New Year's Day Parade 2018  

 
 
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12noon-3.30pm | Grandstand Opens 11am, Be seated 11.30am
 
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New Year's Day Parade 2018American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming group Pandemonium, who made their first public appearance at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, appear in front of over half a million spectators at London's New Year's Day Parade. The parade, which has been entertaining London since its inception on January 1st 1987, takes around three hours to weaves its way along the 2.2 mile central London route, from outside The Ritz Hotel to Parliament Square, and more than 500,00 spectators pack London's streets to see it. Expect vast, extravagant, Disney-style floats, with plenty of loud music, whistles and dancing in the street, along with marching bands, cheerleaders, street performers, clowns, acrobats, kites, colourful costumes and representatives from each of the 33 London Boroughs.

 

About Parliament Square

Located outside the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square occupies a politically significant position and has often been the focus of protest and controversy - Brian Haw's famous Iraq war vigil is a case in point. Statues of political heavyweights overlook the grassy square with George Canning, Benjamin Disraeli and Robert Peel standing proud along with Nelson Mandela and Abraham Lincoln. More about Parliament Square

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Westminster Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Westminster
 
3 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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PRICING  Free | £35 (Grandstand tickets. Grandstand located at junction of Piccadilly and St. James's Street in front of Patisserie Valerie)
DATES  Monday 1st January 2018
VENUE  Parliament Square 
American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming group Pandemonium, who made their first public appearance at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, appear in front of over half a million spectators at London's New Year's Day Parade. The parade, which has been entertaining London since its inception on January 1st 1987, takes around three h... More about this event
 

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