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 hundreds of 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 hundreds of 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

Keep an eye out for the full festival programme, available at the end of January.

For more information on other exciting events and things to see and do in Auckland, visit aucklandnz.com/events, or follow What's on in Auckland on Facebook.

Lantern Festival 2016
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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 hundreds of 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!