Chinese Lunar New Year 2017

Chinese Lunar New Year 2017

Saturday 28 January 2017

Come and celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year in the Chinatown Mall! Get involved in the festivities with lion dancers, fire shows, traditional music, cultural performances, Asian market stalls, interactive workshops, roving street performers and a special Chinese New Year Parade.

2017 is the Year of the Rooster, following the Year of the Monkey in 2016. Celebrating the most important day in the Chinese and Asian calendar and attended by hundreds of people each year, the Chinese Lunar New Year festival will offer the chance to discover more about the many Asian cultures in Brisbane and enjoy the cultural diversity of Fortitude Valley.

Chinatown Mall events include:

  • Traditional Lion on Trestles: 5.00pm – 5.30pm
  • Oriental Princesses Roving Stilt Performers: 5.45pm – 6.15pm
  • Chinese Ribbon Dancers: 6.00pm – 6.30pm
  • Lunar New Year Papercutting Workshop – Live @ The Pod: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Fire Cracker Show: 6.30pm – 6.40pm
  • Lion Dance & Kung-Fu Demonstration: 6.40pm – 7.00pm
  • Oriental Princesses Roving Stilt Performers: 6.45pm – 7.15pm
  • Fiesta Creations Fire Show: 7.00pm – 7.30pm
  • Lion Dance Roving Band: 7.00pm – 7.30pm
  • Judy Chan Dance Group: 7.30pm – 8.00pm
  • LED Roving Lions: 8.00pm – 8.30pm
  • Voices for Harmony International: 8.00pm – 8.30pm
  • Fire Cracker Show: 8.30pm – 8.40pm
  • Fiesta Creations Fire Show: 8.40pm – 9.00pm
  • LED Lion Stage Show: 9.00pm – 9.30pm


Chinese New Year Evening & Weekend Parking from $7.00*:
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*From 1/1/2016, When you book online, a booking fee of $0.50 will be applied to the total purchase price.