View all the upcoming local events near the Mercure London Watford Hotel.

Big Screen on the Beach, Watford, Friday 28 July – Monday 28 August 2017

Big Screen on the Beach, Watford, Friday 28 July – Monday 28 August 2017

Get ready for a summer of fun on the beach. Enjoy sunny days while the kids build sandcastles, or leisurely evenings with a cocktail at our outdoor cinema and real beach on the Parade by the pond.

Big Screen on the Beach promises blockbuster movies, fun activities throughout the day, great food, drinks for all ages, and lots to do – fairground rides, table tennis and much more.

Sandcastle Club will be back on weekdays starting at 10am with a variety of themes including:

  • Sun and sand: making flip flops, fancy glasses and sun catchers

  • Jurassic Park: making dinosaurs, dinosaurs pictures using clay and paper and wooden pegs

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: making pirate hats, masks and telescopes

  • Superheroes and Villians: making masks and shields using various items

  • Mystical Creatures: making lolly stick mermaids and unicorns using modelling clay

At weekends there will be a chance to win a prize by entering the sandcastle competition!

Big Screen on the Beach is FREE and there is no need to book, just turn up and be ready for fun!

Location: The Parade, High Street, Watford

To find out more visit the official website

Oktoberfest Watford, 20 – 21 October 2017

This October, experience a traditional Oktoberfest as Watford is being transformed for one weekend into a traditional Bavarian bash with our authentic Oktoberfest steins! Top up your stein and step inside the huge Bier tent and prepare to be entertained – Bavarian style!

From traditional folk to ‘Oompop’ expect foot stomping, dancing and hearty singing galore. Grab some traditional German grub from the outdoor food court as you raise your steins at Oktoberfest Watford!

To find out more visit the official website or email