6 Superb Things To Do At Ally Pally’s Big Summer Party

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Alexandra Palace Summer Fest

The daytime festival with gorgeous views over London is back for 2017.

Alexandra Palace are throwing their big, free all day summer party on Saturday July 22nd. It’s your chance to shimmy in the sunshine with a beautiful view over the city, with street food and drinks, live bands on three stages, a funfair, kids activities and plenty of other great things to enjoy, all wrapped in a sixties ‘Summer of Love’ theme.


This year, there are a bunch of other cool activities that you might just want to book – here are a few of the biggest and best:


1) The Giant Water Slide

Alexandra Palace Water Slide Summer Fest
Photo: Sandra Sorensen

Calling all daredevils and water warriors! There’s 100 metres of slippery summer fun to rocket down this year, as Alexandra Palace’s famous water slide returns. Just don’t forget your swimming kit! Book your slot here.


2) Watch A Movie With London As Your Backdrop

Alexandra Palace Outdoor Cinema
Lay back and enjoy an outdoor cinema screening as the sun sets over the London skyline. This year, they’re getting in the sixties swing with a groovy 20th anniversary screening of Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery. Shagadelic! Reserve your place here.


3) Silent Disco In The Woods

Get wavey in the woods at the silent disco, as eight DJs play back-to-back. A kid-friendly Cartoon Classics set kicks things off, while later in the day there are grown-up grooves with Club Classics and Club de Fromage sets. Shake it up and pick your session here.


4) Get Lost In The Circus


The ‘Jackson’s Lane presents: Lost in Translation, Cirque Bordello’ – no connection to Bill Murray – perform the chaotic and hilarious story of Hotel Bordello, with plenty of acrobatics, circus tricks, thrills and spills. Perfect for families! Discover the madness and book tickets here.


5) Groove To Some Live Music


Watch some amazing live music for absolutely free, including a headline set from Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club. Check out the full line-up here.


6) Family Raves with Big Fish Little Fish

Big Fish LIttle Fish Family Raves

The messy night out for little’uns, this banging but booze-free dancefloor has bubbles, balloons and glitter cannons for kids to rave along with. Give your kid a taste of the rave life – save your space here.


Find out more about the Alexandra Palace Summer Festival.