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Crown Lunar New Year 2018

Experience the dazzling Zodiac Spectacular in the Atrium at Crown Towers featuring 60 suspended traditional lanterns, 12 giant zodiac animal lanterns and lucky kumqat trees. Free entry.

Bring the whole family to the annual Hawkers’ Bazaar on the Crown Riverwalk, and enjoy food and trinket stalls, cultural performances and more. Free event.

17 February: A magical Fireworks Celebration at 9.45pm welcomes the beginning of a new year. Free.


Hawkers' Bazaar

Friday 16 - Sunday 18 February

Immerse yourself in cultural performances, activities, food stalls and more as the Crown Riverwalk comes alive for Lunar New Year.

Now in its 17th year, Crown’s Hawkers' Bazaar has become an annual tradition in Melbourne’s Lunar Year celebrations.

The special events include:
Lion and dragon processions
Cooking demonstrations
Food stalls with Asian culinary delights
Live entertainment including roving performers
A host of cultural activities and exhibitions

Fire Dragon Show

Witness Crown’s famous flame towers come to life as they are transformed by street artists into magnificent hand painted fire-breathing dragons.

Live Painting
Friday 9 – Sunday 11 February

Watch the street artists live as they paint each dragon with their own unique design.

Artists include:

Mike Maka
Conrad Bizjak

Flame Tower Show

Monday 12 – Tuesday 27 February
8pm - 12am, every 30 minutes

Free Admission.

Zodiac Spectacular

Thursday 8 February – Monday 5 March

Visit the dazzling zodiac exhibition at The Atrium at Crown Towers and be delighted by the vibrant display featuring the dog lantern.

24 hours, free admission.

Fireworks by the Yarra
Saturday 17 February | 9.45pm

Enjoy a vibrant fireworks display by the Yarra to celebrate the Year of the Dog.

Join us on the Crown Riverwalk.

Location: Crown Entertainment Complex, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank

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