The stadium provides a breathtaking backdrop for the closing of the 2012 Olympic summer games.
You know what crazy lighting means—some crazy fun is ahead.
From a bird's-eye view, you can see the Union Jack that was formed on the stadium pitch.
Performers continued to fly the flags throughout the ceremonies.
On a roll: A huge ferris wheel and some acrobatic dancers catch the crowd's attention.
Singer Emeli Sande opened the closing ceremonies with a cover of Professor Green's "Read All About It."
Liam Gallagher performed the '90s Oasis classic, "Wonderwall."
Silver medalist Abel Kirui of Kenya, gold medalist Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda and bronze medalist Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich of Kenya pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon.
Flags of all the countries represented in London's summer games were honored during the ceremonies.
Squeals everywhere! George Michael performs "Freedom"!
Actor Timothy Spall takes on the part of Winston Churchill as part of the show.
OMG, it's One Direction on the stage!
Absolute astonishment or are Prince Harry and Kate Middleton just singing Britain's national anthem?
British group Madness offers some mad entertainment for the crowd.
Annie Lennox rocks the stage and that intense getup.
Neil Tennant of The Pet Shop Boys sang "West End Girls" in their abstract and geometric outfits.
Russell Brand pays tribute to the psychedelic era with his um, mode of transportation, and also covers a Beatles song.
Jessie J. sang her rendition of Queen's "We Will Rock You."
Models Karen Olson, Kate Moss, Lily Cole and Naomi Campbell add some glam (and eye candy) to the show.
Jessie J shows off her best air guitar alongside Brian May of Queen.
The Spice Girls reunite (with some fancy black cabs) to perform for the closing ceremonies!
Spice Girls bring some sass and class on stage.
Yep, it's official. Victoria Beckham aka Posh Spice still knows how to work it.
Correct us if we're wrong, but Melanie Brown aka Scary Spice doesn't look scary at all.