Join in the fun at the Mayor's Thames Festival, a spectacular weekend celebrating London and its river, with free entertainment including live music, dancing and much more.
About The Mayor's Thames Festival in London
The Mayor's Thames Festival takes place annually in central London, on the south bank of the Thames between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge.
First launched in 1997, The Mayor's Thames Festival has become London's biggest and best free outdoor arts festival, with a huge range of events on offer.
Last year's event attracted around half a million people to central London!
Highlights of The Mayor's Thames Festival in London
The Mayor's Thames Festival sees London's riverside transformed with market stalls, street entertainers, interactive activities and more, making it a great day out for the whole family!
Highlights of the Mayor's Thames Festival usually include river races, stunning illuminations, art installations, street theatre, circus acts and choral performances.
The Night Carnival has become a grand finale to the Mayor's Thames Festival, as a colourful parade of costumed performers and musicians take over London.
Thousands of people join in the procession as the lanterns, costumes and floats make their way over Victoria Embankment and Blackfriars Bridge.