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!

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 2019
Auckland Lantern Festival 2019
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