Sydney Lunar Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

12 Feb 2021 to 21 Feb 2021 Annual Event

Celebrate the Year of the Ox.

The biggest Lunar New Year celebrations outside of Asia, Sydney Lunar Festival is produced by the City of Sydney and celebrates the city’s cultural diversity.

Explore the city

Find your zodiac among 12 spectacular Lunar Lanterns in Circular Quay, the city centre and Haymarket. The Lunar Lanterns are a creative, contemporary interpretation of a centuries-old tradition.

Discover the culture

Chinese, Korean, Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Mongolian and Indonesian performers share their culture with traditional and contemporary dance and music. Watch contemporary and traditional dance, Japanese hip hop, Korean drumming and fashion shows.

Dine on a lunar feast

Sumptuous banquets, traditional Asian dishes and feasting galore – bring the family into the city and celebrate the Lunar New Year at a participating venue.


Family Friendly


Free Entry

Event Dates

Annual Event

12 Feb 2021 to 21 Feb 2021

Nearby Accommodation

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Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney Chippendale

Chippendale, Sydney


Mantra on Kent



Macleay Hotel

Potts Point, Sydney

King City View

Cambridge Hotel Sydney

Surry Hills, Sydney

Guest Room

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Martin Place



Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney

Haymarket, Sydney

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