Discover the Best of London in February: Despite the Chilly Weather, the City Offers a Range of Exciting Special Events, Exhibitions and More. Get Inspired by Our List.

1. Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens

Explore Cameroon’s Rich Culture at Kew Gardens Festival of Orchids: Visit the Princess of Wales Conservatory to See Plant-Based Displays of Native Animals, Including Giraffes, Hippos, Gorillas, and Lions.

Orchids Festival at Kew Gardens | Book Tickets

Included with General Admission Starting at £16.50.

Richmond, 4th February to 5th March 2023.

2. London Fashion Week

Don’t Miss London Fashion Week: A Must-See Event for Fashion Enthusiasts. The schedule Still Needs to be Released.

Check LFW Website for Updates. Grab Tickets or Spot Designers, Models, Editors and Celebs at Event Locations.

London Fashion Week | 17th – 21st of February 2023

3. Valentine’s Day in London

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Style: London Offers Numerous Romantic Options, including Bars, Dinners, Special Events and Experiences.

Check the article “Valentine’s in Covent Garden” for the Best Suggestions.Or check The Most Romantic Restaurants for a Perfect Date Night.

4. Celebrate the Chinese New Year

*2023 Chinese New Year Begins in January: Check Here for the Exact Celebration Dates, Which Last Approximately Two Weeks. (Valid for 2023, Information May Change in Future Years).

Experience the Joy of Chinese New Year in London: The Largest Celebration Outside of China, Featuring a Parade from Chinatown to Trafalgar Square, Performances, Ceremonies, and More.

Immerse Yourself in Chinese Culture with Dances, Musical Performances, and Mouth-Watering Cuisine in Chinatown.

Note: Lunar New Year Dates Vary Based on the Lunisolar Calendar.

Tasty Food Tour in Chinatown

Chinatown to West London | 22nd of January  – 5th of February 2023

5. Imagine Children’s Festival

Family Fun at the Southbank Centre During Half-Term: Imagine Children’s Festival Offers a Wide Range of Art and Cultural Experiences, Including Theatre, Music, Literature, Comedy, and Creative Workshops. Ideal for Ages 0-11.

Imagine Children’s Festival | Southbank Centre | 8th – 18th of February 2023

6. Six Nations Rugby Tournament

Rugby Fans Rejoice: Six Nations Tournament Takes Place in February and March Across the UK and Europe.

Check for Games in London and Watch Them at a Stadium or a Bar Showing the Matches.

Six Nations Rugby Tournament | 4th of February until 18th of March 2023

7. View the Illuminated River Project

Illuminated River: A World-Renowned Public Art Commission Illuminating Central London’s Bridges.

Costing Approximately £30 Million, the 3.2-Mile Project Celebrates the Bridges as Architectural, Social, and Historical Landmarks, Connecting the Political, Financial, and Cultural Centers of the Capital.

Experience the Illuminated River: Take a Boat Tour or Stroll Along the Southbank.

Free Tours are Available. Check the Website for Details.

Illuminated River Project | Central London | Visit all year

8. Visit the London Classic Car Show

Rev Your Engines: The London Classic Car Show Offers a Thrilling Display of Over 700 Classic Cars, Including Rare and Unusual Models.

Ticket Prices Start at £27.50 per Person.

London Classic Car Show | Olympia, West Kensington | 24th – 26th of February 2023

9. Watch the Super Bowl

If you’re a fan of the Super Bowl, you can catch it in London at several bars and restaurants.

For the latest list of venues, check out DesignMyNight, which has put together a comprehensive list of the best pubs, bars, and parties to watch the NFL Super Bowl in the city.

First or Second Sunday of February | 12th of February 2023

10. Attend the International Mime Festival

The International Mime Festival, lasting 26 days, presents various events throughout London, featuring theatrical performances, international productions, short films, post-show discussions with creators and performers, and expertly led workshops.

During February, there are five more days left to enjoy the festival, so check out what’s on while you’re in the city.

International Mime Festival | 16th of January until 5th of February 2023

11. Catch a theatre show

The West End Theatre District offers a culturally rich experience and is an excellent escape from the cold weather.

Some popular shows include The Mousetrap, The Lion King, and The Book of Mormon.

Grab some tickets here

12. Visit a museum Exhibition

Explore the abundance of free museums in London, though donating is recommended.

Check out our list of must-visit, unique museums featuring permanent exhibitions open all year.

This is a culturally enriching experience to be noticed during your visit.

13. Watch a football game or do a stadium tour

If you or a companion is a football fans, then take advantage of the opportunity to attend a game at one of London’s numerous stadiums.

Alternatively, consider booking a tour of the Emirates Stadium or Wembley Stadium.

Get your Tickets here

14. Attend an event from the London Borough of Culture

The London Borough of Culture competition sees the city’s 32 boroughs vying for over £1 million to host a range of local cultural events and initiatives.

Croydon was crowned the winner in 2023 and is now putting together a lineup of fun activities.

Check their website to see what’s happening during your visit (this link will take you to a list of events regardless of the year you’re reading this!).

London Borough of Culture | Croydon

There’s your list of what to do in London in February. Have a great time!