Auckland Lantern Festival & Auckland Fireworks Display

Auckland Lantern Festival, 9 - 12 February 2017

Celebrate Chinese New Year at the 2017 Auckland Lantern Festival from Thursday 9 – Sunday 12 February, at the Auckland Domain.

Be entertained and dazzled by more than 800 handmade Chinese lanterns, music and dance performances, traditional festivities, Chinese art and more – there's a range of activities for all ages.

Plus, it's free to attend!

Highlights include:

  • The spectacular illumination of over 800 handmade Chinese lanterns
  • A street full of stalls selling delicious Asian delicacies and crafts
  • Lantern making demonstrations
  • Stunning performances of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture including martial arts, dance and live music from international performers


Presented by

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic DevelopmentAsia New Zealand Foundation