What to do at the O2 Arena?

What to do at the O2 Arena?

The O2 Arena is one of the most important sports complexes in the British capital.

Inaugurated in 2007, it hosts the biggest musical events but also the most popular sporting events in the UK and around the world.

The stadium at the O2 Arena can accommodate up to 20,000 people.

Dome of the O2 Arena in London

The O2 Arena is 95 meters high and is easily recognised by its characteristic white dome.

Visit the O2 Arena

Check out the official website of the O2 Arena for the schedule of shows and activities.


KickTown at The O2 is permanently closed.

The main attractions to discover at the O2 Arena are:

Up at The O2

Up at The O2 is one of the best experiences offered by the O2 Arena: 90 minutes of guided ascent on the catwalks canvas of the O2 dome.

At the top, an observation platform allows you to enjoy an exceptional 360° panoramic view of the city of London.

Up at The O2

From 35 € (or £35)

From £35 (or 35 €)

The walkways are suspended 2 meters above the dome - 52 meters high. The stadium is 380 meters long. The ascent is made with an inclination of 28° on the ascent and 30° on the descent. Coveralls, shoes and safety harness are provided.

Opening hours vary depending on the season.

Icon Outlet

Located under the dome of the O2 Arena, the Icon Outlet offers over 60 top fashion brands with products up to up to 70% off on recommended retail prices: Adidas, Calvin Klein, Levi's, Nike, Ted Baker, Tommy Hilfiger, etc.

Find all the best outlets in London on our dedicated map!

The Icon Outlet is open all year round: Sunday to Thursday from 11am to 6pm; and Friday and Saturday from 11am to 8pm. Hours may vary from store to store, so please check the store hours of the stores you are interested in on official website of the Icon Outlet.


The O2 Arena has its own cinema Cineworld - with 11 rooms, one of which is equipped with D-BOX seats which move and vibrate to the rhythm of the action and the 3D screen the largest in all of Europe: the Superscreen.

Hollywood Bowl

The Hollywood Bowl at the O2 Arena has 12 bowling lanes (by reservation) - including 3 VIP lanes - pool tables and arcade terminals.

It is the ideal place of entertainment for an outing with family, friends or colleagues!

The Hollywood Bowl is open all year round: Monday to Thursday from 11am to 12am, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 1am and Sunday from 10am to midnight.

Oxygen Freejumping

Oxygen Freejumping at the O2 Arena is the UK's largest trampoline park: 2 floors of unlimited fun.

From the dodge ball field to professional trampolines, including the Ninja Warrior obstacle course and Airventure, the new high ropes course.

The park also has a cafe - with a view of the trampolines - serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks.

Reserve a slot on the official website of Oxygen Freejumping before your visit.

Oxygen Freejumping is open all year round: Monday to Friday from 10am to 10pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 2am.

Sky Studios

Sky Studios at the O2 Arena offers an augmented reality experience on the theme of Batman vs. Superman Dawn of Justice or The Jungle Book.

You can also interact with your favorite characters and appear alongside them in one of the many movie scenes on offer, or present the Sky News or Sky Sports newsletter - live on camera!

The attraction is free and open all year round: every day from 12pm to 6pm or from 12pm to 8pm if an event is scheduled in the evening.

Sky Backstage

Sky Backstage at the O2 Arena is an exclusive bar - just off the main stage - reserved for Sky customers and their guests.

If you are a Sky customer, select Sky VIP in the My Sky app to get your pass.

indigo at The O2

indigo at The O2 is a modern, multifunctional 2,800-seat entertainment venue located under the dome of the O2 Arena.

With state-of-the-art sound and lighting, this is one of the best places in London to enjoy all kinds of live music and other entertainment: singers (Ed Sheeran, The Overtones, Shaggy, Chic, Blackstar, Parkway Drive, etc.) - but also animators, actors and magicians (Jimmy Carr, Dylan Moran, Miranda Sings, etc.) regularly tread the indigo at The O2 stage.

The indigo at The O2 has a 24 hour entertainment license, which allows it to host some of London's biggest parties and regularly offer after-show evenings for the greatest artists performing in the arena.

The indigo at The O2 has also hosted the British Comedy Awards, Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards and NME Awards.

Building Six

Building Six at the O2 Arena is none other than the largest nightclub in the whole of the UK: 3 floors and a superb furnished terrace.

The terrace offers a superb panoramic view of the city of London.

Building Six has a capacity of 300 people for a sit-down meal - and 3000 people for a club night or a reception.

Selfie Factory

On the lower level of the Icon Outlet is the Selfie Factory: an original interactive ephemeral experience for taking a selfie!

The exhibition offers unique rooms and environments suitable for photos to enhance your Instagram™ game:

  • The Pink London Tube Train
  • The 2D Room
  • The Bath Room
  • The Rainbow Nelly Room
  • The Sofa Room
  • The Safe Room
  • The Pink Supermarket
  • The Flower Cove
  • The Mirrored Crouch Room


As well as several walls: Angel Wings, Donut Wall, Floral Seat (a throne of flowers), etc.

The Selfie Factory is open all year round: Monday, Thursday and Friday from 1pm to 6:40pm; Saturday from 11:30am to 8:30pm; and Sunday from 11:30am to 6:20pm.

Accessibility and amenities

The O2 Arena has:

  • elevators.
  • A free WiFi access.
  • toilets adapted for people with reduced mobility.
  • Services for the deaf, hard of hearing or blind.
  • A left-luggage office for your bags or suitcases (in car park n ° 1).
  • Count £10 per bag or suitcase.

Eat at the O2 Arena

The O2 Arena brings together more than 40 bars and restaurants - 13 of them are open every day:

  • Five Guys
  • Slug and Lettuce
  • Rodizo Rico
  • Scarlet Rasoi
  • Starbucks
  • CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice
  • Haidilao Hot Pot
  • Costa Coffee
  • Fridays
  • All Bar One
  • Gaucho
  • Wasabi
  • Nando's

The majority of them do not take reservations!

O2 Arena prices

Prices for the O2 Arena vary from event to event.

Opening hours of the O2 Arena

The opening hours of the O2 Arena vary from one event to another.

Go to the O2 Arena

The O2 Arena is located on the Greenwich Peninsula, east of London City Center: Peninsula Square, SE10 0DX, London.

To get there, 5 options:

  • Metro: Jubilee line, stop North Greenwich.
  • Bus: lines 108, 129, 132, 161, 188, 422, 472 and 486 - stop North Greenwich Station.
  • Boat: O2 Express - MBNA Thames Clippers departing from the London Eye (every 30 min / 35 min trip).
  • Car: M25, A2 and A20 from the south-east and M11 from the north.
  • Emirates Air Line: from the Royal Docks to the Greenwich Peninsula.

Near the O2 Arena

Take advantage of your visit to the O2 Arena to visit:

  • Canary Wharf
  • Cutty Sark
  • Greenwich
  • Greenwich Park
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Now Gallery
  • Queen's House
  • Royal Observatory