Chinese New Year 2021 | Melbourne
Welcome the Year of the Ox with 15 days of celebration
9 - 24 February 2021.
Friday, 12 February 2021 is Chinese New Year's Day
Melbourne hosts many Chinese new year festivals. See below for the Dragon's Awakening Ceremony in the city or go here for a list of all Melbourne's Chinese and Lunar New Year festivals.
Lunar New Year Festivals in Melbourne
Chinese New Year Festival
The Chinese New Year Festival features traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, festivities, dances, Chinese opera and singing, culinary delights, arts and crafts, lion dances, dragon parades, calligraphy and children's events.
This festival welcomes young and old to share the Chinese Cultural heritage of Melbourne's Chinese community.
There will be celebrations at various venues showcasing over 50 performances, 25 stalls, lion dances, dragon dances and lots of firecrackers.
The sound of firecrackers and fireworks, drums and dragons will sweep through the streets of Melbourne for 10 days as the annual Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival returns to celebrate the Year of the Ox.
Experience the sights, sounds and flavours of the far east in Melbourne.
❊ When & Where ❊
Date/s: Tuesday 9th February 2021 - Wednesday 24th February 2021
❊ Be Social ❊
❊ COVID-19 Notice ❊Many locations have gone into lockdown as the state takes action to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19). This event may be affected. Please confirm details, dates, times and costs before making plans | Disclaimer
❊ Web Links ❊→ Chinese New Year 2021 | Melbourne
→ Chinese New Year Festival: Destination Melbourne
→ Chinese New Year - Wikipedia
→ Lunar New Year Festivals 2021 | Melbourne
→ Chinatown | Melbourne C.B.D.
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