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.
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.
What better way to kick off summer 2020 than a late-night boat party down the River Thames? The M.V. Jewel of London will be journeying through London with epic music, a well-stocked bar and plenty of social-distancing measures to ensure your safety.
London Wing Fest is back at London Stadium, bringing its yearly bout of bourbon drinking, axe throwing and chicken feasting with it. Travel to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and explore a range of exciting and unusual flavours from street vendors, pop-up kitchens and restaurants from all over the country.
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.
Looking to spice up your summer 2020 plans? Look no further than Proud Embankment's Cabaret All Stars show, hosted by none other than Denise Van Outen. Spotlighting a roster of world-class talent, the show will include acrobatics, burlesque, live music and more.
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.
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.
The Luna Cinema has garnered acclaim for their incredible outdoor film screenings at iconic spots across the city. This season is no different, as the movie maestros are returning with a collection of old-school classics and newer hits being shown at sites such as Hampton Court Palace and Kenwood House.
Gather the girls for an afternoon of candyfloss cocktails, cookies and giant meringue lollipops at Duo's That's So Fetch afternoon tea. The Mean Girls-themed event will also have its own specially made Burn Book for you to let out your inner Regina George.
Head over to Devonshire Square for this whacking brunch from Scottish maestros Mac & Wild. The renowned restaurant is perking up Saturdays with unusual dishes such as haggis pops and Venimoo burgers, plus an additional bottomless option for £23.
The show must go on. Social distancing may be in full effect but that won't stop West End Musical Drive In from bringing you the mother of all shows. The twinkle-toes experts will be joined by a series of industry professionals and they sing and dance all the hits as you applause and recite all the words from your car.
Looking to splash out on a quirky experience this summer? Head on over to Celestial Drive In Cinema, a vintage-inspired outdoor movie event at Flamingo Park. With a stylish Miami Vice theme running throughout, the pop-up screens classic Hollywood movies with enticing refreshments from KERB traders.
Dust off your finest summer attire and shimmy on down to the Prince of Wales in Brixton for some socially distanced summer fun. Offering private custom-made party booths, their Spaced Out brunches and suppers will be set to a backdrop of live DJs and South London's best views
Boasting serious tropical island vibes, Bar Elba is Waterloo's best-loved rooftop spot. Head here on Sundays and Saturdays throughout summer for an epic vacay-inspired bottomless brunch, complete with BBQ food, cocktails and socially-distanced games.
This summer, hop aboard London's hottest new boating experience. GoBoats are sleek self-driving vessels that can carry you and up to seven of your pals as you explore the city's most stunning canal routes... simply pack a picnic and soak up the sun in style.
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.
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.
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.
Cocktails in the City is descending on Bedford Square Gardens for one weekend only with a boozy event that's sure to inspire lovers of all things strong and fruity. Join them for an exclusive garden party complete with lawn games, tastings and interactive workshops under the sun.
Back and bigger than ever this summer, Fulham Beach is bringing you a whole host of their events. Don't miss their socially-distanced bottomless brunches, BBQ supper clubs, yoga sessions on the beach and cocktail masterclasses.
This epic immersive experience is inviting you to plunge into the cockney criminal world of the 1920s. A must-do for any Peaky Blinders fans, this theatrical event promises plenty of intrigue, with the audience guiding the narrative every step of the way.
This unforgettable summer event in London will have you tasting exquisite food from some of the city's finest restaurants, all in aid of Action Against Hunger. Throughout the evening, The Moveable Feast will take you on a culinary journey between four incredible eateries, enjoying a bespoke course in each of their private dining rooms.