Things To Do In London In July: The Highlights

Things to do

July is almost here and we have tons of fun socials to go to. To make things easier for you we have selected the best socials of July, so you can book on quickly before the fill up. Without further ado, here’s some of the best socials London has to offer.

July 1st


Irish Gin & Tonic Festival

Ireland is currently producing some of the best craft gins on the market. To celebrate this fact, the Irish Gin and Tonic Festival is introducing the capital to new Irish brands in a huge summertime G&T party! Gins representing every province in Ireland will be in attendance, along with a chance to meet the people behind the spirits to find more about their story and how they’re made.


4th Of July Party

Celebrate the 4th of July a few days early at one of the most fun clubs in the city. American themed Road House in Covent Garden offers live music, DJs and great American food, making for a great all American night out. Lets celebrate like its 1776 all over again.

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July 7th


Luxury Yacht Cocktails

Step on board an impressive 124-metre floating luxury super yacht hotel.  Make yourself comfortable in the elegant surroundings of this exclusive bar and terrace. Enjoy a coffee or a expertly prepared tropical cocktail. It’s an essential indulgence!

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July 8th

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RobCV’s 7 Years Hosting Celebrations

Rob, one of our longest running hosts, is celebrating his 7th year on citysocializer by inviting everyone on CS to a mega party. Expect a full day of festivities, starting from a fun barbecue in the morning and ending with a huge night out in town.

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July 15th


The Chap Olympiad

The Chap Olympiad is Britain’s most eccentric garden party, welcoming only the elegant and the unathletic to this world famous “celebration of sporting ineptitude and immaculate trouser creases”. Since its humble beginnings somewhere in the corner of a field in England, the Chap Olympiad has provided track, field and bar events for the floppy of hair, the rakish of trilby and the elegant of trouser.

July 16th

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Lambeth Country Show & Picnic

A wonderfully diverse easy going day out in Brockwell Park, when countryside pursuits mingle with a traditional fair and world music. Expect a variety of shows and performances, craft and exhibition stands and an animal farm.

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July 22nd

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Streatlife: Street Food & Craft Beer Festival

Streatlife is the new name for Alexandra Palace’s legendary Street Food & Craft Beer festival. The festival takes place over four summer weekends, featuring over 30 of London’s top street food vendors, craft beer bars, cocktails, Pimms and all sorts of tasty treats.

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July 26th


Science Museum Lates: Conflict

The Science Museum’s Lates is a free night for adults on the last Wednesday of the month. Each Lates has a different theme, spanning issues such as sexuality, alcohol and climate change – this month, we wound falsehoods for the science of conflict!

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July 29th

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The Citysocializer Mixer

For VIP members only, we have privately hired a great summer venue for our next Mixer event with its own terraced balcony for the night and if you arrive early we’ll welcome you with a free glass of bubbles! As usual, expect a top night of laughs, socialising and meeting and mingling with up to 100 other VIP members new and old.

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Cocktails In The City – Summer Edition

A three-day celebration of the cocktail, Cocktails in the City mixes together twenty-eight leading bars in pop-up form under one roof. From five-star hotels to secret speakeasies, get shoulder-to-shoulder with world leading bartenders for an evening of discovery and new experiences.

July 30th


Brixton Beach Drinks

This summer, Londoners will see the ultimate urban beach open in the heart of Brixton, the gateway to South London’s booming food scene. Opening Friday 26 May and inspired by the vibrant culture of Cuba, Brixton Beach will transport guests to a lush and colourful paradise, serving up a winning combination of cocktails, street food and entertainment, creating the ultimate festival that lasts all summer long.

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These are our top picks for July but there’s lots more socials on the website so make sure you go check them out and book on to your favourites. Food, drinks and nights out are all there waiting for you.


This post was written by

Kristine Tsiknaki

Hey! I'm Kristine and I love writing about fun things to do in London. Check out my London and travel photography on instagram @DarcRose22