Here's what you CAN'T miss in London this August

By Megan Millisky

London offers lots to do in the summer! This August, eat delicious English and international favorites at food festivals. Then head to a music festival to dance along to incredible music sets! Don’t miss out - read on to discover the events happening during your trip.

1. One Love Festival

Spread love and good vibes at the UK’s biggest dubstep and reggae camping festival! Bring the whole family or a group of friends to dance and clap along! Join the peace, love, and music from August 21-23.

Address: London UK, location TBD

2. Hampton Court Palace

August 29-31, take a stroll to Hampton Court Palace, the grand palace of Henry VIII! There is so much to do at this festival - try Tudor cooking, wander through the incredible gardens and mazes, and shop from local vendors! There will be live music and entertainment kids as well.

Address: Hampton Court Palace

3. Notting Hill Carnival

Join the Afro-Carribean community as they celebrate their history and culture! August 30-31, stop by the festival to try delicious traditional foods like jerk chicken, fried plantains, and curried rice. You’ll be dazzled by the colorful feathered costumes, lively dances, and music!

Address: Notting Hill London UK

4. South West Four Weekender

August 29-30, join one of the biggest parties in London! There are outdoor and indoor stages with top DJs and musical guests performing. Expect loud party music from dozens of international DJs over this weekend-long festival.

Address: Clapham Common, Windmill Dr, London SW4 9DE, United Kingdom

5. Big Meat & Beer Festival

Bring your appetite to this festival! August 15-16, try delicious sausages, smoked meats, and local beers! You can cheer on a food eating competition at the main stage. Taste the best of London’s meats and beers all in one place.

Address: Hazelwood Dr, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 6QU, United Kingdom

6. Jollof Rice Day Fest

Foodies will want to check out Jollof Rice Day! This festival is all about the delicious African dish and the important history behind it. Watch traditional African dances, try different rice dishes, and learn how to make the dish at a class!

Address: London UK, location TBD

7. Craft Beer Festival

Calling all beer lovers! This is your chance to immerse yourself in the craft beer community of London. You’ll join beer connoisseurs from over 90 breweries to indulge in fantastic beer and fresh street food from London’s top restaurants. Don’t miss the musical acts too!

Address: Tobacco Quay, Wapping Ln, London E1W 2SF, United Kingdom

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