London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) December 31, 2009 -- Westminster is one of the world's most visited regions of London and is less than half a mile away from the city of London district. Today, the place is largely residential and there has been families living now since years. As New Year is approaching, this area in London is absolutely ready to welcome it with open arms thus; they organize various events in order to celebrate this grand occasion. A special New Year Parade is organized on Friday the 1st of January 2010 which is again a great way to welcome a fresh Year ahead. Performers from all around the world will come to participate in this spectacular annual parade. This is absolutely a free event which takes place each year in London since 1987 in which more than 10,000 performers take part.
This year the parade will celebrate its 24th Anniversary of bringing extraordinary entertainment to thousands of visitors. Thus, if you are planning to stay at one of the accommodations in Westminster London hotels then you get to see this lively event. More than half a million people are expected to be a part of along the route. This year the parade is all set to start from The Ritz hotel at 12 noon and will proceed along Piccadilly to Piccadilly Circus and then taking the entire route well end in Parliament Square in front of the well known Big Ben. '
The parade route will be 2.2 mile long. Moving from Piccadilly Circus to Lower Regent Street, to Trafalgar Square and Whitehall the parade will end at Parliament Square. Since it started in the year 1987 London has raised quiet a big amount of charity fund that is approximately two thirds of a million pounds which has benefited a wide range of London based charity organizations.