Best Festival Events in London
Whether you're sunning it up at one of London's summer music festivals or chowing down on as much grub as you can fit in your mouth at one of the city's most loved foodie events; there are so many festivals in London worth looking into. Covering comedy, music, burlesque, food and more; there's something for everyone. Check out our guide to the best festival events in London right here.
Last updated on 19th June 2017
Regent's Park is getting a big old dose of Polynesian flavours this July as a Tiki festival lands. Expect lashings of rum, cocktails, street food, live music and hulu dancing at this tropical London festival.
Probably the polar opposite of the muddy camping festivals you’re used to, Lawndaze combines a beautiful Victorian country manor with amazing DJs and more. The theme is eccentricity, where you can party in walled gardens, a heated swimming pool, wood-fired hot tub and even a hidden Enchanted Forest nightclub.
Wonderland is celebrating 10 years of bringing you some of the best parties and as such are putting on a special two-day event. Located in a secret location, expect music from the likes of Jenova Collection, Simon Love & The Old Romantics and 7Suns, along with pool parties, street food pop-ups and cabaret.
The biggest street party in Europe? Oh go on then. Notting Hill Carnival has become synonymous with culture, music, food and a thumping good time. Get to grips with the carnival's Sound Systems, plus find out where to party after the main action has finished. London summer festivals don't come much more iconic than this one.
London Vegan Beer Fest is returning for 2017 with a massive beer hall, street food stalls and wine bar. Head to Hackney for a festival that celebrates meat-free eating and drinking this July.
Don't fret if you missed out on Glasto, Strongroom Bar & Kitchen is bringing you all the fun you need with a huge four-day event that celebrates cheese and cider with DJs, live bands and plenty of food.
Now in its fourth year, Tequila and Mezcal Fest returns for 2017 with even more Mexican fun. Get ready for plenty of your favourite tipples, a whole host of street-food from the likes of Wahaca and Barrio among others, and traditional entertainment in the form of a mariachi band and Aztec ceremony.
Oval Space is playing host to the only UK festival dedicated to craft beer. Get yourself down and taste tonnes of beer in over 20 authentic Belgian craft breweries, and buy a festival glass for unlimited tasting. Should you get hungry, there’s loads of Belgian specialities on offer such as meatballs, cheese croquettes or Belgian fries.
Head to the gorgeous Roof Gardens in Kensington for a London Festival that promises big laughs. With the likes of Dane Baptiste, Matt Richardson, Lucy Porter and many more, the event will be chock full of professional comedians.
With seven days of comedy, The Old Queen's Head is bringing you some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit. Head to the Angel venue as some of the hottest names perform new material, from Sara Pascoe through to Nick Helm.
The closing part for Irish Gin and Tonic Festival sees a different gin from every single province in Ireland uniting in London. You’ll be treated to gin samples, and get to meet the people behind making these fantastic drinks – as well as a perfectly made G&T, making it ideal for adventurous gin lovers.
London Wing Fest is a two-day celebration of the mighty buffalo wing which is taking place in the Printworks. Happening on a weekend in August, the event will be full of London's most famous street food vendors with wings from Absurd Bird, Butchies and Mother Flipper to name a few.