Celebrate the Year of the Goat on Sunday 22nd February from 10am-10pm, in Russell Street Chinatown.
Watch performances of Chinese lion dances, martial artists, folk music, acrobatic dances, and be woken with the sound of firecrackers and loud drumming music! Sample a feast of Asian foods at many stalls and restaurants, as the Chinese community of Melbourne welcome in the Year of Goat.
Other locations around Melbourne will also host Chinese New Year Celebrations, on the dates and times from January through to March, as listed below:
18th January, 10am – 10pm: St Albans, Alfrieda St 1st February, 10am – 10pm: Richmond, Victoria St 8th February, 10am – 10pm: Footscray, Hopkins St 14th February 1pm – 1am: Box Hill, Market St and Whitehorse Rd 15th February, 9am – 9pm: Springvale, Buckingham Avenue 21st-22nd February, TBC: Noble Park, Noble Park Racecourse 28th February, TBC: Federation Square, Melbourne 1st March, 11am – 8pm: Glen Waverley, King's Way
A fabulously energetic and colourful festival, not to be missed! Gong Xi Fa Cai!