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Free event celebrate with fireworks, entertainment & food
Tet is an exciting celebration of the Lunar New Year for the Vietnamese people. It coincides with other Lunar New Year celebrations such as the Chinese New Year and typically falls between late January and early February.
It goes for the entire weekend and has activities for all ages. There are two stages hosting cultural performances from local as well as international artists, martial arts demonstrations and food eating competitions. One is called the 'iron stomach', so the mind boggles and the stomach lurches as to what feats might be in store for competitors.
With more than 20 food vendors, this festival offers a wide range of authentic South-East Asian food stalls. The event is not just celebrated but eaten. Foods used to celebrate Tet include Vietnamese square sticky rice cake (banh chung) and Vietnamese tube sticky rice cake (banh tet), Vietnamese sausage (gio cha), vegetables soup with pork (canh bong) and candied fruits
Throughout the entire weekend, an authentic Vietnamese shrine allows visitors to offer incense to ancestors.