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Chinese Lunar New Year | Fortitude Valley

10 February @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Chinese Lunar New Year | Fortitude Valley

Experience Lunar New Year in the heart of the Valley on Saturday 10th February 2024 and enjoy the unique flavours and vibrant culture that the Valley has to offer. Why not book a table at one of the Valley’s top Asian restaurants to mark this auspicious occasion?

Celebrations and festivities are both fun and FREE. Expect traditional lion and dragon dances alongside roving street performers throughout the precinct to welcome the Year of the Dragon.


Chinatown Mall

  • 3 -9pm – BrisAsia ParTEA
  • 4 -9pm – Clay dragon workshops and market stalls
  • 5-8pm – Dragon and 3 brothers Photo Pop-up
  • 4pm – Opening, welcoming and eye dotting dragon ceremony
  • 4.30pm – ‘Story of Nian’ theatrical performance
  • 4.45pm – Traditional Chinese instrument Hulusi
  • 5pm – Led dragon dance
  • 5.45pm – Firecrackers
  • 6pm – Traditional tea ceremony and dance
  • 6.30pm – Samulnori and pangoot Korean dance
  • 7pm – Chinese grandma comedy
  • 7.30pm – Toko Ton Japanese drumming
  • 8pm – Muay Thai boxing demonstration
  • 8.30pm – Led Lion on bamboo pole dance
  • 9pm – Firecrackers

Roving Performers

  • 5pm – Roving Lion in Wickham Street commencing at Zaab Zeed finishing at Kenjin
  • 5.45pm – Roving Lion in Ann Street commencing at Mr Vain finishing in Brunswick Street Mall
  • 6pm – Roving lion in Brunswick Street commencing at Chicken of Rock finishing at Central Brunswick
  • 6.45pm – Roving Lion in Wickham Street commencing at Golden BBQ and finishing at Super Bowl Chinese
    Bakery Lane

Bakery Lane

  • 5.30pm – Roving Chinese grandma comedy performance
  • 6.30pm – Roving ‘Story of Nian’ characters
  • 6pm – Roving Lion in Ann Street commencing at Mr Mista, Bakery Lane and finishing at Short Grain

More informationLunar New Year

  • Chinatown Mall and Brunswick Street Mall, Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
  • Sat 10 Feb 2024, 3:00pm to 9:00pm


10 February
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Brunswick Street Mall
Brunswick St
Fortitude Valley, QLD Australia
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