Celebrate in Chinatown for the highly auspicious Year of the Dragon, symbolising longevity, prosperity, wealth and happiness.

Bring your family and friends on the single day festival to celebrate the Year of the Dragon at the Chinese Lunar New Year Festival, with the food, music, art and culture of Melbourne’s Chinese and Asian communities.

Come along to the Main Stage for all of the exciting and culturally rich performances. See the majestic lion dance troupes performing throughout Chinatown. Visit the market stalls or wear or rent a traditional hanfu and explore and enjoy world-class restaurants, bars and shopping.

CYSM Lion Dance Performance: 10.15am
Opening Ceremony (Main Stage – Russell Street): 11.15am
Dai Loong Dragon Parade (Departing from Main Stage): 12:15pm
Cultural Performances (Main Stage): all day
Dragon Sculpture Art Installation (217 Lonsdale St): all day
Market Stalls (Russell St): all day

Proudly organised by Melbourne Chinatown Association.

Date: Sun 11 February 2024

Website: https://www.melbournechinatownassociation.com.au/

Email: [email protected]

Melbourne Chinatown

Little Bourke Street &
Russell Street

Phone: 0431 475 588