Stallholder applications are now closed for Auckland Lantern Festival 2022

Stall applications are closed, however, if you are interested in becoming a stallholder, please email


The festival will continue to be a family-friendly event with free ticketed entry to manage the crowds. 


Trading dates and times: 

Thursday 10 February, 5pm - 10.30pm

Friday 11 February, 5pm - 10.30pm 

Saturday 12 February, 11.30am - 10.30pm

Sunday 13 February, 11.30am - 10.30pm



Auckland Showgrounds, Auckland


Stall types: 

Stall sites will be available for food and retail or to promote community organisations and businesses. For the 2021 Festival, a new category was introduced for local craft artists to sell their own handmade products, and this category will be available again this year. 

Food Stall

Food Truck (up to 5m)

Retail Stall

Information Stall 

Craft Stall (introduced in 2021)


What we're looking for:

We're particularly interested in stalls that sell locally produced products, celebrate Lantern Festival, showcase Chinese culture and are in support of the Chinese community. The festival will continue to phase out single-use plastic from the festival.

For more information, please contact

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