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Lunar New Year

When: January-February
Venue: All over Sydney

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Lunar New Year at Sydney Lunar Festival, produced by the City of Sydney.

This vibrant arts festival has a program bursting with cultural events, markets, foodie tours, exhibitions and entertainment to welcome in the new year.

Don’t miss these iconic events :

LION DANCING AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCES

Get a front-row look at the exciting and suspenseful cultural performances at the Town Hall Steps and Thomas Street, Haymarket

HAYMARKET STREET FESTIVAL

Enjoy the 25 market stalls on offer along Thomas and Sussex Streets and look out for the 20m long Chinese Dragon that will be making its way through the crowds.

DRAGON BOATS FESTIVAL 

Watch on as more than 3000 people get into stunning dragon boats and take over Sydney Harbour while racing to the finish line. This is the biggest dragon boat festival in the Southern Hemisphere.

LUNAR LANTERN WALK 

Follow the glow down George Street from Town Hall and all the way up to Chinatown in Haymarket to discover the 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar zodiac. Each lantern will be lit at dusk, the Lunar Lanterns are a creative, contemporary interpretation of a centuries-old tradition.

 

All of the above highlights are easily accessible from our Sydney Lodges properties in Randwick. We have prepared a guide for you to help utilise Public Transport to/from Randwick.

Stay Local with us and experience the magic!

 

With more dining and explosive events to choose from, visit the Sydney Lunar Festival to plan your visit.