Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig at the 2019 Auckland Lantern Festival from Thursday 14 (lanterns-only) – Sunday 17 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 international and local performers
Auckland Lantern Festival 2019 runs from Thursday 14 February, 7.00pm – 10.30pm; Friday 15th 5.00pm-10.30pm; Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th 4.00pm – 10.30pm. Check out our pages detailing the festival programme, transport and accessibility, and top tips so that you can plan your best festival!