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Chinese Lunar New Year | Fortitude Valley

21 January @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chinese Lunar New Year | Fortitude Valley

Experience Lunar New Year in the heart of the Valley on Saturday 21st January 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, dragon dances alongside roving street performers throughout the Brunswick Street Mall, Chinatown Mall, Bakery Lane, and within various venues in the Valley precinct to celebrate Lunar New Year. 


Brunswick Street Mall

  • 4pm – Welcome and opening followed by lion eye dotting ceremony
  • 4.15pm – Roving lion dance
  • 4.30pm – Korean traditional dance ‘Pangoot’
  • 5pm – ‘The story of Nian’ theatrical performance
  • 5.30pm – Toko Ton Japanese drumming performance
  • 6pm – Filipino Australian Cultural dance
  • 6.30pm – Martial arts performance
  • 7pm – Chinese Grandma Yen comedy performance
  • 7.30pm – LED lion dance

Bakery Lane

  • 6pm – Roving ‘Story of Nian’ character performers
  • 6.30pm – Roving lion
  • 7.30pm – Roving Chinese Grandma Yen

Chinatown Mall

  • 4-8pm – Market stalls
  • 4.30pm – Vietnamese clay figures workshop
  • 4.30pm – Lion dance on high jong poles
  • 5.30pm – Firecrackers
  • 6.30pm – LED Dragon dance
  • 7.30pm – Lion dance
  • 8pm – Firecrackers

Roving Lions

  • 5.45pm – Roving lion dance in Wickham Street commencing at Cathedral Village
  • 8pm – Roving lion dance in Brunswick Street commencing at Chicken of Rock

When: 21 January, 4pm – 8.30pm

Where: Brunswick Street Mall, Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

More informationLunar New Year


21 January
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Brunswick Street Mall
Brunswick St
Fortitude Valley, QLD Australia
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