The Mayor organises a yearly programme of eight core events to celebrate London’s culture and communities: St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, Feast of St George, Vaisakhi Festival, Eid, Diwali Festival, African Festival, Liberty Festival and New Year’s Eve Fireworks. He also supports a range of other events, exhibitions at City Hall and celebrations across London.

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Upcoming events

London Tree Week 2015
23 May 2015 to 31 May 2015

Come and celebrate London’s trees and woodlands with a week of special events.

London Tree Week
Turkish Day
6 June 2015

This year's Turkish Day event due to take place on Saturday 6th June 2015 in Trafalgar Square has now been cancelled. 

Turkish Day Stage last year
Indonesia Day
Sunday, 7 June 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a free family event showcasing the vibrant culture and traditions of Indonesia.

Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
10 June 2015 to 22 September 2015

Come and enjoy free, world-class opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House on the big screen in Trafalgar Square this summer.

Royal Opera House BP Big Screens
West End LIVE 2015
Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 11:00am to Sunday, 21 June 2015 - 6:00pm

From 11:00 - 18:00 on Saturday 20 June and 12:00 - 18:00 on Sunday 21 June 2015 come and celebrate West End LIVE in Trafalgar Square.

Jersey Boys at West End LIVE
State of London Debate
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Got a question for the Mayor? Ask him at this year's State of London Debate.

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and Nick Ferrari seated together
Eid Festival 2015 on Trafalgar Square
Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Everyone is invited to come and celebrate Eid on Trafalgar Square on Saturday 25th July.

Eid Festival on Trafalgar Square
National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London's Liberty Festival 2015
Sunday, 26 July 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

The Liberty Festival, now in its 13th year, returns to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this summer.

Africa on the Square 2015
Saturday, 10 October 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Following on from the great success of Africa on the Square in 2014, this year’s event is planned to take place on Saturday 10 October.

Performers from Africa on the Square 2014
Diwali 2015
Sunday, 11 October 2015 - 12:00pm

The Diwali Festival, which celebrates the Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival of lights, is organised by the Mayor of London in cooperation with the Diwali in Lo

New Year’s Eve fireworks 2015
31 December 2015

It might be six months off, but we wanted to let you know that London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will be ticketed again in 2015.

London NYE Fireworks 2015
Big Dance 2016
20 May 2016

The Greater London Authority and People Dancing are pleased to announce the dates for Big Dance 2016 – the final Big Dance festival, marking a decade of big dances across the UK.