Want to get into the festive spirit ahead of the Rio Olympic Games? Whether you’re after big screens, Brazilian-themed parties or rooftop bars, we’ve hunted down the best London hot-spots putting on a party. We’re ready for you, Rio!

1.Beach East, Stratford

Who needs Copacabana beach when London has its own?  Celebrate the Olympics in style with this Brazilian-themed beach party (yep, there’s sand!), paddling pools and big screens at Beach East at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park , Stratford

2.Box Park, Shoreditch

Nothing says summer like deckchairs and Pimm’s! Head down to Box Park to enjoy the carnival atmosphere during the Rio Olympics.

Location: Shoreditch High Street

3.Rio in Dalston, Pond Dalston

Big screens, Brazilian street food and a lively atmosphere makes this east side option a good choice.

Location: Pond Dalston, Stoke Newington.

4.Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, Old Street

Partygoers can expect carnival masks, big screens and tasty food from Smokey Tails. Head down to Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen for the opening ceremony on Friday 5th August,

Location: Old Street, Hoxton Square.

5. London Bridge City Sunmer Festival

Live theatre, music and DJs, plus free outdoor cinema screenings of the Olympic games. The perfect spot if you fancy some riverside views with your sport screenings.

Location: London Bridge

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