Summer of Play 2021 in Wembley Park

Things to Do This Summer in Wembley Park

Looking for fun things to do in Wembley Park this summer? You’re in luck.

From free festivals to public art, street performers to playgrounds, there are tons of options. Check out some of our top picks for things to do in Wembley Park while the weather is warm and the buzz is in the air.

Did you know Wembley Park has a free festival? International Busking Day on 25 July, is London's largest celebration of street performances and musicians. The completely FREE all-day festival is perfect for all ages. Come down to Wembley Park to see some of the world’s best acts doing what they do best: providing spectacular entertainment to the masses. Singers, comedians, magicians, and even chainsaw juggling – who knows what you’ll witness?

Find out more about International Busking Day

Our hugely popular free outdoor cinema screenings are back for 2021. With an amazing lineup of Hollywood blockbusters, cult classics, Bollywood favourites and family-friendly films, the 100% free, 100% open-air cinema will run from 29th July to 5th September and is suitable for all ages. Click here for a sneak peek at the lineup (full lineup coming Monday 19th July).

The London Designer Outlet is home to some of the UK’s best bargains, offering excellent prices on the world’s most famous brands. This summer, they’re treating customers to exclusive discounts and offers with the Colour Challenge game. All you have to do is beat the yellows to get mega-discounts and offers. The Colour Challenge runs until the end of July, so you have plenty of time to play – new deals are added daily.

Wembley Park has long been home to plenty of great restaurants, but there are a few newcomers in town. Byron Burgers has opened a location at the London Designer Outlet, bringing their wildly popular gourmet burgers to Wembley Park. For something sweet and special, head to Haute Dolci. They serve decadent desserts in a luxury setting, and even fly their signature gelato in from Italy.

Of course, all your old faves are still here, too. Pasta Remoli serves fresh handmade pasta with a variety of authentic sauces and starters, perfect for the whole family. And don’t forget Wagamama, serving up everybody’s favourite pan-Asian dishes.

BOXPARK Wembley has always been known for its fun free things to do in Wembley Park, which were sadly put on hold during the pandemic. But free events at BOXPARK are back and better than ever. Throughout the summer, check out massive quiz nights, karaoke, Unwind Thursdays, and Friday Feelings - some of the most popular things to do in Wembley Park this summer.

When the weather’s glorious outside, it’s time to explore Wembley Park’s fantastic Art Trail. This free celebration of public art is running until the end of September, giving you plenty of time to check out all 14 pieces of world-class digital installations, street art, and sculpture pieces. This is one of the coolest things to do in Wembley Park. Don’t miss the three newest works:

It’s the perfect time of year for drinks with friends, and Wembley Park is home to tons of great bars and pubs where you can meet for a tipple. Head to BOXPARK for craft beer and cocktails, or to the White Horse Pub for a classic hand-pulled pint. For the best of the London craft beer scene, check out the Anspach and Hobday pop-up bar.

The warm summer evenings are the ideal time to dine al fresco with friends and family. Eating outdoors is one of the most popular things to do in Wembley Park, as so many of the great local restaurants offer gardens and patios. From the White Horse Pub to Nando’s and everything in between, there’s something delicious for everyone.

Are you keen to browse and shop for something a little bit different? Do you like small, independent brands and local artisanal goods? Then you’ll love Wembley Park Market, home to dozens of unique vendors selling beautiful and unusual products. From gorgeous hand-drawn digital art at Tomartacus to award-winning ice lollies from The Ice Kitchen, you’ll delight in the interesting treasures you discover.

While Netflix is great, nothing beats going to see a great film in the cinema. The cinemas are back open and showing some amazing movies from around the world. Whether you love horror, action, comedy, or romance, you’ll find something great to watch at Cineworld Wembley Park’s nine screens. Didn’t you miss the smell of popcorn popping?

All around Wembley Park, you’ll find public gardens, squares, pocket parks and art trails. They’re a lovely destination for picnics or a coffee with friends, and kids love all the things to do in Wembley Park playgrounds.

Wembley Park is Amazing in the Summer

With tons of great restaurants, excellent bars and loads of things to do, Wembley Park should be at the top of your summer destination list. So, where are you heading first?