Things to do in London in June 2021

Head to London in June, when you can be a part of some of the capital's most famous royal events and festivals.
People walking down the street with colourful balloon decorations above them.
Join London's Pride celebrations this summer. Credits: @life.of.siobhan. Image courtesy of @life.of.siobhan.
  • The Queen celebrates her official birthday in June with a parade each year called Trooping the Colour.

  • Iconic annual June events include Taste of London, Royal Ascot, Open Garden Squares Weekend, Pride in London and West End LIVE

  • Father’s Day is celebrated across the city – look out for special offers and events at many attractions and restaurants.

With warm weather and an events calendar usually packed with sports spectacles, music festivals, outdoor entertainment and more, June is one of the most lively and exciting times to visit London.

Apart from taking in the summer atmosphere at these unmissable events, June is also the perfect time to catch the rays at alfresco spots, throw a picnic or relax at an outdoor cinema. Don't forget to hop on a bike or squeeze in lots of summer walks around London's streets, parks and green spaces.

What's on in London in June?

Royal London events

Epic London events in June

  • Stay up late during the annual Art Night with special exhibitions and events happening right throughout the evening until the small hours of the following morning.
  • Stroll through private gardens, hidden green spaces and experimental plantations for one weekend only during the Open Garden Squares Weekend.
  • Examine beautiful pieces of art, from fine antiques to unique jewellery, during Masterpiece London.
  • Take a whirlwind tour of London's restaurant scene at the Taste of London festival in Regent's Park, where London's top chefs show off their skills and serve up delicious food.
  • Admire awesome architecture with a whole month of activities across the city as part of the annual London Festival of Architecture.
  • Find fashion tips, talks and more at London Fashion Week.

Cool events and concerts in London this June

Spectacular sports events

  • There's also plenty of horse racing and off-field entertainment to be enjoyed in June at the very glamorous Royal Ascot.

For more things to do in June in London, take a look at our events calendar and guide to what's on in London. Find out all the fun things to do in London this weekend, and see what you can catch the London stage with our London theatre guide.

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

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