Chinese New Year Festival

Join in the celebrations for the Year of the Pig at this years Chinese New Year Festival.

Chinese New Year in Sydney promises cultural events, markets, exhibitions and entertainment that will blow your mind with vibrant colours. The best thing is most of the events are for free!

Sydney will be illuminated by giant Lunar Lanterns representing the animal signs of the zodiac, which will be popping up around the city. 

The city expects over a million visitors to flock to Chinatown and its surrounds to witness the celebrations of Chinese New Year! Many coming to experience the sights, sounds, and flavours of a culture so large in Sydney. Keep an eye out for some of the iconic sights of Sydney that will be turning red, a sign of prosperity and luck.