Auckland Lantern Festival & Auckland Fireworks Display

Auckland Lantern Festival 2015, 26 February - 1 March

Principal sponsor

The Auckland Lantern Festival 2015 is a popular cultural event and will celebrate the Chinese ‘Year of the Goat’.

Now in its 16th year, the festival will take place on 26 February to 1 March 2015 at Albert Park.

Highlights of Auckland’s largest Chinese festival include:

  • The spectacular illumination of over 800 handmade Chinese lanterns
  • A street full of stalls selling delicious Asian delicacies and crafts
  • Lantern making demonstrations
  • Lantern only night on Thursday 26 February – enjoy the lanterns without the crowds
  • Stunning on-stage performances of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture including martial arts, dance and live music
  • Grand finale fireworks display at 10.30pm on Sunday 1 March
  • Cultural theatre productions – The Two Farting Sisters and Under the Same Moon

Watch the highlights of Auckland Lantern Festival 2014

Presented by


Auckland NZ - Asia New Zealand Foundation




Principal sponsor




Principal sponsor