Summer Events in London

The glory days are here (praise be vitamin D) and you want to make the most of your time in the city but are not quite sure where to start? Don't fret. Slap on the suncream and get your sandals out of storage as we bring you everything from seasonal pop-ups and weather-friendly experiences to new venues in a guide to summer events in London.

Thirsty for more? Don't miss our summer pop-ups guide while you're here.

Last updated on 28th August 2020

Venture over to Tobacco Dock where Skylight is back for the summer with its epic sunshine set up. Enjoy lawn games such as croquet and petanque or just relax with a cocktail and take in some gorgeous views of the city.

Midnight Apothecary

470 user reviews 4

One of South London's prettiest bars is back this summer to sort all your date night needs. Head over to the Brunel Museum where the Midnight Apothecary has taken over the outdoor areas for another season of foraged cocktails and evenings around the campfire.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

35 user reviews 5

Summer ain't over just yet, and The Vauxhall Comedy Club are proving it with their line-up of alfresco stand-up shows. Tickets include bags of live entertainment as well as 90-minutes of free-flowing booze.

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BBQs, live DJ sets, giant Jenga... PITCH Presents is bringing you a whole host of summer events throughout August. The alfresco Stratford venue will be putting on a range of epic day parties, with everything from naughties bangers to soul tunes to choose fom. 

@ Secret private rooftop venue on Sat, 17th Jul 2021 @ 21:00 - 3:00

Nothing screams summer more than a rooftop party. In celebration of their 10th anniversary, The Mansion London are hosting a fabulous sky-high shindig at a secret central location, filled with live DJ sets, make-up artists, an exclusive art exhibition and a clairvoyant. 

Flight Club

466 user reviews 5

Get the ultimate staycation with Flight Club, as they host their brunch socials complete with palm trees and bangers from resident DJs. Add in lashings of prosecco, pina colada cocktails, bottomless pizza and all the Social Darts you need, and you've got all the makings of a raucous afternoon.

Sky Garden

284 user reviews 3

The perfect spot for extra special celebrations and breathtaking views, Sky Garden is once again opening its doors to thirsty Londoners. Tickets for this 43rd-floor Fenchurch Street venue cost just £11 and include entry as well as a tasty welcome cocktail.

One of the best summer events in London this year, Openaire is the city's newest and most unique open air cinema experiences. Head down to Paddington's Merchant Square where you can view some of your favourite movie classics from an actual boat.

Lost Boys Pizza

59 user reviews 5

Lost Boys Pizza are bringing you a series of summer events this August with their month of gothic cinema screenings. Taking place in their heated garden, evenings will play film such as Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey whilst also offering a two-course meal and drink to keep you fuelled up throughout.

Brixton Courtyard is an all-new way to party in London this summer. Set across three outside areas, the space brings together world class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and top street food traders in one Covid-secure setting to ensure you feel safe while you dance the night away.

Putt In The Park

30 user reviews 4

For an easy-going afternoon of crazy golf, head to Battersea where Putt In The Park is on hand for you and three of your housemates. Book your slot online and get ready for some friendly competition whilst topping up your tans. 

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Thursday 8th October 2020 and 2 other dates

One of the best bingo events in London is back and they're taking their game to new heights. Join the Musical Bingo team as they kick off a series of nights on the Prince of Wales rooftop, complete with high-octane dabbing, dance-offs and hilarious challenges.

  The Southbank BBQ Club

185 user reviews 4

@ The Southbank BBQ Club on Friday 25th September 2020 and 2 other dates

One of the best summer events in London, this unique dining experience is bringing together a stunning mix of seasonal plates for you to get stuck into. You'll play a key role in the making of your meal too, as the team pass over the tongs to let you grill up your own delicious BBQ food.

From the gang behind Corsica Studios comes a brand new outdoor space in Peckham, complete with mega street food, a well-stocked bar and a roster of epic DJs. Head here every Friday or Saturday throughout August and September for the ultimate summertime night out.

  The Big London Bake

701 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Friday 25th September 2020

Love all things The Great British Bake Off related? Then this event is right up your alley. Inspired by the popular cooking show, The Big London Bake has pitched its tent at The Castle Tooting and is offering wannabe star bakers the opportunity to whisk their way to victory over 90 minutes of competitive fun.

@ Pop up location on Friday 25th September 2020 and 2 other dates

The lovely folks at Dinner Ladies are giving you a chance to have the ultimate luxury dining experience at home this summer. Host your own event, whether it be a three-course birthday dinner with a wine pairing or one of their kits for bottomless brunch, picnics and the ultimate BBQ.