Join 1 Big Night Out for London's Biggest Pub Crawl! Accompanied by expert nightlife guides you'll be taken to some of the best bars and clubs in the West-end where you'll receive queue jump entry, a free shot at every venue ... moreThroughout the city
Party Earth Review Although Oxford Street and Regent Street connect at the always-hopping Oxford Circus, the two streets draw markedly different crowds. With hundreds of stores and eateries and thousands of bleary-eyed shoppers, the gritty and tourist-driven Oxford is a budget-friendly complement to Regent Street, the bustling avenue ... more
Westminster, London W1
The annual London Restaurant Festival isn’t so much a festival in the traditional sense, but more a collection of participating restaurants throughout the city offering various discounted prix fixe meals during the first two weeks of ... moreThroughout the city
Party Earth Review The oldest of the Royal Parks of London, fifty-eight acre St. James’s Park attracts more than five million visitors annually thanks to its proximity to Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, the Horse Guards Parade grounds, and several other signature London destinations. The name comes from a bygone ... more
St. James’s Park
A theatrical celebration of horror in London, The 2014 London Horror Festival is a three-week-long series of spooky, erotic, and downright hilarious performances that normally begins in mid-October and runs through the first week of November ... moreEtcetera Theatre
265 Camden High Street
London NW1 7BU, UK
Party Earth Review Icebar London is the UK’s first permanent bar made entirely of ice. Constructed from crystal ice imported from Sweden’s Torne River, the bar is kept at a temperature of minus five degrees Celsius all year round, the better to keep the bar stools, glasses, sculptures, igloos, and walls from melting. The small space is best ... more
31-33 Heddon Street
Mayfair, London, W1B 4BN
Every year, the best local comics and talent from all over the world come to the Brighton Comedy Festival in Brighton, UK to show off their latest routines. Since 2001, the city has laughed it up with two weeks of comedy shows in October ... moreBrighton Dome (Brighton, UK)
Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1UE
Party Earth Review A cathedral to a dying art, Phonica Records places its faith soundly into vinyl and is a necessary stop for any record lover. Hidden from the chaos of nearby Oxford Street, the clean and simple shop features a wealth of hard-to-find imports and new techno, house, and dance cuts from around the world. Though large ... more
51 Poland Street
London W1F 7LZ
From the guys who bring you the UK’s biggest daily pub crawl comes London’s All Access Pass - your ticket to over 16 of the hottest pubs, bars and nightclubs in London’s buzzing West End and beyond. Each ... moreThroughout the city
Party Earth Review Though actually closer to two miles, the Millennium Mile is a scenic walkway along the south bank of the River Thames that highlights many of London’s greatest attractions and sights. Running from Westminster Bridge to London Bridge, the walk provides magnificent views of Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London ... more
Thames River, South Bank (Waterloo, London Bridge)
Every fall in the UK, Londoners do their best to imitate their German brethren at Oktoberfest in London, which is held at two aptly-named Bavarian beer houses dubbed Old Street and Tower Hill. The 2014 Oktoberfest in London attracts nearly ... moreBavarian Beerhouse Old Street
190 City Road
London, EC1V 2QH UK
Party Earth Review Live music, comedy, sports, and a mountain of Fuller’s pints can be found at George IV, a popular local pub that attracts a wide range of happy boozers. Part of the extensive chain of pubs branded by Fuller’s – whose 1840s-era brewery is less than a mile away – the venue’s dark wood bar is top-heavy with London Pride ... more
185 Chiswick High Road
London W4 2DR
As much fun as the nightlife can be, it’s important to note that there is no shortage of things to do in London any time of day. The daytime scene is thriving, from great shopping and bustling outdoor plazas to historical landmarks and spectacular royal parks.
Londoners don’t see the sun as much as they’d like, so they pounce on every opportunity to take advantage of the peaceful, well-manicured parks and their acres of lush greenery – the perfect refuge to enjoy a picnic, get some exercise, recover from the previous night’s partying, or enjoy various events.
Shoppers, meanwhile, will also have more than enough things to do, what with all the world-famous department stores, high-end boutiques, and mainstream retail stores that line the streets, not to mention the city’s celebrated outdoor markets that sell everything from household goods and fresh produce to clothing, jewelry, and antiques.
If that’s not enough, there are plenty of outdoor squares in London brimming with street entertainers, shops, and restaurants, as well as wonderful walks along the Thames and tons of historical sites to see.
Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma: