Sydney Lunar Festival

Fabulous feasts, spectacular shows and magnificent artworks.

A large, smiling, glowing dragon sculpture on a street at night with many other smaller, round lanterns and neon lights in the background.
Sydney Lunar Festival is a celebration of the Lunar New Year, with the 2024 festival celebrating the Year of the Dragon.

Our Sydney Lunar Festival program is one of the biggest Lunar New Year celebrations outside of Asia. Street parties, live entertainment, delicious food, lion dances, dragon boats and art and light installations will dazzle crowds during the 16-day festival starting Saturday 10 February.

Sydney Lunar Festival highlights

3 dancers in red dresses performing at Sydney Lunar Festival
A lantern featuring five rats dancing on a rainbow as part of Sydney Lunar Festival.
Couple enjoying a Sydney Lunar Festival event