Celebrate Chinese New Year at the 2018 Auckland Lantern Festival! Immerse yourself in Chinese culture from Thursday 1 – Sunday 4 March at the Auckland Domain, where we will welcome in the Year of the Dog.

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
  • Stunning performances of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture including martial arts, dance and live music from international performers
  • Lots of free activities and giveaways

Keep an eye out for the full festival programme, available in February.

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

Lantern Festival highlights
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Presented by:

 

Major partners:

Harcourts
ASB
 

Foundation partner:

 

Sponsored by:

HKETO
Lotto
Spark
Vector Lights
Air New Zealand
killinchy Gold Ice Cream
KOCA
Chinese Ministry of Culture
Resene
Alpha Group
Cosco
CTS China Travel Service
The Hits
Chinese Herald
Stuff
 

Supported by:

Trident
The Better Drinks Company (Charlies)