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Welcome to London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2017 – the spectacular turn-of-year tradition – 12 Noon, January 1st.
Do you want to take part in one of the World's greatest street spectaculars?
We are looking for that special someone who will provide an added sparkle on January 1st and help showcase London to the World by becoming an LNYDP Parade Maker. Sign up today and be part of LNYDP 2017!
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION – GET YOUR TICKETS NOW
Tickets for fabulous LNYDP 2017 grandstand seats are on sale NOW! Get a picture perfect view of all the action from a prime position along the 2.2-mile route. Secure your place for the main event before they sell out. - Buy Tickets
The City of London Brass Band has announced their participation in LNYDP 2017
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The Pandemonium Drummers, who struck the right rhythm in the Opening Ceremony of London 2012 – are lining up to join LNYDP 2017.
With their trademark ‘light bulb bowlers’ in place, group leaders Tim and Jan received their official invite from Joe Bone at the Olympic Park in London. - Watch Video
We sent some of our team to hunt down a truly Jurassic participant for LNYDP 2017.
Find out what happened when we bumped into our participant for next year's mammoth parade! - Watch More
The Miniature Steamers for Charity will celebrate their 20th Year as an LNYDP participant in 2017.
We decided to visit the Steamers and talk to them about 20 memorable years with the parade. - Watch Video
Bolivian Sensation, Morenada Bolivia Unida, will be taking part in LNYDP 2017!
We are delighted to have the traditional Bolivian dance troupe attend next year's event. Take a sneek peek of them in action! - Watch Video
We are excited to announce that Havering Borough have officially entered into the LNYDP 2017 Borough Competition! We look forward to welcoming many more London Boroughs to next year's parade.
Bhangra drumming sensation, The Dhol Foundation, are the latest addition to LNYDP's star studded line up for 2017!
Find out more about these legendary performers on our Participants Page
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LNYDP is excited to announce that four giant movie themed balloons will appear in next year's parade.
All four balloons follow next year's movie theme, which will certainly give London a lift in 2017! - See More
London's Boroughs gave a toast to LNYDP 2017 at the annual New Mayors' Reception, hosted by the London Mayors' Association.
We enjoyed welcoming the newcomers ahead of the forthcoming parade on January 1st 2017! - See More
Blockbuster Theme For London's New Year’s Day Parade – ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ - Read More
Three of Britain's finest motoring icons have 'lined up on the starting grid' ahead of London's New Year's Day Parade 2017
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Jurassic participant set to join LNYDP 2017!
See which piece of Hollywood history will appear in next year's parade - Video
LNYDP pay a visit to, 2017 participant, All The Queen's Horses and we find out what they have in store for LNYDP 2017
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Everything you need to know about London’s New year’s Day Parade.
Interested in taking part in the Parade as a performer or volunteer?
The New Year Gala Concert Series and the International Choral Festival. Information and tickets.
Shop & Tickets
Grandstand tickets for the Parade & great LNYDP merchandise.
‘The Parade holds a special place in the hearts of Londoners and visitors alike. The event represents a melting pot of original and exciting talent from around the world.’
Tessa Jowell MP, Former Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport
‘Our thanks to everyone concerned for making it such an enjoyable day, be they participants or the thousands of people lining the streets. A lot of hard work goes into arranging a parade of this calibre.’
Maureen Neale, London
‘This event has grown to be the largest of its kind anywhere in the world - bringing together participants not only from London and the UK, but from the far corners of the globe.’
Alex Segal, Former Lord Mayor of Westminster
‘The popularity of the Parade, as well as the excellent entertainment provided, meant that hundreds of thousands of spectators who were drawn to the event stayed throughout, come rain or shine.’
Robert Davis, Executive Chairman of the London Mayors' Association
‘The Parade is a marvellous opportunity for London to celebrate by showing off the diversity, the creativity and the inspiration which abound in this great city.’
Alderman Robert Finch, Former Lord Mayor of London
‘Seeing so many young people channelling their energy and enthusiasm into such an event was a testimony to all that is good in young people today.’
John Lovell, Chairman of the Redbridge Mayors' Association
‘Congratulations on the parade. It was stunning and we had a marvellous time.’
Mrs Mary Sinfield, Spectator, London
‘Congratulations to you and your team for putting on such a varied programmed of entertainment so beautifully presented.’
Leda Hodgson, London
‘I was totally amazed at the standard and the size (not to mention the size of the crowd in the streets).’
Dr. A. Parmley, Spectator, London
‘It was a totally fantastic event great atmosphere, colourful and entertaining!’
Pip Wheelwright , London