Things to do in London in February 2020

February brings romantic vibes, iconic fashion and stacks of pancakes to London with city-wide celebrations.
A couple kissing at dusk with Tower Bridge in the background.
Make beautiful memories with your loved ones this February in London. Credits: Visit London.
  • UK schools enjoy a February half-term holiday this month, so attractions bustle with special family-friendly activities throughout the week.

  • The weather is usually cold, so wrap up warm for your visit.

  • Top February events include Valentine's Day, Pancake Day and London Fashion Week.

Make the most of the week-long February half-term holiday and treat the family to a wintry visit to London this February; with attractions hosting special events and family-friendly half-term activities in London left, right and centre, it’s the perfect opportunity to spend some quality family time.

The weather is often cold in February, so make sure you wrap up warm. Now is the time to visit London's indoor attractions and events, or to warm up in a cosy London pub.

London events in February 2020

Unmissable annual February events

Family-friendly things to do in London in February

  • Find heaps of unforgettable experiences and things to do during February half-term in London.
  • Watch the little ones dabble in all things culture at the 12-day-long Imagine Children's Festival at Southbank Centre.
  • Snap a selfie with your favourite film stars in sculpture form, including Mary Poppins, Laurel and Hardy, Bugs Bunny and Mr. Bean, at the Scenes in the Square trail. From 27 Feb
  • Explore a trail of light, movement and form at the gorgeously captivating grounds of Chiswick House and Gardens during the last weeks of Lightopia Festival.
  • Or wear your most flashy threads and rave away at the Magic Lantern Rave.

Quirky events in London this February

Action-filled London February events

New London shows in February 2020

  • Be More Chill and relive your geeky years with Jeremy as you watch this relatable show.
  • Take in the stunning acrobatic moves of Cirque du Soleil's Luzia at the Royal Albert Hall, a show themed around 1920s Mexican cinema.
  • Enjoy the crème de la crème of romantic shows, with Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre.

For more things to do in London in February, take a look at our events calendar and guide to what's on in LondonAnd catch the best of the London stage with our top London shows.

WEATHER: For average seasonal temperatures and rainfall, see our London weather page.

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