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.

Upcoming events

MOPAC Roadshows
8 September 2014 to 16 December 2014

The Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime is revisiting every London borough in 2014 with senior Metropolitan Police officers to talk about local policing and answer your questions.

Making Freedom ‘From Emancipation to Windrush’
20 October 2014 to 30 October 2014

Come and see the Making Freedom exhibition celebrating the freedom in 1838 of nearly a million Africans in the Caribbean and paying tribute to those who worked so hard to make it happen.

John Hazel, Harold Wilmot and John Richards on deck of the Empire Windrush - 22 June 1948.
NFL Fan Rally
Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

NFL Fan Rally

Saturday 25 October, 12 noon – 4pm

Touchdown in Trafalgar Square this weekend as the NFL Fan Rally returns to London!

NFL fans on Trafalgar Square last year
People's Question Time - Waltham Forest
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Your chance to put questions to the Mayor of London and London Assembly on 11 November.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London
The Mayor's Education Conference
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

This event invites London headteachers and senior leaders to City Hall to meet international experts and share great ideas that really work.

Skills London 2014
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 9:30am to Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 4:00pm

Skills London, the capital’s biggest free jobs and careers event for young people returns to ExCeL London on 21-22 November.

Skills London 2014
Christmas in Trafalgar Square 2014
Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:00pm

This festive season, the Mayor is bringing you a jam-packed line up of seasonal joy in London.

Think nobody should live on London's streets?
10 December 2014 - 8:00am to 9:15am

Crisis and the Mayor of London's Rough Sleeping Group invite London councillors to hear about homelessness on the capital's streets.

A rough sleeper site
London NYE Fireworks 2014
31 December 2014

To ensure a safe and fun night for all, we’re introducing tickets for £10. Find out how you can get yours.