central London
  • 20- 25: Six Day London, Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) 
  • TBC: EGX, ExCeL London
  • TBC: Regatta London, River Thames 

November

  • 1: Diwali, Trafalgar Square 
  • TBC: Lord Mayor's Show, City of London 
  • 8: Remembrance Sunday, Cenotaph, Whitehall 
  • 15-22: Nitto ATP World Tour Finals, The O2 Arena
  • TBC: EFG London Jazz Festival, Various Venues
  • TBC: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

December