General Information

The Parade starts at 12 midday on Piccadilly at the junction with Berkeley Street near Green Park Tube Station and finishes at 3.30pm in Parliament Square.

The Parade route is – Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Waterloo Place, Pall Mall, Cockspur Street, Trafalgar Square, Whitehall and Parliament Street.

Participants for London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2019 will be announced later this year!

The map below will help you plan your journey to the parade route. (Please Note: we have requested bands march silently as they pass by the Cenotaph. For the full sights and sounds of LNYDP, we recommend you choose a position away from this area)

Areas in Blue will be affected by the parade.

How to watch the parade at home or on the web

2019’s parade will be live streamed right here on our site from 12 (noon) – 3:30pm UK time (GMT) on Tuesday January 1st.

So please check back on the day when the video will be embedded onto our site.

For all UK residents you can watch the parade on the Sky channel 212 and Freesat 401 channel

Also any based in the US can watch it on RFD-TV.


The grandstand tickets for LNYDP 2019 will be made available later this year!

LNYDP 2019 theme will be announced later this year. The 33rd Anniversary of the cherished turn of year tradition, promises to be even more star studded than ever, with a theme to be reflected by entries from across the Capital and from numerous nations.

More than 8,500 performers representing 20 countries world-wide will assemble for the 2018 Parade, which will be filled with marching bands, cheerleaders, clowns, acrobats and much more! Among the stars of the show will be the stunning London Borough entries from across the Capital. The official line-up for LNYDP 2019 will be announced in the coming months.

We also have an amazing series of Gala Concerts and the London International Choral Festival welcomes some of the finest international young choirs. Please check back online for information regarding concerts and tickets. For additional information about the LICF and the superb choirs taking part, please check from your computer or tablet.