By adcity on January 7, 2016Sun 29th JanThe Official Opening of Chinatown Chinese New Year Festival takes place on stage followed by a cultural performance program into the evening.Cnr. Russell and Lt Bourke Sts.
11.00am and 10.00pm
By adcity on January 7, 2016Sun 29th Jan 2017Melbourne’s Dai Loong emerges from the Chinese Museum with onlookers in awe truly heralding the commencement of the Spring Festival.Throughout Chinatown
11.30am and 1.00pm
By adcity on January 7, 2016Sun 29th JanVisit the temple established by Fo Guang Shan to give your blessings to Buddha on your visit to the Festival in Chinatown.Chinatown Car Park, Lt Bourke St.
11.00am and 4.00pmBy adcity on January 8, 2016Sun 29th JanThe streets are awash with a cacophony of rhythmic drumming as Chinese Lions bring in the New Year by blessing the businesses of Chinatown.Throughout Chinatown
11.00am and 6.00pmBy adcity on January 8, 2016Sun 29th JanQuality hawker stalls and produce stores will span Russell Street, offering traditional Chinese New Year treats and other treats.Russell St.
11.00am to 9.00pmBy adcity on January 8, 2016Sun 29th JanChicken Painting, Dumpling Eating, Fortune Cookie Guessing, Waitpersons’ Race, and more…Russell St.
11.00am and 9.00pmBy adcity on January 8, 2016Sun 29th JanFree entry when you visit the Chinese Museum on Sunday 29 January. See 5 floors of Chinese Australian history from early Gold Rush Australia to the present day.Chinese Museum, 22 Cohen Pl, VIC 3000
1.00pm and 5.00pmBy adcity on January 8, 2016Sun 29th JanVisit the Chinese Museum, see the Chinese Dragons and make a scale for the Children’s Dragon Mural. (Parent supervision required).Chinese Museum, Cohen Pl. Melbourne
2.00pm to 4.00pm
$5.00 per Child