Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat at the 2020 Auckland Lantern Festival from Thursday 13 (lanterns-only) – Sunday 16 February, at the Auckland Domain.

Be entertained and dazzled by hundreds of handmade Chinese lanterns, music and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, traditional Chinese art and craft – there's a range of activities for all ages.

Plus, it's free to attend!

Auckland Lantern Festival highlights include:

  • The spectacular illumination of hundreds of handmade Chinese lanterns
  • Nearly 100 street stalls selling delicious Asian food and crafts
  • Stunning performances of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture including martial arts, dance and live music from a range of performers

Auckland Lantern Festival 2020 runs from Thursday 13 February, 6.30pm – 10.30pm; Friday 14th 5.00pm-10.30pm; Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th 4.00pm – 10.30pm. 

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.


Auckland Lantern Festival 2020
Auckland Lantern Festival 2019
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