If you’re planning to brave the mania along the Royal Wedding procession, here’s a link to the official wedding route.
But if you’d rather toast Will & Kate from afar, explore the royal family’s impact on British culture, or just have a good old-fashioned street party, we’ve rounded up some of the best family-friendly events.
Here’s to the happy couple (hic).
The Royal Wedding Walk, starting point Green Park Tube, Green Park exit
Glamour, intrigue, nightclubs and a dead drunk groom all rolled into a fascinating historic tour around central London by your lively guide. Get the real story behind the fairytale. 2pm (Mons), extra dates Apr 10 & 24 (Sun) 2.30pm & Apr 28 (Thu), 2.30pm. £8 adult/under 15s free
The Royal Family at Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre SE1
An irreverent take on the Queen and her kin by big-name artists in a variety of media. 10am-6pm, Free (ongoing until May 2)
My Big Fat Royal Wedding at Maiden Shop, 188 Shoreditch High St, E1
An eye-popping collection of prints by top illustrators and designers, loosely themed around the Royals, available to view or buy at reasonable cost. Launch (Thu) 6-9pm; daily 11am-6pm, Free entry (Apr 7-May 3)
Giant Observation Wheel, Serpentine Bandstand, Hyde Park, W1
Catch a ride on the 60m high wheel with spectacular views over the Royal Parks and a breakfast opening in Apr 29. £7.50 adult/£5 child. (Apr 9-May 2) NB: Crowds of 200,000 expected in the park to watch live screenings on the day.
Let Them Eat Cake at Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner W1
A baking exhibition celebrating regal wedding cakes past, present and futuristic. Feast your eyes and taste a few samples. You can even enter your own creation for judging via the We Love Baking Facebook web site. 10am-5pm, Free (Apr 22-25)
The Big Royal Wedding Sleepover on Clapham Common
Party with thousands at this three-day camping fest by Camp Royale offering regular tents and glamping, with fresh pots of tea and big screen broadcast of the event. £75 per person for 3 nights/under 12s half-price. (Apr 28-May 1)
Royal Wedding Day at Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Rd, SW3
From breakfast until late closing, celebrate Will & Kate’s nuptials with an all-day party at the city’s oldest botanic garden, with screening of the event and wedding-related food and drink from the cafe and bar. 9am-10pm, last entry 8.30pm. £8 adult/£5 child, under 5s free (Apr 29)
Royal Wedding Brunch at Fortnum and Mason, Regent St, W1
Feeling (royal) flush? Splash out on a lavish breakfast feast with champagne while watching the procession on the large screens from the comfort of your dining seat. £75 adult/£37 kids aged 4-10 (Apr 29)
Royal Wedding Street Party at The Book Club, 100 Leonard St, Shoreditch EC2
Party people of all shades gather for an epic cockney knees-up with food and live performances from local talent, giant pass the parcel, egg and spoon races, and other fun and games spilling out onto the street. Live broadcast of the wedding on huge outdoor screens. Plus an after party for the grown-ups. 10.30am onwards, see web site for Free ticket info (Apr 29)
London in Love: Royal Wedding Weekend at Southbank Centre, SE1
A right royal she-bang on the South Bank with Ida Barr’s Bingo, the Real Food Street Market, a Wedding Party dance workshop and more. It all kicks off with a Royal Wedding broadcast. Plus see the London Eye decorated in festive bunting for Apr 29. Varying times and prices. (Apr 29-May 2)
None of the above take your fancy? Check out Street Party’s guide to throwing your own outdoor shindig
Pic via Walks.com