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New Year’s Day Parade 2019
January 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
Don’t miss the annual London New Year’s Day Parade, which attracts a crowd of over half a million spectators! Ten thousand performers from around the world take part, including cheerleaders, dancers, acrobats and marching bands. The 2018 event was additionally viewed by over 300 million television viewers.
Starting at noon from the Ritz Hotel in Piccadilly, the route takes in Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Pall Mall, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall, arriving in Parliament Square around 3.30pm.
Make sure to arrive early in order to secure a good vantage point!
The London New Year’s Day Parade website contains a wealth of useful information, including maps and directions.