IWA Canalway Cavalcade 2025


A bank holiday celebration of London’s nautical-dwelling communities, this is the 41st anniversary of IWA Canalway Cavalcade. The free event takes place in Little Venice along the Grand Union Canal between Blomfield Road, Warwick Avenue and Warwick Crescent.

Around 130 water homes will be moored along the picturesque route, dressed up for the pageant. Visitors can also expect old British fair traditions, including Morris dancing, a real ale bar, trade stalls, children’s entertainment, live music and plenty of delicious food.

Opening times are: Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-6pm with the Procession of Illuminated Boats at 9pm; and Monday 10am-5pm.

Organisers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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