summer london

Summer in London may not be too summery – it still rains a lot, and the weather isn’t that hot. But the locals love outdoors activities, and there are so many summer events in London that are worth going to.

Summer events in London for the whole family


We have selected a few of the best summer events in London so you can enjoy your trip with the whole family. Take good note of them!


  • Dodgeballdayer: Music, street food… And funny costumes! It’s the biggest Dodgeball tournament in the United Kingdom, and the fun is guaranteed. Saturday 6th of August in the Wimbledon Rugby Football Club. All the profits will be donated to charity.


summer events london


  • Splash Fest: A great amusement park of water attractions, ideal for your kids to have some refreshing fun! The Splash Fest is located in the Battersea Park and divided into five different areas: water slides, bubbles, challenges and games for all the family. It will be celebrated on Sunday 7th of August.



  • The Great British Beer Festival: Not all the summer events in London are recommended with kids, though, and the Great British Beer Festival is one of them. It is a massive celebration (more than 60.000 people attend every year) where more than 350 breweries of the United Kingdom are featured. Don’t try them all! There will also be games, live music and all sorts of entertainment options. From the 9th to the 13th of August in the Olympia London.


  •  Pop Up Screens: A great outdoors cinema festival that will show modern classics such as Jurassic Park and Back to the Future. Of course, food, drinks and entertainment will have their place. 19th, 20th and 21st of August in Ravenscourt Park.


  • Foodies Festival Alexandra Palace: And we end our list of summer events in London with our absolute favourite… A yummy food festival! This deliciousness will take place the 27th, 28th and 29th of August in the Alexandra Palace.


Are you planning on going to any of these summer events in London? Is there any other recommendation you would like to share with other fellow travellers? Tell us in the comments!

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