There are plenty of fun things to do in London today, from shopping in world-famous districts and seeing top attractions and shows, to exploring green spaces and tucking into foodie treats.
While you're in London, find "what's on today near me" easily by downloading the Visit London app, which is full of on-the-go inspiration.
Things to do today in London
Visit top attractions
Take your pick from London's top attractions, many of which are open daily. Visit historic icons such as Tower Bridge and Tower of London, check out the views from the London Eye or aboard the Emirates Air Line cable car, or enjoy family favourites Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter and Madame Tussauds.
Book in advance to guarantee entry.
See a show
Grab a seat at one of London's must-see musicals, shows and pantomimes which are performed most days. Find out what's on today, check the latest availability and book with our guide to London theatre.
Take a tour
Make use of special one-day sightseeing tickets, including a Christmas lights bus tour and the 24-hour Uber Boat by Thames Clipper River Roamer, allowing you to explore the city in your own time. Or join one of the many organised tours, from bus tours and Thames river cruises, to guided walking tours, Christmas tours or unique and unusual options.
Shop till you drop
Feast on London's food and drink scene
Whether you're starting the day with breakfast or brunch, indulging in afternoon tea, dining at a restaurant or ending the night with drinks at a pub or bar, London has all sorts of foodie treats up its sleeve.
Families can refuel at one of the many family-focused restaurants, while those on a budget can tuck into street food and cheap eats. Or, why not splash out at a Michelin-starred restaurant or celebrity chef venue, whatever the occasion.
Enjoy an exhibition
Whatever the day, you'll find fascinating exhibitions in London galleries and museums. From free exhibits and permanent collections to the latest blockbuster art shows and museum exhibitions, there's a chance to discover something new or to marvel at works by top talents.
Discover epic events
London hosts some of the world's top events, from world-famous festivals and sporting spectacles to cultural celebrations, concerts and family fun. For winter magic, immerse yourself in London's spectacular light festivals and one-of-a-kind Christmas events. Check out what's on today.
Find family activities
With so many things to do for families in London this winter, it’s time to explore! Visit family attractions and find fun Christmas activities for kids, from festive tours to spectacular shows. Lay on the treats for an unforgettable Christmas in London.